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Updated: Feb 6, 2021

Betking is the new betting firm in Kenya. They have recently signed a deal to sponsor the Kenyan Premier league as well as the division one league. This article therefore aims to explore the features that Betking has to offer and if there are interesting promotions for punters. The following are therefore the features that Betking has to offer;

· Opening an account

This can be done by registering through the online site or SMS. To register via SMS send the text “JOIN” to “29070”. Registration is absolutely free and its quick and easy to complete.

· Depositing to your account

You can deposit money to your account using M-Pesa the paybill number is “290690”.

To deposit via M-Pesa:

1. Go to the M-Pesa menu

2. Select Lipa na M-Pesa

3. Enter Business Number: 290690

4. Enter Account Number: BETKING

5. Enter the amount you wish to deposit to your account

6. Enter your M-Pesa pin and confirm the request

7. A confirmation message from M-pesa and Betking will be sent to confirm the transaction was successful.

· How to place a bet

Bets can be placed online through a mobile device or desktop by visiting This is done by:

1. Logging in to your account

2. Choosing from a variety of sports and market options that appeal to you

3. Making your selection by clicking on your preferred option.

4. Reviewing the selections made to ensure they are ideal

5. Input your preferred stake amount. NB: MINIMUM STAKE IS KSH.50

6. Click on proceed to complete the bet.

Betting with Booking Code Online

A booking code is generated when after making a selection or group of selections you do not click “‘Proceed” instead you have the option to “Book”.

This booking code allows you to complete your bet at a later time online.

To bet using a booking code follow the following simple steps listed below:

1. Enter the booking code in the “booking code” field on the website.

2. Confirm your selections and enter your stake amount.

3. Click “Proceed” to complete the bet.

SMS Betting

You can place a single or multiple bet using their SMS service

Single Bet: Text “event _Id#market_smart_code#amount” to 29070 e.g (64432#DC12#200”)

Multiple Bet: Text “event_Id#market#event_Id#market#amount” to 29070

e.g( 64432#DC12#43234#1#55543#CS21#200”)

An SMS confirming and including the details of your bet will be sent to you.

The only thing left to do is to update your profile. To avoid validation delays during withdrawal and for more personalized service, it is strongly recommend you update your account profile. You can do this by following the steps below:

1. Log into your BetKing account online

2. Click on the profile icon to be directed to your account information

3. Click on “Edit Profile”

4. Click “Save”


Betking bears the cost of withrawals for the first 6 months, after which withdrawals less than KSH.500 will be borne by you.

BetKing offers the fastest and most convenient means of withdrawing your winnings. You can therefore withdraw your winnings via the website, SMS and USSD channels.

The withrawals are automatically credited into the M-Pesa or Airtel Money account registered with your phone number.

Withdrawal via Website

To withdraw your winnings, follow the steps below;

1. Visit

2. Login with your phone number and password.

3. Click on the My Account section in the top right corner.

4. Select withdrawal from the account Information Pane

5. Enter the amount to withdraw and click proceed.

6. You will be notified by M-Pesa or Airtel Money when your withdrawal request is successfully processed.

How to withdraw via USSD

To withdraw your winnings via USSD,

1. Simply dial the USSSD code - *375# on your phone number registered with your account.

2. Follow the onscreen prompt;

§ Select WITHDRAW, then click SEND.

§ On the next screen, enter the amount you want to withdraw and click SEND.

§ Enter your password on the next screen and click SEND.

3. You will receive an SMS that your M-Pesa or Airtel Money account has been credited.

How to withdraw via SMS

To withdraw your winnings via SMS,

  1. Simply send the withdrawal keyword to 29070. For example, “W#5000” to withdraw Ksh 5000 or “W#600” to withdraw Ksh 600.

  2. Upon successful withdrawal, you will receive an SMS notifying you that the withdrawal has been deposited into your M-Pesa or Airtel Money account.

225% Jumbo Bet

Earn up to 225% more when you place a bet on BetKing. To be eligible your bet must meet one condition : your bet must contain at least 5 or more selections with at least 1.20 odds.

If your multibet meets this condition, Betking will add a bonus of 5-225% to your winning. The bonus amount depends on the number of selections you make. This therefore means that the bonus increases the more teams you add. Check out the table below for the bonus breakdown:

The Bonus Calculation can be seen below;

Total Odds * Stake Net = Potential Winning

Bonus % * Max Potential Win = Bonus Value

Gross Potential Win = Potential Win + Bonus Value

Rebetting on Betking

BetKing has a REBET feature that allows you to quickly reload open selections and place that bet again with the option of adding or removing events. This means you no longer have to throw away your ticket if the first match loses.

Steps to rebet:


Step 1. Login to your account

Step 2. Load the coupon you wish to Rebet by typing the coupon code into the coupon check bar. The coupon code is the number-alphabet combination at the bottom of your bet slip.

Step 3: Click the ‘Rebet’ button the right side of the display.

Step 4: Your bet slip will be reloaded with all open selections. You can review the selections by adding or removing events. Then, select your desired stake and click ‘Proceed’

Step 5: Click ‘Confirm’ on the pop-up window to place the bet


Step 1: Login to your account

Step 2: Click on ‘my account button’ in the top right corner

Step 3: Select “Bet Search” on the left side of the page.

Step 4: Input the coupon code that you would like to Rebet,(or you can select from the list of bets)

Step 5. At the side of the lists of bets, click the ‘Rebet’ button, and place your bet as you would normally.



To check your account balance

1. Visit

2. Login to your account and the balance will be displayed on the top right corner of the website.


To check your betking balance

1. Send BALANCE to 29070

2. You will receive an SMS which contains the balance of your Betking acccount.

Check your BetKing account balance via USSD

To check your BetKing account balance dial *375#


Checking bet status via website

To check the status of your bet on our website, follow the steps below

1. Visit

2. On the right hand side pane, enter the bet ID of the coupon you want to check in the Verify Coupon area and click search.

3. Upon clicking search, the coupon details frame showing the status of your bet will pop-up.

Check via SMS

To check the status of your bet via SMS

1. Send the bet ID to 29070

NB: Your bet ID is the 18-digit code that uniquely identifies each bet. For example, 6UJE-JEDNV-8-AS94

2. You will receive an SMS informing you about the status of the bet.

Check Bet Status via USSD

To check the status of the bet

1. Simply dial the USSD CODE- *375# on the phone registered with your account.

2. Follow the onscreen prompt by

a) Enter 4 to select the COUPON STATUS option, then click SEND

b) On the next screen, enter the Bet ID of the coupon you wish to check and click SEND.

3. After clicking send the application will display the status of the coupon.

NB; You can cash out and re-bet coupons on the coupon check screen. Simply enter the corresponding number and follow the prompt.

The mobile site is neatly designed with all icons within eyesight. On clicking on an individual game there are various statistics i.e current form, player stats, league ranking. These statistics help the punter make an informed decision when choosing on a market to bet on. Betking is here to make a statement check them out.

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