FAQ

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ARK is DPoS cryptocurrency, "the sandbox for blockchains", founded with ICO in 2016. ARK website
DPoS - delegated proof of stake - is a consensus algorithm where new blocks are creating by 51 delegates. Delegate is special type of account, which is able to create new block in "forging" process. They are chosen in voting, only 51 delegates with highest approval get rewards. More
Pool is a delegate who share some percentage of forged coins in return for you vote. Voting pools is the easiest way to earn ARK. Read my proposal here.
There are several tutorials how to vote: Tutorial #1 Video tutorial
My pool is running on "True block weight" algorithm implementation by goose delegate. It means that rewards are calculated every forged block.
No, the vote is valid until you decide to un-vote (operation opposite to vote) delegate.
No, the vote is valid until you decide to un-vote (operation opposite to vote) delegate.
It depends on many factors such as: your vote weight, total pool approval, pool rules, pool productivity. If you want check potentially profits you can use one of calculators maintain by community Calculator #1 Calculator #2 My calculator
I make payouts every 3 days, however minimal payout amount is 1ARK so if you vote with less ARK weight you need to wait longer for first ARKs. You can always check your stats on pool website.