Thursday, April 28, 2011

Malaysians Are Crazy About Numbers!

A Magnum4-D outlet
Malaysians are crazy about betting on numbers. In almost any corner of a street, you can find a Magnum4-D (a 4-digits betting game) outlet, DaMaCai (another 4-digits betting game with a 3-digits variation) outlet and a Sports Toto (with variations of toto betting games) outlet and often side by side!

To top it off, there is also the Big Sweep lottery, all promising  lucky punters instant wealth!



Toto Betting Games
Malaysians spend billions of Ringgit annually on betting on numbers games alone. Nodody knows exactly how much, since many people do not place their bets with legal betting outlets.

Malaysian punters will often go to strange ends to seek that lucky number or combination of lucky numbers.

So, when you see a group of people rushing to an accident scene, do not assume that they are Samaritans. More often than not, they are rushing to the scene of an accident to note the number plates of the vehicles involved for betting purposes. Motorists who themselves are not involved in the accident will often stop and alight from their vehicles, not to help, but to note the number plates of the vehicles involved in the accident, often causing a traffic jam.

Some will even go to the cemeteries in the night to pray for lucky numbers! Or consult mediums or bomohs.

The Chinese Punters Numbers Predictor 
But most people, especially the Chinese punters, will consult the Chinese punters numbers predictor or almanac, which lists the lucky numbers for all things and beings from a to z, from men to ghosts and even the lucky numbers for your favourite stars like Aaron Kwok to Robert DeNiro and even princess Diana!

The Chinese punters will try to put a number to all kinds of things and happenings with the help of the almanac. The recent fake eggs scare in Malaysia brought punters some money when some clever punters added a 0 to 959 the number for eggs when 0959 won a starters prize!


 
Fake Eggs Scare






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