Starting out life as a Kenyan online betting site, SportPesa has since gone global, expanding into Europe and the UK. Combining the English word sport with the Swahili word Pesa (money), SportPesa is a well-known online bookmakers brand, with sponsorship deals with teams like Hull City and Everton. The UK online betting site is licenced in the Isle of Man and regulated by the UK Gambling Commission.
Established in 2014, SportPesa UK offers up a full range of online betting markets, with live in-play betting, partial cashout options and a dedicated online casino to boot. While they have a heavy focus on football betting, they offer over 30 sports with hundreds of markets. Their online casino is powered by Microgaming, giving bettors the opportunity to play some of the best slots and table games on the Internet while wagering on sports.
When it comes to customer support, SportPesa has a dedicated “help” page where you can find useful information pertaining to the online betting site. As well as a full list of FAQs’, you can find info on depositing and cashing out, responsible gambling, password resetting and Payout RTPS for every game at the casino. If you run into any issues, you can contact SportPesa using any number of communication methods. The easiest way to get hold of them is via their live chat facility, however, they do offer email support, telephone support and an online form. They also have a dedicated Facebook page and twitter account.
Like any of the best online bookmakers, SportPesa offers up a full range of deposit and withdrawal options. In the UK, you can fund your SportPesa account by credit card, with both MasterCard and Visa accepted. The same goes for debit cards and you also have to option of paying by web-wallet with Neteller or Skrill. If you are using a card, the minimum deposit is £5 while Neteller or Skrill deposits have a minimum of £20. In an effort to improve online security, SportPesa does not save CVV numbers, which means that you have to enter the numbers every time you make a deposit.
At SportPesa, you can withdraw your online betting winnings to the same account that you used to make a deposit. The minimum withdrawal amount is £5 and the maximum is £5000. Before you are able to withdraw your winnings, you may be requested to provide proof of address, a scan of your ID and your credit card details (if you are using a card to pay). Withdrawal times entirely depend on the withdrawal method, with web-wallets being the fastest way to get your money out.
Odds and Coverage
SportPesa offers an extensive range of sports, with over 30 to choose from. There is a heavy focus on football betting with most of the quick picks revolving around European and English football. That being said, you can find just about all the biggest sports including American Football, Horseracing, Tennis, Golf, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Aussie Rules and more too. You will also find a couple of niche sports like Bandy, Surfing or Speedway. The online betting coverage is extensive with hundreds of markets to choose from on any given day. The type of bets you can place at SportPesa include total goals, correct score, over/under, draw no bet, as well as handicap betting and Asian betting.
Is There Anything Else You Should Know?
SportPesa offers up an extensive range of online betting offers, including a £10 free bet offer. However, they have since done away with their deposit cash match bonus, which is only available at the casino. This may not be an issue for many bettors, as SportPesa has a lot of redeeming qualities. As well as a live in-play betting feature SportPesa offers a dedicated live results page, and offers up both a full and partial cashout feature. You can simply select what portion of your bet you want to cashout by using the slider.