In Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction movie the phrase conveys rather sarcastic emotion:

I'm here to help. If my help's not appreciated, lotsa luck, gentlemen.

Can I use lotsa luck to convey positive emotion? For example in a phrase

and lotsa luck in the year to come

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    I’d probably use “lots o’ luck” instead.
    – Jim
    Commented Dec 29, 2018 at 22:45

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The expression Lots of luck! has two main usages:

  1. (exclamation) Good luck! Lots of luck in your new job!

  2. (exclamation) You don’t have a chance!; Good luck, you’ll need it! (Sarcastic.) Think you stand a chance? Lots of luck!

(McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions)

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