10 of the Most Bizarre Sweepstakes Prizes

Colonoscopy Sweepstakes Prize

Sweepstakes are contests that are often used by companies as marketing measures to spread the word about a particular product. Companies offer up their product or service as the main prize in a contest, which gives them a lot of free publicity. … [Read more...]

7 of the World’s Strangest Contests

Extreme Ironing Contest

No matter what competition you want to enter, it takes a lot of time and effort to prepare for it. This is true even if the competition is not based on physical strength or endurance. Even the world’s strangest contests require training and planning. … [Read more...]

The Best Islands For Sale Under $100 Million

Tropical Island Sweepstakes

Everyone dreams of becoming a millionaire and owning their own private island. If you have already joined the one percent raking in the millions, buying a private island does not carry the hefty price tag you might expect. If you win a big … [Read more...]

4 Ridiculous Things To Buy With Your Sweepstakes Winnings

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Since our article on how to spend $474 Million of your lotto winnings was so popular, I thought it would be fun to follow up with some more crazy things you can buy with your sweepstakes or lottery winnings.  After you’ve done your smart investments, … [Read more...]

A Short History of Sweepstakes

Sweepstakes History

Sweepstakes and contests have been around for longer than you'd think. Hardly a modern phenomenon, the term "sweepstakes" dates back to the 15th century (in reference to a common game where everyone placed in a "stake" and the winner thus "swept," or … [Read more...]