Introducing The $10,000 Pickswise Capper Contest - Winner Takes All!

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Co-founder of Pickswise. A fan of all sports with a passion for the NFL and Premier League soccer. An avid sports bettor who loves fading the public, taking ugly dogs, and the under. Go Pack Go! For Jake Apperley media enquiries, please email

We’re delighted to announce that the first-ever Pickswise Capper Contest will be taking place during March Madness!

A winner takes all college basketball handicapping contest featuring some of the best experts in the game. They will battle it out for a winner takes all $10,000 cash prize.

How does it work?

Starting with the First Four, every day of the tournament contestants must submit picks against the spread or a total. Each day they have to:

  • Submit a lock of the day – worth two points for a win.
  • Up to two more best bets – worth one point for a win.
  • The contestant with the most points at the end of the tournament wins.
  • For a tiebreaker, contestants must submit a pre-tournament futures pick. Whoever makes it furthest will be declared the winner.(If a
    further tiebreaker is required Pickswise will add one for the final)

Lines from the FanDuel sportsbook will be used and locked the night before to ensure everyone uses the same lines.

Who is taking part?

Jon Rothstein: College Basketball insider from CBS.

Rashad Phillips: Former Detroit Mercy star Rashad Phillips who now specializes in College Basketball and NBA Draft prospect evaluation.

Matt Marquart: College Basketball expert representing Pickswise.

Jeff Nadu: College Basketball specialist who can tell everything you need to know about the smallest schools in the country.

BetsByBob: Sports handicapper who specializes in College Basketball.

MeganMakinMoney: She makes jokes, bets, and content for the contest sponsors – the FanDuel sportsbook.

Jackson Frank: Basketball analyst who specializes in game breakdowns and Xs and Os.

Hammer Bets: Professional sports handicapper on social media.

Lightning Locks: Professional sports handicapper on social media.

Jacob Herr: Pickswise follower who gained entry through a social media contest.

How do I see their picks?

The daily picks will be up on our March Madness picks homepage no later than 5 AM EST on the day of games!

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