Sportybet is one of the most professional bookmakers in Africa. They started in Nigeria but have recently moved into Kenya’s betting industry and are now an established name in the country. They are owned by Sportybet Ltd Trading and are licensed and regulated by BCLB under the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act, Cap 131, Laws of Kenya under License No 683. Sportybet brings a lot of variety to their users, giving them the ability to place bets on Jackpots, Virtual Sports and Financials. In this Sportybet Kenya review we will cover all you need to know about the bookmakers. We also have an article on the site regarding Sportybet Free Bets, promotions and welcome bonuses. To be immediately directed to this offer please click the button below.
The Sportybet Kenya website looks professional, clean and efficient. The interface provide everything a bettor needs with many win opportunities, great promotions, a sizable jackpot and overall it delivers a complete gambling experience. All the important information can be found on the website such as the FAQ section, the terms and conditions and it appears that the developers did well to cover all the angles. The ‘Log in’ and “Register’ buttons can be found at the top of the homepage. The user can navigate between the main categories of the website, which are: Sports, Live Betting, Virtuals, Jackpot, Livescore, Results, Promotions and App. Underneath those categories, the Sports section is clicked by default and you can access all the sports available for betting. If you take a look below the sports menu, you can see the most popular sections of the website in the shape of: Today’s Football, Upcoming games, England Premier League and UEFA Champions League. The Betslip is situated on the right-hand side of the page and you have the possibility to select the games manually or insert a booking code.
Markets and Odds
The top markets are clearly the likes of Football, Basketball and Tennis but you can also find loads of betting markets for Rugby, Cricket, Volleyball, Ice Hockey, Handball, Darts and Beach Volley. Sportybet Kenya is different from other bookies we have reviewed so far, as they give you the ability to place bets on Virtuals Horse Racing, Greyhounds, Speedway, Bike Racing or Sportybet League. Football fans should be satisfied with what Sportybet can offer, as the punters have the chance to bet on the major leagues such as English Premier League, Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1, Eredivisie, Serie A, etc. For instance, at the moment of writing this review, there are over 120 betting markets for every Premier League fixture. In terms of odds, they are considered neutral when compared to other bookies in Kenya.
Live Betting / In-play Betting
The Live Betting section of Sportybet Kenya looks sharp as the live events are displayed in the middle of the page and are accompanied with great graphics that shows which team is attacking along with any other event that it’s happening during a game. This feature is called Match Tracker whilst for some of the biggest fixtures they also offer the Live Streaming service. In addition, the user has the ability to switch between Single View and Multi View and can also click on the ‘Schedule’ button to see the upcoming games.
Sportybet is the first Kenyan gambling website that we have reviewed so far with a Cash Out and Partial Cash Out feature. This is a rare feature in Africa, and enables you to settle your betting slip prematurely to receive a total cash out or a partial one.
Mobile Betting / Kenya App
The mobile version of the website and the App are spot on. The mobile version is very smooth and every section of the website can be accessed in an easy manner. The menu is on the left-hand side of the page, where you can also have a great search feature where you can look for a team or a competition. At the bottom you have the Open Bets and Betslip buttons, while the Register/Log-In buttons are situated at the top-right corner. In addition, a link with the Sportybet Kenya App will pop up at the top of the mobile version of the website. The Sportybet Kenya app is similar to the mobisite version and it’s only available for the Android devices at the moment.
Sportybet Kenya are really focusing on their Customer support services. The Sportybet Kenya staff are very professional and will give their best to help you in every possible way. There are several ways to contact Sportybet Kenya support:
- Live chat 24/7 365 days
- Email address: [email protected]
- Phone number: 0207640825
- Facebook and Twitter
Typical to the Kenyan gambling websites, Sportybet is using a referral system that gives you the chance to earn a nice bonus. Sportbet Kenya’s referral bonus gives you 20% commission on what your referrals bet are in a month. This means that for instance, if you can refer 5 friends who then bet 500 KSH each in a period of a month, you will earn 500 x 20% of 5 = 1000 KSH as commission that month. T&C’s Apply.
12 Jackpot Competition
The Sportybet 12 Jackpot consist of predicting the right outcome for 12 games which are selected by Sportybet every week. In order to participate, you need to have a Sportybet account with at least KES 50 in the wallet. There are also consolation prizes for correctly predicting 11 or 10 match results. The best part is that you can make more than one prediction for one match. The countdown to the Jackpot’s closure time is clearly shown on the specific page. You need to check the results every Monday afternoon in Kenyan time. If you are not sure on what predictions to pick for those pre-selected games, you can choose the ‘Jackpot Rush’ feature. This will randomly select the predictions for you. T&C’s Apply.
It is no surprise that Sportybet Kenya is one of the most popular gambling site in Africa. They have loads of betting offers and promotions for both new and existing customers. Their website is clean and fast and there are loads of extra features. Not many African websites have a Cash Out or a Live Streaming service, but that’s not a problem for Sportybet Kenya. In addition, they have a great jackpot competition and a responsive customer service.