Gaming Industry in Nigeria


Nigeria is the one of the largest online gaming market in Africa, second only to South
Africa,with a Gross Gaming Revenue of $58 million in 2018, according to a report by a premium
auditing firm, PwC.
The widespread use of mobile phones in Nigeria has been a positive game-changer for the
betting business. Every day, it gets easier to pay, play and win. The fact that they can make
money from engaging in what they they love so much is extremely appealing.
Over the years, many gaming companies have emerged in Nigeria. We have Nairabet,
Merrybet, Bet9ja amongst others who have excelled in sports betting.

New and Innovative Socio gaming platforms have also emerged with Dice.NG leading the pack
with simple, transparent and easy to play game models. With the immense winning possibilities
and largest payouts guaranteed, they are set to take over the gaming industry.
Nigerians love gaming and it’s no longer just about entertainment; it is also about making
money. The billion-dollar gaming industry is ever growing.
Nigerians are passionate about games and this has extended into their love into betting on
these games.

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