Frequently Asked Questions about Sportpesa

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We have over 21 frequently asked questions about Sportpesa.The most popular question is how to win the Sportpesa jackpot.

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Below is everything you need to know about Sportpesa:

How do I Register with SportPesa?

To register via SMS, follow these three simple steps:

Step 1

To register via sms send “Game” to 79079. You will receive a confirmation message with a link directing you to read the Terms and Conditions on SportPesa.

Once you have read and understood the Terms and Conditions, send “Accept” to 79079 to finish registration.

Step 2

After you send “Accept” to 79079, you will receive a confirmation message providing you with a username, which is your phone number, a 4 digit Pin number and a Pay bill number.

e.g.

  • First SMS: KARIBU SPORTPESA. Your Username is XXXXXXXXXX. Your PIN is YYYY. Get TOP GAMES on www.sportpesa.co.ke or SMS FOOTBALL to 79079.
  • Second SMS: Predict and win in 2 easy steps. DEPOSIT to Paybill 955100 or 955700 for Safaricom ; or SPORTPESA for Airtel , SMS your prediction (GameID#Your Pick#Bet Amount) to 79079. KSH 24/7 Help: 0755079079 / 0709079079

How do I deposit cash into my SportPesa account?

Once you’ve completed your registration. To deposit money in your SportPesa account is easy, just follow these steps:

Step 1

Access your mobile money menu on your phone, and transfer money using the Sportpesa Paybill number sent to you during registration.

  • M-Pesa: 955100 or 955700
  • Airtel Money: SPORTPESA

Step 2.

Your SportPesa account will be credited automatically. You will then receive a confirmation message from SportPesa for the deposit transaction.

e.g. KSH 100 received! Your S-PESA account balance is: KSH 100.

Step 3

You are now ready to play.

Check the links below for more information on money transfer charges for M-Pesa, Airtel Money.

MPESA CHARGES

M-PESA Rates

Withdrawal from M-PESA Agent

Min(KSHs.) Max(KSHs.) M-PESA Charges
1 49 N/A
50 100 10
101 500 27
501 1,000 28
1,001 1,500 28
1,501 2,500 28
2,501 3,500 50
3,501 5,000 67
5,001 7,500 84
7,501 10,000 112
10,001 15,000 162
15,001 20,000 180
20,001 35,000 191
35,001 50,000 270
50,001 70,000 300

How do I place a bet?

You now have an opportunity to predict the outcome of any match available on the SportPesa website.

You can select any betting option from the wide range of pre-match markets and live betting markets available on different games and place your bet.

Note: All betting options are displayed and described on the page with markets. To view the options available such as +24,+14,+13,+12,+8….on any game, click on the icon >, to view them. You can as well click on the symbol (?) for information on how to place a bet on each market and how to place bets on them via SMS.

Kindly note that one can place up to a maximum of 20 games.You can either place a single bet or a multi bet.

A single bet is placed by selecting a prediction on one match. A multi bet is placed by selecting predictions on several matches.

How do I place a Mega Jackpot Bet?

Step 1

Log into your SportPesa account and click on the Mega Jackpot banner at the top of your screen.

Step 2

To place a Mega Jackpot bet, click on the team that you predict to win. Click on either the Home team (first listed team) or the Away team (second listed team).

If you wish to predict that the outcome of the game will be a draw, click in the middle of the two teams to select X (DRAW).

Select your predictions for all the 17 Mega Jackpot games.

A bet slip will appear with all your predictions.

On the bet slip, you will also be able to see the number of combinations made. If you have not placed a combination bet, the number of combinations will be 1.

Step 3

Click on place a bet.

Step 4

Click Ok to confirm or Cancel to decline.

A message will be displayed on your screen to confirm the placement of your Mega Jackpot bet.

NB 1:You are a winner when all your 17 predictions match with the games outcomes. Mega Jackpot is equally shared amongst all winners.

How do I place a Mega Jackpot Bet with double combinations?

Step 1

Log into your SportPesa account and click on the Mega Jackpot banner at the top of your screen.

Step 2

A Double Combination bet on the Mega Jackpot (MJP) simply makes it easier to make multiple bets at once instead of repeating the same sequence many times if you want to place more than one MJP bet via the website.

This allows you to place a bet with two predictions on a single game, on up to 7 games from the listed 17 MJP games in one bet! Just click on the two predictions you would like to make. . E.g (1 and 2,or 1 and X, or 2 and X)

For example, if you wish to make 2 predictions on 3 MJP games, you will have placed 8 MJP bets in total. i.e. 2^3 (2*2*2=8 JP bets)

A bet slip will appear with all your predictions for the 17 MJP games.

On the bet slip, you will also be able to see the number of combinations made. You can only play double combination on up to 7 MJP games.

You will also see the total amount you will need to stake for the number of combinations made. Each MJP bet costs KSHs 100.

How do I place a Jackpot Bet?

Step 1

Log into your SportPesa account and click on the Jackpot banner at the top of your screen.

Step 2

To place a Jackpot bet, click on the team that you predict to win. Click on either the Home team (first listed team) or the Away team (second listed team).

If you wish to predict that the outcome of the game will be a draw, click in the middle of the two teams to select X (DRAW).

Select your predictions for all the 13 Jackpot games.

A bet slip will appear with all your predictions.

On the bet slip, you will also be able to see the number of combinations made. If you have not placed a combination bet, the number of combinations will be 1.

Step 3

Click on place a bet.

Step 4

Click Ok to confirm or Cancel to decline.

A message will be displayed on your screen to confirm the placement of your Jackpot bet.

NB 1:You are a winner when all your 13 predictions match with the games outcomes. Jackpot is equally shared amongst all winners.

How do I place a Jackpot Bet with double combinations?

Step 1

Log into your SportPesa account and click on the Jackpot banner at the top of your screen.

Step 2

A Double Combination bet on the Jackpot (JP) simply makes it easier to make multiple bets at once instead of repeating the same sequence many times if you want to place more than one JP bet via the website.

This allows you to place a bet with two predictions on a single game, on up to 7 games from the listed 13 JP games in one bet! Just click on the two predictions you would like to make. E.g (1 and 2,or 1 and X, or 2 and X)

For example, if you wish to make 2 predictions on 3 JP games, you will have placed 8 JP bets in total. i.e. 2^3 (2*2*2=8 JP bets)

A bet slip will appear with all your predictions for the 13 JP games.

On the bet slip, you will also be able to see the number of combinations made. You can only play double combination on up to 7 JP games.

You will also see the total amount you will need to stake for the number of combinations made. Each JP bet costs KSH 100.

Withdrawal via SMS

How do I make a withdrawal?

Getting your money out is as simple as putting your money in.

For example if you want to withdraw KSH 1200 from your SportPesa account you will:

  1. SMS to 79079 ; W#1200#8888 – where W stands for Withdraw, 1200 is the amount of money you wish to withdraw and 8888 is the SportPesa pin you received upon registration.

Note: The withdrawal format is standard across all mobile money service providers. i.e M-Pesa, Airtel Money.

  1. You will receive a confirmation message from 79079 and Your Mobile Money account (M-Pesa, Airtel Money, etc) will be credited, and a second confirmation SMS to this effect will be sent to you by your mobile service operator.

How do I check my balance?

SMS the word “BALANCE” to 79079 to see how much you have on your SportPesa account. You will receive a message showing your account balance.

e.g. Your S-PESA balance is: KSH 100/=

Note: If you have a pending withdrawal request, your SportPesa account balance will not include the amount you want to withdraw.