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Instant win sweepstakes are easy to enter and a blast to win. Instead of waiting for a win notification to arrive by mail, email, or telephone you find out whether you've won or not as soon as your entry has gone through. Many instant sweepstakes also offer games to play to increase the fun.

What Are Instant-Win Sweepstakes?

When you enter most sweepstakes, you have to wait until the giveaway ends and a winner is drawn before you know whether or not you will receive a prize.
With instant win sweepstakes, however, you know as soon as your entry goes through. The winning message will pop right up on your computer screen if you are an instant winner. The immediate gratification makes free instant win games a lot of fun to enter, increasing the excitement of winning and helping you to avoid sweepstakes burnout.

How Are Instant Winners Chosen?

The most common way that instant winners are selected works like this: before the giveaway begins, sponsors pick a random winning time for each prize. The first person to enter the instant sweepstakes after that winning time has passed will receive the prize.For this reason, instant win sweeps are one of the few types of sweepstakes where entry times matter.

What Happens If You Can't Win the Games?

Many instant sweepstakes challenge you to play a game, flip a coin, or pick a chest that actually contains treasure. However, your choice rarely has an actual effect on whether you've won or not.
If the winners are chosen by randomly determined times as described above, you will win no matter which chest you choose or when you stop the prize wheel's spin. The free instant games are intended to be fun and add excitement to the sweep.

If you aren't having fun playing the games, look for a link or a button to skip the game.

Many instant sweepstakes offer them, and skipping the game won't influence your chances of winning.

Ready to try your luck? Enter these instant win sweepstakes and you could be a winner today.

 

1. L&M - Ticket To Taste Instant Win Game
Smokers, enter to win one of tens of thousands of instant prizes like outdoor theaters, cornhole sets, grills, patio furniture, and more.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: August 30th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to residents of the United States (void in Massachusetts, Michigan, and Virginia) who are smokers
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2. Hormel - Bacon Toppings Instant Win Game
470 people will win free Hormel products or Amazon gift cards worth between $10 and $100.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: August 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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3. Snyder's of Hannover - Catch a Piece of the Action Sweepstakes
Enter to win $20,000 in cash, one of five trips to a sporting event of your choice, or dozens of instant cash prizes.


Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: August 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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4. Cheetos - Museum Contest
Share a photo of your unusually-shaped Cheetos for your chance to win $50,000 in cash, one of ten $10,000 trips to a destination of your choice, and much more.
Entry Frequency: 50 x daily per person/email
End Date: August 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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5. AARP - Retire Your Way Summer Sweepstakes
If you're over the age of 45, enter for your chance to win $50,000 in cash or one of two instant prizes of $25 cash cards.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: August 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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6. Lands' End - Back to School Sweepstakes
Win a great back-to-school prize pack including clothes, cash, a tablet and more. Instant winners will also take home Lands' End gift cards.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: August 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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7. Juicy Juice - Instant Win Game
Win free movie tickets, free drinks, and other instant prizes. Over 20 million prizes will be awarded in total.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: September 1st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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8. Pepsi - Fantasy Football Sweepstakes
Enter for your chance to win a trip for yourself and eleven of your friends to host your 2017 Fantasy Draft at NFL Headquarters in New York City. This sweepstakes is also giving away 875 Buffalo Wild Wings gift cards valued at $25 each.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email/household/telephone number
End Date: September 4th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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9. Kraft - Wow Your Water Sweepstakes
Enter here and you could win a $10,600 vacation to your choice of destinations in three different countries or one of 1,250 instant prizes.
Entry Frequency: 1 x weekly per person/email
End Date: September 4th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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10. Snackworks - Back to School Hot Spot Sweepstakes
Enter to win one of dozens of instant prizes including mini tablets, laptops, smart phones, and more.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email/household
End Date: September 5th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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11. Big Red - 100 Days of BBQ Sweepstakes
Enter to win a $5,000 BBQ tour of Austin, Texas or hundreds of instant prizes like grills, smokers, seasonings, and more.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per email
End Date: September 6th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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12. Challenge Butter - Real Summer, Real Flavor Sweepstakes
Enter to win cash prizes of $10,000 or $100,000 or thousands of other prizes including coupons for candy, butter, juice, and more or free kitchen utensils.


Entry Frequency: 3 x daily per person/email
End Date: September 9th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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13. Little Hug - Pick a Barrel, Win a Bundle Sweepstakes
Enter to win one of four grand prizes of either $7,500 or $75,000 or hundreds of instant prizes including free movie tickets, retailer gift cards, and more.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: September 11th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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14. Starwood Preferred Guest - Open More Game
Enter to be one of hundreds of people to win free hotel stays or reward points.
Entry Frequency: One time per person/email
End Date: September 12th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to residents of residents of the United States (including the District of Columbia), Canada (excluding Quebec), Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, China (excluding Macau and Hong Kong), Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, the Philippines, Romania, Russia, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, and Vietnam
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15. Pepsi-Cola - Dew General Instant Win Game
This sweepstakes is giving away 1,115 Dollar General gift cards valued at $5 each.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: September 15th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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16. Valvoline - 150 Giveaway
Enter to win a $1,500 grand prize or thousands of instant prizes including Visa gift cards, grills, tumblers, clocks, and more.


Entry Frequency: 15 x per person/email
End Date: September 15th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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17. Libman - Embrace Life's Messes Sweepstakes
This sweepstakes is giving away $1,200 in Visa gift cards and 120 Libman products prize packages.
Entry Frequency: 1 x every 24 hours per person
End Date: September 17th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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18. Camping World - Golden Giveaway Sweepstakes
Win one of over 200,000 camping prizes including free stays at a park and free campers worth up to $140,000.
Entry Frequency: 1 x weekly per person
End Date: September 30th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to residents of the United States and Canada with a valid driver's license
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19. Nathan's Famous - Coney Island Sweepstakes
Enter to win free vacations, outdoor movie fun, backyard makeovers, or hundreds of other prizes.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: September 30th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.


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20. Lord Calvert Canadian Whisky - Lord of the Grill Giveaway
Win 20 sweepstakes prizes of a grill of your choice plus a whole pig's worth of stuff to grill or hundreds of instant prizes of grills, BBQ utensils, coolers, and more.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: September 30th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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21. Dunkin' Donuts - Savor the Flavor Instant Win Game and Sweepstakes
Get the chance to win of of 615 instant prizes of Dunkin' Donuts gift cards or a grand prize of a $500 gift card.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: September 30th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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22. Forest City Malls - Back to School Instant Win and Sweepstakes
Get the chance to win a VIP trip to a Fifth Harmony concert plus a mall shopping spree, or one of 163 mall shopping sprees worth either $20 or $500.


Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: September 30th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to residents of the United States who live within 50 miles of a participating Forest City Mall
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23. Citibank - Dive Into Digital Sweepstakes and Instant Win Game
Enter for your chance to win monthly prizes of $10,000 or daily prizes of $100.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: September 30th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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24. Bon-Ton - Million Acts of Goodwill Instant-Win Game and Sweepstakes
Win free clothing and fashion advice totaling $15,000, gift cards worth $1,000 or $2,500, or one of 38 instant prizes of a $100 gift card.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: October 1st, 2016
Eligibility: Open only to residents of the following US states: Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming
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25. Subway - Match and Win Sweepstakes
910 people who enter this sweepstakes will each receive a free $10 Subway gift card.
Entry Frequency: 3 x daily per person
End Date: October 9th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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26. Post - Scrat's Space Escape Sweepstakes
Win a trip for four to Hollywood, free cereal for a year, or instant prizes of movie tickets for four.


Entry Frequency: 5 x daily per person
End Date: October 15th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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27. Campbell's - Grand Stand for Schools Giveaway
100 people who enter this sweepstakes will be able to choose a school to receive a $10,000 cash grant. 65 more will each receive a $175 instant prize for themselves.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: October 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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28. Culturelle - Healthiest You Ever Sweepstakes
Enter to win a free trip to a spa in Utah or hundreds of wellness-themed instant prizes like home food subscriptions, cash, sporting equipment, and more.
Entry Frequency: One time per person/email
End Date: October 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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29. General Mills - 2016 Monsters Cereal Election Sweepstakes
Enter for your chance to win a $5,000 check or one of hundreds of instant win prizes such as wireless headphones, cases of cereal, and t-shirts.


Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: October 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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30. Lindt Chocolate - 2016 Summer Sweepstakes
Enter to win one of 100 instant prizes of five chocolate bars, or a grand prize of a year's supply of Lindt Excellence bars.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: October 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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31. Mountain Dew - Answer the Call of the Wild Sweepstakes
If you love the outdoors, enter to win a $15,400 ranch vacation or one of ten thousand instant prizes of coolers, hunting gear, and more.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: October 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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32. Royal Caribbean - Ticket to Adventure Sweepstakes
This could be your chance to win a $12,000+ cruise for four or lots of other prizes.

Enter daily to boost your odds.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: November 5th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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33. Orville Redenbacher's - Ghostbusters Instant Win and Sweepstakes
Enter to win a home movie system or hundreds of instant prizes of movie nights, game nights, or nights out at the movie theater.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: November 6th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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34. Airheads - Epic Birthday Sweepstakes
Win $10,000 in cash or hundreds of thousands of other prizes like iPads, bean bag chairs, bicycles, game consoles, Airheads candies, and much more.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: December 2nd, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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35. Snickers - Celebrate on the Field Sweepstakes
Football fans, enter for a chance to win one of over 200,000 prizes including a $10,000 trip to Super Bowl LI in Houston, season tickets to see your favorite team play, free shopping sprees, and more.


Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per email
End Date: December 12th, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S. (void in HI & AK)
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36. General Mills - Far, Far Away Getaway Sweepstakes
Enter for your chance to win one of two trips for two to the Star Wars celebration in London, England or one of dozens of instant win game prizes such as light sabers and special edition Star Wars posters.


Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: December 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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37. Nuk - Spin and Win Instant Sweepstakes
Win hundreds of baby and parent prizes including Starbucks gift cards, cash, air purifiers, pacifiers, and more. Everyone who enters wins something!
Entry Frequency: One time per person
End Date: December 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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38. Community Coffee - Tailgate Traditions Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes
If you love coffee, here's a sweepstakes for you. Enter to win a $7,500 trip to Houston or instant prizes of televisions, grills, and coffee-themed prizes.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person
End Date: December 31st, 2016
Eligibility: Open to residents of the contiguous United States with a valid driver's license
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39. Dos Equis - Game Day Greatness Sweepstakes
Get the chance to win an $11,000+ trip to Tampa for a college football championship or hundreds of game day prizes.


Entry Frequency: 2 x daily per person/email
End Date: January 15th, 2017
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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40. Monopoly - Ultimate Vault Giveaway
More than 7,400 people who enter this sweepstakes will each receive cash prizes worth between $5 and $20,580.
Entry Frequency: One time per person/email
End Date: January 15th, 2017
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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41. Sun-Maid - Vacation To Universal Studios Hollywood Sweepstakes
Enter to win one of 1,000 Minions movie DVDs or one of five free trips to a theme park in California.
Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per person/email
End Date: September 25th, 2017
Eligibility: Open to the U.S.
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42. Quick and Simple - Calendar Sweepstakes
Enter the Quick and Simple secret code for your chance to win every day!


Entry Frequency: 1 x daily per household
End Date: Ongoing
Eligibility: Open to the U.S. and Canada (void in PQ)
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