But while the NCAA Tournament may be the most significant event of the year for casual gamblers building brackets, it also provides plenty of other exhilarating gambling options for bettors.
Let's face it: most brackets go bust. But thankfully, Las Vegas offers tons of other bets that will keep you on the edge of your seat regardless of how your bracket is doing.
Below are our best bets for the NCAA Tournament to carry your excitement beyond the first weekend of action. All lines come courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook.
Now check out one player to know from each team competing in the NCAA Tournament this year.