To dream that you are interested in a Lottery, or hold a ticket for such a Chance, is a bad omen for lovers. There will be an unhappy attachment, or an engagement to some person who will not be worthy of your love.... Mystic Dream Book
If you dream of lottery numbers, it would be wise to write them down and take your chances. Dreams of winning the lottery represent great abundance and/or love coming into your life. See Wish Fulfillment Dreams and Gamble.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Spiritually, a lottery represents our ability to take chances, to rely on fate rather than good judgement.
The ‘lottery of life’ has the same basic meaning as the luck of the draw, in that certain conditions seem to be predestined through our genetics, our way of life or our intrinsic decisions. We appear not to be in control.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: A lottery suggests the idea of gaining through taking a risk with money. Gambling is part of human nature almost since time began, but a lottery is less immediate and in today’s society much less to do with trying to guess the will of the divine.
To dream of winning a lottery would suggest that one has either been lucky or clever in waking life.
To dream of losing might suggest that someone else was in control of our destiny. You might like to consult the entries for gambling, ticket and win / winner.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreams in which the lottery appears, unfortunately, are not premonitory. That is, if you dream about it, it doesn’t mean that you will guess the winning number. However, the dream is positive, because dreaming you win the jackpot shows great confidence in your life and in the goals you have set. If, however, you dream that you are betting your wealth on a game of chance, it means that you behave as if chance will solve your problems. Your unconscious is warning you that it is a mistake to wait for conflicts to be resolved by themselves. (See GAME, CARD, and ROULETTE)
According to many superstitions, the omens in this dream are unfavorable.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Vision: Drawing a ticket means things will soon take a turn for the worse. Looking at the numbers of a lottery ticket: consider buying a lottery ticket and use the numbers in the dream if you can remember them. Dreaming about playing the lottery: you are too optimistic and what you hope for is unrealistic. Participating in picking numbers means disappointments.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams that reflect the need to win symbolize anxiety, and sometimes fear, because you assume that you do not have what it takes. If, in the dream, you get hurt for wanting to win, it means that the ambition is harming your health. You must limit your activity and stay away from any competition.
The oneiric oracles claim that the meaning of this dream is the opposite of the literal reading.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If you dream of winning, whether it is a prize, competition or contest, this illustrates your feelings of confidence. It may be a reassurance from your subconscious that you have what it takes to be a success in waking life. On the other hand, dream oracles suggest that this kind of dream can sometimes mean the opposite.
If you dream of winning a lottery ticket, this indicates a new- found sense of optimism in your waking life.
If you see numbers on a lottery ticket, consider buying a lottery ticket and use the numbers you saw in the dream. Losing or drawing the lottery in the dream, is a warning that you might be surrounded by false friends or that your hopes are unrealistic. See also NUMBERS.... The Element Encyclopedia