Odds against rare draw

Now that’s a lucky number. For the second time in a month, Israel’s biweekly national lottery produced the same winning combination: 13, 14, 26, 32, 33 and 36.

JERUSALEM — Now that’s a lucky number.

For the second time in a month, Israel’s biweekly national lottery produced the same winning combination: 13, 14, 26, 32, 33 and 36.

The results of Saturday night’s draw were identical to those of Sept. 21.

Chairman of Israel’s National Lottery Authority, Saul Sutnik, called the outcome a “rare probability” and said the results were checked several times to verify them.

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