The NCAA basketball tournament is arguably the second biggest sporting event in America next to the Super Bowl. There are billions wagered and many millions of people participate in some type of bracket pool. This year, Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway is underwriting a billion dollar contest for Quicken Loans that is capped at 15 million entries. That is the only bracket contest I am in….and out of…after THE FIRST GAME of the tournament. I had Ohio State, my daughter’s alma mater.
My handicapping prowess speaks for itself. I have none. Friends call me for my picks so they can go the other way. They freak out when I tell them I like a team they bet on.
And it led to this –
A big part of the March Madness thrill –
Cashing in on bracket picking skill.
The “Kiss Of Death” Rule
Is when I pick a school….
That’s usually a poisoned pill!