Irish sweepstakes

Irish sweepstakes

only lucky people win this famous lottery. [Irish Hist.: NCE, 1614]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
huge money look He revealed he had previously scooped IRPS15,000 on the old Irish Sweepstakes, which was replaced by the National Lottery 30 years ago.
The priest scooped IRPS15,000 on the old Irish Sweepstakes - the game which was replaced by the National Lottery 30 years ago.
One funny thing we found in the archives at one point was that in the Depression apparently the League bought Irish sweepstakes tickets to fund them--it would increase their fortunes.
Even in the Irish Sweepstakes and Budweiser eras, the Irish Derby had the occasional undistinguished winner and great champions, by definition, come on the scene only once in a while.
His uncle Alejandro went to sea as a cook in 1939 out of San Pedro and bought two tickets in the Irish Sweepstakes while on leave in Gibraltar.
Entries for the Delta Express/Delta Shuttle Luck of the Irish sweepstakes will be accepted from now until 17 March 2002.
As a married man, I find the very concept of a truly "innocent" spouse slightly less probable than my winning the Irish sweepstakes.
Behe continues: "Now, if the Irish Sweepstakes had odds of winning of one-tenth to the eighteenth power, and if a million peopl e played the lottery each year, it would take an average of about a thousand billion years before anyone (not just a particular person) won the lottery.
Turks" is the latest entrant in this Irish sweepstakes, an uneven, intermittently entertaining ensemble soap that arrives at midseason with a twist on the premise, albeit a minor one: it's set in Chicago rather than Boston or Providence.
Throw in a few million more for illegal bookie action and an estimate for what Manitobans invest in the Irish Sweepstakes and other foreign pools and you get a very impressive sum.
Announces the Launch of its New Corporate Internet Web Site - The Hibernia-Sponsored Entenmann's 2000 and Entenmann's 1000 Guineas Classic Horse Races to be the First Ever Irish Sweepstakes Broadcast World Wide Through Hibernia's New Web Site
Before retiring at 65, Ross spent 30 years working as an administrator with Irish Sweepstakes.

Full browser ?