Where To Watch March Madness At Pennsylvania Casinos

Written By Corey Sharp on March 10, 2023 - Last Updated on March 13, 2023
March Madness viewing at PA casinos will heat up next week.

Two of the best days in sports happen next week, when a bunch of little Davids look to take down the Goliaths of the NCAA Tournament. The upsets and buzzer beaters are what make March Madness betting so much fun.

What better way to watch the action than at a Pennsylvania casino?

Casinos across the state are offering specials and promotions to watch the Madness with them.

The first round of the NCAA Tournament starts on March 16, with games from noon until midnight. Here’s the rest of the schedule:

  • First round: March 16-17
  • Second round: March 18-19
  • Sweet 16: March 23-24
  • Elite 8: March 25-26
  • Final Four: April 1
  • National Championship: April 3

March Mania at Rivers Casino Philadelphia

Rivers Casino Philadelphia is offering food and drink specials from noon until 10 p.m. at the sportsbook from March 16-19. Specials include 50-cent wings and $2 Miller Lite drafts.

The casino is also offering a Mad March Merch promotion. From March 16 to April 3, Rush Rewards members can earn a piece of swag. Members must bet $100, which needs to be verified by a sportsbook employee, to go home with new swag.

Members can earn swag each day of the promotional period.

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh also features March Mania

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh is going all-out with March Mania of its own for the NCAA Tournament.

The party is held at the BetRivers Sportsbook and The Event Center at the casino.

It’s a ticketed party that starts at $75 for a single ticket and ranges all the way up to $1,750 for a group of 10. Visitors can pay for a bar seat, recliner or booth. Check in starts at 11 a.m. and visitors can stay until the final buzzer of the night.

With a ticket, visitors have access to a lunch and dinner buffet.

Watch parties for Thursday and Friday are sold out, while tickets remain for Saturday and Sunday.

Live! Casino Philadelphia Bracket Madness

Live! Casino Philadelphia is hosting Bracket Madness at Sports & Social. The bar has a 52-foot TV and is also featuring giveaways, games, specialty packages with Bud Light towers and signature favorites.

Plus, visitors can receive a $50 gift card and a free round for your friends by watching four March Madness games at Sports & Social. There will also be games, including a standard-size basketball hoop challenge, with great prizes up for grabs. Live entertainment and drink specials will also be available

FanDuel PA Sportsbook, located inside the South Philadelphia casino, is debuting a Rolex watch giveaway. To enter, bettors that place a $100 or more parlay wager will receive one entry for every $100 wagered into a raffle to win a Rolex. Each additional $100 bet will earn an additional entry.

Even though no Philadelphia team is competing in March Madness, bettors are still wagering at Live! Casino Philadelphia.

“We have already seen more future bets in the first two weeks of March than we did for the entire 2022 March Madness tournament,” said Bryan Newman, Sportsbook General Manager at Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia in a statement. “There is no bigger sports town than Philadelphia, and we are excited to watch the tournament unfold with the best fans in the world.”

Meet a legend at Parx Casino Bensalem

Parx Casino Bensalem is the only casino in the country that has a 155-foot TV screen that can show every single game simultaneously.

The Bensalem casino will have drink specials, bet giveaways and tons of swag in the sportsbook.

Plus, visitors will have a chance to meet college star and former NBA All Star Jameer Nelson. Nelson, who played for St. Joseph’s Elite 8 team in 2004, is making an appearance on March 17 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Grab booths and tables at Hollywood Casino Penn National

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course is hosting a watch party for every day of NCAA Tournament action.

Patrons have three different options:

  • Booth up to four guests: $200 per person
  • Couch up to four guests: $200 per person
  • High tops up to two guests: $100 per person

Each basketball fan also gets access to a full-service restaurant and bar.

Additionally, anyone who makes a $50 wager on the NCAA Tournament receives a spot in PNRC’s bracket.

Live! Casino Pittsburgh March Madness

Live! Casino Pittsburgh is hosting watch parties at Sports & Social Steel City.

The bar has a 40-foot TV, as food and drink specials will be provided for viewers.

The Pittsburgh casino is offering a tailgate package worth $65, and includes a Coors beer tower, 24 boneless wings and a nacho platter. They are also providing $20 buckets and towers.

Bracket Challenge at Hollywood Meadows

Hollywood Casino at The Meadows is hosting a Basketball Madness Bracket Challenge. Each person gets up to five entries, with a one-time entry fee of $50.

Winner takes the entire prize pool, a minimum of $2,500.

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Corey Sharp is the Lead Writer at PlayPennsylvania bringing you comprehensive coverage of sports betting and gambling in Pennsylvania. Corey is a 4-for-4 Philly sports fan and previously worked as a writer and editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC Sports Philadelphia.

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