The Coronavirus pandemic is taking over the world and one sector that is suffering hard because of it is sports betting in general.
With the collapse of global sporting events due to the pandemic, East Africa’s gambling sector is a total mess as betting markets have shrunk dramatically. More cause for concern is the fact that not many in the region partake in online betting.
According to Google, betting remains a craze among Kenyans particularly, and in 2019 the Gaming Bill which was published on May 28 seeks to regulate the industry. This Bill aims to introduce big licensing fees for betting companies looking to set up in Kenya by raising the minimum amount of bets.
Most betting companies in Kenya offer different odds on all events and by searching around you can maximize your winnings by selecting the best odds.
Based on that we decided to have a look at some of the top betting sites in Kenya and what they offer:
Rated as one of the best betting sites in Kenya, Sportpesa is one of the pioneers for bookmakers in the country.
As an official sponsor to many local and international clubs, Sportpesa offers the best sites to place bets on and is full of features regardless of which devices are used.
The site offers plenty of betting options and good odds and always has the highest jackpot, and fastest payouts with zero delays.
Transaction costs are rather high when using M-PESA, however when using Airtel money you can avoid these costs.
Recently launched 22bet is a leading sports betting site in Kenya, which has a lot in store for both new and seasoned sports bettors.
Players from across the world has given 22bet a great ranking for their high comparative high odds on football, tennis and other sports and this site is sure to offer even more in the foreseeable future in Kenya.
Helabet Kenya is one of the popular local betting companies that have been licensed by the Betting Control and Licensing Board of Kenya.
This renowned betting site was established in 2015 and is the only site that not only specializes in sports betting but offers Forex trading, as well as virtual gaming.
They however do not offer an online casino which is quite popular among Kenyan gamers.
Helabet focuses mostly on soccer which is a favourite in the Kenyan market. They offer a wide range of football matches both local and international with good odds in the Kenyan market and are the leaders in providing cricket betting.
Their website offers sports news and match analysis to guide bettors on how to play especially targeting those that are less informed.
Betika offers some of the top football leagues and their soccer jackpot covers the English Premier League, La Liga and French Lige1 which offers gamers a chance to place stakes on some of the most entertaining football each weekend.
Chezacash is a popular online betting site in Kenya which is common among Kenyan gamers for it offers services by the two most popular mobile wallets in the country, Airtel money and M-PESA.
Many gamers are embracing Chezacash for it offers a variety of matches to bet on and providing offline gamers, who compose a huge number of the Kenyan population, a chance at good betting odds.
Betway offers the very best in online sports betting. It is one of the few local betting sites that will give you a truly international sports betting experience as it has a global following which is growing consistently.
Other betting sites to consider are:
1xbet Kenya Sportybet Kenya BetPawa Betin Premierbet
Mozzartbet Kenya Powerbets Kenya Safaribets Kenya Betyetu
Sahara Games Supabet247 Elitebet Kenya m-CHEZA Lucky2u
Eazi Bet Kwikbet Dafabet