In this article, we shall look at the owners of major sport betting companies in Nigeria and their Net worth.
The advance of Sport betting in the country has paved way for the creation of a new business and the distribution of wealth where men are given the opportunity to become millionaires by predicting rightly the winner in a football match.
The average man that predicts a match is from 18years and above, but nowadays, women have joined the crew of Sport betting, they now predict the outcome of a match! No wonder the saying “what a man can do, a woman can do also”.
But have you wondered the men behind the mask?Who are the founders of these betting companies and how much do they make from the business?
We would love to let you know these men, who have built these Sports industries, and their net worth as at 2020.
Owners of Major Sport Betting in Nigeria and their Net worth
Below are the owners of major sport betting companies in Nigeria and their net worth;
Sudeep Dalamal Ramnani is the CEO and founder of Sportybet. An Indian based in London. He graduated as an Economist from London school of Economics, studied Political science and also had a certificate in Chartered school.
Sudeep Dalamal Ramnani is an Executive Director @D&S Trading Co. Ltd. He is also the founder and managing director @Gorilla Beverages Ltd.
Sudeep is one of the supporters of the growing African internet Ecosystem as well as an investor in FinTech and mobile payments.
Sportybet is an international Sports betting and real-money gaming operator that delivers an omni-channel entertainment experience in regulated emerging markets and has Kanu Nwankwo as it’s Ambassador.
Net worth: Sudeep Dalamal Ramnani net value is over $16 million as at 2020.
Cosmas Adetayo is a seasoned online entrepreneur and founder of Cosmas Whyte Media Ltd. Chief Editor Page1 Magazine, and co-founder CosBid.
Cosmas Adetayo is the founder of TM gaming Network Ltd, Accessbet. A graduate of Business administration, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile ife.
Net worth: Cosmas Adetayo’s netvalue is about $5.5 million.
3. Winners Goldenbet (WGB)
Idowu Osuolale Obasa is the owner of Golden bet. He is a co-founder of Independent Communications Network Limited, the publishers of The News magazine.
Obasa made his mark in management, media and business in over three decades of working.
Net worth: Idowu Osuolale Obasa netvalue is about $10million.
The founder of 1960bet is Dotun Ajegbile. It is registered as Nigeria Winners Bookmaker Company Ltd.
Dotun Ajegbile is the owner of Dotun Ajegbile foundation with the aim of improving the lives of youths irrespective of gender or tribe in the country. He is a graduate of Lagos Business School.
Net worth: Dotun Ajegbile is one man having a hard time in his business and his netvalue has degenerated to about $8million as at 2018.
The owner of Merrybet Gold Limited is Opeoluwa Fashakin. He is also the CEO and founder of EpaySystem. Fashakin is a man who prefers his affairs to be private that is why he may not be very popular.
Opeoluwa graduated from Lagos state university LASU as a computer scientist. He has also held the position of a regional manager for maxipoint server Africa.
Net worth: Fashakin’s netvalue is over $40 million.
Kunle Soname is the founder and CEO of Bet9ja. He secured over 70 percent of top Portuguese football club. He is the president of Remo Stars football club, a Nigerian professional football league (NPFL).
Kunle Soname is one of the richest people in Nigeria. He is a graduate of Lagos state university (LASU.) His main field of work is football.
He was the first Nigerian to buy a top European football club- club Desportivo Feirense, and he has been responsible for marketing and sponsorship activities of Nigeria National League since 2011.
He is also responsible for every football event in Nigeria. Presently, Bet9ja is the exclusive sponsor of Nigeria National League (NNL.)
Net worth: Soname’s netvalue is over $132 million.
The founders of Chessplus international, Sherif Olaniyan and Olasupo Badmus are owners of Surebet247.
Sherif Olaniyan holds the position of both MD/CEO of Surebet247, his latest venture money farm. He studied Geography at University of Ilorin.
Sherif Olaniyan and Olasupo Badmus were roommates at University of Ilorin where they decided to venture into business partnership that brought forth Chessplus international Ltd. with the purpose of introducing a PlayStation in form of gaming program.
After graduation they went into online entrepreneurship scheme which developed into Surebet247.
Net worth: Sherif and Badmus netvalue is about $25million.
The founder of Nairabet is Akin Alabi. The First bookmaking industry in Nigeria.
Prior to politics and Nairabet, Akin was a well recognised internet marketer specially known for organising some well attended seminars on information and internet marketing. Sometime in partnership with the Success Digest owners.
He made a lot of money in selling informational products and other Digital items through ClickBank and other affiliate platforms.
Akin Alabi is a seasoned entrepreneur and philanthropist in Nigeria, the author of the business marketing book, Small Business Big Money.
Alabi is the mogaji (head) of Ajiwogbo compound in Ibadan . He was appointed as Otuban by the Olubadan of Ibadan, HRH Saliu Adetunji.
Net worth: Alabi’s netvalue is about $43 million.
Adekunle Adeniji and Byron Petzer are co-founders with Byron Petzer as CEO. Austin Okocha was made Brand Ambassador as a nominal partner.
Adekunle Adeniji initially worked as a manager for virtual products at Bet9ja before he proceeded on to co-found Betking. He also founded Micserah and lately, founded Gaming Network Ltd.
Net worth: Adekunle Adeniji’s netvalue is over $7 million.
Femi Kukoyi is the founder of Nairabet. A product of Kreative Integrated Concept and Management Ltd.
What is his netvalue? Comment below if you know his net worth.