Gambling is a common practice among many Kenyan households, thanks to the increasing number of opportunities present for people to place their bets and win big. Even if the betting industry is further regulated, the betting culture won’t quickly go away.
The average Kenyanis motivated by three things that contribute to participating in the betting industry. The possibility of earning instant money, the current Kenyan society, and the technological boom in Kenya all contribute to the country’s present betting craze.
Many people around the world have already won big in gambling and sports betting, and knowing this can drive a bettor to try and do the same. Winning some cash for every successful bet beats working long hours in the office to earn some money. Some people even use several of their office hours in researching where they should put their next sports bet.
Kenyans are driven to look for ways to earn instant money due to their present society, especially since the employment rate is low.
Kenya also owes its present betting craze to a large number of makeshift casinos and online betting sites brought about by the technological boom in the nation. Many Kenyans now have access to such platforms, allowing them to gamble or place bets quickly.
To know more about the three reasons that fuel the betting craze in Kenya, see this infographic by Chezacash.