SportPesa is a platform of the so named betting company that operates in Kenya, Tanzania, the Republic of South Africa, the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man. The high level and credibility of the brand is confirmed by the fact that it partners with the famous football clubs and associations, make investments in local sports leagues in Kenya and Tanzania. For the several years of its existence, SportPesa has become a major international player which not only earns money, but also makes a significant contribution into the development of regional sports.
SportPesa was founded in 2014 and has a headquarter in the capital of Kenya – Nairobi. The company is managed by Pevans East Africa with shareholders from the United States, Kenya and Bulgaria. In Italy SportPesa operates as a joint project with the country’s largest media company RCS Media.
Now the international company has branches and separate sites in the UK, Kenya, Republic of South Africa, Tanzania, Italy and the Isle of Man (global division).
In African countries SportPesa is licensed by local regulating authorities. In Kenya – the Council on Control and Bets Licensing is in charge of regulation; in Tanzania – the Gaming Commission; in South Africa – Gaming and Racing Committee of the Western Cape. In the UK the company operates under the license of TGP Limited, which, in turn, is issued by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission.
In the domestic and international market, the company is supported by several major partners:
⦁ Everton, Arsenal, Southampton, Hull – English Football Clubs
⦁ Torino – Italian Football Club
⦁ La Liga – National Football Championship of Spain
⦁ KFF – Kenya Football Federation
⦁ SportPesa Premier League – Kenyan Football Premier League
⦁ AFC Leopards – Kenyan Football Club
Mah Gor Mahia – Kenyan football club (the most titled in the country)
Functionality and Types of Bets
The SportPesa bookmaker website complies with the current requirements for an online sports betting software. It has a good view, intuitive interface, handy tips and menu navigation. Pages are conveniently scaled depending on the device screen.
The main kind sports for which bets are accepted:
⦁ ice hockey
⦁ mixed martial arts (MMA)
The site has several sections for making bets and obtaining useful information:
⦁ Sports – pre-match line of sporting events.
⦁ Live Games – live betting matches.
JengaBets is a special format in which you can make a combined bet on several events in one match. For example: The victory of the first team + General total 2.5B + The number of corners is more than 7.5 + A footballer will receive a card. The more difficult a combination, the higher a coefficient.
⦁ Jackpots is a tote in which you need to make a forecast for 10+ football matches. The main prize is mega jackpot, the amount of which exceeds 150 million ($ 1.5 million). To win it you need to guess 17 results out of 17. The weekly jackpot plays $ 100,000 – you need to give 13 correct predictions out of 13.
- LiveScore -the review and detailed statistics of matches from around the world on the air.
- Statistics – the statistics of competitions, teams and athletes in 28 types and categories of sport.
- Results – the page with the results of the previous games.
- News –news from SportPesa, an African and international sports.
- App – a section for installing a mobile application on Android.
- Help – the instructions and tips: how to register, deposit and withdraw money, manage the account.
On the site it is possible to play and register in two ways:
- Via SMS. You need to send messages pointing the match, the selected event and the amount to the number 79079. Bets are paid from the mobile phone account.
- Via the site. After registering by phone number, you can use the site, like in other betting companies – by adding one or more events to the coupon.
Using the SMS method, the balance information must be requested from the server, and on the website it is displayed on the top of the main panel.
Deposit and Withdrawal
SportPesa allows to transfer money to user accounts with the help of two payment services:
Deposits are made by transfers to the bookmaker accounts in these systems.
Now there is no information about bonuses on the first deposit or additional promotions on SportPesa sites for Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa . The main promotion is still the jackpots for participants of the Jackpots sweepstakes:
- the main jackpot of the week – 10 million shillings ($ 100,000)
- the main mega-jackpot, which increases with each draw – more than 150 million ($ 1.5 million)
Technical and financial problems of the players are resolved via the Support Service phones or e-mail:
- 0755 079 079
- 0709 079 079
In addition, the company’s Facebook page works in the support service format https://www.facebook.com/SportpesaKenya