It was a great day with happy mood for a gambler yesterday after winning #7.5million in bet9ja shop but was unable to claim the winnings.
Bet9ja is an online bookmaker company that offers betting on major sporting events operating in Nigeria.Traded under KC Gaming Networks Limited and run by a series of shareholders of multiple nationalities, the website is licensed by the Lagos State Lotteries Board (LSLB) with permission to operate in other parts of Nigeria.
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Bet9ja is one of the most trusted betting company in Nigeria. The co-founders of the company are Kunle Soname and Ayo Ojuroye. Bet9ja CEO is Ayo Ojuroye and Kunle Soname is the company’s chairman. Kunle Soname is the first Nigerian to own a top European football club – Clube Desportivo Feirense, Soname purchased more than 70 percent of the Portuguese football club.
Winning bets has 99% risk and every gamblers knows that. If not for the trust people have with bet companies nobody will patronize them. But when it comes to a situation where agents are not trustworthy, then the company’s name will be ruined.
A registered bet9ja agent went away with winnings that worth 7.5 million naira after collecting the winning ticket from the customer in the name of helping him to clear the winnings from their super agent.
The customer whose name is Vincent was asked to come back to retrieve his winning and when he got back to the shop the agent were no where to be found.
The agent named Larry has a bet9ja shop at Imokun road, opposite Mrs. Dolapo’s house in Eredo LCDA, Epe Lagos.
The case is presently at Naforija police station as at the time writing this report. His parents has been arrested as the guy is yet to be found after 4days.
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This is a bad name for betting companies and most especially Bet9ja company as customers within Epe area of Lagos may lose trust in them.
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According to a report from reliable source, Vincent has taken the main system to Bet9ja head office and they promise to make sure the issue is amicably resolved.
Larry’s parents are still in police custody while waiting for their son to show up.
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