Bet9ja Review

With sports betting being a favorite past time of many sports fanatics in Nigeria, the industry has indeed become bigger along with the demand of an efficient betting platform that is accessible in the country. Online bookmakers have heard the demand of the people and so they changed the face of sports betting in Nigeria.

 

“Bet9ja is a safe, secure and user-friendly Nigerian online bookmaker that efficiently caters the demands of the sports fan population in Nigeria…”

 

Opened to the public in 2013, Bet9ja is a top Nigerian online bookmaker that offers its clients with competitive betting odds, lines, and markets on a number of local and international sports events, matches and games.

Although Bet9ja is technically a sportsbook, it also hosts an online casino wherein the selection of games offers lucrative jackpot prizes and winnings to online casino gamers but with a limited selection of games. Bet9ja is committed to expanding the reach for easy access to betting platforms in Nigeria which is why the company made the platform accessible to any device available.

Theme and Graphics

Bet9ja uses a white, dark gray and green color scheme in the site with a simple and organized layout and easy-to-navigate user interface.

The site is divided into 3 sections:

  1. Sports selection on the left side
  2. Live and upcoming sports events in the center
  3. Bet slip and other site details on the right side

Fun Fact: Most of those who aren’t really familiar with sports betting, or even sports in general, often mistake the name Bet9ja as 9jabet and betnaija.

Bet9ja Casino

Bet9ja is not only exclusive for sports betting, it also has an available online casino running on its site. However, since Bet9ja directs its focus to sports, the selection of games in the casino platform is  limited.

Betting Markets

Bet9j covers almost all major sporting events around the worldwith really good odds and a bet combos.  Sports covered include: Hockey, Tennis, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Rugby, Motor Sports, Australian football, Badminton, Cricket, Futsal, Table Tennis, MMA, Horse Racing and Golf.

Bet9ja Shops

Due to the popularity of sports betting in the country, more and more Bet9ja shops are popping up. This makes access to Bet9ja betting platforms easier and accessible especially for those who do not have the internet. The physical Bet9ja shops are equipped with computers that wagers can use to place their bets on the teams and sports events of their choice.

Bet9ja Mobile/ Bet9ja Mobile App

Being the most used online betting site in Nigeria, Bet9ja has extended their reach to their consumers by making the platform available on mobile.

Pros

  • Site can be accessed via mobile through any web browser
  • Bet9ja app is readily available for download on Google PlayStore and is compatible with any operating systems like Apple iOS, Android, Windows

Cons

  • Reduced quality of the graphics
  • Basic layout

After installing the app in your phone or tablet, you can then sign in using the same log in details that you used when signing up.

Registration Process

The registration process to Bet9ja is very uncomplicated and it would only take you a short time in order to become a member. Here is the step by step membership process in making an account at Bet9ja:

  1. Visit the official website of Bet9ja at www.bet9ja.com.
  2. Find and Click on Register which will take you to the sign-up page.
  3. Fill in the required info on the space provided for it. Make sure to input details that are active (e.g number and email) check on the details correctly before proceeding with the next step)
  • Username
  • Name
  • Surname
  • Active Email-address
  • Password
  • Active Phone number
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Address
  • City
  • State of Origin
  1. Confirm that you are 18+ years of age and read on the Terms and Conditions of the Bet9ja website.
  2. Click Confirm to complete the registration.
  3. Verify your account by activating your account with the code sent to you on your mobile. Make sure that the number you provided for is active. Key in the verification code to access your Bet9ja account. The code should be sent to you instantly. However, if you haven’t received it immediately, click on command Resend code to send the code upon confirmation.
  4. Check your email since Bet9ja will send a welcome message together with the activation link to your Bet9ja account online as well as in Bet9ja mobile.

Bonuses and Promotions

Being a member has its perks. Once you become a member of Bet9ja, you will be entitled to a lot of great offers that the site is offering. Here are some features that you can benefit from Bet9ja:

  1. Quick payouts and flexible payment and withdrawal options
  2. Official website is 24/7 available for betting
  3. Offers unique and exclusive bonuses
  4. Signing up is free
  5. Bet9ja shops are abundant in Nigeria

 Sign-Up Bonus

Just by registering or signing up on the website, new members are offered up to 100% Welcome Bonus of up to NGN 100,000.

While validating your account, you will be given the option of receiving the welcome bonus. All you need to do is to make a deposit using any of the payment methods to unlock it. This welcome bonus is a percentage-based bonus so depending on how much you deposit, the amount of bonus cash will fluctuate accordingly.

When you deposit NGN 100,000 or more in full, Bet9ja will award you 100,000 bonus betting cash.

All bonus funds, however, are subject to specific Terms and Conditions in which before you can withdraw any funds from bets using bonus cash, a wagering requirement of at least 10x on any sports market with 3.00 is required to the players.

Licensing

Bet9ja is regulated under the Lagos State Lotteries Board (LSLB) and is licensed to have all its operation in Nigeria. Both Bet9ja shops and online platforms are only accessible to parts of Nigeria. Because it only caters to the Nigerian population, players must reside in Nigeria in order to have access and register on the site. During the registration process, you will be asked to state your address and mobile number for confirmation purposes. Only those who are logged in to their accounts are allowed to place a bet online.

With the strict law regarding betting, minors are not allowed to be part of any betting platform and events. Before you can proceed with the rest of the sign-up procedure, you must first confirm that you are at a legal age of 18+.

Banking Details: Deposit and Withdrawal

Bet9ja only supports transactions in Nigerian Naira currency. It offers a wide range of transaction methods that cater to their patrons. All transactions are processed instantly upon request; however, certain limitations may apply depending on the chosen baking method of the user. It is advised to check first what method is convenient prior to making your deposit.

Here is a list of different methods for clients to fund their Bet9ja accounts:

  • Webpay with Naira Debit Card – (Min ₦100/Max ₦10,000)
  • ATM (card dependent)
  • NIBSS eBillsPay (card dependent)
  • UBA Email Moni App (card dependent)
  • Quickteller (card dependent)
  • Skye Bank (Min ₦100/Max ₦500,000)
  • GT Bank Online/Mobile Transfer (Min ₦10/Max ₦9,999,999)
  • PayCom – (Min ₦100/Max ₦100,000)
  • Instant Bank Deposit (Min ₦100/Max ₦9,999,999)

Deposit

The minimum deposit starts from 100 Naira with no fees associated with any payment method.

Withdrawals

Withdrawals are only done through bank transfer. The minimal withdrawal in 5000 Naira and the maximum payout is 9,999,999 Naira. Customers need to update their bank details to their account in order to process withdrawals.

Customer Service

When it comes to customer service, Bet9ja is dedicated to addressing any concerns and inquiries of their clients.

Pros

  • FAQ section and a tutorial page that covers almost everything from betting procedures to payments and withdrawals

Cons

  • No live chat feature

How to reach Bet9ja 

Telephone: Clients can report their case via call at 01- 4405145 or 01-2796666. The telephone service is only open for calls from 8 am to 9 pm.

E-mail: Bettors can send their concerns via email at cs@mybet9ja.com. Clients should allow at least 24 hours for the email representatives to read and reply to your email.

Company Mail: Clients can also send physical mail to the company although it may take more time to get a reply from them. Clients may send it to this address:

Bet9ja

Tomi’s House,

9 Funsho Williams Avenue,

By Fire Service Station,

Ojuelegba Bus Stop, Lagos

Nigeria

Pros

  • Professional Website Design
  • Accessibility of shops
  • Physical Bet9ja shops
  • Mobile availability
  • Informative site
  • A wide variety of sports betting markets

Cons

  • Only available in Nigeria
  • No live chat feature
  • Limited selection of casino games

Verdict

Bet9ja sport has been catering the demands of the Nigerians for a sufficient sports betting platform in the country. With sports betting being a popular activity for the people, the company has been helping not only to provide a venue for sports betting but as well as contributing much to the livelihood of the Nigerians through the Bet9ja shops.

Bet9ja sport has a very professional setup and it projects a very informative and efficient sports betting platform in Nigeria. Although it is exclusive only to the Nigerian population, this has only made their services more efficient since Bet9ja can directly focus on the demands of a localized population.