Bruce Marshall went 12-5 and won both of his best bets to win the 2018 Review-Journal Madness Challenge contest.
Caesars Entertainment took five-figure wagers from a respected player on Vermont and New Mexico State, and South Point also took sharp action well into five figures on each team.
NCAA Tournament props posted at Westgate, William Hill, Caesars Entertainment, MGM Resorts and Station Casinos sportsbooks.
Watch NCAA Tournament games beginning Thursday at several locations across the Las Vegas Valley.
A look at the West Region of the NCAA Tournament, which resumes Thursday and ends with the championship game April 8 in Minneapolis.
Final Four games and the national championship game will take place April 6 and 8 at U.S. Bank Stadium, so there is no better time to glance at the bracket and a few storylines that could play out.
Last Man Standing is a winner-take-all survivor pool — aka an eliminator, knockout or King of the Hill pool — with a minimum $50,000 prize guarantee for a $25 entry, or five for $100.
A total of $4.6 billion will be wagered on 149 million brackets by more than 40 million people, according to a survey released Monday by the American Gaming Association.
The Ducks — fresh off their Pac-12 conference tournament title run at T-Mobile Arena — quickly moved to 1-point favorites Sunday night over No. 5 seed Wisconsin after opening as 1½-point underdogs.
The Ducks opened the second half on a 20-7 run to seal a 68-48 win over the Huskies on Saturday and the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.
Trevelin Queen scored a season-high 27 points off the bench to help New Mexico State to an 89-57 win over Grand Canyon on Saturday in the Western Athletic Conference Tournament title game.
Utah State won its first league tournament title Saturday by defeating San Diego State 64-57 at the Thomas & Mack Center to clinch an automatic NCAA Tournament berth.