We all have the sneaking suspicion of certain numbers engrained in the back of our mind, from the lucky number 7 to the famously unlucky 13. Is this the same in all cultures? Do the lucky and unlucky numbers have the same power around the world?
Betway recently pulled together many of the world’s well-known superstitions to get a better look at how different cultures perceive different numbers and what affect these beliefs can have, even dictating how people live their everyday lives.
Is your favourite number lucky?
Many of us will have a ‘lucky’ number that we swear by, some of us may even use it to help us make decisions or choose that week’s lottery numbers!
Even if you think your number may be lucky, do you know all the myths and legends behind it? Would it make you change your mind if you heard a negative superstition about it?
Below, you’ll find out some fascinating facts about different numbers, all gleaned from around the world. Check out the infographic to see if your lucky number is listed!