Nigeria’s leading betting company, Bet9ja has refused to pay customers of their winnings due to mass winnings by the some customers in Nigeria.
There has been serious and massive protest all over the country as Nigeria’s leading betting company Bet9ja fails in it’s obligation to pay customers who have won during the ongoing FIFA Russia 2018 World Cup.
The outrage was caused by Bet9ja’s will to void winners tickets which may have been due to mass winnings in the country. Victims of this unruly act by the betting company have taken upon themselves the duty to cause awareness all over the nation seeking Governments intervention [ calling on the National Lottery Act ]
Since the occurrence, bettors and customers of the betting company Bet9ja has since regarded the company as a SCAM since it’s refusal to pay out won bets.
Many have took to social media platforms as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to declare their heartbreak over the betting company’s decision.
“Our decision to put out this write up on the issue was due to a biter complain by one of their loyal customers directed to Us” – Olukuewu Sodiq
Several affected customers have matched to Bet9ja’s head office staging a protest to declare their disagreement on the decision made by the betting company.
Reason for Voiding Won Tickets
According to Bet9ja, the options [ market ] referred to as ANTEPOST on their website was based on the goalscorer [ player ] of any Match in the ongoing world cup [ the number of goals to be scored by the selected player. The tickets were voided due to completion of games before the end of the ongoing tournament.
Bet9ja’s point is still unclear as they did not clarify their rules during the process of customers placing their bets.
It would have been the best decision of the Betting company to have notified their customers during the time of placing the bets on their website. Customers were allowed to successfully place bets and then voided after tickets have been won already.