3 Tips On How To Get A Sports Betting Shop

“This game sure die”, “I just played a sure game”, “My ticket don Bash.” These are some of the phrases that have been included in the dictionary of popular Nigerian phrases all thanks to the emergence of sports betting franchise like Bet9ja. Betting has evolved to be one of the easiest yet risky ways to make legitimate cash in Nigeria, considering the economic situation in the country.

A number of Nigerians have been quoted saying that if not for the hope sports betting gives, they wouldn’t have known how they would have survived the current economic crunch. The rise of Bet9ja has the number 1 sports betting franchise has made it, a now profitable business in Nigeria and it has moved a number of Nigerians to want to become Agents, and it has also increased the demand for the rent and sale of shops in Nigeria, especially Lagos state.


Bet9ja is an online bookmaker company that was launched in September 2013, it offers bets on major sporting events, the website is licensed by the Lagos State Lotteries Board and it also has permission to operate in other parts of Nigeria. The acclaimed market leader, Bet9ja, offers a maximum of N50 million by staking just one or a few hundred naira notes.The brand has become one of the most innovative market leaders with more agencies opening every day, providing job and business opportunities to Nigerians, and you can join the already growing list of Bet9ja agents but to do that you need to either buy or rent a commercial property to open your own Bet9ja shop.

The online site provides information on how you can be one of their agents, and one of the major requirements is the space you are going to need to conduct your business. The company takes it very seriously that they even advise you do not purchase or pay for the rent of your proposed Bet9ja shop till they have inspected and approved it as a suitable space for your agency.

  • Space must accommodate at least eight cashiers

It can be a bit strenuous to find an affordable workspace that would be able to fit at least eight cashiers in Nigeria that is going to have all the amenities a standard workspace should have. You may also have to go through the strenuous task of talking to so many agents before you find the space you need to open your own Bet9ja shop. But with an online real estate portal like, you won’t have to go through that stress as you are sure you’ll find something that you can work with.


  • Space must have wall space that can accommodate at least six 32-inch-LCD TVs

Bet9ja shops are expected to be able to accommodate at least six 32-inch LCD TV’. It is expected that the space you are opting to either buy or rent should have wall space that can accommodate at least six 32-inch LCD TV. The requirement may seem a bit tasking but you are sure to find an affordable commercial property that will have enough wall space to house six 32-inch-LCD TVs on the no1 real estate portal

  • Must be located in a commercially/densely populated area and it must be at least 10- 5 minutes normal walking distance away from the closest existing Bet9ja agent shop depending on the type of area

It is ideal that when you are considering renting or buying a commercial space for a business like a Bet9ja agency, you should make sure it is in a commercial and also a densely populated area if you want to be able to meet your target audience. To cite the importance of this, the company made it a mandatory requirement for your Bet9ja shop. You are sure to find office spaces or shops in commercially populated areas like Ikeja, Surulere, Yaba, Victoria Island, Idumota and so on the popular real estate online portal, to fit your budget and your location. There is a lot of options for you and you are sure that the commercial properties are well maintained and conducive to conduct your sports betting business.


Opening a Bet9ja agency is a lucrative business in Nigeria currently and you are sure to find the perfect shop or office space for rent or sale to fit your business plan on, so don’t forget to check out the options we have for your Bet9ja shop on the site for your preferred location.


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Jemimah Abimbola

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