BetOnline Offers Poker Freeroll Madness in March

BetOnline Offers Poker Freeroll Madness in March

Everyone knows about the typical madness that takes place in March. Betting on those college basketball games is very popular, and many American bettors place their wagers on and Both are US-facing sites.

Many poker players have discovered, especially over the past year, that the online poker games on those sites are also juicy. There aren’t a lot of high-stakes cash games and high roller tournaments, but there is a wide variety of poker available at low and medium stakes. and share their poker player pools, which means they combine for larger guarantees and more game options.

This month, players can bet on basketball while also playing in some poker freerolls. There is a $10K free prize pool on the line…and much more for those who win free tickets into the month-end $150K Sunday Main Event.

The big tournaments take place on Sunday, March 28, but the path to free seats starts now.

A Different Kind of Madness in March

The promotion is called the $10,000 Poker Freeroll Madness. And it runs every single day leading up to March 28.

Every day, there are challenges for poker players to complete. Complete the requirement and win a seat into the 8pm (ET) March Madness Freeroll. There is one happening every single night until March 27. The tasks are as follows:

–Play 25 raked hands in cash games = nightly freeroll seat

–Play 10 SNGs = nightly freeroll seat

–Play 3 tournaments = nightly freeroll seat

–Play 10 Windfall tournaments = nightly freeroll seat

Players who want to participate should go to the “My Missions” section of the lobby (or the “Contests” tab for mobile players). Opt in for a mission, complete it, and it is as simple as that.

The top 50 players in each night’s freeroll will win a seat to the $10K All-In Shootout, which will take place on Sunday, March 28. (Each player can only win one seat throughout the month.) And that prize pool in the shootout-style freeroll is $10,000 in free money.

(Tip: BetOnline also gives away freeroll tickets on its Twitter account sometimes.)

But wait. There’s more.

The top 100 players in the March 28 freeroll will also win tickets to the $150K GTD Sunday Main Event that starts at 1pm ET. Looking in the tournament lobby, though, it looks like that March 28 Main Event is a special one with a $200K guarantee.

Other March Promotions

One of the most popular March competitions so far is the $20K High Hand Leaderboards. Players at any stakes in the cash games (No Limit Hold’em only) can qualify from 12pm ET to 10pm ET on Mondays through Fridays. They will win points for every one of the following hands:

-Three of a kind = 3 points

-Straight = 4 points

-Flush = 5 points

-Full house = 8 points

-Four of a kind = 16 points

-Straight flush = 32 points

-Royal flush = 50 points

The high hands must see a flop to earn the points, and the table must have three active players at the time of the hand.

Every two hours, BetOnline will tally up the points and award prizes:

-1st place: $125

-2nd place: $50

-3rd place: $25

There is also the Bad Beat Jackpot, a separate one for Boost games, and Windfall SNGs that offer the chance to turn a $10 buy-in into $1M.

And don’t forget that we offer a special welcome bonus for new players creating an account on BetOnline.



About Jennifer Newell

Jennifer began writing about poker while working at the World Poker Tour in the mid-2000s. Since then, her freelance writing career has taken her from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and back to her hometown of St. Louis, where she now lives with her two dogs. She continues to follow the poker world as she also launches a new subscription box company and finishes her first novel. Jennifer has written for numerous publications including and has followed the US poker and gaming market closely for the last 15 years. Follow Jen on Twitter

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