Founded in 2013, Merrybet has established itself as one of the most popular online betting platforms in Nigeria. The site of the bookmaker, which is available in English, delights its visitors for its casino area but especially thanks to its wide range of sports, with a special focus on football. Through its many advantages and despite some minor flaws, the bookmaker has managed to win over a large number of users.
Overview of Merrybet
Merrybet has prepared a user-friendly platform that is easy to use for the well-being of its customers. Also, you have free access to the different functionalities of the site, thanks to a convenient navigation. In addition to this, the loading speed is much faster, whether you are placing your bets or moving from one page to another.
At first glance, the main page of the site displays all the sports events in chronological order, according to their popularity. The layout of the page is very clear, making it easy to locate the games. Furthermore, Merrybet has made sure to use a color palette that is perfectly adapted to the user’s visual abilities.
As Merrybet remains under the supervision of Merrybet Gold Ltd, the establishment operates under a license issued by the Lagos State Lotteries Board. The platform uses SSL encryption to ensure that players’ personal and financial data is completely secure. As a result, no information should escape the scrutiny of the regulators of the site.
About the mobile application
The Merrybet website has a mobile version that is optimized for all types of mobile phones. There is hardly any difference compared to the classic desktop version. This program gives you access to all its features, thanks to a highly qualified graphic style. By clicking on the “Mobile” tab in the upper right-hand corner of the homepage, you will find various details relating to the smartphone and tablet, Lite Mobile and PC versions for visiting the site.
Creating an account with Merrybet is simple and straightforward and usually takes no more than five minutes. All that is required is to be at least 18 years old, have an e-mail address and a valid bank account in order to register. The following steps must be followed :
- Click on the “Register” button in the upper right-hand corner of the homepage;
- Fill in the required fields in the form and then press “Register”. You will immediately receive a verification link sent to your email address. This process will activate your account ;
- Once logged in, you will be able to enjoy all the sports markets available on the Merrybet website.
Bonuses and promotions
There are no specific bonuses at Merrybet but don’t worry. To compensate for this lack, the platform proposes two types of offers:
- The use of promotional codes. You will benefit from a 5% cashback, provided that you respect the wagering conditions. Be careful though, they are only valid for 24 hours. As this is an occasional offer, we advise you to keep an eye out for them in advance;
- The referral bonus. You will get a reward for referring a friend to the Merrybet platform. The site gives you a 50% bonus from the losing bets of this player. The amount will be higher if you manage to convince as many participants as possible.
Betting and sports offer
Merrybet has a well-stocked sports catalogue. The events are accompanied by extensive markets with relatively consistent odds margins. The list includes more than 25 disciplines, including the most popular sports such as football, basketball, baseball, American football, tennis, boxing, motorsport, MMA, rugby or lesser known ones such as water polo, futsal and snooker. As already mentioned, the platform is equally notable for its wide selection of virtual sports, classified in separate directories. The competitions available for betting appear to be very diverse, including numerous tournaments on Counter Strike, League of Legends and FIFA. Apart from sports betting, Merrybet still offers you the opportunity to place bets on politics, music and certain entertainment modes. The ‘Live’ section, where you can watch the games in progress, is divided into three categories. There is a ‘Multi Live’, a ‘Single Live’ and a ‘Live Calendar’. We invite you to consult each directory to better understand how they work. The “Live Streaming” area shows a small minority of games but allows you to both watch the events in progress and manage your bets.
Merrybet also has a dedicated online casino interface called ‘1×2 Games’. You have access to different varieties of slots, video poker and keno. The types of entertainment associated with blackjack and bingo are not part of the game library. If you are a lottery fan, you can go to the ‘Lucky Six’ section. The ‘Global bet’ tab offers bets on horse racing, greyhound racing, camel racing and even supercars. In the same section, you will find bets on virtual football matches.
Available payment methods
Merrybet offers a variety of different ways to fund your account or withdraw your winnings. The following are the commonly used options, both within and outside Nigeria:
- Visa and MasterCard payment cards;
- Paystack prepaid card ;
- Skrill, Astropay, Webpay, GlobalPay e-wallets;
- Quickteller, Webmoney, Perfect money, Pay direct, GT Collections payment systems;
- The crypto currency Bitcoin ;
- Bank transfer.
Overall, bank transfer is the preferred payment option for Nigerian users. Similarly, mobile money is the most convenient payment option for mobile phone users. When banking, you will get additional information depending on the payment method you choose. Most options describe the maximum and minimum deposit limit allowed. In addition, Merrybet sets the withdrawal transaction between ₦1,000 to ₦500,000. Above all, take care to read the details related to each of the options carefully before making any transaction.
If you have any difficulties or queries, Merrybet’s customer service team will support you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can contact an agent via live chat if you want an immediate response. A request made by e-mail will take longer. You will find the respective icons at the bottom right of your screen. It is also possible to reach the contact centre by phone or send them a WhatsApp message. To shorten your search, we suggest you take a look at the FAQ section. Among the questions and answers there, you will certainly find an appropriate solution to your needs.