Using Chinese lucky numbers to play the lottery

August 7, 2009 by  
Filed under Lottery News

We all have different ways to select our lottery numbers. Some of us use numbers that have personal sentiment while others may use numbers which have been drawn the most often. You can also have you numbers selected for you when you buy your tickets but why not try using Chinese lucky numbers to play the lottery?

In Chinese culture, certain numbers are believed by some to be lucky or unlucky based on the Chinese word that the number’s name sounds like. Because of the believed luck or good fortune of certain numbers in China, some people will often pay large sums for numbers that are considered to be lucky for their phone numbers, house number, driver’s license number, car registration plate numbers and even their bank account numbers. Now you can give them a go to see if they help you become a lucky lottery winner.

  • The number 2 is a lucky number in Chinese culture. There is a Chinese saying “good things come in pairs”.
  • The number 3 sounds similar to the character for “birth” and is therefore considered a lucky number.
  • Number 4 is considered a very unlucky number in Chinese culture because it sounds virtually the same as the word “death”.
  • The number 5 is associated with the five elements of water, wood, fire, earth and metal in Chinese philosophy, and has for a long time been associated with the Emperor of China.
  • The number 7 symbolizes “togetherness”. It is a lucky number for relationships and it is one of the rare numbers that is great in both Chinese and many Western cultures.
  • The word for “eight” sounds similar to the word which means “prosper” or “wealth”.

So when you’re buying tickets why not try using Chinese lucky numbers to play the lottery and see if they can bring you some good fortune. You can buy tickets to lotteries around the world right here at Online-Lotto. Just choose the lottery that you want to play from the tabs above.