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The most commonly drawn lottery numbers vary depending on which lottery game in question. In the Powerball drawing, the most common number drawn as of September 2014 was the number eight, which was chosen in 11.95 percent of the drawings since Jan. 18, 2012.

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Other common Powerball numbers include 23, 7, 26 and 49. In the Mega Millions drawing, the number 4 is the most popular as of September 2014, which was drawn a total of 184 times since 1996. Other common numbers include 48, 10, 39 and 2. Taking a look at the U.K. National Lottery, the top seven numbers since 1994 have been 38, 23, 31, 25, 43, 33 and 44.

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