Upcoming group plays
Updated July 24, 2021. Last membership email sent July 19, 2021.
Mega Millions and Powerball
Next group play – July 24 draw
Group U26 bought one Powerball ticket for the July 24 draw. The Powerball jackpot is an estimated U$125.5 million for the July 24 draw after 13 rolls – position 94 in the list of the largest US jackpots.
The Mega Millions jackpot is a estimated U$110.1 million for the July 27 draw after 13 rolls – position 110 in the list of the largest US jackpots.
Group U26 plans to buy multiple tickets whenever the Mega Millions or Powerball jackpot is large enough for each share to win at least C$1 million after taxes.
The Mega Millions jackpot reached U$776.6 million for the January 22 draw and was won – one winning ticket sold in Michigan. The jackpot reached position 3 in the list of the largest US jackpots. This was the first time the Mega Millions jackpot rolled 36 times in a row.
The Powerball jackpot reached U$546.8 million for the January 20 draw and was won – one winning ticket sold in Maryland. The jackpot reached position 4 in the list of the largest US jackpots. This was the first time the Powerball jackpot rolled 35 times in a row.
Group U26, 210 shares, $579
Next group play – July 31 draw
Group S9 won 2 free UK Lotto tickets in the July 24 draw. Group S9 plans to redeem 2 free UK Lotto tickets for the July 31 draw. The UK Lotto jackpot is expected to reach £7.5 million (C$13 million).
The £20 million bonus jackpot for the July 17 UK Lotto draw was not won and the money rolled down to the lower tier prizes. The S groups won £2,089 and 145 free tickets for a total value of £2,379 (C$3,997). One ticket matched 4 numbers and won £294.
Group S9, 130 shares, £1,067
Group S7, 120 shares, £888
Group S8, 120 shares, £56
Group S6, 123 shares, £65
Group S5, 109 shares, £45
Group S4, 110 shares, £383
Group S3, 110 shares, £61
Group S2, 139 shares, £137
Group S1, 146 shares, £14
Next possible group play – August 6 draw
The Euro Millions jackpot is an estimated £41 million for the July 27 draw after 3 rolls.
Group E6 plans to buy tickets whenever the jackpot is large enough for each share to win at least C$1 million or there are a large number of guaranteed prizes.
In the July 2 Euro Millions draw, the 20 £1 million guaranteed bonus prizes contributed 85% to the total expected value of 114%. This is based on estimated sales of £23.6 million in UK.
The Euro Millions jackpot reached £182 million (C$320 million) for the February 26 draw and was won – one winning ticket sold in Switzerland. Since the jackpot was capped, the second place prize was much larger than average at £23 million (C$40 million) and was shared by 12 winning tickets.
Group E6, 148 shares, £990.30
Next possible group play – August 11 draw
The $5 million Lotto 649 jackpot for the July 21 draw was not won and is a minimum $6 million for the July 24 draw. Sales of $12 million were 24% lower than average and 18% lower than the previous draw. There was a 75% chance the jackpot would not be won, a 22% chance of 1 winning ticket and a 3% chance of 2 or more winners. The expected value was very low at 41%. The jackpot and guaranteed bonus prizes were under funded from sales by $2.6 million bringing the Guaranteed Prize Fund to a new record deficit of $195.1 million.
In the last Lotto 649 group play, the A groups won $260 and 143 free tickets in the May 12 Lotto 649 draw for a total value of $689.
Group A34, 156 shares, $339
Group A33, 154 shares, $39
Group A32, 159 shares, $11
Group A31, 147 shares, $1
Next possible group play – August 27 draw
Group M31, 294 shares, $774
Group M30, 286 shares, $389
Group M29, 272 shares, $145