Sports betting in Nigeria. Some selected quality articles about Nigerian sports betting.
Sports betting is growing fast in Africa, especially in Nigeria and in Kenya. Football (soccer) is no more just entertainment. It is about making money and losing money. This is a huge market for foreign and local bookmakers in West, Central, East and Southern Africa. The main reasons for fast growing of sports betting are young population, high unemployment in this age group, wide interest in sports as a profession, great success of many African sportlers that made them famous around the globe, addictive nature of sports betting, low local regulation by law and easy availability by mobile phones.
- sports_betting_daily_spending_in_nigeria.html -- Nigerians spend N1.8bn on sports betting daily -- By Daily Post (dailypost.ng). About 60 million Nigerians between 18 and 40 years of age may be spending up to N1.8 billion on sports betting daily, investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reveals. The investigation showed that they commit on the average N3,000 on sports betting daily.
- sports_betting_online_local_sportsbooks_nigeria.html -- Local sportsbooks and online sports betting in Nigeria including Betland, Winasbet, Nairabet, Winners Golden Bet and Merrybet. -- Sports betting is booming in Nigeria. Nigerians can wager on sports in betting shops, over the phone, and on the Internet at Nigerian online sports betting sites. Football betting is most popular, but they also bet on the basketball, tennis, cricket and many other world sports and leagues around the world. The Nigerian gambling laws make no reference to online gambling. There are many Nigerians who gamble on the Internet as well as on their smartphones. Licensed online gaming operators from around the world including locally allow players to sign up and place sports wagers. There are some problems with local sportsbooks and local online sports betting in Nigeria. Read more about Betland (betland.com), Winasbet (winasbet.com), Nairabet (nairabet.com), Winners Golden Bet (winnersgoldenbet.com) and Merrybet (merrybet.com).