Sports betting has always been extremely popular across the African continent and with increased accessibility to smartphones has a higher demand for online betting emerged.
Betting companies in Africa has traditionally always focused on physical betting – such as betting shops -where the punters need to go the to be able make their bets. This has always been a limitation for many, but is changing rapidly as we speak.
In the last decade a technology boom been sweeping across Africa and more people than ever now has access to both internet and smartphones. With internet comes accessibility to everything. This has resulted in a increased demand for online betting, which has forced the betting companies in Africa to take the step over to the online betting world. Many betting companies now also offer;
Looking at the Google Trends diagram, it is clear how Africa is dominating searches for online betting across the world – and will probably be for years to come.
When deciding which betting company to use, the bettors across Africa need to consider several important factors. First and foremost the betting company need to hold a valid operating licence from the country they are based in. Some countries do not require the betting companies to have any license to be allowed to offer their betting services. You should also always ask yourselves the following questions;
Many of us have a smartphone in our pocket which has resulted in that many sports betting enthusiasts prefer to bet on their mobile devices online. Most online betting companies cater for mobile betting, but some betting companies are always better than others. Make sure to always look into how their mobile betting site behaves on your specific smartphone – do they offer a updated smooth running platform or is it outdated full of flaws? Many betting companies offer a modern mobile version, a old mobile version as well as a lite version – to make sure their mobile betting platform suits everyone. So generally speaking, mot online betting companies do offer something that suits us all.
It should be easy for to make a deposit on a chosen online betting company. Local betting companies tend to often offer local alternatives more frequently, compared to offshore betting sites. These includes popular baking options such as Airtel, Vodafone Money, MTN Mobile Money and many more depending on your country of residence. Always make sure that the operator offer the banking methods that suits your needs.
A big difference between a betting shop and a online betting company is that you often receive a bonus when registering online – and even regular promotions. These bonuses are often very generous and provides you with the opportunity to try out the betting site properly. However, all bonuses and promotions comes with terms and conditions, so make sure you have read and understood them completely,
Every sports enthusiast has their own preferences of sports when it comes to sports betting. This is why it is is of high importance to always make sure the online betting company offer exactly what you wish to bet on – anything from Premier League to NBA. Always check out the betting evens and markets which you can find on the betting site before you decide to register.