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New Missouri law legalizes prize-based savings promotion programs

Greg Omer February 3, 2017
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Late last year, a new Missouri law went into effect that allows banks and credit unions to sponsor certain savings promotion programs for their customers. Under these programs, by opening a new savings account or depositing a specified amount of money into an account that is already open, customers will have a chance to win prizes. READ MORE

Can a grab bag be a sweepstakes?

February 4, 2014
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When I hear the words “grab bag,” I think about stores that used to stock plain wrapped packages labeled as either for “boys” or “girls." For a dollar, you could choose one of these packages without knowing what it contained. READ MORE

Get drawn to our new sweepstakes comic, ‘Swept Away’

October 24, 2012
2014 sweepstakes comic panel

“Swept Away" is a two-page comic that follows the colorful misadventures of a marketing team that makes a questionable choice on their official rules and ends up paying the price (literally). READ MORE