9 Latino Tricks and Tips to Winning the Lottery

The Powerball jackpot is at $800 million and you better believe all your tíos, primos, abuelos, and even amigos are buying these tickets and starting their win-it-big rituals. If you want a shot this is what you do according to la familia’s superstitions.

Begin by praying to San Expedito, the patron saint of good luck.

Or just do as Walter Mercado says. Duh.

But whatever you do, don’t talk to anyone about it.

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It’s like when you have a dream or any other wish. If you tell someone, it won’t happen.

Have a strategy to the numbers you pick.

READ: Superstitions All Latinos Know to Be Absolute Truth

Leave your veladoras on all night.

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This might be a hazard, but the more you light, the better your chances are. Just ask your always-single tía.

Ask your family fortune teller (because we all have one) to guide you to victory.

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And if she steers you wrong, you can always ask your other fortune teller tía.

READ: 9 Things You Only Do with Your Hermana

Get all your good luck charms in proper order before they read the numbers.


Visit your neighborhood santero to get all the bad luck cleansed from your spirit.

Make sure you buy more than one ticket and scratch the numbers you need.

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Because not even the universe can read your mind. You have to be direct with what you want.

Will you be playing for the $800 million Power Ball jackpot? Share this story with your friends so you all have a chance to win big!

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