The update to this post is that Sportybet the popular betting platform had its license suspended.
With the world cup on going Kenyans have been betting on their favorite teams, with SportyBet being one of the most popular betting sites.
Unfortunately, Kenyan residents are unable to withdraw their winnings or deposit on SportyBet.
This according to Sportybet is a technical issue that their team are working on to rectify. In the meantime, Kenyan customers are encouraged to continue using their website for betting purposes by ensuring that all bets placed can be covered from their existing balance.
Sportybet is one of the most popular betting sites in Kenya, with a strong customer base. This withdrawal issue has been causing frustration for some customers and it is unclear how this will affect their business.
The issue seam to be with the mpesa payment platform which most Kenyan use when placing their bets.
Using the paybill Number: 202202 and Account Number: Sportybet gives you the following message.
Sportybet is a leading online sports betting platform in Africa with a presence in six African countries, Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Zambia, Uganda and Kenya. They provide their customers with an easy and secure way to place bets on their favorite sports.
Some of the features that have made Sportybet popular include:
Live Betting – Place bets on matches that are currently in progress.
Cash Out – An ability to cas out your winnings even if the game you placed a stake on is still ongoing.
Mobile Betting – Place bets from any mobile device and never miss an opportunity to win big.
SportyBet has much more than sports. SportyBet is used a lot for betting on e-games especially, Counter-Strike, Dota 2 and League of Legends. Another big craze is around Simulated Reality Leagues (SRL). The platform also gives bettors access to jackpots and virtual gaming.
Sportybet has been serving customers in Kenya since 2017, Sudeep Ramnani is the Founder and CEO of Sporty Group limited which owns the SportyBet brand.
Sudeep Ramnani is also an investor in fintech and mobile payments in Africa.