Superstitions and myths around casinos and gambling

Superstitions and myths around casinos and gambling

Gambling
A popular superstition originating from Asia is that red is a lucky colour while gambling. For the Chinese, red symbolizes prosperity and hence is thought of as a colour that brings good luck. You can catch superstitious gamblers wearing red shoes, red trousers and any other item of the same colour to increase their chances of making a big win. They could even be wearing red underwear. Some casinos in Macau such as 9club have red rooms specifically to bring good luck. Some believe that walking through the front door of a land-based casino is bad luck. The superstition was born because players were to walk through a gigantic lion's mouth to enter inside the MGM Grand Casino. Some people continue to use the side doors instead of passing through…
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