Sports-betting has swept the country like a storm, giving a large portion of the population hopes of joining the exclusive ‘millionaires’ club by hitting lucrative jackpots offered by the firms.
This craze is fueled each day by individuals seeing on how their colleagues in gaming have become millionaires by just betting.
In most cases, all what one needs is to place a wager starting at Ksh100 and you can win thousands, hundred thousands or even millions of shillings.
In short, sport betting has become the fastest ticket out of poverty for a population disillusioned by sky-rocketing costs of living, mega corruption and ever diminishing opportunities of gainful employment.
Some people even join WhatsApp groups specialized in sport betting such as one called SportPesa Analysts exist. This a consulting group who bets on behalf of his peers. He has mastered the games very well that he encourage people to bet through him for advise. Though he does not guaranteed winning.
Through a report filed by Citizen TV, Sportspesa, one of the leading betting companies in the country is now making a higher monthly turnover than most top-100 listed companies in Kenya likes of Kenya Power and Lighting Co.
Sportpesa being the leading betting site is the full-sponsor of Kenya Premier League.
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