125% Cash Back Up to 200 KES
Popular bookmaker in Kenya with excellent sports betting options and attractive promotions.
  • Highly competitive odds
  • Numbers Games & Virtual Racing
  • Exclusive Promotions

Detailed BetKing Kenya Review

BetKing has focussed on the sports betting market and more so Football for glaringly obvious reasons. They were established in 2018 and do not only operate in Kenya but Ghana and Nigeria as well. BetKing.co.ke is a very stylish site and easy to navigate, all the information you require is right at your fingertips. In this review we have a closer look at what BetKing KE has to offer as well as how to register, login and then make your 1st deposit.

Register with BetKing KE

You must be 18 years and over with a mobile money registered phone number (i.e. Safaricom). It is totally free to register and super easy, either register online or via SMS. Here is a breakdown of the 2 options available:

To open a BetKing account on the website simply follow these steps:

  1. Visit www.betking.co.ke 
  2. Click on “Register” in the top right corner. 
  3. Fill the registration form with the required info, check the boxes and click “Proceed” 
  4. You will receive a confirmation mail that your registration is successful and can login to your BetKing KE account afterwards. 

To register an account with BetKing via SMS follow these simple steps:

  1. Simply send “JOIN” to 29070 with your phone number.  
  2. Your account will be automatically created, and the password will be sent to you via SMS. 
  3. You can log-in to the website with your phone number and the password. 

Before you can start playing you will need to login to fund your account. Afterwards you will never miss out on any special offers and will avoid delays with last minute bets.

All you need to do to login to your BetKing Kenya account is re-enter your phone number and the password that you chose during registration

Make your 1st deposit

To deposit into your BetKing account you need to visit the BetKing website and then login with your registration details. In Kenya Mpesa is the major deposit method with most betting sites so it is no surprise this is the case with BetKing Kenya. In fact, this is the only deposit method available on the site at the moment.

To deposit online follow these steps:

  1. Click on the ‘Deposit Now’ button at the top right corner.
  2. Then enter the amount you want to deposit.
  3. Afterwards you will get a notification from M-Pesa on your phone to approve the transaction.
  4. The funds will then be visible in your BetKing balance.

To deposit via Lipa Na M-Pesa:

  1. Head to the M-Pesa menu. 
  2. Select Lipa na M-Pesa.
  3. Enter the Business Number: 290690 
  4. Then enter the Account Number: BETKING 
  5. Put in the amount you wish to transfer to your BetKing account 
  6. Enter your M-Pesa PIN and confirm the request 
  7. You will then receive an SMS from M-Pesa and BetKing that confirms the transaction was successful. 

Offers & Promotions

There is no welcome offer available however BetKing have very unique offerings which makes this sports betting site very appealing indeed. With nice bonuses and promotions they are definitely worth a visit.

With a BetKing account you can enjoy all their exciting offers without any restrictions. Below are some benefits you can enjoy as a BetKing customer:

  • Undisputed high odds
  • 225% Jumbo Bonus – Increase your potential win with the highest multiplier bonus in the market.
  • Royal Customer Service: A support team always willing to help across various channels
  • Odds Boost Offers, available even on major leagues.
  • Widest Market Selections, including exclusive specials.

Current Promos & Offers

  1. OKOA STAKE 125%: BetKing Customers could be eligible for a 125% cashback (up to 200 KES) until 30 June 2022. T&Cs apply.
  2. Bet Kifalme Bila Data: place bets on the site without the use of your own data.
  3. Virtual Jackpot: Place a bet in the virtual league for an automatic FREE entry into the virtual jackpot. The more you play the more entries you get. Play Kings’ League, Kings’ Liga, Kings’ Italiano or Kings’ Bundliga to win up to Ksh. 25,000 daily.
  4. Virtual Football Leagues: A new world of virtual soccer leagues. Make cash fast with each round at 3 minutes. Max. payout at KES 1Million. On offer are Kings’ League based on England’s Premier League, Kings’ Liga based on Spain’s La Liga, Kings’ Italiano based on Italy’s Seria A and Kings’ Bundliga based on the Bundesliga.
  5. 225% Multi Bet Bonus: Earn extra by making 5+ qualifying selections! Start off by adding bet selections to your betslip. Once you have added 5 or more selections with odds of 1.20 or greater, a 5% bonus is added. It increases all the way up to 225% for 40 selections on the betslip, each with odds of 1.20+.  
  6. 40% Virtual League Accumulator Bonus: With BetKing virtual leagues you can earn up to 40% Accumulator Bonus in addition to potential winnings. To be eligible, pick 3+ games on your Virtual ACCA. Bonus starts at 5% of the potential winnings (3 events) and increases by an average of 5% by adding more events.
  7. Limited time Welcome Bonus: Fire-Proof Bonus for New Customers for the EPL season.

Terms & Conditions apply and are available on betking.co.ke under T&Cs.


  • Licenced & regulated by BCLB, licence number 0000285.
  • Unique offers such as 225% Multi Bet Bonus, 40% Virtual Accumulator Bonus, Free Data Browsing and OKOA STAKE 125%.
  • Highly competitive odds.
  • Numbers games & Virtual Racing


  • No online Casino
  • Very limited payment methods

Betting Markets, Sports & Features

BetKing offers multiple betting markets on each event. You can place bets on various possible outcomes of sports events. With Betking you have over 20 different sports to choose from like ever popular Football, Basketball, Baseball, Tennis, MMA as well as Aussie Rules and Golf.

One of our favourite features is Rebet on BetKing. This feature allows you to quickly reload open selections and place that bet again with the option of adding or removing events.

Lightning Bets

Lightning Bets are 1 minute markets available on live betting on EPL, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Russian PL, Ligue 1, Australian A-League, Champions League and 7 Top European Cups games. Simply put – you will be predicting an outcome within a minute and if you are correct your bet will be settled quickly. To play follow these steps:

  • Click on “Live” Menu (betking.co.ke/live)
  • Then select an event in-play
  • Browse through the markets and pick any available lightning market (total goals in 1-minute intervals or total penalties)
  • Lastly, add to your bet slip and place your bet
  • Bet gets settled within 1 minute

Lightning Bets are available on ‘total goals in 1-minute intervals’, ‘total offsides in 1-minute intervals’, ‘total penalties awarded in 1-minute intervals’, ‘total corners in 1-minute intervals’ and ‘total bookings in 1-minute intervals’.

Virtual Number Games – Spin 2 Win Royal & Keno

BetKing offers 2 of the most fun virtual numbers games to date. Spin to Win is based on roulette where players guess the result of a random draw. You predict the result of a spin by betting on an individual sector (i.e. numbers, colours and more), you then stand a chance of winning up to KES250,000. The key features are that it is simple and easy, you play on-demand, there are over 30 different betting options, attractive markets and IMMINJET payouts.

Keno is a game based on lottery thus simply select between 1-10 numbers from a table of numbers ranging from 1-80. 20 Numbers will then randomly be drawn and you get a payout depending on how many you got guessed right. Furthermore, the game is simple and easy, you can play on-demand with instant results and there are countless potential hits.  

Virtual Racing

BetKing currently offers Virtual Dog Racing. It is a series of sprint greyhound races based on pre-recorded real life dog races. You may bet on 1 of 6 dogs racing on a oval track to pass the finish line as a winner. Predict the outcome of the race including the top 3 dogs or an exact outcome and other extra markets.

Live Betting, Live Streaming & Esports

Last but not least. Live Betting is an exciting form of wagering that allows you to place bets on events that are live, the odds are compelling and change in accordance with the course of the actual event. Thus offering double the excitement as you get to view the event during play.

Placing a bet on Esports has never been easier, therefore there is no surprise that BetKing offers Esports as well. Esports is growing with activity at an unprecedented rate, BetKing offers League of Legends (LoL), Dota 2 and Counter-Strike. There is currently no live streaming available unfortunately.

BetKing Kenya Payment Options

There are not many payment methods available on the BetKing site however as long as Mpesa is available this doesn’t seem to be a problem with Kenyan punters. Subsequently we reached out to the BetKing KE team via live chat and they confirmed that only Mpesa is currently available.

How to withdraw your funds

BetKing offers the quickest and most convenient means of withdrawing your winnings. You can withdraw your winnings via SMS, the website and USSD channels. Withdrawals are automatically credited into your M-Pesa account registered with your phone number. Steps for withdrawals are set out below.

To withdraw your winnings via SMS:

  1. Send the withdrawal keyword to 29070. For example, “W#5000” to withdraw Ksh 5000 or “W#600” to withdraw Ksh 600. 
  2. Upon a successful withdrawal, you receive an SMS notifying you that the withdrawal has been deposited into your M-Pesa account. 

How to withdraw your winnings via the Website:

  1. Login to your BetKing KE account with your registration details (phone number and password). 
  2. Click on the ‘My Account’ section in the top right-hand corner. 
  3. Then select withdrawal from the Account Information area. 
  4. Enter the amount you want to withdraw and click proceed. 
  5. You will be notified by M-Pesa when your withdrawal request has been successfully processed. 

Withdraw your winnings via USSD:

  1. Dial the USSD code – *375# on the phone number registered with your account.
  2. Follow the onscreen prompt by:
    • Select WITHDRAW, then click SEND
    • On the next screen, enter the amount you want to withdraw, and then click SEND. 
    • Enter your password onto the next screen and click SEND.
  3. You will then receive an SMS that your M-Pesa account has been credited. 

For any further information relating to processing times refer to the withdrawals page on the My Account section. If you are having any issues with your withdrawal, login or account, contact the BetKing support team.


Does BetKing Kenya have MPesa?

Yes, you can very conveniently deposit and withdraw funds on BetKing Kenya via MPesa. The paybill number is 290690.

Do BetKing have an app you can download?

The BetKing app is only available to Android users at the moment and can be downloaded through the Google Play store.

Is BetKing Kenya legal?

They are owned by Entertainment Network Group Limited which is licenced by BCLB (Betting Control and Licencing Board of Kenya) under the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act. Licence Number: 0000285. Therefore, they are a completely legal operator.

Does BetKing have a Welcome Bonus?

At the moment they do not have a welcome bonus. However they to have other amazing bonuses and unique features available. See all details in Bet&Win’s BetKing Kenya review.

How does the 225% Jumbo Bonus work?

Ensure you have at least 5 events that have minimum odds of 1.2 on your ticket and you qualify for a bonus on your potential win. Only if you have up to 40 events on your ticket with odds that are at least 1.2 then you can get 225% extra on top of your potential winning.

Contact & Support

You can reach the BetKing team 24/7 via any of the following methods:

  • Live Chat: 24/7
  • Telephone: +254 1111 4 3000
  • Email: cs@betking.co.ke

You can also connect via Social Media:

  • Facebook- @betkingkenya
  • Twitter- @betkingkenya
  • Instagram- @betkingken

BetKing Data Free Site (Bet kifalme Bila Data)

Bet Billa Worries! BetKing offer a worry-free experience by offering customers daily free access to their site. They have partnered with Safaricom PLC in order to do so. All you need to start playing is use your Safaricom line today. Moreover, this is a free service for all BetKing Kenya punters, all you have to do is login to betking.co.ke from your smartphone with a Safaricom sim card. Both new and existing customers are eligible for this promotion. Finally to check your bundle consumption please check your mySafaricom app or dial *544# to track your bundle consumption. There is a daily limit of 20MB per user which we think is more than generous.

Please note that if you use up your limit normal charges will apply from Safaricom.

Above is subject to terms and conditions which you can find on betking.co.ke.

BetKing Kenya – Final Words

Undoubtedly with nice bonuses and promotions BetKing KE is definitely worth a visit and there is something for all punters. The BetKing site is painless and simple to use. The chosen colours (blue, gold and turquoise) are moreover easy on the eyes. The site set up is effortless and arranged in such a way that is seems hassle free, you will find it whatever you are looking for quiet quickly.

BetKing offers high betting odds and in addition to this have top features like rebet and free data betting. Unfortunately they do not have an online casino section, no live streaming available and we were unable to test the app. However we can see as per BetKing that the App is only available to Android users at the moment.

Nevertheless, BetKing Kenya has plenty to offer after login, from unique promotions to some great bonusses. They accept Kenyan shillings and Mpesa. There is a massive accumulator bonus and their cash out is one of the best. Therefore, BetKing Kenya is one of the most popular sports betting sites in Kenya and offer a variety of sports betting markets.

BetKing is driven by a mission that they believe everyone is a king and this reflects in everything that makes up their brand. So far the service delivery has been exceptional! They reflect a passion and drive for sports betting just like their customers. So if you are looking for a top notch sports betting site give BetKing Kenya a try and register/login today.

BetKing is expanding throughout Africa and also offers its king-like betting experience in other countries such as for example Nigeria.

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