BetOnline Is Running A $20,000 Christmas Pick ‘Em Contest

  • BetOnline is running a $20,000 Christmas Pick ‘Em contest for Christmas Day bettors.
  • Eligible games include the five NBA and three NFL games happening on Christmas.
  • The top prize is $1,000, with the top 500 players in the contest getting prizes as well.

LAS VEGAS - Online sportsbook BetOnline is running a $20,000 Christmas Pick ‘Em contest for the NFL and NBA games happening on Christmas Day.

Christmas Day NFL games are fairly rare, as it typically belongs only to the NBA, but since Christmas is on Sunday this year, there will be several of them.

The NFL features three games, while the NBA features five, and each of them are eligible wagers for this contest.

NFL Christmas Game Schedule

  • Green Bay Packers vs. Miami Dolphins at 1:00 p.m EST
  • Denver Broncos vs. Los Angeles Rams at 4:30 p.m EST
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Arizona Cardinals at 8:20 p.m EST

NBA Christmas Game Schedule

  • Sixers-Knicks at 12:00 p.m EST
  • Lakers-Mavericks at 2:30 p.m EST
  • Bucks-Celtics at 5:00 p.m EST
  • Grizzlies-Warriors at 8:00 p.m EST
  • Suns-Nuggets at 10:30 p.m EST

Bettors have to predict the outcomes of all eight of these games. When they do, they will be eligible entrants in the contest.

Qualifying wagers include spread, moneyline and totals bets from each of the games. Contest registration is only available online.

BetOnline $20,000 Christmas Pick ‘Em Prizing

Place: Prize:
1st $1000
2nd $600
3rd $400
4th $300
5th $200
6th $160
7th $150
8th $130

The total prize pool may be $20,000, but much of the money is devoted to players who don’t finish in the top eight.

Prizing goes as far as 500th place in the contest, which will receive $20 – nothing special, but enough to feel decent about participation.