How Does it Work?

Create your free bracket! If it’s perfect – win up to $250,000 (divided equally amongst multiple entrants who achieve this, if applicable!)
Win up to $50,000 by predicting the most points throughout the entire tournament (divided equally amongst multiple entrants tied for the highest score, if applicable)
Win a $5 Parlay Free Bet for every group stage winner chosen correctly.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for the bracket?

Register for a BetMGM Sports account or login to your existing BetMGM account to enter the World Cup Free-to-Play Bracket Challenge of what state you are in! The promotion will be available in our Promotions Tab.

When will I be able to create my own bracket?

Entries are allowed starting on Thursday, November 10, 2022 @ 10:59am EST.

Do I need to deposit or place a bet to participate?

No, the game is completely free-to-play! There is no requirement to make a deposit or place any bets to participate.

How many bracket entries am I allowed?

You can only enter once in the free-to-play bracket. Only your first bracket entry submission will be eligible. Any subsequent bracket entries will not count toward this promotion. Please make sure to read full Terms & Conditions regarding participation eligibility.

Can I edit my picks before the tournament beings on November 20th?

Yes, you can edit all your picks. Once the first game kicks-off on November 20th, your selections will be locked and can no longer be edited.

How does the $250,000 Grand Prize work?

The user (or users) at the end of the tournament that predict correctly every single winner of each match will win the $250,000 grand prize. There is no guarantee on this grand prize. The prize will be divided evenly amongst eligible winners in the event of a tie.

How does the $50,000 Guaranteed Prize work?

The user (or users) at the end of the tournament with the most points will win the $50,000 prize. The prize will be divided evenly amongst eligible winners in the event of a tie.

How does the group stage free bet prize work?

After the group stage concludes, each user will receive a $5 free bet for each correct group winner they predicted.

How does the point breakdown work? How many points do I get for a win? How many can I get in total?

Point accumulation varies by round. See below for breakdown:
Points are broken down as follows:
• Group States – 1 Point Per Win
• Second Round (Round of 16) – 4 Points Per Win
• Quarterfinals (Round of 8) – 8 Points Per Win
• Semifinals (Round of 8) – 16 Points Per Win
• Third Place Match – 20 Points Per Win
• Final (Championship) – 32 Points for a correct World Cup winner


What happens if a game is cancelled?

In case a game is cancelled, the winner of the game will be based on what is determined by the confederation and points to the leaderboard will be given accordingly. 

Is there a leaderboard to check my progress?

Absolutely! This challenge features a leaderboard that updates in real time shortly after each event is over. Participants will be able to view their standings by going to My Account >> Promotions >> Perfect Bracket Challenge >> Leaderboard

How can I contact you with any questions?

Feel free to check the full terms and conditions or contact us via chat or email for 24 hour support – We’ll be happy to help!

I just won! When will I receive my cash prize?

All cash prizes will be available in the winning player’s BetMGM account within 72 hours of the World Cup Finals match on Monday, April 4, 2022.

For more detailed information about the promotion please read the full terms and conditions.

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