Basketball Viewing Parties & Betting Tips for March Hoops

Basketball Going Through-Hoop-During-March Hoops Basketball Game

The NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is hands down one of the most exciting times of the year for basketball fans – and even more exciting when you’re in Vegas. Have you decided where in Las Vegas you’re watching or betting this year? With things back in full swing, there’s no doubt that this tournament is one of the most highly-anticipated sports events of the year, which means it’ll be packed full of excitement. From March 17 to April 6, teams will compete for 3 action-packed weeks of basketball games. No matter which phase you come to the city will be filled with excited fans and fun watch parties.

If you haven’t decided where to cheer on your favorite teams and follow your brackets, we have some recommendations for basketball viewing parties and basketball betting in Vegas for the NCAA March basketball tournament. See where to watch the games, basketball betting tips, and more to make the most of this event and have the time of your life!


Circa | Sports Sportsbook for Watching Basketball in Vegas


Las Vegas Basketball Watch Parties and Where to Bet


Circa Sportsbook

With 67 games throughout the entire March basketball tournament, you’re going to want to find a place that offers high-definition screens, state-of-the-art sound, and ultimate comfort while sitting through the games – even if you’re only sitting on the edge of your seat while cheering on your team. Starting March 20, the 3-story screen at the Circa Sportsbook gives you plenty of viewing space for every game during the Mega March event, along with live odds showing on the big board. And, since you’re in the sportsbook, why not place some bets as well?

To really elevate your basketball viewing experience, you can reserve a seat or table to enjoy comfortable seating with a luxury viewing experience from every table, VIP servers for bottle service, cocktails, and beer, and your favorite game day food options.


Stadium Swim®

The ultimate place to watch basketball in Vegas is Circa Resort’s Stadium Swim. At this massive pool amphitheater, you can chill in one of six pools on three different levels, all with a perfect view of the 40-foot HD screen playing the games. Don’t forget to visit the swim-up bars, and with 337 chaise lounges, 30 cabanas, and 38 day beds, there’s not a bad seat in the house. And with the perfect Las Vegas spring weather, lounging by the pool will be perfect as you watch the games. It’s not often you get to lounge by the pool while watching basketball’s most exciting tournament! With outdoor Circa | Sports betting kiosks, you can even place your March Hoops bets from the pool.

This year, Stadium Swim will be hosting Mania Under the Sun from March 20 through April 8 during all the rounds of the March basketball tournament, from the First Four to the Final Four and Championship Game. Be sure to buy your tickets for March 20-24, March 28-31, April 6, and April 8 to get in on all of the action!


Interior of Victory Burger for Las Vegas Basketball Viewing Party


Victory Burger

Grab one of the best burgers in Vegas at Victory Burger while watching your favorite NCAA teams work their way up your March Hoops bracket. It’s a lively atmosphere to watch basketball in Las Vegas with TVs all around and overlooking the giant screen in the sportsbook, especially with 3 stories of basketball watch parties going on right next door. Try the signature Victory Burger and wash it down with a beer from the extensive draft line-up.

Victory Burger will be taking the basketball viewing experience a step further this year with the Big Bracket watch party from March 20-24. Stop by for burgers, wings, nachos, beer, and more while you cheer on your team.


Overhang Bar

Lined with video poker machines, this bar is the best spot for someone who wants to watch the game while still being able to gamble on casino games. Offering a front-row seat to Circa’s massive HD screen in the world’s largest sportsbook, Overhang Bar gives sports fans a birds-eye view of all the March basketball tournament action while serving up delicious cocktails to keep the party going.


the D Las Vegas

From March 20-24, the D is hosting some epic free basketball watch parties. These March Hoops basketball viewing parties are sure to be some of the most fun, including stadium-style food and drinks available for purchase, Circa Sports betting stations with live ticket writers, and more to keep the fun going between games. If you want to view in luxury, be sure to book a private man cave for you and your crew.



This bar may be hockey-themed, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be playing the NCAA basketball tournament throughout March. With multiple 85-inch TVs and a number of beers to choose from, this spot is ideal for any sports fan – whether you’re into hockey or basketball. Plus, BarCanada features on-site programming by VSiN so you can gather live insights and in-depth basketball betting analysis during all the NCAA March basketball games.


Person Using Circa Sports Betting App to Bet on Basketball


Ways to Bet on Basketball During the March Tournament


Now that you know the best places to watch basketball in Vegas and where to place your bets, be sure you brush up on your sports betting knowledge so you can hopefully win big during the March Hoops basketball tournament this year. Keep these basketball betting basics in mind:

  • Moneyline: Moneyline best are some of the most popular betting options for basketball as it simply requires betting on which team win the game
  • Over/Under: An over/under wager is based on a sportsbooks’ set points total that bettors bet on whether they think the total number of points is over or under the predetermined line
  • Parlay: A basketball parlay is a wager that allows you to bundle many bets on a single ticket, and all must win for the wager to pay out
  • Point Spread: For this wager, bettors don’t choose who will win a game, but by how much they will based on a point spread determined by the sportsbook
  • Prop Bet: A prop bet is a bet made on whether or not something will occur during a game, which can range from number of points a particular player scores or which team will score first


How to Bet on Basketball in Las Vegas


Moneylines, parlays, point spreads, or however else you choose to bet on basketball in Las Vegas, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is one of the most exciting sports betting events of the year. And betting on the tournament is even more exciting when surrounded by fellow college basketball enthusiasts cheering on their team at the sportsbook. Circa Sports is the ultimate sportsbook in Las Vegas for basketball sports betting. Stop by Circa Resort, the D, or one of the other Circa Sports locations in Las Vegas to place your bets in person.

If watching the March basketball tournament at the sportsbook isn’t in the cards this year, you can always follow along and place wagers using the Circa Sports app anywhere in Nevada. You can download the app on iOS or Android to have your bookie right in your pocket and bet wherever you are in Las Vegas.

Whether in person or on the app, join Circa Sports for your premier place to bet on basketball in Vegas.