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 major basketball event? Though the March Hoops celebrations might not be as big as previous years, there’s no doubt that this tournament is still one of the most highly-anticipated sports events of the year.

If you haven’t decided where to cheer on your favorite teams and follow your brackets, we have some recommendations for watching 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!


Las Vegas Basketball Watch Parties and Where to Bet


Circa Sportsbook at Circa Las Vegas

The sportsbook at Circa Resort & Casino offers the largest sports betting experience in the world with Circa | Sports. A three-story sportsbook with 1000-person capacity, the Circa Sportsbook also boasts a 78M pixel screen for an immersive viewing experience for the NCAA March basketball tournament. Not only is this one of the most ideal ways to keep up with the March Hoops games, it’s also the premier spot for basketball betting in Vegas. This will be the first NCAA basketball tournament celebrated at the sportsbook, and there is no doubt Circa is going big with the 3 Stories of March Hoops watch parties featuring 3 stories of basketball excitement between March 18 to March 30.

You can also check out the Circa | Sports sportsbooks at the D and Golden Gate to place your basketball bets and get in on the action all throughout Downtown Las Vegas.


Circa 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.

Stadium Swim is also hosting March Hoops Viewing Parties starting March 18 through March 30, where you can have the ultimate Las Vegas pool experience while enjoying the tournament. Take part in March Hoops Under the Sun, the most epic Las Vegas basketball party, by booking your spot online or by calling 702-247-2258.


Interior of Overhang Bar at Circa Las Vegas


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 Hoops basketball tournament action while serving up delicious cocktails to keep the party going.


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 Hoop brackets. It’s also a perfect, lively atmosphere to watch basketball in Las Vegas with TVs all around and overlooking the giant screen in the Circa Sportsbook, especially with the 3 Stories of March Hoops watch parties going on right next door. Be sure to try the signature Victory Burger and wash it down with a beer from the extensive draft line-up.



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, traditional Canadian cocktails, and delicious Canadian dishes, 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 March Hoops basketball games.


Person Using Circa | Sports Mobile Sports Betting App in Nevada


Basketball Betting in Vegas via the Circa | Sports App


If watching the this year’s basketball tournament in person isn’t in the cards, you can always follow along and place wagers using the Circa | Sports App. Inspired by years spent on both sides of the sportsbook counter, the app brings our own wish list to life, including access to live odds anytime, anywhere; high betting limits; two-sided Yes/No future betting; and the ability to deposit and withdraw account funds remotely. You can download the Circa | Sports app on iOS or Android to have your bookie right in your pocket and bet wherever you are in Vegas.


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


From all of us at Circa | Sports, we hope you enjoy the tournament – let the madness begin!