FAQs
General Questions
The pick deadline for each game is the start time of each game. The game dates and times are shown on the picks page. When picking the whole bracket before the pool starts, the pick deadline for all games is the start time of the first game.
There can be several reasons for this. Take these steps:
• Refresh your web page.
• Make sure you are logged in with the correct user.
• Check that the game or series has not already started.
• If you are playing a bracket pool and you are not in a league with the "After the first round, players can still pick any team" option turned on, then you can pick a team only if you picked that team in the previous round.
• Still having problems? contact us
Sometimes a user has more than 1 email address and is trying to login or reset their password with the wrong email address. If you still can't login, get help.
If the pool has not started yet or you are in a public league, you can quit a league by going to any league page and clicking the X link next to the league name. If you are in a private league and the pool has already started, then you need to ask your league commish to remove you from the league.
The points for each team pick are shown on the picks page below each team's name. Hover over the points shown for additional points info.
Sort of. Each player can be in only 1 league per pool. But after making your picks, you can click on the 'pick again' button on the picks page and add another player. Then your additional player can join another league.
Yes. Each 'player' can only make picks once. But after making your picks, you can click on the 'pick again' button on the picks page and follow the instructions to make 1 additional player and set of picks.
You can see other's picks by clicking the player's name on the leaderboard or by going to the league all picks page. Other players' picks are revealed once a game or series starts. Or if the "See other league members' picks before the pick deadlines" league option is selected, you can see other league members' picks as soon as they are made.
League Hosting Questions
Yes, the commish of each league can make late picks for all league members. See the "Allow commish to make late picks for league players" league option for details.
Remove all the league members, except yourself, using the settings icon to the right of each player's name on the league leaderboard. Then click the X button next to your name on the league leaderboard. This will delete your league.
Some league options can not be changed once the pool starts. But most scoring options can. Changing scoring options during a pool will affect all rounds of the pool, not just rounds going forward.
There are several factors used for the points calculation. Depending on the pool, poolsbyround points are awarded based on either the team seed (March Magic), the game's moneyline (NBA Playoffs), or the game's spread (all other pools). Each game has a maximum of 20 possible points. In an evenly matched game, both team's picks are worth 10 points. In a game with a big favorite for example, the points might be 5 points for the favorite and 15 points for the underdog. For bracket pools, additional small adjustments may also be made to balance the value of each pick. You can use the low/medium/high underdog setting to tweak the points to your preference.
Once the applicable point spread/seed/moneyline has been established for a game, you can see each team's potential point value on the picks page. You can change your league scoring option and then revisit the picks page to see how the team points change.
Yes, the league commish can adjust each member's point total. See the player settings link next to each player's name on the leaderboard.
Yes, see the "add no-login players" league page for more info.
Leagues can have up to 200 members. If you need more than that, contact us
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