College Bowl Pick’em: Play TheLines $500 Bowl Staking Challenge

Written By Zach Tilley | Last Updated

College Football Bowl Season kicks off on Saturday, December 16, with a six-game slate. TheLines is offering a $500 free-to-play College Bowl Pick’em Challenge running throughout bowl season!

Check out the latest college bowl odds before making your picks. Join our free sports betting discord to see the best bets from our staff, and participate in the college football betting discussion.

FREE College Bowl Staking Challenge! Compete for $500 in guaranteed prizes by picking your favorite bowl games. Start building your bankroll today!

college bowl Pick’Em Staking challenge: Rules and how to play

This free-to-play college bowl staking challenge begins on December 16 and runs through the entire Bowl season, excluding the College Football Playoffs and the National Championship. The game is now live, with the first set of games available to view and make picks on. Sign up here or down below any time to make your picks! 

After signing up and entering the challenge, you will be staked with 1,000 game points. You may wager your points as you wish on any of the available markets. New games and markets will be added as odds become available. All bets for each game will close at that particular game’s kickoff time. You may wager all your points at once or budget them for later games.

Users can sign up for this game during any part of college bowl season, so whether you sign up on Dec. 16 or Dec. 20, you will still get 1,000 points to use on the challenge!

Bets are resulted following the conclusion of the final game on each day’s slate. Winning bets will add points to your game balance, which will be available to wager on future games/picks. This challenge will conclude at the Liberty/Oregon & Iowa/Tennessee kickoff on January 1.

Once all games have resulted, the three players with the largest point balance will share in the guaranteed prize pool. In the event of any ties, the prize(s) will be divided evenly among all winning players.

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The prize pool for this challenge is $500. The prizes are broken down as follows:

  1. $250 Amazon gift card
  2. $150 Amazon gift card
  3. $100 Amazon gift card

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