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Registration for 2017 Sweepstakes Convention Now Open

April 29th, 2016|

The volunteer committee for the 2017 Annual National Sweepstakes Convention made the following important announcement on their Facebook page today: Before you click on the link below, please read the following. The Maxcel Company had [...]

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#AskCarolynAnything is LIVE!

April 12th, 2016|

Well, not at this second, but I will be. I plan to do what many social gurus I admire do, host live Q&As on Facebook during down times such as waiting at airports. What prompted [...]

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The 2016 Michigan Wolverines Sweepstakes Club Spring Meeting

April 10th, 2016|

As my daughter Nicole had back surgery last February to correct her scoliosis, and would be home for 6-8 weeks afterwards, the decision was made not to attend last year's wonderful event. On Saturday April [...]

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This Sweeper Tops Them All

April 7th, 2016|

On April 1st 2016, Robert Laplaca, an American promotional lawyer, posted this fantastic blog on just how far the insanity of sweeping can go. Amazingly it wasn't an April Fool's joke as Tomoaki Hamatsu, the [...]

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Do You Play the Lottery?

April 3rd, 2016|

Following yesterday's blog post on Daily Fantasy games, John Oliver also posted a fantastic video on Lotteries, confirming why I rarely pay-to-play. Yesterday I said: As I learned from Caroline Myss, I have the Gambler [...]

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Fantasy Sports, Are They Legal?

April 2nd, 2016|

I came across this Last Week Tonight with John Oliver video this week and thought it was interesting conversation on what is legal and illegal when it comes to sweepstakes, contests and lotteries. If you [...]

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Attend the 28th Annual National Sweepstakes Convention

March 25th, 2016|

Yesterday in my newsletter I shared the first details about the 28th Annual National Sweepstakes Convention that were announced at the Carolina Sweepers Spring Banquet. WHAT: 28th Annual National Sweepstakes Convention WHEN: September 23-30 2017 [...]


Announcing the Winners — Part II

February 26th, 2016|

Hi Carolyn! I follow your Facebook page and sometimes find myself reading your blog articles on sweeping. Just wondering if you have thoughts on sweepstakes or promotions where there never seem to be any winners [...]

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Vetting Rafflecopter Entries

February 25th, 2016|

Jes sent me this question: Hi there :) I have a contest question. Sometimes when I'm filling Rafflecopter tweets, I accidentally copy and paste the wrong tweet into the form. Does this completely disqualify me? [...]