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Odds Heavily Against Perfect Basketball Bracket Winner

Odds Heavily Against Perfect Basketball Bracket Winner

(Detroit, MI) -- Quicken Loans is teaming with billionaire investor Warren Buffett to offer $1 billion for selecting the final 63 games of the NCAA Basketball Tournament correctly.

The rules page makes clear that there is a 1.9 quintillion chance of winning the grand prize, although the best 20 brackets will receive $100,000. University of Detroit Mercy Marketing Professor Mike Bernacchi says informed analysis slightly improves the odds over random selections.

 

By comparison, there is a one in 258-million chance of selecting all of the winning numbers in the Mega Millions lottery, which has an estimated jackpot of $400 million for tonight's drawing.

 

 

 

 

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