When I say Sport betting is the 'new oil business' in Nigeria, you may not understand how the industry has greatly distrupt in the distribution of wealth and the creation of a whole new set of young millionaires in the country. You will not understand until you meet the major players in this industry, largely under 50 years CEO who has become great millionaires in dollars.
Here are top 8 richest bets companies owners.
Akin Alabi is founder of Nairabet. Nigeria’s first sports bookmaking company. A seasoned entrepreneur and philanthropist from Nigeria. He is the author of the business and marketing book, Small Business Big Money and also the founder of NairaBET.
Before the Nairabet, Akin Alabi was a well know internet marketer known especially for organizing some well attended seminars on information and internet marketing sometimes in partnership with the Success Digest owners. He made thousands of dollars selling information products and other digital items through ClickBank and other affiliate platforms
2. Kunlo soname, Owner of Bet9ja
Kunlo Soname graduated from Lagos State University. He previously worked as Ikosi-Isheri Local Council. His main sphere of work is football. Therefore, he is responsible almost for every football event in Nigeria. He has been responsible for marketing and sponsorship activities of Nigeria National League
The owner of Bet9ja and chairman is Kunle Soname. It`s one of the richest people in Nigeria. He was the first Nigerian to buy a top European football club – Clube Desportivo Feirense. Kunle Soname secured over 70 percent of the top Portuguese football club. He is also the President of Remo Stars Football Club, a Nigeria Peofessional Football League (NPFL) Team.
3. Sherif Olandiyan and Olasupo Badmus Owner Of Surebet247.
Sherif Olaniyan and Olasupo Badmus are founders Chessplus International owners of Surebet247. Sherif Olaniyan double as both MD/CEO of Surebet247 and his latest venture Money farm. He read Geography from University they are spot at number 3 the richest betting owners in Nigeria.
4. Opeoluwa Fashakin, owner of merrybet.
Fashakin is a graduate of computer science from Lagos State University LASU and had held position of a regional manager for Maxipoint Server Africa.
Opeoluwa Fashakin is the owner of Merrybet Gold Limited. the name Opeoluwa Fashakin may not ring a bell in your ear.this is because he is more of a business man who doesn't like too much publicity, He rank 4 on the richest betting companies owners.
5. Sundeep Dalamal Ramnani Owner of SportyBet
Sudeep Dalamal Ramnani is of India nationality but based in London. He is a graduate of Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science, as well as Chartered School.
Sudeep is the Founder and CEO of Sportybet and made Nwankwo Kanu as brand Ambassador. SportyBet is an international sports betting and real-money gaming operator that delivers an omni-channel entertainment experience in regulated emerging markets.
6. Idowu Osuolale Obasa owner of WGB
Idowu Osuolale Obasa is the founder, Chief Executive Officer ofWinners Golden Bet (WGB), promoters of Golden Bet Lotto. Obasa made his mark in management, media and business in over three decades of working. Obasa also co-founded Independent Communications Network Limited, Publishers of The News magazine.
7. Cosmas Adetayo, Owner of AccessBET.
Cosmas Adetayo f ounder TM Gaming Network Ltd, AccessBET. He is seasoned online entrepreneur also founder Comas Whyte media ltd, Chief Editor Page1Magazine, co-founder CosBID.. graduate of Business Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife.
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