The NFL post-season is nearly here and many teams are already tying up playoff berths, with seeding action adding to the drama in the coming weeks. With that in mind, BetOnline has given its customers a fantastic new promotion in the form of its $100,000 NFL Playoff Pick’em contest. Per the company’s contest page, the $100k NFL Playoff promotion is a handicapping contest that runs through the 2022 NFL Postseason. Registration for this promotion started on December 27th and will run through Saturday, January 14th at 4:30 p.m. (ET). In terms of how to play, contestants must make a selection, against the spread and total for every NFL Playoff game. There will be a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool for this promotion, with the first-place winner receiving a cool $20k for their winning efforts.
For this article, SBS will be going over the nuances of this promotion along with even more information relating to BetOnline and getting the most out of the website.
According to BetOnline’s main website, contestants can participate in the contest by purchasing at least one entry and can enter two times, The first entry costs $30, and the second entry is just $20. Moreover, contestants must have a valid BetOnline account to register for the NFL Playoff Pick’em Contest. Entry purchases will be deducted from your BetOnline Sportsbook balance and if you do not purchase two entries, you can come back and purchase a second entry until the deadline (1/14/23). As with many BetOnline contests, registration for the contest is only available online, you cannot register via phone, chat, or email.
As stated above, the rules of the contest are fairly straightforward as contestants must make a selection for every NFL Playoff game. Contestants earn one (1) point for every correct pick and a half-point (0.5) for a push and they may submit and/or change picks at any time until the specified start time of each game. The odds of each contest are determined by the current odds available in the BetOnline Sportsbook. Also, the NFL Playoffs must be played in their entirety for this contest to be considered valid. If the playoffs are canceled at any point, the BetOnline NFL Playoff Pick’em contest will be canceled and all entry fees will be refunded.
With a $100,000 cash prize pool with no rollover requirements, this contest will be a must-play for NFL and pro football fans. First place will receive the max prize of $20k, with second and third place receiving $10,000 and $6,000, respectively. After that, the prizes will be going down in intervals of initially $1,000 (third to sixth) to five hundred (seventh to 10th) and finally hundreds (all the way to 150th place).
According to the official contest rules page, there are no tie-breaker questions. If there are ties for any prizes, the money will be split among the tied contestants, along with the next lowest prize. For instance, if three entrants tie for third place, they will split the third, fourth, and fifth place prizes of $3,000, $2,500, and $2,000, respectively. In this scenario, each player would win $2,500.
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