LOST Bonus Ball Hits Again

In The Lost Drive Shaft, posted February 12th, I wrote that the connecting guide words on pages 753 and 754 of one of my favorite dictionaries are LOTTERY and LOTTO.  I went on to write about what I considered a pretty cool LOST connection because those two pages led to the page on which DRIVE SHAFT appears.

Proof that Friday night's Mega Millions drawing was draw #753. Click image for greater detail.

This past Friday night, only six days after the posting I just referenced, the Mega Millions drawing was draw #753 for Texas.  Since I currently reside in Texas, I thought it would be quite fun if the LOST numbers hit in draw #753!  Although three of those numbers had just hit along with the LOST bonus ball last month, January 4th, I suspected the odds were against those numbers hitting again so soon, but I just had to play them!

What do you know! The LOST bonus ball (#42) was drawn as the Mega Millions’ Mega Ball again, in draw #753!  Okay, so it only yielded me a $6 return on my investment, but I was not expecting to hit the jackpot with those numbers, this time.  The fact that such a significant LOST lottery number would be drawn in Texas’ draw #753 was exciting enough for me, especially considering the fact that I won some of my money back!

I also found it interesting that 45 was another one of the winning numbers from Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing since it had been 45 days since the last time #42 was drawn as the Mega Ball.  Did you happen to notice that I won $6 six days after publishing The Lost Drive Shaft?!?

Friday night's winning Mega Millions numbers

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About Ruth Roem

Ruth Roem is an elusive and mysterious character in Galen E. Gardner's book, THE COINCIDENCE COLLECTOR. She quickly groks Art's affinity for numbers, lists, coincidences, and contemplations regarding the bizarre character of our universe. She finds his methods so intriguing that she quickly begins drawing his attention to the coincidences she finds on her own. Meanwhile, she challenges Art to question his true nature and reality itself.
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