Tag Archives: Irish Sweepstakes
- The history of the Irish Sweepstakes illustrates the futility of prohibition
September 26, 2010
Nowadays, the biggest lottery in the world is Spain’s Christmas Lottery, whose main prize is known as El Gordo (The Fat One). But during the last century, the biggest thing in the lottery game was the Irish Hospitals’ Sweepstakes, which is the subject of a new book by Damian Corles,...