The Lottery Numbers for “Hand Itching” Winners

There’s a superstition that your hand itching means you will win the lottery or money some other way. But… Is it true? 

Some people think that this belief is just downright silly however, there are others that put their faith in it. It has even turned out well for some lucky lottery winners below.

Lottery balls with title text: Hand itching lottery numbers

Which hand is lucky for money?

I grew up always thinking that the left-hand itching means money will be received. However, I learned since then that the lucky hand for each person is different and the right-hand itching means money for some people as well.

Just like other things in life, what’s good for one person is not always good for the other.

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Does this mean you should go out and buy lottery tickets? I can’t tell you what to do with your money, but I would advise you to be wary of how much money you are investing into this. As I always say, save first, cover all of your bills, then see what you have leftover to have fun with.

10 Lottery Winners and their Lucky Winning Numbers

These are the lottery numbers that winners chose along with details of the win and which itching palm brought the luck.

1. Unknown Couple in Phoenix, Arizona, USA

  • $410 Million
  • June 2020
  • Left or right: Left
  • Numbers: 1, 5, 9, 10, and 23, with Mega Ball 22
  • Source: 12News

2. Lucy of Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  • $50,000
  • August 2019
  • Left or right: Unknown
  • Numbers: N/A (Scratch-Off)
  • Source: Newsweek

3. Unknown Couple in Silver Spring, Maryland

  • $50,000
  • August 2019
  • Left or right: Unknown (But the hands of both husband and wife were itching
  • Numbers: N/A (Scratch Off)
  • Source: Patch

4. Jacquatte Prater of Flint, Michigan

  • $2 million
  • November 2018
  • Left or right: Unknown
  • Numbers: 20, 31, 39, 46, 49
  • Source: Inside Edition

5. Unknown Man from Crumlin in Dublin

  • €250,000
  • August 2016
  • Left or right: Unknown
  • Numbers: Unknown
  • Source:

6. Denise McKenzie of Laurinburg, North Carolina, USA

7. Paul Walker of Michigan, USA

  • $250,000
  • March 2012
  • Left or right: Unknown
  • Numbers: Unknown
  • Source: MLive

8. Deborah Cooper of Savannah, Georgia, USA

  • $10,000
  • August 2010
  • Left or right: Right
  • Numbers: N/A (Scratch-Off)
  • Source: WTOC

9. Mary Shammas of Brooklyn, New York, USA

  • $64 Million
  • June 2010
  • Left or right: Left
  • Numbers: 5, 14, 17, 19, 24, & 25
  • Source: CBS News

10. Mary Wernicke of Neville, Saskatchewan, Canada

  • $60 Million CAD ($48.5 Million USD)
  • August 2016
  • Left or right: Unknown
  • Numbers: 5, 7, 15, 18, 19, 27, and 28
  • Source: Toronto Star

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2 thoughts on “The Lottery Numbers for “Hand Itching” Winners”

  1. I have been having a hand inching especially left hand, then I will play lotto, Hollywood bet and Betway but I have never win even a cent.but I do believe that itching of ✋ is a money coming.


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