Get A Perfect March Madness Bracket? Warren Buffett Will Pay You $1 Billion Brandon Caldwell January 21, 2014 Sports 1 Comment With odds of crafting the perfect NCAA bracket at one in 9.2 quintillion (that’s 18 zeroes kids), billionaire Warren Buffett has upped the ante to find the one person who can come away with tournament pick ’em immortality. One billion dollars. With a B. Buffett has teamed up with Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert to offer college basketball fans a shot at becoming a billionaire. The rules are quite simple, you fill out a bracket and if everything happens to fall your way, you become a billionaire — via 40 installments of $25 million according to Rob Wile of Business Insider. You can opt for a lump sum payment of $500 million should you wish to forego the installment option and if two people pull off the highly unlikely feat, the prize would be split down the middle. “It is our mission to create amazing experiences for our clients. This contest, with the possibility of creating a billionaire, definitely fits that bill,” Jay Farner, President and Chief Marketing Officer of Quicken Loans said. Should no one achieve perfection, the close but no cigar prizes aren’t anything to scoff at either. Quicken Loans will be awarding $100,000 each to contestants with the 20 closest but imperfect brackets. The catch is that $100,000 has to go to buying, refinancing or remodeling a home. Quicken Loans will also donate $1 million to nonprofit organizations in inner-city Detroit & inner-city Cleveland. The contest is only open to U.S. citizens who are 21 and older and kicks off March 3 and is free of charge. To follow along with the contest, visit their Facebook & Twitter accounts. Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr One Response Mercer Celebrates Huge Upset Win Over Duke With The Nae Nae | Day & A Dream March 21, 2014 […] After yesterday, only 80,000+ perfect brackets remained, meaning 80% of America can’t do this with Warren Buffett. After last night’s major upsets of Oklahoma and Ohio State by North Dakota State and Dayton […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.