Free NCAA Tournament Survivor Pool: DraftKings March Mania

Written By Matt Burke on March 15, 2022
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The month of March has arrived and top US sportsbooks like DraftKings are celebrating the Madness with big money promos and a free survivor pool. Here is what DK is offering in 2022 and we will update this article with new offers once they are made available.

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DraftKings March Mania Survivor Pool

You’re likely familiar with survivor pools for each NFL season, but DraftKings is now bringing the survivor pool fun to the hardwood.

In DK’s March Mania Survivor Pool, you’ll get the opportunity to win $30,000!

Here is how to sign up for the pool, as well as terms and conditions.

  • Sign up now with DraftKings by going here
  • Pick one team each day during the tournament to win (except for the Elite 8, where you pick one team across the four Saturday and Sunday games)
  • If your pick wins, you advance

You may only pick one team once per entry. If you are unable to make a selection at any point in the contest, your entry is eliminated.

There is just one $30K prize, unless there are multiple winners. If more than one person survives until the end of the contest, the prize will be split evenly among all remaining entrants.

College Basketball Millionaire Bracket

DraftKings is also offering sportsbook users the chance to enter their College Basketball Millionaire Bracket.

It features a whopping prize pool of $1,250,000, with first place set to win $1 million!

Unlike the free survivor pool mentioned above, however, this pool has a $100 entry fee.

To enter the DK Millionaire Bracket:

  • Sign up with DraftKings Sportsbook now by going here.
  • Pick the winners across all 63 games of the NCAA Div. 1 men’s basketball tournament.
  • First prize will win $1 million, second place will grab $50,000 and third prize will land $35,000. The rest of the prize payouts are staggered but even those who land anywhere from 28th to 52nd with recieve $1,500.
  • This pool allows for 20 entries per person and is open to customers in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, New Hampshire, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia and Wyoming.
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Matt Burke is the Sports Editor and Head of Evergreen/SEO Content at He is the Founder and former Editor-in-Chief of MetroBet, a digital and print sports betting platform, and was the Executive Sports Editor at Metro US Newspapers (New York, Philadelphia, Boston) from 2014-2020. Matt has covered Super Bowls and Final Fours, and his work has appeared for Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, the Eagle Tribune, Gloucester Daily Times and Newburyport Daily News. Matt is a graduate of the University of Connecticut.

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