online betting in Uganda

Betting, especially in sports, can be traced back thousands of years in human history. From the ancient gladiator sports to China’s lotteries, it has been a part of human existence but governmental involvement in Africa began to occur in the middle of the 20th century. Presently in Africa, there is a more organized body that handles, oversees, and regulates it. Finding the perfect betting company can be quite tasking due to the numerous options available. Here, you will find a brief on ten of the top online betting companies in Uganda.

Brief about Uganda

Uganda, popularly known as the pearl of Africa due to its dense, misty forests, snow-peaked mountains, glassy lakes, and sprawling savannas, is located in eastern Africa. It has a population of about 46.21 million, as of 2020, and a GDP of around 35.17 billion USD in 2019. It hosts the largest freshwater lake in Africa and the world’s second-largest inland freshwater lake, Lake Victoria. The official language is English and Swahili.

About Betting

List of Top Online betting companies in Uganda

Against the ideology that betting is demeaning and not for people of integrity, betting companies have helped boost the economy of many nations. Apart from that, it has been accepted as being able to help individuals relax and have cheap fun conveniently. From the perspective of organizations, it assures them of a large audience view in just one advert placement. Especially during the period of the Covid 19 lockdown, online betting companies were recorded as one of those who were able to provide means of interaction via team bets and the like.

Looking to win or invest in betting companies in Uganda and searching for trusted and legal companies (bookmakers/bookies) for the long run, then this list is for you. This list is in no particular order has some of top online betting companies in Uganda and you are free to go through them and settle for the one that best addresses what you are looking for.

Betway Uganda:

Betway started in the United Kingdom and is currently a global online gambling and online betting operator. It was introduced in Uganda in early 2015 and it is fully licensed and regulated by the gaming board of Uganda. It has an app that is easy to navigate, uses less data which allows it to load faster than the website. Another plus the app gives includes fixtures and bonus notifications. Betway is not only an online sports betting platform as it also has available very popular casinos and virtual sports. It provides up to USh200000 in free bets once you sign up and start playing

22 Betting company:

With a 100% betting bonus of up to 122€, it lives up to its motto of ‘bet to play bet to win’. It is possible to pay for your bet with a visa or MasterCard, pay safe card, Skrill, trustly, and even bitcoin. This payment method allows the player a variety of options regardless of what he has or where he is at a particular time. It is also the official Africa online betting company of PSG. It has an application that can be used on both android and iPhone. Its huge variety of betting markets with great odds, friendly customer service, and quick payouts via a wide selection of withdrawal options has it at the top of most Uganda bet lists


it started in 2007 after being licensed to operate online. It was created by that operates the famous 1XBET of Russian origin. It allows for registration via one click, email, phone number, social network, and messengers. One advantage it has is that it allows for anonymous betting until you are ready to input your account and personal details. While account details can be changed as often as you want, it is impossible to change the currency of the account once chosen. It has a deposit bonus of up to €100 that can be increased by 30% if a referral code is used. It offers a variety of sports and markets to bet on but attention is devoted to soccer particularly in Uganda. Cryptocurrencies are supported and bitcoin allows for anonymity. It has an app that is only easy to install on android devices and allows you to bypass censorship blocks from your country, stay connected and access the live streaming section without problems


1Xbet is one of the top betting companies in the world. Having been around for over a decade, it has established itself as a force to be reckoned with in the industry. It is known for the quite competitive odds, considerable sports variety, and the increasingly high-profile advertising campaign it provides. The website offers a wide number of match outcomes, excellent Live and line, numerous ways to deposit and withdraw funds, apps compatible with different types of devices. The website is easy to navigate, with rich functionality, a lot of bonuses, and discount offers ranging from financial bets, virtual sport, the cryptocurrency exchange, and many others.


Just like other newly found betting companies, betwinner has an enticing package for all new players. It has available more than 140 different payment options, encrypted websites for safe transactions, and a wide range of selections of markets and events. It also provides a unique online casino that features top slots and games. Although established in 2007 it has earned a good reputation because of the ease it offers through quick payouts and the individual approach by which it relates with customers


It stands as one of the biggest online betting companies in the world. It is licensed in Gibraltar, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Spain, UK but can be accessed in other countries, including Uganda, on desktop and mobile devices. With an extensive site that encompasses a casino, Poker site, Bingo, and a sportsbook, it offers thousands of opportunities daily, especially at the live betting sections. Like most betting companies, it also provides bonuses for first-timers up to 100€, refunds for late losers, support of cryptocurrencies amongst other promotions that are sent to their players and subscribers via email or SMS, and more detailed on the website


Bethard is owned by Bethard Group Limited, a Maltese company with a license from the Malta Gaming Authority. Although created in 2014 it has been able to find itself a place at the global level in the betting industry and recognized for its continual offering of top-tier service. It accepts wagers from many games and different leagues, but mostly European leagues. It majorly offers bets on football, basketball, tennis, baseball, and Esports. New subscribers are eligible to receive up to €50 in bonus funds and for every €100, you get €5 and it can be done up to €50. Bonus funds are added to the account as real money but must be withdrawn between 7days or they will be lost.

Dafabet Uganda

It is a member of the Uganda National chamber of commerce and industry. It requires no fees and it is without limit. They offer bet auctions that enable one to acquire high-value items at a super deal. It has social media handles that provide information on promotions available on the website. The website is not quite appealing to the eyes but once you look past it and download the app, the offers and promotions available makes up for the not-so-appealing website


Another betting company well-known in the global betting space is 32 Red. Founded in 2002, it has had lots of celebrity endorsements, sports sponsorship, and the recent addition of the online sportsbook has taken the site to the next-level. It has a very good selection of sports and betting markets, allows in-play betting, competitive ongoing promotions, frequently boosted odds, functional and sleek mobile betting app, and above all a top performing customer support team. The company firmly believes in putting the customer first, and as such are committed to ensuring that customer enquiries/complaints are not only addressed promptly but also accurately and completely. Although not currently available in all countries in Africa, it is available in Uganda

William Hill

This is one of the betting companies with an appealing easy to navigate website. Although to get the best out of the bonuses and promotions, you would have to download the mobile app. It allows players to create and bet on their markets. All that needs to be done is to send the ideas to their Twitter handle using #YourOdds and it just might be priced up. They offer bonuses for customers daily and they are one of the betting companies in Uganda to offer slightly higher bonus rates daily with up to £30 on a £10 deposit. Their customer support team relates with individuals like they have been friends before then. They claim to have the customer at heart and ensure that the customer stays in control and has fun while having a safe and secure transaction

Studies have it that individuals regularly involved in online gaming or video games have better memory and reflexes. Most of these betting companies have a customer support team that can be contacted via live chat on the website, email, or phone and this has aided near seamless use.

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