Playabet is among the relatively new bookies in the Kenyan market and offers a range of markets on sportsbooks as well as virtual games. The bookie in its short existence has amassed quite a following due to the bonuses and promotions being offered on the platform.[wp-review id=”5283539″]
We get access to sports events like football, tennis, basketball, boxing, baseball, cricket, rugby union, American football, darts, golf, handball, MMA, motor sports, rugby league, volleyball, snooker, cycling and Australian rules.
The bookmaker is a legit firm that is legally operating under the laws of Kenya and therefore we can trust Playabet to make fair play environment for its customers.
In this review, we are going to focus on the main features as well as promos that the betting brand has to offer for punters in the Kenyan market.
Playabet at a glance
The Playabet brand is registered and regulated by the BCLB under the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act, Cap 131, laws of Kenya under license number: BK 0000124. The parent company Betafriend Limited which is based in Nairobi Kenya, owns the Playabet brand and operates it under the laws of Kenya.
The brand has put a lot of effort in providing the best customer service and support. They have trained personnel to be compassionate as well as having a live chat feature being introduced in the platform to eaey communication between the staff and its customers.
The homepage is well designed with a detailed dashboard with the main menu located at the top left part of the website, giving us access to quick links, top leagues, A – Z sports and other links.
Although scrolling down takes longer due to most of the top leagues being displayed in the homepage, we can get also access through the bottom dashboard with Home, in play, bet slip and live chat buttons which allow access.
The homepage has also been used to promote top matches of the day, virtual games, jackpots and as wells promotions.
We also get access to upcoming, popular and live now. This navigation feature enables us to easily move through the features offered by Playabet platform.
The betting markets offered by the brand, covers a wide range of markets taking place in popular world leagues between different nations and country leagues. The betting markets offered include:
- Rugby union
- American football
- Australian rules
Other available virtual games include V league which has animated premier league games.
The bookmaker offers some of the best odds market with boosted on football events and other events also showing greater odds.
The bet slip shows detailed odd bonus boost with selection above 5 getting an accumulator bonus of 10% and a maximum of 35% accumulator bonus on a selection of 15 or more.
The cash out is available at Playabet so the earlier you withdraw the better. You don’t have to wait until the final whistle to get your winnings. Just make sure you cash out in time to get a better money back deal and avoid complete loss.
The cash out feature is good when placed in a difficult situation where it seems like you may be losing your stake. It can help you get back part of stake and get you back to betting again.
Bonuses and promotions
There are a number of promotions that we can get access to on Playabet and they include the Bet Protector, Double Shot, Bet Booster and Cash Out.
The Bet Protector- This feature gives us a money back in the event a multiple bet of 5-9 fails comprising of 1x money back, 10-12 fails 2x money back, 13-16 fails 5x money back, 17-19 fails 10x money back and 20 fails 50x money back.
The maximum refund amount is Sh10,000. However you should ensure to check on the terms and conditions that apply to money back promo.
The Double Shot-When you deposit and place the first bet, you get automatic entry ticket to the jackpot featured during the week.
The Bet booster- You get up to 50% boosted odds on multiple bets and this is good news to those risk takers betting on more than 20 selections.
There are a number of jackpots offered by the bookmaker and they include the following;
- 1 x 2 jackpots worth Sh300,000 with the minimum stake amount being Sh10 and maximum of Sh49. Prizes are offered for the most prediction out of 9 legs.
- Supa Sato worth Sh5M. Here most predictions won are given prizes with a minimum stake of Sh25 spread over 13 legs are to be selected.
- Supa Sunday worth Sh5M- Here we have to choose out of 13 legs with a minimum stake of Sh25 where the highest correct selection gets prizes.
Other jackpots include over/ under, BTTS, 1 x 2 with BTTS, correct score and Total Goals jackpots.
The livestreaming feature is not as advanced as we had hoped for during the review and we therefore don’t recommend this feature since it still needs some more development.
The only available information is the time and goal difference with odds being updated each second.
The payment options on deposits are done by mainly on Mpesa, which is a favorite with Kenyans.
Despite being limited to only one mode of making deposits, you can also use bank transfer and cheques for large winnings.
Normal charges apply for the data provider which includes the tax charged by the Kenyan government on both withdrawals and deposits.
- Welcome bonus
- Easy registration and verification
- Good number of jackpots
- A variety of betting markets
- Good customer service with live chat
- Secure internet servers
- Cash out
- Money back
- Limited payment options
- Lacks an app
- Limited livestreaming service
Playabet being a new bookie in Kenya is slowly gain popularity in the harsh Kenyan market.
The bookmaker offers some of the best odds, wide variety of betting markets, cash out and good number of jackpot options. If you are looking for such features, we recommend Playabet to be at the top of your list and enjoy the amazing offers.
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