The mystery of his wealth had been discovered months ago—he'd won a sweepstake fortune.
Entering a café with O'Flaherty was like a blindfold draw in a sweepstake of identities.
In the following year the earl established a sweepstake of 50 sovs.
Here we are just getting up a sweepstake for the next race; hand over a rupee and try to get up an interest in it.
To flatter its interest a sweepstake had been arranged among the officers for who should name the exact moment of its conclusion.
Out of courtesy to him I took a ticket in a sweepstake in which he was concerned, but in which I felt no interest.
In another minute she would be asking him how he had come out on the sweepstake on the ship's run.
The former has, however, now been reduced to 2000 added to a sweepstake of 30 each with a minor forfeit.
Several of the men and two or three of the girls thought it a capital idea, and a sweepstake was arranged.