A lottery in which the prize or prizes constitute all the money paid by the participants.
A prize draw.
a winning of all the stakes or prizes
a complete removal or carrying away; a clean sweep
Etymology and Origins
Money staked on a race by different persons, the fortunate winner among whom takes the whole amount, literally at one sweep.
The numerical value of sweepstake in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of sweepstake in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7