Being a weirdo fanboy/girl has its merits! Take for instance the 9,078 Lost fans who used the show’s mysterious sequence of figures (4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42) for lottery entries in New York’s recent Mega Millions draw. The January 4, 2011 jackpot lotto randomly drew the numbers 4, 8 and 15 and the ‘mega ball’ number was 42. (Incidentally, 42 is also the Mega Ball in Hurley’s ticket).
Here’s one of the winning tickets via The Daily What:
According to a report in Collider the entrants each took away a winnings of $150. Freakish. Just remember that you shouldn’t rely on lucky numbers or gambling for a financial windfall. It’s just like Hurley said: “You make your own luck. There is no curse.”