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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweepstake

A sweepstake is a type of contest where a prize or prizes may be awarded to a winner or winners. Sweepstakes began as a form of lottery that were tied to products sold. In response, the FCC and FTC refined U.S. broadcasting laws ( creating the ...

www.targetmarketingmag.com/article/key-legal-compliance-considerations-before-administering-a-contest-sweepstakes/all

May 8, 2013 ... 33 Important Legal Considerations for Contests and Sweepstakes ... terms and conditions that govern the promotion, and various laws provide ...

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federal and state law. In general, lotteries, other than those sponsored by governments, are illegal. Moreover, sweepstakes and contests are governed by a  ...

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Federal and State Laws on Sweepstakes and Contests. Overview. Federal law governing the use of sweepstakes became effective in 2000. The federal law ...

sarafhawkins.com/blog-law-is-your-giveaway-legal

More and more I'm seeing giveaways that may not be fully compliant with federal or state laws governing giveaways. Whether online or off, there are a host of ...

www.commlawcenter.com/2016/02/fcc-written-good-contest-rules-now.html

Feb 15, 2016 ... Indeed, the law views the rules of a contest or sweepstakes to be a ... as in addition to all of the state and federal laws governing contests, ...

www.socialmediaexaminer.com/social-media-promotions-and-the-law-what-you-need-to-know

Aug 19, 2011 ... Social media promotions, giveaways, sweepstakes and contests: ... In the U.S., federal laws governing marketing promotions have been in ...

www.shortstack.com/social-media-contest-rules-template

Promotional campaigns, including Facebook and Instagram contests, are a great ... It is important to know that promotional campaigns are governed by the laws ...

www.ennsandarcher.com/s_basics.html

There are many other details and nuances surrounding this area of law, and it .... states have their own sets of statutes and regulations governing skill contests.