Betting in Nigeria is not new; it has been on for a long time. Some time ago it was considered very bad and irresponsible to gamble. Things have changed though.
Betting has been known by many names over the years, from pool to Baba Ijebu, lotto, etc., all these are forms of betting.
Betting has now being regulated in Nigeria. It can now be played on the internet from the comfort of your home, or through Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) – which means placing a bet without connecting to the Internet with a cellular phone.
In today’s article, we’ll be looking at one of the most popular football betting sites in Nigeria – Nairabet.com.
Nairabet.com is the oldest football betting site in Nigeria. It is owned by Akin Alabi an entrepreneur and business mogul. He was formerly the CEO of the company until he started running for federal house of assembly.
Using Nairabet is very easy, and it can be done by several means. You could visit the site on your desktop or on your mobile. You could also go to Google play store or the App store and download the app.
The amount you can bet with on the site starts from as little as N50 and goes all the way to N250,000 per day. However, the lowest amount you can deposit is N1000 and once a deposit is made, it cannot be withdrawn – can only be used to play.
For you to bet on Nairabet.com, just like any other platform you would have to be at least 18 years old, this is according to the gambling rules in Nigeria.
Football is the most popular sport in Nigeria, and also the most popular on other betting sites in Nigeria.
How to place a bet on Nairabet
On Nairabet you can place bets on football matches as long as one month in advance, bets can be placed on the biggest football leagues in Europe.
So with Nairabet, you can bet on matches in the English Premier League, German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Spanish La Liga, and the Italian Serie A.
In case you are unable to place a bet before any match starts, you can also place a bet on live games (i.e. games which have started already).
How to register in Nairabet
- Step 1: Proceed to NairaBET.com website
- Step 2: Click the register button on the top right of the web page
- Step 3: Fill in the required details as in your name, email, username, passwords, etc
- Step 4: Agree to the terms and conditions and confirm you have reached 18 years old
- Step 6: Click on “create account or proceed”
- Step 7: Fund your newly created account
- Step 6: Update personal details in case you intend to withdraw
How to make a deposit on Nairabet’s account
To start playing to win on Niarabet you would first have to create an account, then fund the account. You can also do this at the nearest Nairabet shops around you in Nigeria.
Please make sure you register with your real name and authentic (accessible) email address, not a nickname since your money will be sent to your account.
You transfer money to your account through your ATM card, bank transfer, USSD or any Nairabet within your reach.