Translation of sweepstakes in Spanish:


(British sweepstake)

Pronunciation /ˈswipˌsteɪks//ˈswiːpsteɪks/


  • 1

    carrera en la que el ganador se lleva todas las apuestas
  • 2

    lotería feminine
    • The lottery programs in the 1980s were dubbed ‘the Irish sweepstakes,’ because the biggest winners were immigrants from the Republic of Ireland living illegally in the US.
    • With modest knowledge of football form, his computer model was originally built to help him win an office sweepstake.
    • Records show that even on the voyage to this country the new settlers had set up gambling games and sweepstakes to help pass the time.
    • The gambling empire rakes in hundreds of millions of dollars each year from sweepstakes, lotteries and of late, poker machines.
    • There will be a sweepstake, raffles, a great atmosphere, and all the profits will go to the club.
    • March Madness is all about the numbers: 65 teams, 19 days, 14 venues, millions wagered on office sweepstakes.
    • I felt like a sweepstake winner when I found a parking space.
    • Every year for as long as I can remember my mum and dad and us kids always picked out a horse we liked the sound of and did a family sweepstake, the one whose horse came closest to winning, won the kitty.
    • With two $1m winners last year, FreeLotto is now among the most popular internet sweepstakes in the US.
    • The Internet and e-mail based sweepstakes offers participants the opportunity to win $1-million by correctly selecting the winners of all eight Breeders' Cup races.
    • Some believe in a God who makes traffic lights turn green, who turns lottery tickets into sweepstake winners, and turns rain on a picnic day into sun.
    • A sweepstake was held among rugby scribes in Sydney for the final between Australia and some other mob, the money going to the correspondent predicting the correct score, or nearest.
    • As the big day approaches, you can use the popular online office sweepstake kit.
    • Albert took a deep breath and answered as though announcing the result of a sweepstake.
    • Inaugurated in the 1930s to raise money for Irish hospitals, the sweepstakes was based on the outcome of horse races.
    • Prize draw, sweepstakes and foreign lottery mailings - many typical scams take the form of prize draws, lotteries or government payouts.
    • A couple of senior pupils stop to rattle a tin of coins and show their money-making capabilities, with a long list of people who've taken sweepstake tickets at $2 a pop.
    • Back in the old days, when you entered a horse racing sweepstake you knew that only the person who drew the winning horse actually won anything.
    • In 1883, Pukekura Park board member James Davis drew the horse The Poet in a sweepstake on an Auckland race.
    • Yesterday workers up and down the country were pooling their spare change in sweepstake competitions as more dedicated racing enthusiasts prepared to make the trip to Aintree.