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