Number of active Gamblers in Kenya Drop from 12 million to 4 million following the closure of Sportpesa and 26 other betting sites


In formation reaching us indicates that the number of active gamblers in Kenya has dropped from 12 million to less than 4 million. According to reliable sources within Safaricom, below are the number of gamblers in 4 top sites:

Betika—1.4 million active bettors

Odibets—900,000 active gamblers

Shabiki—600,000 bettors

Others—600,000 gamblers

Most of the gamblers we spoke to revealed that they are waiting for Betpawa, Betin and Sportpesa to resume so as to continue gambling. But there are serious addicts who crossed over to Betika and Odibets the moment Sportpesa was closed.

If the paybill numbers for the 27 betting sites will be closed forever, a number of gambling addicts in Kenya will stop betting. But there are those who will move to favourible betting companies like Shabiki.The Royal Media Services site has introduced midweek jackpot,it’s about to introduce mega jackpot with 17 games.If you are one of those using Shabiki,you can register with Venas News and receive both jackpots at Ksh1070 per month or Ksh535 for two weeks. Register by following these steps;

  • Go to MPESA
  • Select Lipa Na MPESA
  • Select Buy Goods and Services
  • Enter MPESA till number (705909)
  • Enter amount (Ksh1,070, Ksh 535)
  • Enter MPESA pin and send

Shabiki Midweek jackpot is starting Thursday this week, make sure you register before then to receive the tips via SMS.