Dunk into the Madness: In-Depth Guide to March Madness Vegas 2024

Catch the fever of March Madness Vegas 2024 as it takes the city by a storm of hoops and triumphs!

If your heart beats to the rhythm of bouncing basketballs, there’s no better place to be than at March Madness in Las Vegas. As the chill of winter melts into the fresh bloom of spring, Vegas transforms into the ultimate hub for college basketball die-hards. Fans from all around the globe flock to the city, creating an atmosphere as electrifying as a three-pointer at the buzzer.

The whistle is about to blow on the much-anticipated Las Vegas March Madness 2024. So, dust off your jerseys, practice your free throws, and gear up for a slam-dunk of a time.

Follow along as we shoot our way through the buzz and excitement of March Madness Las Vegas 2024.

Understanding March Madness

If you’re new to the tournament scene, you might be wondering: what is March Madness?

For sports enthusiasts and basketball fans, March Madness is an annual event that excites and enthralls. It brings together the crème de la crème of NCAA Division I college basketball as 68 teams face-off in an adrenaline-pumping single-elimination tournament.

This basketball spectacle, played each year, has become an integral part of American culture. With that, people flock to Las Vegas not just for the spectacle, but for the unmatched thrill of betting on their favorite teams.

March Madness 2024 Schedule and Location

“When is March Madness in Vegas?” you may ask. The date aligns with the NCAA tournament’s schedule for 2024.

Check out the March Madness 2024 NCAA tournament that will take place at diverse venues across the United States.

  • First Four: March 19 – 20, 2024/ UD Arena, Dayton, OH
  • First/Second: March 22 – 24, 2024/ Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • First/Second: March 21 – 23, 2024/ Spectrum Center, Charlotte, NC
  • First/Second: March 22 – 24, 2024/ Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN
  • First/Second: March 21 – 23, 2024/ CHI Health Center, Omaha, NE,
  • First/Second: March 21 – 23, 2024/ PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
  • First/Second: March 21 – 23, 2024 / Delta Center, Salt Lake City, UT
  • First/Second: March 22 – 24, 2024/ Spokane Arena, Spokane, WA
  • First/Second: March 22 – 24, 2024/ FedExForum, Memphis, TN
  • East Regional: March 28 – 30, 2024/ TD Garden, Boston, MA
  • South Regional: March 29 – 31, 2024/ American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX
  • Midwest Regional: March 29 – 31, 2024/ Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, MI
  • West Regional: March 28 – 30, 2024/ Crypto.Com Arena, Los Angeles, CA,

March Madness Live Streaming Options

Not able to be at the heart of the action? Do not worry; even if you’re sipping beer at a Planet Hollywood restaurant, you can still take part in March Madness excitement. This event can be streamed on Paramount+ and other services that offer access to TBS, CBS, TNT, and truTV. You can catch it on YouTube TV, Sling TV, and Hulu + Live TV as well.

A Deeper Dive into March Madness Vegas Odds

If you’re new to the betting scene or need a refresher, one term you’ll come across often is ‘Vegas odds.’ Specifically, you might see something along the lines of ‘Vegas odds March Madness 2024’ or ‘Vegas odds to win March Madness.’ These phrases essentially tell you about the odds, or the likelihood, of a particular team winning the NCAA championship.

It’s a key piece of information when placing bets on your favorite team during the March Madness tournament.

Vegas odds are calculated by sportsbooks based in Las Vegas, the heart of betting for the March Madness NCAA tournament. These odds reflect prediction models, expert analyses, and public sentiment about college basketball teams’ relative strengths and weaknesses. Furthermore, these odds are updated in real-time, reflecting changes in the team rosters, injuries, or even sudden shifts in betting behavior from the public.

The larger the total number represented by the Vegas odds, the less likely a team is predicted to win March Madness. For example, if Las Vegas March Madness odds for a team are 5000, it means the team is currently not favored to win. Conversely, a team with odds of 200 is predicted to have a better shot at the college basketball tournament.

Be sure to carefully study the current odds for the upcoming March Madness in Vegas to make knowledgeable bets:

  • UConn: Current Odds – +500, Opening Odds – +1200
  • Purdue: Current Odds – +700, Opening Odds – +1800
  • Houston: Current Odds – +750, Opening Odds – +2200
  • Arizona: Current Odds – +1000, Opening Odds – +1600
  • Tennessee: Current Odds – +1300, Opening Odds – +3300
  • Alabama: Current Odds – +1800, Opening Odds – +1400
  • North Carolina: Current Odds – +1800, Opening Odds – +2500
  • Auburn: Current Odds – +1800, Opening Odds – +4000
  • Kansas: Current Odds – +2000, Opening Odds – +1600
  • Iowa State: Current Odds – +2000, Opening Odds – +5000
  • Kentucky: Current Odds – +2200, Opening Odds – +1400
  • Duke: Current Odds – +2500, Opening Odds – +1200
  • Marquette: Current Odds – +2500, Opening Odds – +2000
  • Creighton: Current Odds – +3000, Opening Odds – +2500
  • Baylor: Current Odds – +3500, Opening Odds – +3500
  • Illinois: Current Odds – +3500, Opening Odds – +6600
  • Michigan State: Current Odds – +5000, Opening Odds – +2500
  • Wisconsin: Current Odds – +5000, Opening Odds – +10000
  • BYU: Current Odds – +6000, Opening Odds – +25000

Best Places to Watch March Madness in Vegas

Experience the electrifying energy March Madness in Las Vegas radiates, providing countless locations to catch all the action. As the ultimate sports fans’ destination, Vegas not only offers the adrenaline rush of live games but plentiful opportunities for betting enthusiasts.

Whether you plan to attend a live March Madness tournament or immerse yourself in the exciting sportsbook scene, Vegas promises a thrilling adventure. With its dynamic atmosphere and zestful spirit, it’s undeniable Sin City offers the best of both worlds when it comes to enjoying the country’s favorite college basketball tournament.

So, check out any of these fantastic Las Vegas March Madness viewing parties 2024.

Find out where is the best place to watch March Madness in Vegas that suits your budget and preference:

Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel

3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Paradise, NV 89109, United States

If you’re looking to catch all the action during March Madness Vegas, Caesars Palace offers a variety of viewing packages tailored to every basketball fan’s needs. The packages are available at various locations including sportsbooks, bars, and restaurants throughout the property, ensuring you won’t miss a minute of your favorite team’s performance.

Caesars Sportsbook

March 21 – 24, 28 – 31, and April 6 & 8

Journey to the heart of the action by booking this signature Madness Viewing Party. Watch all the happenings on a bespoke 143′ HD LED board paired with top-notch audio for a truly immersive experience.

Stadia Bar

March 21 – 24, 28 – 31, and April 6 & 8

Can’t wait to take in all the drama and adrenaline that comes with the NCAA tournament? You may want to get your reservations at one of the best places that offer March Madness watch parties Las Vegas. Stadia offers an unmatched viewing experience, elevating your game day with a lavish setting and carefully crafted cocktails.

Montecristo Cigar Bar

March 21 – 24, 28 – 31, and April 6 & 8

Immerse yourself in the ultimate “fan cave” experience at Montecristo. Enjoy top-shelf drinks, premium cigars, and all the basketball action on a sweeping 208-inch video wall.

Alto Bar

March 21 – 24

Secure a private room at Alto Bar for a full day of tournament action. Enjoy the VIP treatment and exclusive bottle service with your madness party.

Vista Cocktail Lounge

March 21 – 24

Elevate your Hoops On The Strip session at Vista Cocktail Lounge. Premium viewing reservations come with an exclusive bottle service for a unique experience.

Hard Rock Cafe

3771 Las Vegas Blvd S #120, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

Soak in the exhilarating atmosphere of March Madness 2024 from March 21st – 23rd! The Hard Rock on the Strip in Las Vegas sets the perfect stage to experience the thrill of this amazing basketball tournament.

Revel in the cheers and roars for your favorite team, complete with a guaranteed seat in the heart of the action. Enhance the experience with an open bar offering select liquor, beer, and wine options, along with a game day buffet that will refresh your palate throughout the day. Immerse in the madness with pre-assigned communal seating equipped with surround sound, a 4K LED Wall, and multiple plasma screens showcasing the games.

Tickets start at $750 per person. Reservations are available.


3000 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, United States
Take part in the thrilling March Madness action at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, known for its luxurious amenities including high-definition screens, elegant seating, and dedicated table service.

Revel in the electrifying games from budding college basketball stars on expansive HD screens in a smoke-free atmosphere. Make sure to check out the watch party hosted by the Westgate Super Book, featuring reserved seating in its massive 1,500-seat venue with tickets starting at just $45.

The Plaza

1 N Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89101, United States

The Downtown Plaza is set to transform its ballroom into a vibrant watch party venue from March 21-23, offering tickets at $100 per person that include free draft beer and soft drinks, with an option to make your reservations online.

What’s even more exciting are the daily raffle giveaways. This package delivers exceptional value to basketball fans looking to completely immerse themselves in the pulsating March Madness atmosphere.

Wynn Las Vegas

3131 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA

At Wynn and Encore, you can enjoy a host of restaurant and venue offerings during the tournament. Each venue features panoramic screens and an extensive all-you-can-eat food and beverage menu, ensuring you never miss out on the action.


Check out Allegro’s all-inclusive menu offering a basketball viewing party like no other. On March 21 to 24, Allegro provides a $250 per-person menu, that includes a selection of alcohol beverages, making it a popular choice among fans.

Charlie’s Sports Bar

Give Charlie’s Sports Bar a visit for an immersive experience. Located adjacent to Wynn‘s Race and Sports Book, the venue offers screens from all angles to keep up with the games. From March 21 to 24, you can avail of their extensive food and beverages offerings, with packages starting at $385 per person.

Eastside Lounge

The Eastside Lounge provides a homely viewing experience with comfortable chairs and couches. On March 21 and 22, enjoy unlimited food and beverages for $195 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. For viewing on March 23 and 24, open-bar seating comes at a minimum spend of $50 per person.


Las Vegas Attractions

Following the thrill and excitement of March Madness, don’t forget to enjoy the many other attractions that Las Vegas has to offer. Known for its neon lights and lively atmosphere, this city is full of experiences waiting to be discovered, from world-renowned casinos to top-tier restaurants and shows. So, after you have cheered on your favorite college basketball team, step out and explore all the wonders of Sin City.

Experience March Madness in Las Vegas

As Las Vegas transforms into a vibrant hub for March Madness in March 2024, college basketball enthusiasts can anticipate an electrifying atmosphere. The bars on the strip will be buzzing with excitement, attracting thousands of fans eager to witness their favorite teams make history.

Led boards broadcast the games in high-definition, providing an unparalleled live-action experience, and turning every basketball moment into a shared spectacle.

While the outcome for your favorite team might be uncertain, one thing is for sure: the Vegas odds for March Madness 2024 will add an extra layer of excitement to the NCAA tournament. Don’t miss out on the anticipation and suspense that March Madness brings to Vegas. Make sure to secure your Las Vegas March Madness tickets early to fully immerse yourself in the exhilarating experience brought by March Madness 2024.


Start Date:

March 19, 2024 @ 6:00 pm CDT

End Date:

March 30, 2024 @ 10:00 pm CDT



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Written by Anne Joyce Raymundo

Anne is a Filipino writer who formerly managed and created marketing strategies and materials for numerous websites and eCommerce platforms. Now, her voice...

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