How to fund your Bet9ja account

by Abdulrazaq
How to fund your Bet9ja account

Do you have a bet which you want to to stake using your Bet9ja account but you don’t have a fund on your account?

In this page, I will list and explain to you the best ways of how you can fund your Bet9ja account step by step. Please continue reading!!

One of the best fastest ways to deposit funds to your Bet9ja account is to use local bank’s ATM terminal. Please note that there is a ₦100 + 1.25% up to ₦50 charge for depositing fund using ATM terminal.

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How to fund your Bet9ja account using different methods

Bet9ja uses user ID number of its customers to credit their account fast provided it is correct.

If you are going to fund your Bet9ja account either using ATM terminal with your debit card, online transfer or via bank deposit, you must have to specify your customer id which you can find at the top right upper side that is close to your username.

Transferring fund to a Bet9ja account is very fast and effective when using online transfer or bank deposit.

Methods of depositing money to Bet9ja

They are many different methods which you can use to credit your Bet9ja account and some include:

  • Online bank transfer
  • ATM Card online payment
  • Direct Bank Deposit
  • Using POS machine such as Opay, MoMo, and lots more
  • Dialing a USSD code

1. Online bank transfer

Just like the way you transfer money to other person using the mobile application of your bank account, you can fund your Bet9ja account in the same way.

You can fund your Bet9ja account using bank mobile app such as GTB mobile app, Zenith bank mobile app, Union bank mobile app, and lots more.

Note: when funding your Bet9ja account using this method, there is a service charge of ₦20 plus VAT for deposits with this payment method.

You can fund your bet9ja account using internet banking transfer.

To do this, please follow the instructions below:

  • Visit Bet9ja website
  • Login by entering your username and password to open your account
  • Now, click on Deposit tab
  • When you click on the deposit tab on the site and scroll to instant transfer option, you will see the banks logo
  • Click on any bank logo to let Bet9ja display you an instruction on how to deposit through their internet banking platform
  • If you follow the instructions, your account will be funded immediately.
  • Please note that if you are using mobile phone, then click on cashier tab
  • If you are using computer/PC, then scroll to the top right corner to see MY ACCOUNT
  • If Seen, click on it, a drop down will show up, scroll to where you will see deposit or cashier tab
  • Click on any tab of your choice (deposit or cashier) to see the instructions on how to make the fund transfer

2. ATM card online payment

You can also fund your Bet9ja account using any nearest ATM outlet, all you need to do is to go along with your ATM card and your unique Bet9ja User ID.

Bet9ja accepts ATM Card payment online option which support most of the ATM Card in Nigeria such as verve, master card, visa card etc.

If you want to use this method, then click on the ATM Card Logo Area Option.when you do that, it will bring up the option to enter the amount you want to fund it with and click next button to proceed.

From the next page, you can follow the process till you get to interswitch payment gateway where you will carry out final transaction and get credited immediately.

With this method, you can fund your Bet9ja account with ATM Card.

Note that your Bet9ja User ID is only your Identity number and not your username and it can be found at the top right corner of the website when you login.

The step by step guides on how to fund your Bet9ja account on ATM outlet are discussed below:

  • Visit any Quickteller/Interswitch enabled ATM outlet
  • Insert your ATM card and enter your PIN
  • Select “Pay Bills” or “Quickteller” (depending on the type of ATM)
  • Select your account type (savings, current or credit)
  • After that, you will be instructed to choose a payment option – select either “Pay Merchant” or “Others” (depending on the type ATM)
  • At this point, you will then be asked to enter your Merchant Code which is 04226901 (note for Bet9ja only)
  • Input your Customer Reference number, which is your Unique Bet9ja User ID which can be located in the top right of the website when you login
  • Enter the amount that you would like to fund your account with
  • Input your phone number and select “Proceed”
  • If successful, you will then receive confirmation that the payment has been completed successfully.

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3. Direct bank deposit

Another fastest method to use to fund your Bet9ja is via direct bank deposit.

Using this method, you don’t have to use phone but you can do is simply go to any nearest bank and make the payment using the paydirect slip.

Any time you are in the bank, just tell the bank teller or any staff to give you a paydirect slip which you will use to fund your Bet9ja account.

If you are being given deposit slip, write your customer user id Number instead of your name (depositors name).

So make sure you write down your customer User id Number at where they wrote depositors name.

That is to say that no need to write your full name or user name there.

Logging in to your account, you will see it immediately. It is located at the top right corner close to your name if you are making use of pc while it is located at the top left corner if you are making use of Bet9ja mobile.

4. Using POS machine

POS machine such as the one issued by MTN (MoMo agent), Zenith bank, First bank (First Monie) can be used to transfer fund to Bet9ja account.

This deposit method is free and available to everyone who want to fund his/her Bet9ja account.

The minimum deposit is ₦100 and Maximum deposit is ₦100, 000.

The step by step guides on how to fund your Bet9ja account using Opay POS machine are discussed below:

  • Download OPay app on your Android device from the Google Play Store
  • Login to OPay app on your device and click on “Betting”
  • Click on Bet9ja. Enter your bet9ja user ID, the amount you wish to deposit and click on the tick on the bottom right corner of the page
  • Your First Name, Last Name and Username will be returned, then confirm and click “Pay now”
  • Upon successful payment, your betting wallet will be credited instantly with the deposit amount and you will receive an email confirmation.

Using POS machine, you can always view the history of transactions in the balance tab of the app.

See this also: MTN Momo agent online registration form.

5. Dialing a USSD code

You can dial a USSD code to fund your Bet9ja account. Here are the USSD codes of some notable bank and how you can do.

How to fund Bet9ja with *966#

How to fund Bet9ja using Zenith USSD string (*966#)? Please follow the steps below:

  1. Dial *966*6*2389#
  2. Enter your user ID (the one you use on Bet9ja).
  3. Type in the amount you want to deposit.
  4. Confirm your account information.
  5. Authorize the transaction.

Note that deposits with this method are charged N20 (service fee) + VAT.

You will receive a text message confirming the transaction upon successful payment. At the same time, your Bet9ja betting wallet will be loaded with the deposit sum.

How to fund your Bet9ja account with *919*#

USSD code, *919# is the official UBA code which can be used to buy airtime, transfer money, transfer fund to your Bet9ja account, etc.

Please follow the steps below to transfer fund to your Bet9ja account using your UBA bank account, *919#, magic banking.

  1. Dial *919*22*User ID #
  2. Enter your UBA Magic Banking Pin (the 4-digit number).
  3. Select the account you wish to pay from (it applies to holders of multiple accounts).
  4. Confirm your username.
  5. Confirm that you accept the charge of N20 that applies to this transaction by selecting YES.

You will receive a text message confirming the transaction upon successful payment. At the same time, your Bet9ja betting wallet will be loaded with the deposit sum.

How to fund Bet9ja account with *7799#

If Unity bank is the bank you are presently using, then dialing *7799# will also help you fund your account.

This transaction comes with the N30 service fee.

For this option, you’ll have to go through the steps below.

  1. Dial *7799*403*User ID*Deposit Sum#
  2. Confirm your username.
  3. Confirm your deposit sum.
  4. Select YES.
  5. Enter your Unity Bank USSD Pin.

You will receive a text message confirming the transaction upon successful payment. At the same time, your Bet9ja betting wallet will be loaded with the deposit sum.

You can find your Bet9ja User ID at the top right-hand corner of the Bet9ja homepage when you log in to your account. Note that this is NOT your username.

How to fund your Bet9ja account with *745#

If you are operating Heritage Bank, you can use *745# to transfer fund from your bank account to your Bet9ja account.

To do that, please use the steps below:

  1. Use your mobile phone and dial *745# from it.
  2. Choose Bet9ja.
  3. Add your Bet9ja User ID.
  4. Enter the sum you want to deposit.
  5. Enter your Heritage Bank USSD Pin.
  6. Tap SEND.
How to fund your Bet9ja account with *770#

Please use the following steps to deposit money to your Bet9ja account from Fidelity bank account using the USSD code below:

  1. Dial *770*000*952+User ID+Deposit Sum#
  2. Confirm the transaction information.
  3. Click SEND.
  4. Enter your Fidelity Bank USSD PIN.
  5. Hit SEND to confirm your deposit.

Please note that this transaction is charged with N50 (service fee).

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How to fund Bet9ja account using GT Bank USSD code

Note: funding your Bet9ja account using GT Bank USSD code, *738#, there is a ₦20 charge for deposits with this method.

To continue, please follow the step below:

  • Dial the USSD string: *737*50*AMOUNT*500#
  • Input your Bet9ja user ID
  • Confirm your account details and authorize the transaction
  • Upon successful payment your betting wallet will be credited instantly with the deposit amount and you will receive email confirmation

How to deposit money to Bet9ja using the USSD code of any bank

Depositing money to your Bet9ja account from your bank account using USSD code is the simplest method.

If the USSD code of your bank was not listed here, please check this article for finding all banks in Nigeria with their respective USSD code.

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How to deposit fund to your Bet9ja account using First Bank

There is no fee for deposits with this payment method.

If your transaction is authorised your account will be credited immediately.

  • Go to any First Bank branch to deposit funds into your Bet9ja account.
  • Deposit to Bet9ja with First Bank cheque/funds transfer form (no cash deposit available).
  • Fill in the deposit slip providing the following details:
    • Account name: Bet9ja
    • Account number: Your Bet9ja UserID
    • Depositor’s name: Your name
    • Amount: The amount you wish to deposit.
    • Cheque No.: Input your First Bank cheque number if paying with cheque
  • Fill in your First Bank cheque/funds transfer form in favour of Bet9ja.
  • Present the deposit slip and your First Bank cheque/funds transfer form in favour of Bet9ja to the cashier and request that the payment be made to Bet9ja using the FIRST CONSOLE platform only.
  • You will be issued a receipt upon completion of the transaction which should be kept for reference purposes.

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