FRAPAPA BET BOOKMAKER REVIEW
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Frapapa has been on our radar ever since it first opened up back in mid-2021. We did not put out our review back then because we first wanted to see how players and sports fans will react to them. Now it is clear that most players who come here end up staying for the long term. We haven’t found any substantial and / or unresolved complaints anywhere online, so we would like to tell you a bit more about Frapapa and what they have to offer.
Frapapa holds licenses issued by two main local regulatory bodies: the National Lottery Regulatory Commission of Nigeria and the Lagos State Lottery Board. This means they are well-regulated and their terms and conditions are in line with the law. Having this in place ensures a certain degree of transparency that you might not always see elsewhere.
Frapapa has a really good-looking user interface design – the colors and the layout are rather simple, yet at the same time all seem to be really well put together. This was originally the reason why we were so interested in reviewing them. Based on our estimations, over 10,000 players visit Frapapa on a daily basis – a large portion of those visitors are returning players. Let’s try to find out what makes people want to return, how Frapapa are better than other local betting sites and whether they are worth your time.
As a newcomer, the first thing you will have to do to get – is to create an account. Let’s take a look at the registration process step-by-step to understand what is exactly expected from us here. You will be required to fill out a short registration form, the details required there are: your name, email address, phone number and your new password. After submitting the form you will receive an email with a verification link, open that link to verify your email address and you are good to go. From now on your phone number is your login. The entire registration process will take you no more than 2 minutes to complete.
Frapapa has two separate offers, which new players can benefit from. First of all, you have three welcome deposit bonuses and secondly, you can get a free bet if you download and install their app – let’s see what these offers are all about.
The welcome offer is split into three separate parts, altogether you can get a 300% bonus up to ₦300,000 – this is one of the biggest welcome offers among local bookmakers at the moment. The first part is a 150% bonus up to ₦150,000. The second and third bonuses are 75% of your deposit up to ₦75,000. The minimum amount you need to deposit in order to activate the bonus is ₦300. Your bonus funds have to be wagered 10 times in order to become a real money balance. Each selection in your bet has to have the odds of 1.40 or higher and the entire bet has to have the odds of 3.00 or higher in order to count toward wagering.
The second offer new users can claim is a ₦1,000 free bet for downloading the mobile app. You will need to press the registration button, create an account and download the app. Once you successfully download the app – a free bet will be credited to your account within the next 24 hours.
Support is a vital part of any user-facing service like this, it is often overlooked, however we would like to stop here for a moment. Frapapa are one of the few Nigerian betting sites, who have an actual phone number that you can call. This is very handy, especially when you are dealing with a complex issue that is difficult to describe in writing. Apart from that they also have regular communication channels like chat and email, which you can use whenever you might need some assistance.
We used their live chat option on a couple of occasions to ask general questions related to promotions and payments. On every occasion, representatives that we got to talk to were polite, professional and well-informed. Having said that, we are happy to say that support at Frapapa has left a good impression on us.
BETTING MARKETS AND ODDS
Currently Frapapa offers betting on over 25 different sports, numerous competitions and various tournaments all around the globe. We will try to show you some specific real-life examples of what their sportsbook offers. Let’s use football as an example, simply because this is the most popular sports betting-wise in Nigeria.
At any given day you will see over 1,200 football games being available for betting – on an average a single game would have around 150 markets open. The number of markets will obviously vary depending on the league. Smaller leagues would have up to 100 markets and top-tier tournaments can have over 350 markets for you to choose from. It is also worth mentioning that there is usually a good variety of various special bets and combination markets.
The live betting section of Frapapa is also quite impressive – over 100 football games are usually traded throughout the day, during the weekend it is even more. Every game will have between 30 and 50 markets consistently open as it progresses. Live markets are usually open up until the last minute of the game and cashout is also available.
SPORTS COVERED BY FRAPAPA
Football (soccer), Tennis, Basketball, Golf, Alpine, Football, Aussie Rules, Badminton, Baseball, Biathlon, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Darts6, Floorball, Handball, Ice Hockey, MMA, Rugby, Ski Jumping, Snooker, Table Tennis67, Volleyball, Water polo, Specials, Esports League of Legends, Esports Counter-strike
DEPOSITS AND WITHDRAWALS
Frapapa is an original Nigerian betting operator – so they accept payments from pretty much any local bank and make it as easy as possible. The two main payment methods used here are Paystack and Interswitch. All payments are made without any hidden fees. Whenever you make a deposit, it will be instant and withdrawals should be processed within one working day.
The minimum possible deposit is ₦300.
The minimum amount you can withdraw is ₦300.
You can also fund your account directly from the GT World mobile app.
HOW TO MAKE A DEPOSIT?
Go to frapapa.com and sign in using your phone number and password. If you don’t remember your password and are unable to log in – you can reset your password using your phone number.
Once you are logged in, you should see a green “Deposit” button on the top of the screen. Press on that button and you will be directed to the payments page, where you can complete the next step.
The payments page will allow you to choose between Paystack and Interswitch, so pick the one you need and follow the given instructions to proceed with your payment.
Depending on the payment method of your choice, you might need to add some additional information. For example, this applies to bank transfers – you will need to specify your account number. Now simply follow the given instructions to complete your deposit.
PROMOTIONS AT FRAPAPA
Frapapa have several different offers – some for new players and some for existing ones, so looks like nobody is left out here. Their welcome bonus is one of the biggest ones currently available in Nigeria. In addition to that they have everyone’s favorite “One Game Cut” promo. We will look into each one of them in detail below.
As we already mentioned – Frapapa have a fairly big welcome package, which is split into three separate bonuses. Each one will be credited to you for your three first deposits. The first one is a 150% bonus up to ₦150,000, the second and thirds ones are identical and will give you a 75% bonus up to ₦75,000. For all three bonuses the minimum amount you have to deposit is ₦300. Your bonus funds have to be wagered 10 times in order to be converted to real money balance. In order to wager your bonus money – the odds per selection have to be 1.40 or higher and 3.00 or higher for the entire bet. Make sure to activate the bonus offer when making your first deposit.
Minimal deposit: ₦300
Bonus valid for 14 days
Required odds: 3.0 or higher
RISK FREE BET
This is one more offer new players can take advantage of. As you can see from the name – this is a bet that carries no risk, so let’s see how it works. You can use it as a new player and it will be applicable to you after you make your first deposit and verify your account. The rest is simple, place your first bet using your real money balance and get your money back as a free bet if you lose. You can get up to ₦20,000 as a free bet, which will be automatically added to your account within 24 hours.
Your free bets have to be staked with the odds on 1.50 for each individual selection and 10.00 or more for the entire bet. Please also keep in mind that free bets cannot be used for live events or virtuals and are valid for three days, so make sure to use them before they expire.
OTHER PROMOTIONS AT FRAPAPA
Existing players can also have a piece of the pie – Paripesa has quite a few exciting offers for you to use on a daily and monthly basis. You can insure your bets to get your losing stakes refunded, you can have your accumulator odds increased, you can even get a birthday present.
WEEKLY FREE BETS
Frapapa gives out free bets to all active players on a weekly basis. Simply place bets with the odds of 2.00 or higher throughout the week and get a free bet added to your account on Monday. The value of your free bet will be determined by how much you had staked the week before. This includes all sports bets placed until 23:59 on Sunday. The minimum amount you need to stake within one week to get a free bet is just ₦5,000, in which case you will get a ₦500 free bet. The maximum free bet amount is ₦10,000, which is given to those, who staked ₦50,000 or more. Each free bet is valid for 3 days.
DOWNLOAD THE APP AND GET A FREE BET
Frapapa are trying to incentivize players to use their betting app, so if you download the app and log in – you will get a ₦1,000 free bet, no strings attached. In order to get the free bet, you will first need to create an account, so follow the registration link to get started. As soon as you complete all the required steps (register, download the app and log in) – the free bet will be credited to your account within 24 hours. The free bet can be used to place an accumulator bet with the odds of 10.00 or higher, where each selection should have the odds of 1.50 or higher. The free bet token is valid for 5 days.
Free bet value: ₦1,000
Required odds: 10.00
Free bet valid for 5 days
ACCUMULATOR ODDS BOOST
You can get your potential earnings boosted by adding more selections to your accumulator bet. The bonus starts with 5% for 5 selections and gradually increases with each new selection you add. The maximum boost you can get is 400% if your bet has 50 or more selections.
Frapapa approached mobile optimization as one of their key focuses – their mobile website looks good, loads fast and is extremely easy to navigate. Everything seems to be in the right place, so even if you are here for the first time – you will have no trouble finding whatever you need. Overview pages are informative and show you how many markets are open in each individual game. The same applies to each sport – you will have a clear overview of how many games are open for betting for each individual region. All of this saves you time, which you would have otherwise spent jumping from page to page.
We would also like to briefly go over their website from a technical perspective. If you look at what is under the hood, you will see that the website re-uses most static page elements where possible. This means that most of them will be cached by your browser and will significantly reduce loading times and traffic usage when opening new pages.
If you are into apps – there is a Frapapa betting app, which you can download from their official website. The app is quite small, so you should be able to quickly download and install it. In general, the application mimics whatever functionality the mobile website has and you will likely not be able to tell the difference between the two. The main benefit here is the fact that having the app installed, things might load for you even faster. Although if you have a good and stable connection – you won’t notice any substantial difference.
FRAPAPA DESKTOP SITE OVERVIEW
Frapapa has a visually pleasing user interface – everything works well together and in addition to that the UI is pretty functional. Generally, the interface is similar to what the industry standard is, so the navigation is straightforward and intuitive. Even if you are a newcomer or a novice at sports betting – you should be still able to quickly find what you need.
The functional sections of the desktop website are informative, this allows you to save quite a bit of time, which you would otherwise spend on clicking and scrolling. For example, the sports selection menu will show you how many games are currently available for each individual sport. If you open up a sport – you will see the number of games per region. Each region will show you the number of games per league. The same applies to individual games – overview pages allow you to see the number of open markets per game, without having to open that game.
The actual betting interface allows you to filter markers based on a number of pre-configured categories. Nevertheless, there is one thing that we found to be missing – there is no search box, so you can find a market within a given game by typing in its name. In any case, given all the strong sides we outlined above – this seems like a relatively small drawback and we hope that Frapapa would add this functionality in the nearest future.
FRAPAPA AFFILIATE PROGRAM
Similar to mostly any other sportsbook out there – Frapapa have an affiliate program, that allows you to earn together with them. Their affiliate program is managed by Income Access, you can promote their brand and earn a commission for every new player you bring in.
HOW IT WORKS?
If you want to get started as an affiliate, you will first need to submit an application and have it reviewed. In order to do that you will have to follow the link below, you will be directed to Frapapa’s affiliate webpage. Press on the registration button and fill out the registration form. Don’t worry if you will not get a response on the same day, as it may take a couple of days for your application to be reviewed. You will receive an email notification as soon as your application is accepted – you can now log into your affiliate account and start promoting Frapapa.
FAQ | FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW TO REGISTER AT FRAPAPA?
The registration process at Frapapa is quick and straightforward – you can create a new account in under 2 minutes. First of all, follow the registration link, which will take you to frapapa.com website and press the orange “Register” button once you are there. You will be asked to enter only the very basic personal details like your name, email address and phone number. Once you submit the registration form, you will receive an email with a verification link. Open that link to complete your registration and you will be good to go. Make sure you correctly enter your first and last name, as it appears in your bank details.
HOW TO CLAIM THE WELCOME BONUS?
All three welcome bonuses will be automatically credited to your account if you deposit ₦300 or more. Make sure to activate the welcome offer on the deposits page before completing your payment. In case you completed your first deposit, but forgot to activate the welcome bonus – don’t make any bets yet and get in touch with a support representative.
HOW TO CLAIM THE FREE BET?
Free bets are given to those players, who downloaded the mobile app and signed in. You will still need to have an account before you do it, so follow the registration link and create an account for yourself. Once you have an account – download the app and log in. That’s it, a free bet token will now be applied to your account. Allow up to 24 hours for the free bet to appear in your account.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM DEPOSIT?
The minimum deposit you can make is ₦300.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM WITHDRAWAL?
The minimum amount you can withdraw is ₦300.
CAN I SELF-EXCLUDE MYSELF?
Yes, you can self-exclude yourself either permanently or for a fixed time period. Spending limits can also be set.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Paul Echere – a life-long sports fan with a career in the betting industry. Paul has worked with many betting operators and platform providers since the very early days of iGaming. Having years of experience with numerous bookmakers, Paul is in an excellent position to review and rate sportsbook brands. Feel free to follow him on Facebook and LinkedIn to find out what he is up to.