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Mega Millions winning numbers: These lucky lottery numbers have been drawn the most in Mega Millions

The odds are technically the same, but in reality, some Mega Millions numbers get drawn more often than others.

The Mega Millions jackpot for Tuesday night has soared to an estimated $865 million — potentially the third largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history.

To win that massive prize, you need to correctly match all five regular numbers plus the Mega number.

Technically, each number on each night a drawing is held has the same statistical chances of popping out of the lottery machine. However, based on data from previous drawings during recent years, some Mega Millions numbers are actually luckier than others because they get drawn more often.

Luckiest regular numbers in Mega Millions

Between 2017 and 2021, these are the 13 luckiest numbers that have been drawn in the main pool of balls in the Mega Millions lottery game, according to data from LottoNumbers.com.

A sobering reminder to lottery players with dreams of hitting it big: The main pool of balls in the Mega Millions lottery increased from 70 to 75 in late October 2017, making it even tougher to correctly select all five balls.

Mega Millions winning numbers: These lucky lottery numbers have been drawn the most in Mega Millions The odds are technically the same, but in reality, some Mega Millions numbers get drawn more