Kenya is one of the numerous countries that have some sports betting fanatics. Visiting the countries’ betting halls which are found in almost every part of the country will confirm the notion that the country does have a lot of sports betting fans as the betting halls at all times will be full to the brim with punters looking to place bets on different sporting activities. Well, recognizing the hassles that come with visiting betting halls, some bookmakers took the decision to expand their operations to the internet hence opening online sportsbooks. One such online sportsbook is PlayaBet Kenya. As we will see in this review, this online bookmaker is just similar to any brick and mortar sportsbook that punters can think of as it offers all of the sports betting activities loved by Kenyan punters.
Playabet Kenya Site Overview
PlayaBet does have sleek site which is aesthetically pleasing on the eye. A colour palate of dark blue, light blue and orange colours makes the site bright and colourful. Most of the navigation buttons are located on the header tab. The header tab is where punters can find buttons that allow them to login to their accounts or register for those who do not have accounts already as well as buttons that lead to different pages on the site such as Sports offered, jackpots, and promotions. The centre section is where punters will find the events that they can place bets on. By default, the events displayed are the ‘Popular’ events. However, punters do have the freedom to hit the Upcoming button to reveal all upcoming events or the Live Now button to display events that are currently in-play. The footer tab is where punters will see PlayaBet’s licensing info.
Betting Products on Offer
PlayaBet does offer two main products that is, traditional sports as well as virtual sports. The ‘traditional’ sports we are referring to here are real sporting games that are played across the top leagues in the world be it football, tennis, rugby, cricket, basketball and ice hockey amongst many others. When it comes to virtual sports, PlayaBet focuses largely on soccer.
To start placing bets at PlayaBet, punters need to ensure that they are PlayaBet members. To become a member, punters will need to search for the official PlayaBet site. Once punters reach the PlayaBet homepage, they need to check the header tab on the far right corner – there; they will find the ‘Register’ button. Hit the Register button to be redirected to the account registration page. On this page, punters simply have to provide the info requested from them which is just basic personal details, phone number and residential address. When all the info has been provided, punters will need to finish the process by clicking on the Finish button and they in an instant become PlayaBet members.
Punters looking to place their bets at PlayaBet ought to know that they first need to make deposits. Deposits at this site can only be done via mobile money. Punters when depositing has to head over to the Cashier section – locate the Deposit button and click upon it. When done, enter the amount you wish to deposit and your M-Pesa number. An SMS requesting the punter’s pin is sent to the M-Pesa number provided – when the punter inputs his pin, the deposit is confirmed. Alternatively, punters may simply deposit funds directly into PayaBet’s Paybill 296630.
Punters need not worry about anything when it comes to settling at PlayaBet as this online bookmaker holds a valid operating license issued by the Betting Control and Licensing Board of Kenya (BCLB).