Let's say you send 1 ETH to the verified contract address of Game 2. In order for you to recieve your payout ( 1.3 ETH minus 2% charity fee ), 1.3 ETH must be deposited after all participants before you have been paid.
Sending more than the maximum ether allowed will result in the excess being refunded to the sender.
Again, if you send ether from an exchange, the exchange will end up getting the payout instead of you, so please only send from addresses you control.
There is no need to trust etherpyramid. Understanding the contract sourcecode proves that it can only operate as it was programmed to. The code is the law with no trust required. This is often refered to as a 'trustless system'.
Your deposit will stay locked in the contract until enough ether is deposited to initiate your payout.
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