Do you ever wonder what the most popular lotto numbers are? Certain numbers are chosen more often than others, but why is that so? This article explains.
Many people choose numbers on their lotto selection slips based on patterns and, for this reason, numbers 1 and 49 (On a 6/49 lottery game) are popular. Many people are drawn to the first number and to the last number.
Next we look at lucky numbers. Number 7 is one of the most popular numbers chosen. That's because in almost all religions, 7 is a lucky number. Christians believe God created the world in seven days. There are seven layers of heaven in Islam. The Egyptians have seven gods. The Persians had seven sacred horses. Those are just a few examples of why the number 7 is lucky and that's why people choose it as a lotto number.
Next is number 9. In Thailand, the number 9 is supposedly to bring good fortune. Now, many people around the world consider it lucky as well.
Next is the number 8. The number 8 is considered lucky in China. That is the reason that the Summer Olympic games that were held in China started on 08/08/2008. Eight is lucky in China because the number is symmetrical in shape, giving it a perfect balance, which is an ideal trait.
Lastly is the number 21. Gamblers know that when they hit 21 on the blackjack table, they win big money. These same gambler's carry that over to the lottery and choose the number twenty-one as their lucky lotto number.
So there you have it. The most popular lotto numbers are 1,7,8,9,21,49. Should you play these numbers? Not unless you want to share the jackpot with hundreds of other people!