Info: How to participate in sportsbook

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  1. ChrisMWilliams

    ChrisMWilliams Publisher
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    Fanatics –

    Here’s a quick tutorial on how to participate in the new Cy-Bookie.

    Sportsbook

    It’s really pretty simple.

    Go to the secondary navigation part of the screen – the area just below the Cyclone Fanatic logo at the top of the screen. Then scroll over and click on sports book.

    You’ll then see a list of games, prop bets, O/U, etc.

    See something you want to bet on? Click on the event. Then look to your right and you’ll see text that says “place wager.” Click on it and simply place your wager on the game.

    Last night, I gave everybody 10 K and note that I am going to run this as close to a real sports book as possible. AKA, don’t be an idiot and then come asking for more money next week!

    Any questions?
     
  2. coolerifyoudid

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  3. ImJustKCClone

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  4. DrizzyCyclone

    DrizzyCyclone New Member

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    Thanks for giving me a reason to come here besides reading stories and listening to some podcasts. I'm already using this as much as some people use forums lol.
     
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  5. keepngoal

    keepngoal Jobless Jerk
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    Very cool... it would be handy to have an income 'source', even if small amounts. Per post? Per page view? Per visit? Monthly Salary of $250.00?
     
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  6. jkclone

    jkclone Well-Known Member

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    Even something way smaller. I think if you do run out there has to be a way to get some more even if very small amounts.
     
  7. DrizzyCyclone

    DrizzyCyclone New Member

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    Is there a way I can create a bet?
     
  8. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    Money per post is an interesting idea if that's even possible.
     
  9. ISUCubswin

    ISUCubswin Well-Known Member

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    How about money per quality post? Lord knows we don't need any more 3TrueFans posts then we already get.
     
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  10. BBHMagic

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    I don't know about per post/view/view. People could stock up on credits without participating. A monthly salary would keep it more equal.
     
  11. 95CLONE

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    Any plans for NASCAR bets?
     
  12. ChrisMWilliams

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    Yeah I can be in charge of these. Love me some racin
     
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  13. Ms3r4ISU

    Ms3r4ISU Well-Known Member

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    Don't really know what I'm doing, but I love spending money that doesn't belong to me.
     
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  14. CycloneErik

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    I'm going to be an idiot and come asking for more money right now. Why wait?

    Hehehehe, sucker.
     
  15. rworkman83

    rworkman83 Lost in Eastern Iowa
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    Haha. I normally like to spread how how I post them, but since last night was the first night open for business, I wanted to get a few more in.
     
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  16. Tailg8er

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    Is there a way to request certain events be added? Or would it be easier for someone with a lot of requests to become a bookie (not sure what the requirements even are to become one?)

    I'm mainly interested in most of the college football lines for each week. Depending on how long the process takes, I could potentially help out.
     
  17. rworkman83

    rworkman83 Lost in Eastern Iowa
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    There is a thread in the Sports Betting forum to request certain games. Each week, we will have most of the Midwest games and Top 25 games.
     
  18. Bestaluckcy

    Bestaluckcy Active Member

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    Supposing we have a high level recruit coming in and we need a little cash to get Chris out of town for a while, where do I go when I want to cash in some of my chips? :p
     
  19. CyArob

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    One mulligan, right?
     
  20. CywinLannister

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    Cool idea; I'm in!
     

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