sweepstake


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sweepstake

(ˈswiːpˌsteɪk) or

sweepstakes

n
1. (Gambling, except Cards)
a. a lottery in which the stakes of the participants constitute the prize
b. the prize itself
2. (Gambling, except Cards) any event involving a lottery, esp a horse race in which the prize is the competitors' stakes
Often shortened to: sweep
[C15: originally referring to someone who sweeps or takes all the stakes in a game]
Translations
يانَصيب سِباق الخَيْل
sweepstake
sweepstake
getraunir
totalizators
sweepstake
bankoyu kazandıran bahis

sweepstake

[ˈswiːpsteɪk] N sweepstakes (US) N (= lottery) → lotería f (esp de carreras de caballos); (= race) carrera de caballos en que el ganador recibe el dinero de las apuestas del resto de los participantes

sweepstake

[ˈswiːpsteɪk] nsweepstake m

sweepstake

n (= race) Rennen, in dem die Pferdebesitzer alle Einsätze machen, → Sweepstake nt or m; (= prize) aus allen Einsätzen gebildeter Preis (= lottery) Wette, bei der die Preise aus den Einsätzen gebildet werden

sweepstake

[ˈswiːpˌsteɪk] nlotteria (spesso abbinata alle corse dei cavalli)

sweepstake

(ˈswiːpsteik) noun
a system of gambling eg on a horse-race, in which the person who holds a ticket for the winning horse gets all the money staked by the other gamblers.
References in classic literature ?
For some years back, in fact, since Miss Elsa came out, we have had a matrimonial sweepstake in the servants' hall at each house-party.
Good training is always desirable, whether the race be for place, cup, or sweepstakes.
Sweepstakes are increasing in popularity with credit unions as key marketing tools.
4 by the Daily News, also will compete in the sweepstakes race.
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Highland finished 12th overall in the team sweepstakes.
Off to the Races" Sweepstakes to Offer Tickets to Talladega and Kentucky Derby
The battle for region supremacy will be decided when the squads go head to head in the team sweepstakes race of the Mt.
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Saturday's individual sweepstakes race could be a preview of the Foot Locker national final in December with Siraki and Wyoming's Alicia Craig, a decisive winner in the Great American Cross Country Festival.
Home Shopping Network and Magazine Offer New Sweepstakes and Three Extravagant Jewelry Pieces to Winners
In the meantime, the battle for region supremacy will be decided when the Cowboys go head-to-head with Quartz Hill in the team sweepstakes race of the Mt.