Nightery is a platform that
provides tools to make money
by hosting real-money fantasy contests based on live sporting events.
STEPS TO START
Create Your Contest
CONTROL WHAT YOU EARN
Hosts customize contest settings, including commission rates.
Nightery is a real-money gaming platform that empowers anyone to
easily host community-based predictive sports and entertainment
Nightery also empowers hosts to earn a commission for each of
their contests hosted.
Nightery is available to play on iPhone and Android mobile
devices. You can download the Nightery mobile app from the Apple
App Store or Google Play Store.
To sign up or login, open the Nightery app from your mobile phone,
enter your mobile phone number on the intro screen, then enter the
verification code sent to your phone from Nightery.
Logout by going to 'View Profile' within the menu screen, then tap
Tap the 'Create A Contest' button in the bottom right, then follow
the prompts to select your game format and customize settings,
including the number of contest entries, entry fee, start time,
prize structure, and your host commission rate.
Nightery currently charges a platform commission of 7% of total
entries fees from each paid contest. The host (an individual
person, non-profit charity, or for-profit entity who creates the
contest) can customize the host's commission rate from a minimum
of 0% (none) to a maximum of 25%.
The fee structure can be changed anytime. If and when a change
occurs, all customers with an active account will be notified, and
this page will be updated accordingly. Any contest created prior
to a fee structure change will not be affected.
Each customer gets a unique link associated with their individual
account to invite others.
Tap the 'Invite Others' button on the main screen in the bottom
left, then copy and paste the link into a text, SMS, email, or on
A player can also get your contest invitation within the Nightery
app by entering your unique hostname on the 'Invitation' screen.
If a player does not already see your contest invitation within
the Nightery app, the player should first enter your unique
Nightery hostname on the 'Invitation' screen. By doing so, the
player is then connected to the host, and all contests the host
creates, now and into the future, will appear which have not yet
past the entry deadline and have entries remaining to buy.
After opening the contest invitation, the player taps the “Buy
If the player has less funds in their Nightery account than the
contest entry fee, the player will be prompted to deposit funds
before purchasing an entry.
Adults age 18+ who are physically in one of the following
locations at the time of purchasing an entry can play in a
real-money contest on Nightery:
To get to the payment screen to deposit funds, tap “Add credits”
in the menu screen or tap the “Buy Entry” button within a contest
while having less funds than the entry fee.
Payments are accepted via Venmo, PayPal, Credit Card, and Apple
Payments appear as “Credits” within the Nightery app, and are
play-able only; credits cannot be withdrawn nor returned. Only
cash won or earned for hosting a contest can be withdrawn (as
Nightery currently offers three (4) different game formats:
Survivor: choose 1 team each week. If they win, you survive. If they lose, you are eliminated.
Pick'Em: select from a lineup of statistical options based on
real-world events, such as “Tom Brady will pass for at least 290
yards”, or “Tom Hardy will win the Oscar for Best Actor In A
Dramatic Post-Pandemic Comedy”
Golf Tiers: a weekly fantasy golf contest; pick your lineup of PGA
golfers grouped by tiers
Survive The Cut: a round-by-round elimination fantasy golf
contest; select 6 golfers each round of a PGA golf tournament
Contest rules and scoring structure are displayed within the
Nightery app on the 'Rules' tab of each contest.
Where are the contest prizes displayed?
Prizes are displayed within the Nightery app on the 'Prizes' tab
of each contest.
Points and rankings are tracked and displayed on the leaderboard,
If your contest does not fill by the entry deadline (a few minutes
before the scheduled start of the first real-world event
associated with the contest) the contest resizes with the same entry fee, start time, and prize
structure, while having a different number of entries and prize
Entries from players who opt to play their entries into the
resized contest remain in the contest, while
entries from players who opt to receive a refund are refunded
their purchase from the original contest.
Each player can change their account setting to receive a refund
or play thier entries from contests entered that do not fill by
going to the 'View Profile' screen found within the Menu.
Cash for winning a prize and/or for hosting a contest when a host
commission is applied appears in the customer's Nightery account
typically within seconds of a contest officially closing.
Before a contest is officially closed, statistics from the
real-world event and contest scores must be validated; this
validation process typically occurs within an hour of the
real-world event ending, though can be longer.
Cash can be withdrawn by going to the Menu screen, tap "Withdraw
Cash", then follow the instructions, including entering a
withdrawal amount, your name, and address.
From within the Nightery app, shake the phone while on any screen,
then follow the prompts or go to the Menu, tap “Get Support” then
tap “Contact Us”.
Expect customer service to reply by email promptly Monday through
Friday 9a-5p PT.
“Nightery is makes hosting real-money games easy! My players LOVE IT. The experience through their mobile app is a HUGE UPGRADE above every other website I tried.
All the features make it super simple to operate my games, especially handling all transactions so I don’t have to deal with collecting entries and payouts!
Nightery does all the dirty work, and I can just focus on my players having a good time.”