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Two avoidable errors in sweepstakes events

“Sweepstakes” can be generally defined as random drawings for prizes.  All sweepstakes are regulated by federal law and also by the law of the state in which they are held.  The key to holding a lawful sweepstakes is to take the appropriate steps to avoid its being characterized as a lottery, which is generally illegal […]