Definition of Irish Sweepstake in English:

Irish Sweepstake

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(also Irish Sweep)
A sweepstake on the results of certain major horse races, authorized since 1930 by the government of the Republic of Ireland in order to benefit Irish hospitals. It is the largest international lottery.

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