There were a couple of items that were not put in place in time for last Friday's launch due to last minute negotiations with our lawyers and banking partners. These include acceptance of Canadian customers, and acceptance of Amex and Discover credit cards. All of this is fully approved and is being implemented this week in our software. Sorry for the inconvenience this has caused for our friends up north. I expect all three items to be functioning by the weekend. We currently only accept credit cards drawn from US banks, and do not accept debit cards. This policy will not be changed with the addition of Canadian customers. Canadian customers will be able to use PayPal, a US credit card, or any credit card or checking account tied to their PayPal account as a deposit method.
We will be expanding our contest offerings as our customer base builds, which is happening rapidly. Currently our mix of contests is weighted heavily towards the lower cost contests, and the number of contest structures currently offered is very small. The number of structures offered will increase and the mix of contests will evolve very fast. Our goal is for most of our contests to offer at least 90% of the entry fees returned in prizes. This is already true and will remain true for all "Heads-Up" contests, and all contests with entry fees of $20 or greater. We will also be increasing the payout percentage for some of the smaller fee contests shortly, as they fill up with more consistency. If you would like to try out an inexpensive contest with a great payout, you can't go wrong with our "Launch Specials". These $1 contests payout 100% minimum of the contest fees in prizes. We plan on offering these for the next few months at least on a daily basis. They are our personal version of a freeroll contest.
Thanks to all the new users and affiliates who have made our first week in operation a huge success!