Play TheLines’ Free March Madness Picks Contest, Compete For $500 In Prizes

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Written By Mo Nuwwarah | Last Updated
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TheLines is hosting a free March Madness picks contest, where users can compete for their share of $500 in prizes. Read on to learn more about this free-to-play contest, which lasts throughout the entirety of March Madness odds and pays out the top three finishers via Amazon gift cards.

How To Play The Big Hoops Staking Challenge On Thelines

Follow the link above to sign up for the game. The premise is simple: you start with 1,000 points. Whoever builds the biggest bankroll by the end of the NCAA tournament wins the March Madness contest. The top three finishers earn the following prizes:

  • First place — $250 Amazon gift card
  • Second place — $150 Amazon gift card
  • Third place — $100 Amazon gift card

The contest is already open for picks, with first-round odds available.  Wager your points however you’d like across each available market. New markets and picks are added at the end of each round. Results are posted at the end of each day’s games. You can re-wager your winnings on future games if you win additional points.

For now, players are looking at major markets — spreads, moneylines, and totals. As tipoffs draw nearer and the game menus shrink, contestants may get some props to choose from as well.

Keep in mind that it’s probably going to take a pretty high score to win the contest. Hitting on the right March Madness underdogs could be a decent play to build your bankroll throughout this challenge.

Be sure to join our free sports betting discord to see the best bets from our staff and participate in college basketball betting discussions year-round.

March Madness Betting And Contest Tips

Need help with your March Madness matchups? Our friends at PoolGenius have you covered. Use the tool below to look at advanced metrics for different March Madness matchups to help you make your picks. Click each team to change to the selections of your choice and see the matchup data.


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