LionsBet Review – A New Bookmaker Making Big Waves In Nigeria

Published: January 21, 2019
Last Updated: January 24, 2024

LionsBet is a relatively new entrant to the Africa betting industry having been founded in 2016. However, in this short time LionsBet became one of the most popular betting platforms in Nigeria due to their sports betting markets and virtual betting services. They have made a name for themselves through a great marketing strategy as they offer loads of bonuses and promotions for both new and existing customers. LionsBet’s headquarters are in Victoria Island, Lagos, and they are licensed and regulated by the Lagos State Lotteries Board (LSLB). LionsBet have plenty to offer to its customers including a wide range of betting sports, a solid live in-play betting platform and a clean mobile site. In this LionsBet Nigeria review, we will try to cover the LionsBet Nigeria bonus and promotions offers, welcome offers, odds and markets, banking options, website design, and finally the customer service.

There is also an article regarding LionsBet Free Bets on this website. To take advantage of any of these offers please have a read of the article.

Website Review

The website is dominated by a green colour scheme which is very pleasing to the eye. The website seem to use high definition graphics with a modern layout and an easy to navigate interface. The main sections of the website are displayed in a light green toolbar at the top of the homepage in order for the user to navigate with ease between Sports, Live, Kiron Virtuals, Virtual Sports, Games and Promotions. All sports markets are listed on the left-hand side of the page whilst some live betting events and the most popular football leagues can be found on the middle of the page. In addition users can see all the customer service features, social media links and promotions displayed at the very top of the homepage. At the right-hand side of the main page you can find an automatically updated bet slip with the most popular events. In addition, there are other fields where you can check the status of your ticket through the ‘Ticket Checker’ feature and another one using the Booking ID.

Markets and Odds

This is a great website for the sports betting fans in Nigeria and that’s because LionsBet provides a wide range of different sports such as football, tennis, basketball, American football, golf and many, many more. In addition they provide the opportunity to bet in=play as well as Virtual Sports such as football and greyhounds. Other options include casino games such as Keno, Scratchards and arcade table games.

Furthermore, LionsBet has made a lot for the football fans by offering them loads of betting markets. There are over 100 football leagues available from over 60 countries. There are football events from some of Europe’s biggest leagues and even amateur fixtures from around the world. The betting markets includes the most popular ones like the 1×2 market, over/under and Asian Handicaps whilst you can also place bets on specials such as the number of yellow cards per game, goals per half, etc.

In addition, sports such as basketball, tennis and handball are also covered in great detail with loads of betting markets available.

As for the betting odds, LionsBet offers some of the highest odds in the African gambling industry at the moment of writing this review.

Live Betting /  In-play Betting

You can place Live bets on a wide selection of sports ranging from football and tennis to basketball, handball and even volleyball. The Live Betting section can be accessed by clicking on the Live button from the homepage of the website although some in-play events are displayed on the main page without accessing the Live section. Inside the in-play section the users can view the betting markets available at the time down the left-hand side of the page. There is no Live Streaming service available at the moment but they do have an excellent Match Tracker feature. Through this feature users can check the live betting statistics such as ball possession, dangerous attacks, goal attempts, corner kicks, etc. In addition they offer a cash-out option on bets.

Mobile Betting / Bet App

There is no mobile app available to download at this moment but the mobile version of the website is solid and reliable. In addition, if you are an MTN user you can browse through the mobile version of the site with no data charges. When you access the website in your mobile device browser they will give you the option to switch between three viewing options: New Mobile and Tablet, Old Mobile and PC.

Customer Support

Both desktop and mobile platforms at LionsBet offers a great level of customer service. The LionsBet staff are ready to help you at all times and they can be reached through a variety of methods.

  • Live Chat and Call Us feature on the website
  • E-mail address: [email protected]
  • Phone numbers: +234 809 4444 035 ; +234 809 4444 036


LionsBet is one of the best betting sites in Nigeria as they have a great selection of promotions including an excellent Welcome sign-up offer. Furthermore they offer a wide range of betting markets.