ESPN Fantasy releases two new NBA and NHL Playoff bracket games

April 12, 2023
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Both are free to play and offer a $2,500 grand prize at the end of the playoffs.

ESPN Fantasy has released two new bracket games for the NHL and NBA playoffs, ESPN Playoff Hockey Challenge and ESPN NBA Playoff Challenge. The launch follows another successful ESPN Tournament Challenge run.

Both games are free to play and can be accessed on the ESPN Fantasy app through iOS and Android mobile devices, as well as through the ESPN.com website.

Hockey fans can follow and predict winners for each Stanley Cup Finals playoff round with ESPN Playoff Hockey Challenge. The same options are available for basketball fans through ESPN NBA Playoff Challenge.

Both bracket games feature an easy-to-use setup that allows players to create and join groups to compete with family and friends.

For the NBA Playoff Challenge, entries will be accepted until April 15. The due date for final entries on the Hockey Playoff Challenge is April 17.

Players can compete to win a $2,500 grand prize by earning the most total points once the Stanley Cup and Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy are raised. Both bracket games are offering the grand prize.

ESPN Fantasy noted that “in the event of a tie, a tiebreaker for each game will determine the winner, with total playoff points for the NBA Finals MVP determining the NBA Playoff Challenge winner, and total goals for the Stanley Cup Final series deciding the Playoff Hockey Challenge winner.”

ESPN Fantasy provides fantasy sports fans with an extensive portfolio of titles and offers fans access to web, mobile, audio, streaming video and linear TV. Its fanbase has grown to more than 20 million followers.

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