College basketball fans from all over the country love to visit Vegas and bet on March Madness. Whether you’re rooting for a sure bet, an underdog or your alma mater, you’ll have a great time and maybe even win some cash. Bars, sports books and other venues will be packed, so plan ahead. These are some of the top Las Vegas viewing parties for watching the tournament games in 2020.
Las Vegas Strip Clubs
Is there a better way to watch college basketball than surrounded by naked women? Hustler, Crazy Horse III and Sapphire will all throw big viewing parties with enticing discounts and specials. Sapphire has numerous big screen TVs and an entire room dedicated to watching the games. March Madness packages often include bottle service, open bar, food, free transportation and other options.
Book a visit to Sapphire online and ask about the latest packages in the message box.
Blondies Sports Bar & Grill
Blondies is one of the best sports bars on the Strip. The lively venue has beer pong tables and more than 40 flatscreen TVs to showcase the thrill of victory. The food and beer selection is strong. Don’t be surprised if you see a few sexy cheerleaders on hand to make sure you have fun during even the most one-sided games.
Cosmopolitan Belmont Ballroom
The Cosmo holds its 3-day “Hoops and Hops” event each year, packing a large 40,000 square-foot ballroom with tables and VIP couches to watch the games on enormous high-definition screens. Food and drink stations line the walls with betting stations on stand by. Dates and prices have yet to be announced for 2020.
TAP Sports Bar
TAP Sports Bar is a paradise for fans, featuring memorabilia from legendary athletes covering the walls. The dining room has 60 high-definition TVs, allowing more than 200 guests to catch all the action. Match up a seasonal craft beer with American classics from Chef Steve Barr, including a fun take on Beer Can Chicken. TAP usually requires a food and beverage minimum to guarantee seating during March Madness. The bar is also close to the MGM Grand sports book, making it easy to place a last-minute bet.
Treasure Island Ballroom
The TI Ballroom traditionally holds a free viewing party with cash bar and banquet-table seating on a first come, first serve basis. Expect plenty of food and drink options, as well as convenient satellite betting stations. Doors open early each day.
Hard Rock Cafe
Check out a “Hoops Madness” viewing party March 19-21, beginning at 9 a.m. each day. The price of $240 covers food, drink and great seats for watching the games on TV. William-Hill Race and Sports Book will be on site to take your bets. Book now because reservations are expected to sell out quickly.
Caesars Palace Sports Book
Experienced bettors know Caesars Palace has one of the best sports books in Las Vegas. The high-energy spot on the casino floor has 140 seats, a 12-inch flatscreen at every table, six 12-by-15-foot jumbo screens, a 20-by-50-foot LED board and a dozen 50-inch plasma screens ensuring you don’t miss a play. If you get hungry, the Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill is only a few steps away.
Mandalay Bay Sports Book
Mandalay Bay’s sports book is known for having some of the highest betting limits in town. There are enough seats for 300 people to keep an eye on 84 TV screens to watch the tournament games. Luxury boxes let bettors place a wager from their seats on a touch-screen monitor. On top of that, the sports book usually has its own grill during March Madness to serve burgers, sandwiches or salads while you cheer on your favorite team.