Publisher's Clearing House
www.pch.com



The Skinny:
Publisher's Clearing House is a household name by now; they've been giving away money since the mid-eighties. Everyone remembers getting mail from PCH – "You may already be a $10,000 winner!"

Contest Rules:
The Publisher's Clearning House contest rules can be found here.

Winners List:
PCH maintains a list of their million dollar winners here going back all the way to 1986!

Pros:
There is no cost to enter any of PCH's sweepstakes. And yes, they really do give out those million dollar checks.

Cons:
Over the years, there have been many allegations of PCH being a scam, or of using overly aggressive advertising messages. PCH has had run-ins with the Federal Trade Commission; however, these issues have been worked out and PCH continues to operate after the scrutiny.

Overall grade:
A

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