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5 Lucky Rituals To Try Next Time You Play The Lotto

We all know the odds aren’t exactly in our favour when it comes to winning the jackpot.

Millions of people across the globe purchase their tickets, put in their lucky numbers, and cross their fingers, hopeful that they’ll have the right combination of numbers that make them a multi-millionaire overnight. While this dream may seem far-fetched, the US Powerball has been making millionaires since 1992, with thousands of lucky people winning the jackpot. 

There isn’t any real strategy to winning the lottery, besides making sure you’re in one of the draws.

As the saying goes you’ve “got to be in it to win it!” You may also be able to increase your chances of buying that red Ferrari and going shopping on Fifth Avenue with these 5 lucky rituals. 

Buy a lucky plant 

The Jade plant, also known as the’ money plant’ is a symbol of good luck, prosperity, and growth.

It’s beautiful jade-green leaves are said to resemble jade coins which represent wealth and prosperity. Some people choose to keep one near their front door to welcome money into their home, while others place a lucky coin in its soil, eagerly waiting for their bank accounts to boom. 

Hang up a horseshoe 

The horseshoe is a globally known symbol of good fortune. Legend states that hanging a horseshoe upside down on a wall allows its power to spill out and bring you good luck and a bank account full of money. 

Find a lucky four-leaf clover

This may be easier said than done, but finding a four-leaf clover could be the lucky charm you need to win big.

These clovers are quite rare, with only around one in 10,000 plants carrying the lucky leaves. If you are lucky enough to find one, these ancient Irish symbols represent faith, love, hope, and luck. 

four leaf clover for lottery win

Smash a plate 

A tradition that originated in Denmark is the smashing of plates to bring you good fortune.

People go around breaking plates on the doorsteps of their family and friends, with the hopes they have plenty of shards left on their doorstep as well. Whilst this isn’t the safest option, it may just be the tradition that gives you those winning numbers. 

Get some lucky dice

During World War II, fighter pilots would fly missions with the odds of returning home stacked against them. Gambling items such as dice were popular aboard the planes, and thus the lucky dice were born.

Get some and hang them on your rearview mirror, make them into a talisman or place them in a spot that feels lucky to you. Just remember to have them handy when you pick those numbers the next time you play the lotto. 

The next step is playing online!

All these lucky rituals don’t mean a thing without playing in one of our 7 matched international draws. 

To purchase a ticket follow these steps:

STEP 1 – Visit our website and sign up for an account using your Facebook or Google account. Alternatively, you can sign up for an account using your email address. Share a few details and agree to our Privacy Policy and Ts and Cs. 

STEP 2 – It’s time to play! Visit our website and choose the lottery and the numbers you’d like to play. If you’re time poor, choose a Quick Play and the numbers will be chosen at random for you. 

STEP 3 – Complete the transaction and pay securely using a debit or credit card, Bpay, POLi Pay, or Paysafecard. For your safety, our website is secured by 256-bit encryption technology. 

Note: To sign up for an account with The Lottery Office you must be over 18 years and be an Australian or New Zealand resident.

FAQ

Is it hard to find a four leaf clover?

Four-leaf clovers are quite rare, with only around one in 10,000 plants carrying the lucky leaves. If you are lucky enough to find one, these ancient Irish symbols represent faith, love, hope, and luck. 

Where did the smashing plate for good fortune tradition come from?

This tradition originated in Denmark.

Why are horseshoes considered lucky?

Legend states that hanging a horseshoe upside down on a wall allows its power to spill out and bring you good luck and a bank account full of money.