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NCAA Bracket Contests: Top 16 to Enter

March 16th, 2010
A little low on cash because of the struggling economy? Need a little economic stimulus? The NCAA Tournament is a good way to earn some back.. you could win up to $100,000,00 getting a perfect bracket (then again, the odds are a bazillion to one so you're better off playing PowerBall), thousands of dollars beating the masses in other games, or setting up your own pool and taking a cut of the action. Now matter how you do it, you need to play to win.

 

Pickem Game: Prize Notice and an Apology

March 4th, 2010

Hey Pickem players,
Sorry for disappearing for pretty much the last 2 or 3 months.. I'm still alive and kicking. Could make various excuses for where I've been, but no matter.. I have season-long pickem prizes set to go out once the final week wraps up.

Prizes = Best Buy Gift Cards + a Bonus in some situations

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Why Bracketmania Is Not for Me: A Contrarian's Point of View

March 18th, 2009
It is that time of the year when my e-mail inbox and Facebook inbox are loaded with offers to get in NCAA Bracket Challenges and office pools. Some are for fun and some are for money, but all of them offer heartbreak and frustration.

Last year for the first time in years I did not fill out a NCAA Tournament Bracket ahead of the actual tournament.

Bracketology & Conference Tournament Pickem Results

March 17th, 2009

Thanks to everyone who participated in our two end of season pickem games.  Winners are listed below.  All winners will be contacted by their registered email about claiming their prizes. Due to the NCAA Tournament, it might take a couple days to get those emails out..

NCAA Tournament: Tuesday's Bracket Tips

March 17th, 2009

Jon Teitel's Bracket Tactics will help you finish at the top of your NCAA Tournament Pools..

 

Tuesday's Tip: Focus on the Coaches

Rant: It Takes An Idiot to Run an NCAA Tournament Pool

March 17th, 2009
To make the NCAA Tourney fun you need to find someone dumb enough to want to run a pool. For the past 15 years that dummy has been me.

After each year, I swear I'm never going to be that idiot again. The stress of running a pool is simply not worth it. But then March comes and, much like Al Pacino said, "Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in." (Though I'm not sure if Michael Corleone would find the "stress" of running an NCAA pool "much like" the stress of running - the mafia.)

NCAA Tournament: Keys to Success: Part One

March 14th, 2009

Keys to NCAA Tournament Success by Fairway Jay, CHN Betting Expert

With the NCAA, NIT and CBI tournaments on the horizon, the astute handicapper, bettor and fan can better position themselves for success in betting games or tournament pools by knowing the strengths and weaknesses of both conferences and teams..

NCAA Tournament: Keys to Success: Part Two

March 14th, 2009

..Continued From Part One of Fairway Jay's Tournament Keys to Success

NCAA Tournament Contests: Top 10

March 14th, 2009

A little low on cash because of the struggling economy? The NCAA Tournament is a good way to earn some back.. you could win up to $100 million getting a perfect bracket, thousands of dollars beating the masses in other games, or setting up your own pool and taking a cut of the action. Now matter how you do it, you need to play to win.