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Not Superstitious, but a Little Stitious

When it comes to superstitions, I think Steve Carell's character from The Office, Michael Scott said it best:

I'm not superstitious, but I am a little stitious.

And honestly, who isn't?  Whether it's a small good luck ritual like wearing the same shirt every time your team plays because that's the same shirt you wore the last time they won, or crossing your fingers for good luck, we all have little superstitious quirks that we do, and we may not even realize we're doing it.

Superstitions in the Tri-State

Recently BetMGM gathered superstitious data, to find which states were the most and least superstitious.  According to their findings Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois, are all guilty of using the phrase "knock on wood" to ward off bad luck.  And hey, I do it too! I say "knock on wood" all the time so I guess I come by it honestly.  So what do we think is unlucky in our area?

Kentucky and Indiana Believe in Bad Luck X3

Kentucky and Indiana both have the same superstition when it comes to bad luck, and that is the superstition that "bad luck comes in threes."  This is a phrase I've used before and heard many times.

When it comes to superstitions, BetMGM rated each state on a superstition score out of 100, and in the Tri-State Kentucky is the most superstitious with a score of 61.24 followed by Illinois with a score of 41.90 and then Indiana with a score of 36.39.

If you want to learn more about superstitions, you can check out BetMGM's full report, here.


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