Every disaster has its beneficiaries and in this case, Odibet is a beneficiary of the open market that was left open after BCLB crackdown on rogue betting companies. Ever since Sportpesa went under, Odibet has gained overwhelming popularity among Kenyans and almost all Sportpesa fans have found solace in Odi.
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In this article, I am going to review the Odi betting platform, show you how to register for an account and tip you off with all the important information you need to know about this betting platform.
What is Odibet?
Odibet is a betting company that hails from Kenya. This betting company specializes in sports betting especially football matches.
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Gamblers stake their money on football games and when the outcome is as predicted, they walk away with profits. If one game in the bet slip fails, that bet slip is considered to be a loss.
How to Create an Account with Odibet
If you are conversant with sports betting, then creating the account is the easiest part. Opening an account with Odibet is as easy as pie as no complicated procedures are involved.
As a matter of fact, the application should not last more than one minute. You can bet on Odi via their mobile app or through their online platform. Here is the simple process of opening an account with Odi.
How to create an account online
- On your phone or computer, visit their website by clicking on this link
- Click on the Sign-Up section
- Enter your phone number
- Create a password for your account
- The password should be more than 6 characters
- Click on ‘Create User’
- You will receive a PIN via SMS to the mobile number you provided
- Use the PIN to activate your account
How to register for an Account via SMS
If you do not have a smartphone to access the internet, there is no reason to worry. You can register for an account via SMS. Here is the process of registering for an account offline via SMS.
- Open your messaging app
- Send “ODI” to 29680
- The word ODI should be in full capital letter
- You will receive a verification message shortly.
- It is a welcome notification to Odibet
Set your PIN and password: Once you get the registration SMS, reply with your unique PIN or password.
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How to Deposit money to Odibet
You can only deposit money to your account via Mpesa only. There are two ways of deposing using Mpesa which I have baptized Automatic deposit and Manual deposit.
For automatic deposit, go to the Odibet website and click on Deposit via Mpesa. A pop up will appear on your phone.
Enter the amount you wish to deposit and your Mpesa PIN. Just like that, you have made your deposit.
A notification will be sent to you from Mpesa and Odi confirming that the transaction was successful and that funds have been deposited in your account. For Manual deposits, use the usual paybill method as follows.
- Open your Mpesa menu
- Select Lipa Na Mpesa
- Paybill Option [Enter Odibet paybill number 290680]
- Account Number [Enter the word ODI as the account number]
- Amount [Enter the amount you wish to deposit (NO COMMAS) e.g. 1000
- Enter your Mpesa PIN
- Confirm and complete the transaction
You will receive a notification from Mpesa and ODI confirming that the transaction was successful and funds have been deposited.
How to Withdraw from Odibet
Withdrawing from Odi is equally easy and can be done in two ways. The first withdrawal method is through SMS.
Send an SMS in this format “W#Amount” to 29680 using the phone number that is linked to your account.
Alternatively, you can visit the Odi website and withdraw from there as follows.
- Open the Odi website
- Log into your account
- At the top left, select “Menu”
- Click on ‘withdrawal’
- Enter your first and last names if asked to
- Enter the amount you want to withdraw (minimum 200/=)
- Select ‘Request Withdrawal’
Withdrawal requests can be sent at any time of the day or night. ODI processes withdrawals almost instantaneously.
Keep in mind that carrier fees and Mpesa charges apply for all withdrawals. The maximum payout shall be Ksh.1000000 on any given ticket.
How do I bet on Odibets?
Betting on Odibet is a straightforward thing to do. Just like any other betting website, you will be provided with the games of the day.
Select the matched you want to place your bets on. Multi-bets create one bet slip. You should take note of what each of the following symbols represents.
 Represents a home team win
[X] Represents draw
 Represents away team win
- Select your teams and stake the amount you wish to bet with.
- Confirm your bet
- Wait for the matches to play
- Get the results
- If your Bet Slip has won you will get your profits
- If your Bet Slip has lost you will lose your money
What is the minimum stake in Odibet?
Odibet has become very popular perhaps because of the accommodative minimum stakes. Compared to other betting sites, this is the only platform where you can place a bet with Ksh.1 being the minimum stake. The maximum stake on Odi is Ksh. 50000.
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