March Madness Contest

$250,000 Bracket March Madness Contest

 The NCAA BB Tournament is set to begin mid-March, and to celebrate BetOnline is giving away $250,000 in Prizes to the top 700 contestants!  The $250,000 Bracket Madness Contest started on Monday, February 7th, 2022 and officially closes on Thursday, March 17th, 2022, at 12:15 pm ET.  All entries purchased after this point will be considered void and will not be eligible for any prizes.

The bracket officially opens for selections on Sunday, March 13th, 2022, at 9:00 pm ET and closes on Thursday, March 17th, 2022, at 12:30 pm ET.  The Contest begins with the First Round of the 2022 Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament on Thursday, March 17th, 2022.  Once you submit your selections, you can change your picks at any time until the bracket submission deadline at 12:30 pm ET on Thursday, March 17th, 2022, if your bracket is not completed or filled out by 12:30 pm ET on Thursday, March 17th, 2022. your entry will be void and eliminated from the Contest.  Entries are available only for purchase online and cannot be purchased by phone or live chat.

March Madness Contest

If you do not currently have a BetOnline account then you can also get a first deposit bonus of 50% up to $1,000.

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Then use your deposit for the entry fee!

Below we have outlined the purchase price, players will receive a discount with every additional entry purchased.  Entries may be purchased with real cash funds as they will be deducted from your Sportsbook balance:

First Entry:


Second Entry:


Third Entry:


Fourth & Fifth Entry:

$10 each

Sixth to Twentieth Entry:

$5 Each

How to Play

  • Participants must purchase at least one entry to participate in the $250,000 Bracket Madness Contest.
  • After purchasing entries, players can view and edit their entries in the ‘My Brackets’ section.
  • Participants must pick the winners of all 63 games in the 2022 NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Tournament, beginning with the First Round.
  • Points will be awarded for each correct pick.
  • Once a bracket has been submitted, it is final. Picks cannot be changed once the bracket has been submitted.
  • If a team withdraws from the tournament prior to Thursday, March 17th, that team will be removed from the bracket and the selected replacement team will be inserted. If you wish to change your selections, you may do so at any time prior to the bracket submission deadline at 12:30 pm ET on Thursday, March 17th, 2022.
  • Once the tournament begins, in the unlikely case that there are forfeits, the team that forfeits will be graded as a loss.

Point System

  • 1 point for every correct selection in the 1st Round
  • 2 points for every correct selection in the 2nd Round
  • 4 points for every correct selection in the Sweet 16
  • 8 points for every correct selection in the Elite 8
  • 16 points for every correct selection in the Final Four
  • 32 points for picking the winner of the Championship Game

March Madness Contest

$250,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool

    1. The Top 700 will win a piece of the $250,000 prize pool; the payout breakdown is as follows:
1st Place$75,000
2nd Place$30,000
3rd Place$15,000
4th Place$7,500
5th Place$5,000
6th Place$3,500
7th Place$2,500
8th Place$2,000
9th Place$1,500
10th Place$1,000
11th Place to 15th Place$750
16th Place to 20th Place$500
21st Place to 30th Place$450
31st Place to 40th Place$400
41st Place to 50th Place$350
51st Place to 75th Place$300
76th Place to 100th Place$250
101st Place to 150th Place$200
151st Place to 200th Place$150
201st Place to 400th Place$100
401st Place to 700th Place$75
701st Place to 1,000th Place$50
  1. In the event that the tie-breaker is necessary, participants will be ranked based on having the closest answer to the Total Points Scored in the Championship Game.
  2. If various participants remain in a tie after the tie-breaker, the winnings will be split along with the next lowest prize. Example: If two contestants tie for first with 160 points, they will split the 1st and 2nd Place prizes; the participant with the next highest point total will win the 3rd Place prize.
  3. Winnings are awarded as cash with no rollover requirements.
  4. Winnings will be deposited into our players account within 72 hours after the completion of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Championship Basketball game taking place on Monday, April 5, 2021.

If you do not currently have a BetOnline account then you can also get a first deposit bonus of 50% up to $1,000.

50% Bonus Promo Code : BOL1000

March Madness Contest