Bookie Events Poll

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  • More events needed

    19 33.33%
  • Too many events

    4 7.02%
  • Just the right amount (I am broke anyway)

    34 59.65%
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    Bookie Events Poll

    How are we doing with the bookie events?

    Anything you want to see more of or less of?

    I got to thinking about this today, I try to keep at least one event going daily, so we have something to bet on, but sometimes it is hard when there is nothing going on.


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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    Can you start a betting pool that more than 65% of the people will say it is positive thing to have on the site?



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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    I think we should have an Event for this.



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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    I am fighting with do I post these non big12/Non ISU events? Like I went looking for things for tonight, it was either the NBA, NHL, or Big10 basketball. Is there enough interest in that to make it worth our time, if people like it, I am happy to put more events up.


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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    i am putting 10k of credits on need more events



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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    I'm under the notion if the wheel isn't squeaking, it's probably working ok. Likely needs some maintenance now and then, but otherwise she's just fine.

    Same goes here. The system is simple, it's setup so everyone can participate, etc. There is usually alway something to bet on, which is good. Some times more than others - but that's seasonal (bowl season, NFL playoffs, etc).

    I think events for the NBA and NHL can be good - just limit them because there does not seem to be near as much interest in those as there are the college sports and NFL. Baseball isn't too far away...although that's not my cup of tea...plenty of betting will go on there as well - especially opening day.



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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    I like betting on things like the weather!



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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    National Duals this weekend. 16 teams to choose from. Multitude of betting options (overall winner; finals matchup; placewinners 1-4; placewinners 1-8; round-by-round results, etc.).



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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    Quote Originally Posted by redrocker View Post
    I like betting on things like the weather!
    Ok, that is good to know, I have turned down a couple of weather events because I thought they were getting silly. I am sure Keep is going to disagree, I bet he LOVES weather events.


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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    Why is if that there are times that it won't allow me to go all in? It says that I don't have enough credits to cover my bet. Then there are other times when it will let me got to zero.



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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    I want to bet on anything and everything:) Anyone see all the crazy bets on the movie Rat Race?


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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    Quote Originally Posted by SuperCy View Post
    Why is if that there are times that it won't allow me to go all in? It says that I don't have enough credits to cover my bet. Then there are other times when it will let me got to zero.
    Do you have .5 credits? I have that problem because somewhere along the way, i got .5 credits, so I always have to leave 1 left.


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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    It's good how it is... It would be fun to have tons of betting events but if we went to that we might need to lock it to keep them off the front page. I know I would love to spread bets around on 7-8 games a night if possible...



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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    I voted for more....But I'm addicted


    That being said, I think it would be nice just to have one or two a day if possible Early Game / Late Game (for some of us that have to work during the day).

    Between College Basketball, NBA, NHL, Arena Football, and American Gladiators could we just have "The Early Game" and "The Late Game" of the day...?

    For all you do, "Thanks Bookies"......



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    Re: Bookie Events Poll

    I REALLY need to get some credits built up for March Madness.



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