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3 Tips to Boost Your Chances at Winning in Sweepstakes

With so many giveaways out there, one can no longer use the excuse that none is available for them to enter. However, one problem lies with the myriad of giveaways available: some are harder to win than others. With incredibly tiny odds in many of these giveaways, one may constantly wonder if the time and effort put into entering these giveaways is even worth it.

 Unfortunately, low odds are something you will have to deal with when entering giveaways. After all, there can only be so many individuals lucky enough to win big prizes. However, this doesn't mean that there is nothing you can do to improve your odds! In this article, we'll share a few tips to help you boost your odds at winning sweepstakes:

1. Pick Sweepstakes with More Prizes

An excellent way to have a higher chance of winning prizes is to enter sweepstakes with more prizes to give away! Think about it. If you entered a sweepstake with only one prize and a thousand people entered, you would have much lower odds than if the same sweepstake offered ten prizes with the same number of people. The odds will still be low, but not as low as it could have been. Every percentage counts in your favor, and the higher your odds, the better your chances of winning!

2. Choose Sweepstakes with Fewer Entries

This second tip works similarly to the first tip. If a sweepstake had fewer people entering, you would have a much higher chance of winning. Unfortunately, the problem with this is that, while you may know how many prizes are being given away, you don't know how many entries were made. Fortunately, with a little bit of researching and some guessing, you can make a rough estimate of the possible number of entries.

For example, if you are entering a sweepstake that's specific to a state, you can go ahead and research how many people live in that state. In a sense, the more states the sweepstake is open to, the more entries there will be! Other rules also include gender-specific sweepstakes, age-specific sweepstakes, and more, all of which limit the number of people entering. 

3. Enter Sweepstakes Much More Often

One easy way to increase your chances of winning is to enter sweepstakes more often. This applies to sweepstakes that allow you to make multiple entries, giving you an upper hand over those who fail to even bother making more than a single entry.

On that note, keep an eye out on how you can increase your entries to a sweepstake. Some sponsors may give out rules that you can follow to increase the number of entries made, and some sweepstakes may offer bonuses if you do things like referrals and more. As such, the better you are at following these rules and notices, the more entries you can make, boosting your chances of winning.


You can definitely follow any of these tips to increase your chances of winning in a sweepstake, but if there is one last tip we can give you, apply all of the tips we've shared above. The more tips you apply to boost your chances, the higher the odds of winning! That said, at the end of the day, you will have to sit back and wait, hoping that your efforts pull through and that you are lucky enough to be picked to be the lucky few to win prizes. However, don't let a loss pull you down. Work at it, and keep at it. By working smart and picking the right types of sweepstakes to join, you will eventually win prizes other people can only dream about winning!

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