Bitcoin Brackets Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


How do you play Bitcoin Brackets?

Just pick a league under Live Contests on the Bitcoin Brackets main page, click Join Now and you will be sent to a specific Bitcoin Brackets tournament/league page.

On the tournament/league page, you will be able to start selecting your picks for each match-up for that bracket if you are qualified to join the contest. Players will be asked to log-in to their NitroBetting account (or for new players, to create a NitroBetting account) before you can join the contest.


How is Bitcoin Brackets different or the same from other popular sports Brackets?

Bitcoin Brackets works exactly like other sports brackets (e.g. NCAA March Madness Brackets, NBA Brackets, NFL Brackets, etc.) in that players will be asked to make their predictions of the winning teams of pre-set match-ups of certain tournaments and/or leagues.

Like other sports brackets, Bitcoin Brackets will reward the player(s) with the highest points total(s) from their predictions of a selected tournament/league.
How do you gain entry to Bitcoin Brackets (Free Entry)?

You must be logged in to your account before being eligible to join a Bitcoin Brackets contest. Once you’re logged in, you will gain an entry to the contest and you will be able to select teams in the bracket. If you’re a new player at NitroBetting, you will be asked to create a NitroBetting account.


How do you gain entry to Bitcoin Brackets (Betslip Buy-in)?

You must be logged in to your account before being eligible to join a Bitcoin Brackets contest. Once you’re logged in, you can send a betslip link, which is part of the requirement for betslip buy-in Bitcoin Brackets, to gain an entry to the contest and be able to select teams in the bracket.


What is a “betslip buy-in”?

Entries to Bitcoin Brackets are either free or via betslip buy-in. In betslip buy-in Bitcoin Brackets contests, users are required to submit a valid betslip link before they can make their picks. Each betslip submitted is subject to system review which determines its validity.


Are there bet requirements for betslips submitted for Bitcoin Brackets with betslip buy-in?

Yes, there are betslip requirements and this will be explicitly stated in each Bitcoin Brackets contest. Each betslip must be made within a specified Date Range and fall in with a predetermined Minimum Bet Risk.


Can I enter more than once for each Bitcoin Brackets contest?

All Bitcoin Brackets contests entries are limited to one (1) per NitroBetting player. This applies to both the Free and Betslip Buy-in Bitcoin Brackets contests.

Players found to be multi-accounting for the purpose of entering multiple times in a single Bitcoin Brackets contest, will be flagged and banned from this promo and other promos. The fraudulent accounts will not be eligible to win any prizes.


Can I join more than one Bitcoin Brackets contest?

Yes, you are allowed to join multiple Bitcoin Brackets contests but not the same contest.

For example, you already made an entry to a March Madness Bitcoin Brackets contest with a 0.01 BTC betslip buy-in. You can still join the other March Madness Bitcoin Brackets contest with a 0.02 BTC betslip buy-in, and other free or betslip-buy-in March Madness contests.


How do you win Bitcoin Brackets contests?

At the end of a tournament, scores from each round will be computed and the winner(s) will be declared based on their correct predictions and accumulated points for each round of the bracket. The player(s) with the highest point total(s) will be declared the winners for that particular Bitcoin Brackets contest.


Can you win multiple times in different Bitcoin Brackets contests?

Yes you can! If you entered into different Bitcoin Brackets, you can win multiple times as these brackets are treated as separate contests and will have separate lists of qualified entries and winners.


How do you earn points in Bitcoin Brackets contests?

Players earn points for every correct prediction in the contest. Each round will have a different pre-assigned points value for every correct prediction and the points increase after every round.

To learn more about the points in each round, check the Bitcoin Brackets Rules section.


How much can you win in Bitcoin Brackets contests? / How much are the prizes in the Bitcoin Brackets contests?

Each Bitcoin Brackets contest will have a preset “prize pool” and “payout” scheme. This will be explicitly stated in each contest.


What are the prizes in the Bitcoin Brackets contests?

All prizes will be paid in bitcoin at sportsbook.


When are the Bitcoin Brackets prizes awarded to the winners?

All prizes will be awarded within 3 to 5 days and after verification of all entries and winning entries.


Where can I view the payout for the Bitcoin Brackets contests?

Each Bitcoin Brackets contest will have a preset “prize pool” and “payout” scheme. This will be explicitly stated in each contest and you can view the payout schemes on our Bitcoin Brackets payout page.


What happens to the prizes from fraudulent accounts/winners?

NitroBetting will confiscate the prizes from all accounts with fraudulent activities.


What happens when players are tied for spots in the Bitcoin Brackets leaderboard and final rankings?

There will be tiebreaker rules in cases of ties for Bitcoin Brackets contests. All ties in the leaderboard/ final rankings will use these tiebreaker rules.


What is the “My Combined Score” prediction in the Bitcoin Brackets contests?

The game considered for “My Combined Score” will be the last game of that particular league/tournament. For example, in the NCAA Basketball Tournament this would be the NCAA National Tournament Championship Game.

This information will be used as a tiebreaker and to determine the winner or better-ranking entry in the leaderboard in the event of a point-score tie after the grading of all rounds in a bracket.

To learn more about the tiebreaker rules, check the Bitcoin Brackets Rules section.


When can I start placing my predictions/selections in the Bitcoin Brackets contest?

Each Bitcoin Brackets contest will have different times of when they go “live”– or when users can start making their predictions or selections.

This will largely depend on the availability of information from the respective leagues and/or tournaments. Regularly visit NitroBetting News section and follow us on Twitter and Facebook (@BtcNitrobetting) for updates when specific Bitcoin Brackets contests will be open.


When do Bitcoin Brackets contests close for entries?

Generally, the deadline for each Bitcoin Brackets contest will be near the start time of the first game of that particular tournament/league. The deadline for each contest will be prominently displayed on each tournament/league page.


Why is my betslip not being accepted in a Bitcoin Brackets contest?

Only betslips within the stated date range and equal or above the declared minimum bet risk (plus other betslip requirements, if applicable) will be accepted as Betslip Buy-in entry for these Bitcoin Brackets contests. Always double-check this information in your My Wagers page and the contest’s betslip requirements to make sure you are submitting valid betslips.


What if I have multiple wagers in a single bet and betslip ID?

Each betslip has a unique Betslip ID. This ID will be the number considered for each entry. There are instances when betslips feature multiple singles/straight bets and for the purpose of the entry in this promo, this can only be used once to enter a Bitcoin Brackets contest.


Can I combine my bets to get to the required minimum betslip buy-in?

No you can not combine betslips/betslip amounts to get to the required betslip buy-in. The minimum bet risk should be for a single/straight or parlay bet and not combined with other bets in that betslip. If multiple bets are found in a single betslip, at least one (1) needs to meet the minimum bet risk requirement.


Are there any rollover requirements for this promotion?

All players are required to make a first-time deposit and provide significant action before being allowed to withdraw any winnings from NitroBetting poker freerolls, contests, including Bitcoin Brackets contests. All free bet prizes from all NitroBetting promos and contests are subject to rollover requirements unless otherwise noted.


What happens if a game or a tournament is rescheduled, postponed or cancelled?

If a game is rescheduled or postponed, we will push through with the grading after the new dates are announced. In case a game/tournament is cancelled, NitroBetting reserves the right to void all entries and winnings from a contest.


Can I select my picks in advance?

As long as a Bitcoin Brackets contest is “live”, you can make your picks.


Can I change my selections after I have made my picks in Bitcoin Brackets contests?

Yes, you can change their selections after their initial picks as long as you make the changes before the deadline.


I see some errors in your Bitcoin Brackets contests. Where can I send questions, clarifications and suggestions?

Email [email protected] for any queries regarding Bitcoin Brackets.


What if something happens that is not covered by any of the rules in Bitcoin Brackets contests?

In cases where no rules can be applied or conflicting rules are applied, NitroBetting reserves the right to apply its own judgement in handling and weighing the options to resolve issues. In cases where the judgement can/will affect multiple players, we try our hardest to ensure all decisions remain consistent across all player accounts.