sweepstake

[n] - a lottery in which the prize consists of the money paid by the participants
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Sweepstake

Sweep'stake` noun 1. A winning of all the stakes or prizes. Heylin. 2. A complete removal or carrying away; a clean sweep. [ Obsolete] Bp. Hacket.
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Sweepstake

• (n.) A complete removal or carrying away; a clean sweep. • (n.) A winning of all the stakes or prizes.
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Sweepstake

A sweepstake is a form of gambling in which those taking part pay money into a common fund which, after the deduction of expenses, is divided between those who have drawn certain numbered tickets.
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Sweepstake

Tournament where contestants pay an entry fee (for prizes).
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