Wednesday, March 15, 2006

March Madness a Showcase for Future NBA Stars Following Future Superstars Leading Duke, the Gators and Connecticut This Weekend

Guys like Steve Nash, Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neil, Dwayne Wade and Chris Paul dazzled fans during March Madness and then parlayed their performance into mega bucks. Sports bettors that can spot the future superstars – whether their teams make the Final Four or not – can make some wise bets this month. is watching several hot young players in key match-ups this weekend during the NCAA First and Second Round and through to the NCAA Finals.

“Right now in the Big Show you have several dominant players who are pulling in millions, even though their teams didn’t capture the grand prize when they played in this tournament,” says Brand Manager, Tony Delgado. “But they all had their moments leading their college teams. Who will be the players that step up this spring at crunch time and use their great play as a springboard to the NBA?”

Joakim Noah will be talked about more then once this spring if he leads the Billy Donavan Florida Gators to a Final Four appearance. With his athletic body and mind for the game, Noah could be enticed with millions of dollars to leave Florida early, as he is just a freshman. The Gators are listed at 25-1 at and if Noah continues to shine, this could be a great investment.

J. J. Redick and Sheldon Williams will get showered with attention during The Dance, but Duke’s 6-foot-10 freshman Josh McRoberts could play a starring role. Duke has taken on all comers in 2005-2006 and is currently 9-2 at

The analysts will rave about Connecticut’s point guard Marcus Williams or forward Rudy Gay, but keep an eye on their athletic forward Josh Boone,” said Delgado. “Just watch -- this guy will earn millions in the NBA. He’s a holy terror and understands the importance of DEFENSE!”

Every week, offers players one totally free bet – losing bets are completely refunded, so it’s a win-win situation. This week’s Free March Madness Bet is “Will Adam Morrison (Gonzaga) score more or less than 29 1/2 points Thursday night?” For NBA action, the Free Bet is “Will Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas) score over or under 29 1/2 on Sunday?”

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Closing Day for Free Vegas-Style March Madness Brackets Contest NCAA Props Rival Hotels on The Strip

Las Vegas is a great place to be for March Madness, but for those that can’t make it to the Strip, retro Vegas-style sportsbook captures its essence online with a list of props that would make any Vegas shark’s head spin. Of course, playing at does mean not having to get up early to stake out a prime viewing spot in the lounge, and no long lines for last minute bets.

Sports bettors book reservations months in advance to grab a seat in the middle of the action. Particularly during the first week of March, when the games are scheduled fast and furious, Las Vegas casinos are filled to the brim with both professional and casual gamblers. With so many opportunities to wager on the nearly constant stream of basketball games, few can resist the allure of NCAA March Madness in the gambling capital of the country.

At, it’s not just the kitschy retro Rat Pack photos and promos designed for serious players that make it feel like Vegas.

“March Madness at the big hotels on the Strip is all about props,” says Manager Rene Quesada, “And no one offers more ways to bet on NCAA hoops than!”

Aces has lines on the side and total on every tournament game plus hundreds of props including:

· First Half and Half-Time Lines
· Largest Margin of Victory in Any First Round Game
· Will a #14, #15, or #16 Seed win at least 1 Game?
· Will Southern Ever Have the Lead vs. Duke?

Entries close Thursday for’s March Mayhem Bracket Contest as the Opening Round concludes and the First and Second Rounds continue over the weekend. There’s no entry fee and the player that scores the most points predicting March Madness winners wins $1000 cash, an poker tabletop and chips, and a silk poker shirt. updates odds and posts news, scores, and updates on college hoops daily.