Nov 11, 2011 7:28 AM by Kate Richards

Is 11/11/11 your lucky day??

From New York to China, place your bets! Tie the knot! Make a wish!

It's Friday, and it's also the 11th day of the 11th month of 2011. Around the world, people are marking the triple convergence of 11s with a splash.

Some 1,000 ethnic Chinese couples exchanged vows across Malaysia on a date viewed as auspicious and romantic. In China, a special "1111" train started at 11:11 a.m. on the No. 11 line in Shanghai.

Not everyone is smiling, however.

Egypt's antiquities authority closed the largest of the Great Pyramid of Giza following rumors that groups would try to hold spiritual ceremonies on the site at 11:11.

In the U.S., the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J., is planning drawings every 11 minutes for up to $1,111.


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