Betway is your new favourite way of betting
The advent of Betway into Nigeria’s online sports betting market in 2018 redefined the sports betting market completely. A British owned company that had already established a powerful presence in Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and South Africa, coming into what is Africa’s largest market and its biggest economy seemed like a match made in heaven and was a move which was bound to revolutionise the online sports betting market in Nigeria. Sitting back and watching a television commercial heralding the introduction of the platform in Nigeria in early 2018, it was clear that an undisputed industry heavyweight that was going to shake up the scene had just pitched up at the doorsteps and everybody had to sit up and take note.
Betway Nigeria was coming into the scene with its market-tested and proven offerings that had stakers drooling in delight in other markets where it had operated. Its hallmark of dynamic and easy to use betting products were being brought into a market that was pining for such offerings. Its offerings of low minimum bet requirements with massive potential winnings were part of the topdraw attractions it was storming the market with. There are also Betway jackpot offerings running into millions for stakers to sink their teeth into.
Winnings are instantly credited to accounts on Betway Nigeria
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Also, there is an availability of a wide range of markets to be explored. Affording the staker the ability to tailor his bets exactly how he wants it. There is a large pool of events, such as, football/soccer (the national obsession in Nigeria), basketball, baseball, ice hockey, tennis, handball, golf, boxing, motorsport, rugby, Aussie rules, American football, cycling, snooker, snooker, crickets, darts, volleyball, field hockey, water polo, futsal, badminton, biathlon, table tennis, curling, MMA and squash. This large pool of sports to bet on satisfies every betting demographic and provides opportunities in sports that certain segments of the population are passionate about and follow religiously. All these offerings come with the assurance of digital end-to-end encryption ensuring that the account of the subscriber on Betway Nigeria is safe, secure and that his betting activities take place in a regulated arena.
Getting started: Betting on Betway
To start betting on Betway Nigeria, one has to log in to Betway Nigeria website(www.betway.com.ng) and click on the Betway Sign Up button. An account registration pop up requiring a mobile number, password, first name, last name and an email address, has to be filled. Next, another pop up requiring date of birth and an address comes up. Once completed, clicking on the register button would complete the registration formalities. A notification that the Betway username of the customer is the supplied phone number is received. Next up is the funding of the account which can be achieved using an array of funding options provided by the site.
Payment could be effected through VISA Mastercard (both credit and debit cards), a direct bank transfer or direct payment at bank branches nationwide which are absolutely free. Payments using the GT Bank *737# USSD code attracts a twenty naira (#20) charge, paying through the M-CASH *402# attracts a twenty-five naira (#25) charge, while depositing through an ATM terminal attracts a fee of a hundred naira (#100). Generous welcome offers such as a fifty percent (50%) first deposit bonus offer stating that a staker can get up to twenty thousand naira (#20000) in free bets are also advertised on the Betway app.
After registering and making deposits, the staker can start making bets by getting on the Betway website at his or her own convenience, either using internet-enabled mobile devices or regular desktops. On logging in into the Betway Nigeria page, an array of Betway matches today would be seen. Navigation around the site is easy and events of interest to the staker could be picked, filling up the betslip in the process. The staker can then proceed to complete the Betway login formalities by supplying user-name and the password to sign into his Betway account. The amount to be staked is filled in the box indicated amount staked and the possible winnings are totted up automatically and displayed. The staker then confirms his bet and waits for the outcome.
In the event of a winning bet, the account of the staker is credited promptly. There is a simple and well-defined process of withdrawing winnings from the account using website prompts.
The Buffet of Betting Options
Football, or what Americans popularly refer to as soccer can be regarded as the national sport in Nigeria with its following verging on what can be tagged a national obsession. Betway Nigeria has provided a vent for this obsession to be put to productive use by providing a platform for the informed football follower to put his knowledge and understanding of the game to good use in predicting the outcome of games on their platform and in the process win good money. The English Premier League which is the most followed football league takes pride of place in the menu of football leagues from around the world served up for betting consumption on the Betway Nigeria platform.
However, almost all the major leagues of the world, with the major ones being the Spanish La Liga, German Bundesliga, Italian Serie A, French Ligue One, Dutch Eredivisie, Belgian Jupiler, e.t.c. are available to bet on. The smaller and less prominent leagues from around the world such as the ones from South America, Oceania, Asia, North and Central America, Africa are also on the Betway football betting package. At the click of the “choose league” button on the Betway Nigeria website brings into view an array of the various leagues from far flung corners of the globe that can be accessed and the results of its events staked on.
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Knockout competitions from around the world such as the FA Cup and the League Cup of various national footballing associations also figure in the mix of available footballing actions for betting on the platform. For International club competitions, bets can be placed on UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, CONCACAF Champions League, CONCACAF League, AFC Champions League, CAF Champions League, CAF Confederations Cup, OFC Champions League are also on the menu, while not forgetting the FIFA World Club Cup and the Super Cups of the various federations. Preseason games and competitions also figure prominently during the off season for the competitions to bet on.
For those interested in international football, the World Cup (In the years in which it is held), European Championships, UEFA Nations League, African Cup of Nations, Asian Cup, Copa America, CONCACAF Gold Cup and their various qualifiers are also available to bet on. International friendly games also form a part of the roster of games available for betting on Betway Nigeria.
1×2 and odds
Prematch betting and live, in-game betting (which team wins the rest of the match, which team scores the next goal, number of goals to be scored before the match ends, first and second half winner) form part of the unique betting experience on Betway Nigeria. The outcomes that are available for betting on include single outcomes like match result(1×2), overs/unders, handicap(1×2) and combined outcomes such as match result(1×2) and overs/unders, match result(1×2) and both teams to score, double chance and overs/unders, first goal and match result e.t.c.
There are also a slew of non-footballing events that are available for betting on the Betway Nigeria platform. Fairly popular games such as basketball (NBA games, games from Eurobasket e.t.c.), tennis, boxing are some of the offerings on the website. Not forgetting Futsal, motorsport, rugby, baseball, golf and other sports which a burgeoning middle class and the availability of the internet is starting to popularise in Nigeria.
The Betway Casino
For those who want something different from conventional sports betting, there is Betway Casinos. Betway Casinos is a unique collection of colourful casino games that can be played on both mobile devices and conventional desktops. The games which are specially optimised for enjoyment and leisure gaming are also loaded with many exciting bonus features. The high quality game graphics are woven around popular television series and films to enable the player connect to easily connectable themes. The choice of games can be gaming on the classic three reel fruit slots or the action-packed five reel video slots. The blackjack table is another avenue to enjoy premium gaming, while spinning the roulette wheel brings about just as much excitement.
The Lucky Number section
Betway Lucky numbers selection features on the array of exciting offerings from Betway Nigeria. Lottos from around the world such as Rapido Russia, Italy 10E lotto, Poland Keno, Slovakia Eklub Keno, Greece Keno and a whole host of other lottos are available to pick numbers and bet on. To bet on Lucky numbers, you have to select the market to bet on, choose the market bet type with a full range of options available, such as just picking a single ball rather than the entire draw of eight. Betting can be on whether the selcted ball numbers would turn up when the lotto plays, betting on an overs/unders for the sum of all the numbers drawn, betting on the sum being even or odd or the range in which the sum falls.
The Betway Nigeria platform also offers weekly jackpots for players on the platform to attempt winning. They are available on a weekly basis and are available in a variety of options. There is the “choose from the pick 6 (correct score)” option where the player gets to pick six of the available pre-determined Betway Jackpot games and predict their scoreline correctly.
Pick 15 (1×2)
Those who miss out on maybe a correct prediction in one or two of the six games are given consolation prizes Another option is the “pick 15(1×2)”, where the player picks fifteen games from the jackpot pool and simply predict who wins the games. Picking all 15 correctly nets the player the jackpot. As with the pick six game, there are also consolation prizes for those who miss by one, two or three games. One more option is the Colossus, where the player is given seven pre-determined fixtures and is to provide the correct score for all seven fixtures.
Another exciting feature on the Betway Nigeria platform are Virtual games. Virtual games are computer simulated games of a short duration that are available round the clock to bet on its outcomes and win instantly. The options available on the Betway Virtual games menu include Virtual football league, Virtual basketball league and Virtual tennis.
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Winnings are instantly credited to accounts on Betway. Withdrawing the winnings are also easy as there is an easy-to-follow process for repatriating winnings back to bank accounts. Betway Nigeria offers the cashout option, where a staker can take reduced winnings on a betting activity before the final conclusion of events that bets have been staked on. Promos also run on the platform from time to time, earning the users of the platform the chance to make winnings just through their activities on the site. Betway Nigeria accounts are protected by state of the art digital encryption technology. Which has created a safe and regulated environment to bet from anywhere and at anytime. Nigerian Betway is licensed and regulated by the Lagos State government through the Lagos State Lotteries Board (LSLB). And by the Federal Government through the National Lotteries Regulation Commission.
Betway Naija also offers unrivalled customer care support to stakers on its platform. An easy resolution of whatever difficulties a user of the platform encounters in the course of its engagement with it. Betway is a globally recognised brand whose imprints are unmissable with a good example being its shirt sponsorship of West Ham Football Club of London (an English Premier League team). It also has partnerships with a host of clubs from around the world such as Deportivo Alaves, Club Deportivo Leganes, Levante. All from the Spanish League and Roma from the Italian League. With the wonderful and exciting packages offered by Betway Nigeria to the online sports gaming community in Nigeria, it can only be a win-win situation for everybody.
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