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Lost's Damon Lindelof Plays Hurley's Cursed Numbers In Mega Millions Lotto

Even if you never play the lotto, you've almost certainly heard about the Mega Millions lotto drawing that will net the lucky winners a total of $656 million. Former Lost showrunner Damon Lindelof has even thrown his own hat into the ring and purchased a ticket…using Hurley's cursed lottery numbers. Lindelof tweeted a pic of the ticket yesterday.

On Lost Hurley had won the lottery himself playing the numbers 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, and 42, but was bedeviled with bad luck after the win. He considered the numbers cursed, and attentive fans began noticing the numbers turning up throughout the show. They became one of the show's many mysteries (and it's up for debate whether they were ever explained satisfactorily). Whether Lindelof will be struck down for tempting fate remains to be seen, although some would argue he's already incurred the wrath of the universe just for ending Lost the way he did…