Sweepstakes: Do People Really Win?

money fallingWinning something for nothing? Seems too good to be true, but people everywhere are winning prizes daily through sweepstakes. Companies use sweepstakes as a marketing tool to boost their brand or to promote a new product.

Sweepstake prizes range from hats to vacations to cash prizes. Some dedicated sweepers play every day and win often. Even though these prizes have to be claimed on winners’ taxes as income, many of people continue to play regularly.

Some sweepstakes skeptics avoid playing because they believe all sweepstakes are scams and no one wins them – but people do win! [Read more…]