Bwin is a multi-million Euro company that started in Europe but offers sports betting services to millions of punters in several countries, including Nigeria. The bookmaker has gained immense popularity since it started in the late 1990s, by providing premium betting experience online and via its various retail shops as well as sponsoring the most popular sports team around the world. Although the bookmaker has launched its first online betting website since the early 2000s, it wasn’t until 2011 that it started catering to Nigerian punters. Bwin is a legitimate sports betting site with trusted licenses from the United Kingdom Gambling Commission, Gibraltar Gambling Commission and the National Lottery Regulation Commission of Nigeria.
Bwin has much more to offer than its name. The bookmaker is renowned for offering different types of online sports betting as well as an online casino section where players can go if they feel need to take a break from sports betting. As you might have guessed, Bwin also has a profitable welcome bonus for new account holders. Payment options are offered in excess, even for Nigerian punters. Funds are also processed in good time and under optimum security and safety. Below is our full review of Nigeria’s biggest sportsbook, Bwin.
Undeniably, betting is more enjoyable on a well-designed website with a premium user interface. This is what most top bookmakers try to integrate to ensure players don’t get frustrated by simply navigating their sites before they place bets. Bwin’s website is very impressive, with well-organized tabs and layout that makes the page easy to navigate and user-friendly. Even if you are visiting the site for the first time, you find it extremely easy to locate all products offered on the web page.
If you are a bettor who likes to bet on the go, Bwin offers you the options of using the mobile website, which is designed to load fast on mobile devices or download the bookmaker’s native app for iOS and Android-powered devices. All the service offered on the desktop website remains the same across all devices, and mobile users don’t have to settle for less.
Bwin is known as the industry leader for nothing. The bookmaker offers an extensive line-up of events which includes matches in popular leagues and championship as well as not so famous competitions. Punters can place bets on over 90 sports with several betting options available on each event. The options are indeed unlimited on this site. Asides from sports offers, punters can wager on Politics and entertainment events. Also, the Bwin does not only offer pre-match betting options, but it also has the Live Betting section that efficiently updates odds while players bet on ongoing events.
The odds offered on Bwin website are largely average compared to most bookies, but the bookmaker makes up for it with its HD live streaming. Some of the popular sports offerings on Bwin include American football, athletics, Aussie Rules, badminton, baseball, basketball, biathlon, boxing, chess, CricketCross Country, skiing, cycling, darts, floorball, football, Formula One, golf, and handball.
Just like on most of the platforms owned by Bwin all over the world, Bwin Nigeria also offers profitable bonuses to both new and existing players. The first bonus you get on this website is the sign-up offer which allows you to claim a free bet bonus worth up to ₦4,500. The minimum deposit allowed in this promo is ₦4,500, and the maximum stake allowed is the same amount. Punters are only allowed to bet on 1/2 (2.0) odds, and the offer only lasts for the first 7 days after the bonus has been claimed.
Bwin provides its customers with a long list of payment options that allow them to make fast transactions with reliable financial institutions. Punters can choose credit or debit card options such as Visa, Mastercard, and Maestro. There are also options for using other methods like Bank wire transfer, Neteller, Cheque, Skrill, and Paysafecard. All these options are safe and quick for Nigerian punters.
To register on Bwin, simply log into the bookmaker’s website on https://sports.bwin.com/en/sports. Go to the top of the page and click on “Register.” Enter your first and last name on the first section of the registration form, fill in your country of origin, and enter your email in the required field. The next stage will require your username and password. After that, a proper answer to a question to verify you are not a bot. You can then proceed to choose your currency of betting and your date of birth. A verification email will be sent, and you are required to use the link to activate your account.
As for customer support, Bwin does not offer a Live Chat option. However, punters can reach the bookmaker’s helpful and polite agents via phone calls (+44 20 3938 0862), and email.