EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - MAY 13: Andrew McDonald of Edinburgh Dungeon smashes a mirror with a mallet to dispel the superstition of seven years bad luck on May 13, 2005 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Visitors to the Dungeon walked under a huge ladder, past upside-down horseshoes and across the path of a black cat and joined staff opening umbrellas indoors in an experiment to prove that there is nothing un-lucky about Friday 13th.

In case you didn’t know this Friday is Friday the 13th. And when it comes to bad luck, the superstitions around Friday the 13th are well-known. Are you superstitious? Is it knocking on wood when you say something you don’t want to jynx? Avoiding black cats? Or expecting 7-years of bad luck for breaking a mirror? Are there certain places that are more unlucky than others? To answer this question, a new report fromĀ TopUSCasinos.com explores a number of different metrics surrounding luck. This includes things such as lightning strikes, accidental mortalities, disaster declarations, and much more. And turns out one of the Carolina’s -South Carolina-ranks as one of the unluckiest states. North Carolina was right in the middle at number 22.

Read on to see exactly where they ranked as well as the top 15 luckiest and unluckiest states in the United States!

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  • Top-15 US States In Order Of Unluckiness

  • 15. Montana

    Montana

  • 14. Ohio

    Ohio

  • 13. Wyoming

    Wyoming

  • 12. South Carolina

    South Carolina Sign

    A welcome sign at the South Carolina state line.

  • 11. Texas

    Texas

  • 10. Alaska

    Alaska

  • 9. Tennessee

    Great Smoky Mountains Sunset At Morton Overlook

    View from the Newfound Gap overlook over the vast wilderness of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park on the border of North Carolina and Tennessee.

  • 8. New Mexico

    New Mexico

  • 7. Kentucky

    Kentucky

    Frankfort, Kentucky, USA town skyline on the Kentucky River at dusk.

  • 6. Louisiana

    Louisiana

  • 5. Alabama

    Alabama

  • 4. Oklahoma

    Oklahoma

  • 3. Arkansas

    Arkansas

  • 2. Mississippi

    Ole Miss

  • 1. West Virginia

    West Virginia

  • Top-15 US States In Order Of Luckiness:

  • 15. Idaho

    Idaho

  • 14. Hawaii

    Hawaii

  • 13. Virginia

    Virginia

  • 12. Washington

    Washington

  • 11. Nebraska

    Nebraska

  • 10. New Hampshire

    New Hampshire

  • 9. Massachusetts

    Massachusetts

  • 8. Connecticut

    Connecticut

  • 7. Wisconsin

    Wisconsin

  • 6. Utah

    Utah

  • 5. New Jersey

    New Jersey

    Steel Pier – Atlantic City, New Jersey

  • 4. California

    California

  • 3. Maryland

    Maryland

  • 2. Minnesota

    Minnesota

  • 1. New York

    New York