Most popular bookmakers in Ghana

Published on: 03 October 2023

The Ghanaian sports betting industry has been expanding at a steady rate over the last few years. As a result, there are many bookmakers who are competing for the attention of avid sports betting enthusiasts. Figuring out which of these companies to patronize can be quite daunting, which is why this article takes a look at some of the most popular betting companies in Ghana, outlining their upsides and downsides.


Betway Ghana

Betway is actually a global brand. They are represented in many different countries all over the world. So, at the very least, its global reputation should be a sign of reliability.

On top of that, Betway has a very user-friendly platform and they offer customers a wide range of sports and competitive betting odds. They even have a dedicated esports option for those who are not into traditional sports. How cool is that?

However, it should be noted that Betway does not offer cryptocurrency banking, at least not yet. And as of now, the only way one can contact customer support is via live chat.


1xBet is yet another international betting company that is really popular in Ghana. This bookmaker offers its customers a variety of betting options that extend beyond traditional sports. It is also quite honest with its withdrawals, allowing customers to withdraw their earnings directly to their bank accounts. In addition, 1xBet livestreams matches, allowing users to watch and bet on live events simultaneously.

However, there have been complaints about its customer service not knowing enough about the service that they offer to be really helpful. There have also been some security complaints over the years.


Unlike the other bookmakers that have been mentioned, Soccabet is a local Ghanaian bookmaker. But that surely has not prevented it from gaining popularity in the country. This probably has something to do with their wide variety of betting options as well as a the cash-out option. Soccabet also allows its customers to place bets via SMS, making it a lot more accessible.

However, it does not offer live streaming, so punters have to watch their matches somewhere else.


Greatodds is yet another local Ghanaian bookmaker. It is actually quite new as it was only launched in 2020. But it has managed to make a big name for itself in Ghana thanks to its interesting offerings like multiple payment options, multiple betting options, and a user-friendly website.

However, there have been complaints about withdrawals taking too long on this platform. Hopefully, the developers take the complaints seriously and fix the issue soon.


Another international bookmaker, Premierbet has earned a reputation in Ghana, and many other African countries, for being one of the safest bookmakers. It also offers a decent variety of betting options and its customer service is prompt and competent.

However, there are no welcome bonuses on this platform, even though there are other kinds of bonuses, and the payment methods are very limited.


Betting can be risky. So, taking the time to compare bookmakers before deciding which to bet with cannot be overstated. Hopefully, you found this article to be very helpful.



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