Announcement Sportsbook Guide

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    Sportsbook is a virtual betting software which allows you to wager on Sporting events with your forum cash.
    In this thread, the various features of Sportsbook will be explained.
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    If you have any questions, please use the Sportsbook help thread.
     

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    1. How to access Sportsbook:

    Scroll to the top of your page and find the navigation link which says 'Bookie'. Click on it:

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    2. The Sportsbook landing page:

    This is the first page which is visible when you click on the Bookie link or navigate to Sportsbook:

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    You will see the following:

    - Welcome message: This welcomes you to Sportsbook.
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    - Recently added events: This block basically shows the most recent events added by the Bookie. You may not be able to see all the events, but you will be able to see the most recent.
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    - Recently settled events: This block shows you the most recent events which have finished and been paid out (or settled). You will see who settled the event, the date when the event was settled and the amount of money paid out.
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    - Recent winners side bar: Will tell you who has most recently won cash in Sportsbook detailing how much was won in the wagers:
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    3. 'Events' Page.

    How to find it? Click on the 'Events' link in the navigation:

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    The events page shows a full listing of ALL open events. It is similar to the landing page:

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    BUT one important thing to note is that you are able to see when the event closes on the right of the listing (or when the event actually starts on TV)

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    4. Viewing an event:

    To view an event, click on the link of an event withing the listing in Sportsbook:

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    You will view the following page. Here is a quick run-down of it:

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    There is also a comments area. You will receive an alert when someone comments on an event which you've wagered on or commented on yourself.

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    5. Wagering on an event:

    To wager on an event, click on the 'Place wager' link next to the outcome you want to wager on:

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    An overlay will pop up asking you to place a wager on the warriors. It will tell you how much money you have and the odds of the outcome. Enter the amount of money you want to wager on the event:

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    Click on the Media has been hidden. Please Register to view. button to confirm.

    You will now be able to check who's wagered on an event by clicking on the outcome link: Media has been hidden. Please Register to view. to be presented with this:

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    (Click anywhere to close)

    You can also click on the Media has been hidden. Please Register to view. for a more detailed view of who's wagered etc.
     
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    6. The Archives

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    The archive area shows a full listing of all the settled events. So it is basically like the 'Events' area but for settled events.

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    7. My Wagers:

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    The 'My Wagers' page displays all the events that you have betted on. It shows next to the event if you had lost the wager or if you won the wager. It will show how much you won on top of your stake.

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    There is also a side bar which shows you your 'My Wagers Stats'. (Total wagers, total won, total lost as well as how many events you have wagered on are open or settled.

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    You will also be able to see the wagers of other users under the bookie tab on their profile:

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    8. Sportsbook Statistics:

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    The Sportsbook Stats page is a run down of the all time statistics from Sportsbook. It includes Top paying events, top paying wagers, top winners, users with the most cash and more.

    The stats are always subject to change! :)

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    9. Sportsbook Alerts

    You will receive alerts in Sportsbook when various things happen. You can turn these alerts on/off by navigating to Link has been hidden. Please Register to view.


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    You will also get an alert when you win, which looks like this:

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    It will tell you how much money you won and what event it was from.
     
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    10. Sportsbook in Recent Activity:

    If you look under the 'Fans' tab, you'll see a link for ' Link has been hidden. Please Register to view.":

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    This area, along with all the other activity, will show Sportsbook activity, so you can keep up with what other members are doing within Sportsbook:

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