Ultimate Guide to Sports Betting in Kenya
Below is a summary of the Sports betting companies in the Kenya which are authorized and regulated by the Betting Control and Licensing Board of Kenya under the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming act, Cap 131, Laws of Kenya.
Twitter : @sportpesa
Facebook : Sportpesa
Mobile : +254755079079
Sportpesa is famous among many Kenyan gamblers. It focuses on soccer only and has a variety of markets to choose from. They include: 3 way Home/Draw/Away, Goals over/Under, Both teams to score (BTTS) Yes/No ,Double Chance Home/Away, 3 way Fist Half Home/Draw/Away, Correct Score, Half Time/Full Time i.e 1/1 2/1 X/2, Goal Odd/Even , Euro Handicap, First Half Under/Over etc…
What makes Sportpesa unique from other Kenyan bookies is the Sportpesa Jackpot. It has a total of 13 matches, anyone who predicts the 13 correctly wins the big price ( ksh 5 Million and above). There is a bonus for the individuals who manage to predict 10, 11 and 12 correctly. In circumstances whereby two or more persons manage to win either the jackpot or the bonus, the money is shared equally among all winners.
The Jackpot value keeps on increasing on weekly basis until there is a winner, that’s the time when the value depreciates to Ksh 5 Million. The approximate growth rate of the Sportpesa Jackpot is Ksh 2 Million.
The Sportpesa Jackpot is played at a cost of ksh 100 per jackpot pick.
Currently, there are only two bookies in Kenya with the Jackpot Competition. Sportpesa and Royal Kenya Bets.
The advantage of Sportpesa is that depositing and withdrawing cash is fast and efficient, there is quick settlement of bets and proper customer service. However, the minimum amount of money you can place your bet with is ksh100. Withdrawing costs you ksh33.
TO REGISTER IS SIMPLE AND FAST!! : To register for a SportPesa account SMS ACCEPT to 79079
How To Deposit Money On Sportpesa
FROM SAFARICOM MPESA
1. Go to Mpesa Menu
2. Select Lipa Na Mpesa
4. Enter business number 955100
5. Account number SPORTPESA
6. Enter amount to transfer to Sportpesa account
7. Enter PIN
FROM AIRTEL MONEY
1. Go to Airtel Money Menu
2. Make payment
3. Select Paybill
4. Click Other
5. Enter Business number SPORTPESA
6. Enter Amount to transfer to Sportpesa account
7. Enter PIN
8. Enter reference number as FOOTBALL
FROM ORANGE MONEY
1. Go to Orange Money
2. Select paybill
3. Click other
4. Enter paybill number 079079
5. Enter amount to transfer to Sportpesa account
6. Enter PIN
FROM YU CASH
1. Go to YU cash menu
2. Select Paybill
3. Go to other
4. Enter paybill number 107079
5. Enter business number SPORTPESA
6. Enter amount to transfer to Sportpesa account
7. Enter PIN
Betting is Via SMS and on the Web
BETTING VIA SMS (SINGLE BET)
SMS to 79079 the Game ID, the team you predict to win in 90 min & the amount you wish to bet.
e.g. “8962#2#100″ – where “8962” is the Game ID, “2” is the prediction (“1″ means Home win,”X” means draw, and “2” means away from Home win) and “100” is the bet amount.
BETTING VIA SMS (MULTI-BET)
SMS to 79079 the Game IDs , the teams you predict to win in 90 min & the amount you wish to bet.
e.g. “1234#2#4534#1#7180 #1#135″ where 1234 is the Game ID,2 is the prediction,4534 is the Game ID, 1 is the prediction, 7180 is the Game ID, 1 is the prediction and 135 is the bet amount.
At http://tupesa.co.ke we spend our day researching on statistics and news that might give us an edge on betting and we freely share our best predictions on the blog.
Elitebet operates in Kenya and Uganda. Elitebet has a good number of markets e.g 3 way Home/Draw/Away, BTTS, Double Chance, Asian (Draw No Bet), Half Time/Full Time, First Half Under/Over, Handicap, Goal Odd/Even, Goals over/Under etc…
Elitebet Kenya is advantageous in that there are no withdrawing charges. Sometimes delays are experienced during settlement of bets, depositing and withdrawing cash but finally you get paid. Elitebet currently offers only soccer betting.
TO REGISTER IS SIMPLE AND FAST!!
On MPESA, send your stake money to business no. 850700, account no. elitebet and you will be sent your PIN number to log-in and bet. That’s it!On Safaricom : M-PESA -> Lipa na M-PESA -> Pay Bill -> Enter business no. -> 850700 -> Enter account no. elitebet – > Enter Amount E.g. 100KShs -> enter M-PESA PIN and confirm. You will get a PIN via SMS and you log-in on-line immediately and place your bets at http://www.elitebetkenya.com!
To place your bet online, you just log-in with your phone number and PIN, then select the options here.
By SMS, you text it to 29210.
Placing the Bet by SMS
Here you identify the match you are betting on by its Match Code which, in this example as above is 2475. You say your prediction by adding it to the Match Code. In the match result bet a Home Win is #1, an Away Win is #2 and a Draw is #0. You say how much you want to stake by adding your stake at the end of the bet. 100 KShs is *100. So to bet on this match, predicting a Home Win with 100 KShs, you text the message 2475#1*100 to the number 29210.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : +254722585277
Justbet is an international sports betting organization.
How to Bet on Just Bet!
1. Visit the website http://www.justbet.co.ke
2. Register. Registration is Free
3. Load your account by Safaricom Paybill 530100 or AIRTEL MONEY on 0789 757 858
4. Place a Bet on our Featured Matches.
5. Minimum Bet amount is 100/= and the Maximum is 10,000/= per game.
6. Wait for the outcome and check if your winnings reflect on your account balance.
7. Withdraw your winnings anytime by sending withdraw request to 0722 585 277.
Justbet offers suitable betting options among them is the number of yellow cards whereby you can predict the number of yellow cards which will be issued in the math, 3 way Home/Draw/Away, offer player to score too and live betting, NBA betting, both team to score, in play betting only full time results.
Justbet has very client friendly odds.
There are delays while depositing and withdrawing cash but but everyone is paid within 12 hours.
Twitter : @GameYetu
Facebook : GameYetu
BetYetu offers three betting options i.e : 3 way Home/Draw/Away with the odds in ratio form. An example of these odds are shown below:
How to deposit funds
Select Safaricom Menu on your handset
Select M-PESA option, navigate to Lipana M-PESA
Select Pay Bill Option
Enter business Number 850704, Account Number ‘Betyetu’
Enter Stake Amount
Enter your M-PESA PIN and confirm
If you want to withdraw funds from your account, send an email to customer support at email@example.com.
5.Royal Kenya BETS
Royal Kenya bets offers a good number of betting options which are:
>Both teams to score (BTTS)
>First team to score
>First goal scorer
HOW TO DEPOSIT FUNDS
1. Go to M-PESA on your phone
2. Select Pay Bill option
3. Enter Business no. 880185
4. Enter Account no: 254714852114
5. Enter the Amount you want to deposit (minimum Ksh10)
6. Enter your M-PESA PIN and Send
7. You will receive a confirmation SMS from M-PESA
8. Your account will automatically be updated with the amount of your deposit
9. Go ahead and place your bets
Something unique about Royal Kenya Bets is the Royal Kenya Bets Jackpot.It has a total of 12 matches and its price is Ksh 4 Million. Anybody who manages to get 10 and 11 out of 12 correct will not go empty handed, there is a bonus for 10 and 11 correct Jackpot Predictions.
Go-Bet is a UK-based Betting Company. It’s among the few international operators in this industry that gives Kenyans a chance to place bets and win Cash.
Depositing Cash is via MPesa in the following order
Deposit and Withdrawal
Currently all deposits and withdrawals must be done through one of Go-bet’s registered outlets.
Deposits are made by purchasing a voucher through a betting shop, the value of this voucher can then be credited to your account instantly the next time you log on by following the simple instructions. When you log into your account go to ‘My Account’ then ‘Deposit Funds’.
Withdrawals are made by request. When logged on go ‘My Account’ then ‘withdraw funds’ follow the instructions and once compete you will be able to collect your money from any go-bet betting shop.
More payment methods coming soon…
The major advantage with go-bet is that it offers In Play betting and many games i.e. Soccer, Basketball, Motorsports, American Football, Baseball, Cricket, Darts, Gaelic Football, Greyhounds, Golf, Horse Racing, Rugby Union and Snooker.
Settlement of bets is immediately you win. It doesn’t matter whether the match is over or not.
The main demerits with go-bet are the delays experienced during depositing and withdrawing cash. After depositing cash it takes time before the money reflects in your account. However, the good thing is that you will never lose your money. Finally you will get your cash.
The following are some of the betting options offered by go-bet: Euro Handicap, First Half Under/Over, 3 way Fist Half Home/Draw/Away, Correct Score, Half Time/Full Time i.e 1/1 2/1 X/2, Goal Odd/Even, 3 way Home/Draw/Away, Goals over/Under, Both teams to score (BTTS) Yes/No, Double Chance Home/Away, 3 way First Half Home/Draw/Away and Most of all In Play Betting.
In Play Betting comprises of the following options: First team to score, To Win Rest Of The Match and many more options.
7. GAMING INTERNATIONAL
Gaming International offers a variety of services including odds betting for sports like soccer, basketball, Formula 1, boxing, tennis and much more. We also offer betting for virtual games like greyhound, virtual horse racing, motor sport, motor speedway and virtual soccer.
How to Buy credits using MTN Mobile Money
Your e-Gaming number must be an MTN Uganda Number and it is the only number you can use.
Go to the MTN Mobile Money menu on your phone.
Select Pay Bill from the Menu.
Select Pay Goods and services.
Enter QP as the code.
Enter the amount you want to use for buying the credits.
Enter GAMING as the Reference.
Enter your PIN to authorize the transaction.
Your credits will be loaded into Gaming account shortly after payment.
How to Buy credits using Airtel Money
Your e-Gaming number must be an Airtel Uganda Number and it is the only number you can use.
Dial *185# to get the Airtel Money menu on your phone (phone_no).
Select Pay Bill from the Menu.
Select others from the next menu.
Enter 600500 as the business number.
Enter the amount that you want to use for buying the credits.
Enter GAMING as the Reference number OR Reason.
Follow the next steps to complete the transaction.
Your credits will be loaded into your Gaming account shortly after payment.
How to withdraw winnings By SMS
Send GET Amount to 7373. e.g Get 5000. The money is sent to your e-Gaming Number.
This is currently available for only Airtel Uganda numbers. MTN Uganda will also be activated soon.
How to withdraw winnings online to Mobile Money
Log into your Gaming account.
Click Withdraw winnings
Enter the amount you want to withdraw and click the withdraw button on the form.
click send to send the money to your registered e-Gaming Number
This is available for both MTN Uganda and Airtel Uganda
Gaming International currently offers the following betting options
>Asian draw no bet
>Half with most goals etc
256 Bet is an international firm which also gives Kenyans a chance to bet and win
DEPOSITING FUNDS (M-PESA)
for Kenyan Clients
· Go to M- Pesa Menu
· Choose the SEND MONEY option
· For MOBILE NUMBER type 0702146242
· Enter the AMOUNT you wish to deposit
· For REFERENCE / MESSAGE type your EMAIL ADDRESS
· Confirm the transaction details
· Enter your PIN
· Your account will be credited with the amount
email : firstname.lastname@example.org
It is among the few Kenyan Bookies with live or in play betting.It focuses on soccer, Tennis,Basketball,Handball,Rugby,Volleyball etc
In football for example,It has a variety of markets to choose from. They include: 3 way Home/Draw/Away, Goal scorer, Goals over/Under, Both teams to score (BTTS) Yes/No ,Double Chance Home/Away, 3 way Fist Half Home/Draw/Away, Correct Score, Half Time/Full Time i.e 1/1 2/1 X/2, Goal Odd/Even , Euro Handicap, First Half Under/Over etc…
REGISTRATION : To register for a Goldbet account please visit www.goldbet.co.ke and click on the register button on the top right of the page
There are many other existing betting companies which you can use to earn a living. I will mention some of them in an alphabetical order.
1.BET365 – http://ww.bet365.com
2.Kenya Sports Bet – http://www.kenyasportsbet.com
3.WilliamHill – http://www.williamhill.commobile-betting
BONUS: A simple winning strategy for Sportpesa Today’s games or which ever bookie you choose
Its always advisable for a good gambler to be able to follow trends in some leagues by following their resent game results and also following their statistic throughout the years.
This enable one to know where or which market to stake on and have higher chances of winning.Picture1
Some leagues have a little bit consistency in one way or the other.Take for instance we leagues where we have 60%-70% of the games played being over 2.5 goals and up to 90% of the games played in real time end up being over 2,5 such as :
2-Division-West and Australia
Where as other leagues make a good spot of under 2.5 market. Such leagues include Egypt,Premier and more.This is are good spots where one can make good money with the best odd offered at Sportpesa and Elitebet.
This is not a guarantee of sure wins since a game may be influenced by many other factors such as injuries,transfers,absence of key players and many other factors which we always put them into consideration so as to give our premium members the best tips always.
The above strategy will enable you to win a few matches but the ultimate strategy is to pay a proffessional sports gambler to gamble with your money. The second best strategy would be to get excellent tips from several proffesional gamblers and pick the best tips and bet on them. At http://tupesa.co.ke we spend our day researching on statistics and news that might give us an edge on betting and we freely share our best predictions on the blog.