Bet9ja is a sport betting company in Nigeria, it is the most visited indigenous website in Nigeria and also the biggest bookmaker company in the same country. It is a subsidiary of KC Gaming Networks Limited and was established on September 10, 2013. It’s headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria and its Chairman is Kunle Soname while the CEO is Iyed Ethien.
It is owned and run by shareholders from different countries and is licensed by the Lagos State Lotteries Board, Bet9ja is also sometimes erroneously called 9jaBet.
Bet9ja is a sponsor of the Nigerian National League with a 200 million Naira deal signed in 2017, it is also the official sponsor of the Nigerian Women Football League.
Bet9ja overtook its competitor NairaBet to become the biggest sports betting platform in Nigeria by offering users the ability to cash out up to 50 million Naira as opposed to the 1 million Naira limit the former had. Bet9ja also established a franchise business where individuals can own and run Bet9ja Shops and make good profits, this has seen its customer base grow tremendously across all parts of Nigeria in the past few years.
Services Betnaija offers include: football betting, virtual games, racing, live betting, tennis betting and a whole lot more. Bet9ja has a very advanced technology system located in Europe with top notch security features like Thawte SSL Certificate, Fortinet Firewall and Dell Servers.
Gambling of any kind is a very risky venture and must not be taken lightly or done with greed, you can win big but you can also lose big – even lose all your life earnings at once. Bet9ja and any other betting platform is for use only by adults over the age of 18.
To open a bet9ja account online, follow these quick and easy steps:
- Go to the website – www.bet9ja.com
- Click Register at the top of the page
- Fill in the registration form with your details
- Click proceed
A confirmation message will be sent to your email, follow the instructions in it and you are a member of the platform.
Registration is absolutely free but you cannot have more than one account.
To login to the website, you need your username and password so create easy to remember details and write them in a safe place where nobody can access to avoid theft of your winnings and hijacking of your account.
Once you register and have your details, go to the website and enter your username and password in the boxes provided at the top right hand corner of the site, click login when you are done and you will be given access to your account. If you have problems logging in, you can reset your password using the “Forgotten password” link, you can also send an email to customer support or call them for help.
The Bet9ja web app contains lots of features and is the full package offered by the company, it allows users easily deposit, withdraw, place bets and check the status of their bets. It can be accessed with a desktop, laptop or phone browser which has “Request Desktop Site” enabled on their browsers. The web app address is the same as the website address.
Bet9ja offers mobile apps for Android and iOS. To download these apps, go to the Android PlayStore on your smartphone or Apple App Store on your iPhone, search for the name and download it when it comes up, the app is absolutely free.
You can use the app to deposit, place bets, withdraw and do few other things, it does not have as many features as the desktop web app but it is good enough for basic use. Both the new mobile and old mobile apps are available for download on the various app stores.
To predict and win on betnaija, you can do the following:
Use websites that offer prediction services: There are websites that analyze each team’s wins and losses over a period of some years as they have access to historical data and excellent data analysis software, they also analyze the players that will be in the game and other factors to give a very good prediction. This is the best option for prediction even though the good prediction websites charge monthly fees for access to their information.
Place bets with better odds instead of many games: Too many games increase your chances of losing the bet, therefore, avoid the temptation, instead take fewer games with more odds which will accumulate and make you earn more with a better chance of winning.
Check statistics: If you are not using a prediction service, make sure you check historical data of the teams playing and how their previous matches ended as history repeats itself quite frequently.
To book a bet online on Bet9ja, register, deposit and follow these steps:
- Choose the sport you want to bet on e.g. Soccer on the left side of the website
- Choose the tournament you want and click View
- Select the matches you want to bet on
- Choose the bet type and odds e.g. Goal-Goal (GG), Win or Draw, 1.3, 1X, First goal scorer, Half-Time score, Full-Time score, etc
- On the right side of the page, you will see your selections
- Enter the amount you want to bet in the amount box, 100 Naira minimum.
- Click OK to confirm the bet
- Your bet has been placed successfully message will be shown
You can also place a bet someone else has placed by getting the coupon code e.g. ACD54Z from the person and typing it in the Coupon Code box at the right side of the website, the games will show up with the odds, type the amount you want to bet and you’re done.
To view your bets, go to “My Account” and select “Bet List”, this will display all your bets and you can filter them by time placed and status.
Betnaija offers bonuses on bets with 5 or more selections adding as much as 170 percent bonus on your bet slip which can make your earnings far larger than normal.
Once you win, you can authorize a transfer to your account at any time through the website “Withdrawals” page which can be accessed from the homepage. Your winnings must be up to the minimum amount payable in order for you to be paid.
How to Fund your Bet9ja Online Account
To deposit money into your account online, follow these steps:
- You can use your internet banking enabled ATM card (Mastercard, Visacard, Verve) to pay, you might need a hardware or software token from your bank.
- Use Interswitch payment gateway
- Use an ATM machine with Quickteller – similar to loading airtime
- Use bank transfer
Once you have any of these, click on “Deposit” on the homepage and proceed. More information on deposits is available on the deposit page of the website.
You can also place your bet at any Bet9ja shop nationwide, you can book the game online, print it and take it to the shop to place the bet after paying the amount you want to bet or they can help you place the bet right there. When you win, all you need to do is present your bet slip and they will pay you your money.
How to become a Bet9ja Agent
Bet9ja operates a franchise business system which allows individuals to register with them as agents, set up shops with assistance and equipment from them to start making money by helping people place bets and paying them.
To become a Bet9ja Agent, call the customer care numbers above or visit their office at Tomi’s House, 9 Funsho Williams Avenue, by Fire Service Ojuelegba Bus Stop, Lagos and register. After meeting their terms and conditions, you will be allowed to start operating the shop.
Bet9ja Customer Care
To contact Bet9ja customer care, call 01-4405145 or 01-2796666. You can also send emails using the contact forms on the website or via Twitter and Facebook. The typical response time is within 24 hours of contacting them and the operating time is between 8 am and 9 pm every day.
Meaning of Betting Terms
There are many betting terms on online betting sites that get users very confused at first, here are the most popular and their meaning.
1 – This means you are betting on the home team to win
2 – This means you are betting on the away team to win
X – This means you are betting for a draw
1X – Home team to win or draw
2X – Away team to win or draw
GG – Goals by both teams
NG – No goals by both teams
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