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Friday, 18 August 2017

Why Betting Is Increasingly On The Rise In NIgeria

With the ascent of joblessness and extreme monetary hardship in Nigeria, there has been an expansion in the quantity of Nigerians swinging to betting as a lifestyle, particularly to supplement their pay. Preceding this, betting has obviously been pervasive in the nation, yet as indicated by a survey directed by NOIPolls, the increase in the quantity of online betting stores has enhanced namelessness of individuals engaged with it and subsequently addicted significantly more. Betting is controlled by National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) which is engaged by the National Lottery Act, 2005 to manage wagering lottery in Nigeria. The survey directed uncovers a considerable amount about the condition of wagering in Nigeria. The real reasons Nigerians take part in the action are uncovered in the infographic underneath: 


1. The quest for quick money baits many into betting. 

2. Joblessness 

3. Greed 

4. Economic hardship 

5. Poverty 

6. Amusement 

7. Passion for sports 

8. Peer Group 


The above infographic clarifies the commonness of wagering in Nigeria. 48% of those included are between the age of 18-35. The geo-political zone with the vast majority associated with wagering is the South-east with 58% of the inhabitants. This incorporates such states as: Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Bayelsa, Rivers, Delta, Edo. 

NOIPolls says: "In an offer to find out the predominance of betting in Nigeria, respondents were made a request to express their suppositions on its pervasiveness and investigation of results uncovered that a large dominant part (77 percent) expressed that betting is common in Nigeria. "Occupants from the South-West zone (92 percent) had the most elevated pervasiveness, while the North-west zone (57 percent) recorded the least commonness. Strikingly, investigation by age-bunches demonstrates that those matured between 18 – 35 years recorded the most astounding rate (79 percent) of respondents who expressed that wagering in Nigeria is common." 

Most well known stages are Bet9ja (64 percent), Nairabet (34 percent), Pool organizations (22 percent) and Lotto (20 percent).

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- Naij

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