The mysterious sequence of numbers from the JJ Abrams TV show ‘Lost’ caused quite a stir, and not only on the screen. Lotto fans around the world have tried these numbers, but how successful have they actually been in real life? Courtesy of Lottoland. We also present an infographic showing a selection of winning lottery numbers from a selection of famous TV shows and movies.
As you can see from the infographic above, there have been many occasions when TV shows and movies have featured winning lotto numbers.
Should you try the lotto number?
The first thing to consider is that the numbers 4, 8, 15, 16, 23 and 42 have exactly the same chance of being drawn as any other numbers. No more and no less.
Secondly, we still have to assume that even today many people are hoping that these same Lost numbers will be lucky for them when the next lottery draw takes place. So even Hurley’s numbers do come up, you are going to have to share your prize with a number of Lost fanatics. What you’ll be left with may not even cover the costs of a trip to the island, especially considering that the show was filmed in Hawaii.
Of course, you can still bet on our selection of excellent lotteries with any selection of numbers you prefer. Just don’t expect that some mystical numbers from a TV show are going to be your guaranteed ticket to lottery riches!