Everything You Need to Know About Sweepstakes

sweepstakes prizesIf you’re like most people, you’ve dreamt of opening your front door one day to find someone handing you a giant check and congratulating you on your sweepstakes win. But there is more to your favorite sweepstakes than you may realize.

 

Sweepstakes vs.  The Lottery

For starters, do you know the difference between a sweepstakes and a lottery or that there is a government agency that regulates sweepstakes?

A sweepstakes differs from contests or lottery because it is a prize giveaway in which the winner is chosen at random. Contests are different because they pick a winner based on some type of skill and lotteries require a fee to enter whereas sweepstakes do not. [Read more…]