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Meridianbet Sports Tanzania review

Meridianbet is one of the fastest growing online sportsbooks in Tanzania. It has gained a strong reputation across all the major cities in Tanzania. It is because of the remarkable services it offers. Members of this bookmaker can access about 4 million sports betting opportunities.

If you are not a member, you’ll be happy to know that Meridianbet registration process is simple. That is because the site has a nice web interface. It is quite easy to navigate through on all kinds of devices.


The vast majority of bookmaker websites nowadays are relatively homogeneous in design; a list of sports down the left hand side of the page, live events in the middle, and the bet slip on the right hand side of the page. Meridianbet are different, choosing an original layout that engulfs the whole screen. A blue, white and grey theme is adopted and the links to the different betting options (sportsbook, in-play, casino etc.) can be found at the top of the page.

When clicking on the sportsbook, a drop down list appears, with a number of different icons indicating the sports on offer. The dropdown is a horizontal bar which doesn’t actually list sports by name, but just by their small logo. The major sports have their own icon, but the smaller events are clustered together under what looks like a plan white ball. Page loading isn’t always instant which can be frustrating.


The centre of the page is devoted to both in-play and sportsbook action, with football at the top of the pile. When selecting a market, it loads beneath the previous one viewed, and therefore users have to click on the rubbish bin icon at the top right of each league/game etc. to delete that set of odds.

Customers can access an extensive statistics section (powered by Betradar), where a large amount of data can be found for a range of sports, enabling punters to make more informed betting decisions.

Meridianbet do have a web app which is loaded when accessing the site from a mobile device. It follows a similar colour scheme and customers can flick between the sportsbook and live betting.

About the meridianbet app

The meridianbet app is a web app. That is to say, it’s a mobile variant of the desktop website, which nevertheless contains the entire product portfolio of the provider. This app works completely without download, so you don’t need to look around in iTunes, the Play Store, another independent app store afterwards, and you also don’t require an apk. Take your mobile and with a click on the official website of the provider, you land straight in the app. Here it is irrelevant whether you use the iOS or Android operating system. As the offering from meridianbet adapts perfectly to your screen size, it looks the same as a natural app. At present, we are not aware of any native meridianbet app. From time to time, these can also have their pitfalls, as you can glean in the next section. In below table, we have listed a current range of compatible devices.

Instructions for downloading and installing app:


  • Go to official bookmaker site
  • Allow installing applications outside the Google play store: Settings > Security > Unknown sources > Allow > OK
  • Click at “Download Application” above and click OK
  • In notification drop down menu, select APK file
  • Click Install

Meridianbet Tanzania Sports

A key to the success of Meridianbet Tanzania is the variety in the sports collection they offer. You can find the Tanzanian favorites like football with many leagues from all over the world. Other popular sports in Africa, Europe and the US are also available for betting.

A full list of sports available at Meridianbet online:

  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Ice Hockey
  • eSports
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Alpine Skiing
  • American Football
  • Aussie Rules
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Biathlon
  • Boxing
  • Chess
  • Cycling
  • Darts
  • Formula 1
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Martial Arts
  • Motor Cycling
  • Pool
  • Ski Jumping
  • Snooker
  • Specials
  • Surfing
  • Volleyball.

MeridianBet virtual sports

MeridianBet has two categories with virtual sports and one of them has a version for mobile device, too. The one that is accessible via the mobile website version and via the app, includes virtual football, tennis and different contestants with horses, moto sports and many others.


Live section

The number of live bets isn’t smaller at all. Almost all of the matches in real time come with live statistics, too, and for the most interesting events there’s even live streaming. This is how, for instance, MeridianBet offers live streaming service for football matches like Barcelona – Real Madrid, tennis matches with Roger Federer and so on.

MeridianBet Casino

In MeridianBet’s Casino category there are more than 300 casino games, but the unpleasant thing is that most of them are available only in desktop mode. The other unpleasant thing about the casino category is that the games here are available only for playing with real money and there’s no option for a test what is an option we can find in many other international bookmakers. However, if knowing that most bookies from our country haven’t even thought about the idea to make a casino room, MeridianBet’s casino category sounds like a real exclusive offer, no doubt.


Zero Bet Meridian

A Zero bet meridian is an option provided by Meridian Bet to its clients whereby the customer presents an idea of forming a game for consideration. Based on the idea, Meridian Bet proposes the odds for this idea provided that certain prevailing conditions and rules of betting are fulfilled. Zero Bet Meridian is usually used for sports events that are not found in the betting offerings provided by Meridian Bet TZ. In order to bet, for the zero bet, one has to log in to the Meridian Bet site and select the “Zero Bet” option.

MeridianBet Bonus

We have one good and one bad news as to the deposit bonus in this bookmaker. Well, there is such a bonus in this betting house, but it is available only for punters who make deposits via M-Pesa. The bonus amount is equal to 50% of the deposit amount and it’s up to 20 000 Tsh. In addition to these, you receive 100% bonus over your first bet via the Android app – up to 10 000 Tsh. The promotions specially tailored for the football fans continue with the bonus for lost bet refund on the so called special games. The bonus is applied only in case the events end with no scores.


Meanwhile, casino players are offered with 10% refund of the lost money in the game House Titan Roulette, as well as the promotion where they will get 30 free times of a spinning the slots only in case they make 100 spinning times via their mobile devices in Friday.

How to Register on Meridian Bet TZ

To have an account with Meridian Bet Tanzania and enjoy the unlimited and enticing betting opportunities offered, here is how one can open an account.

  1. Go to www. meridianbet.co.tz
  2. Go to the registration section
  3. Fill in the registration form provided with all your correct information as per the identification document (All fields marked * must be filled)
  4. After you have filled the form correctly, complete the registration process by clicking “Register”
  5. You will receive an email with an activation link through the provided email address
  6. Activate your account by clicking on the link
  7. You will receive a notification email that your Meridian account has been successfully activated and you are ready to bet on Meridian Bet.
  8. The account number will be found in the last mail

How to Deposit in Meridian Bet

Tigo Mobile Money

  • Step 1: Dial *150*01# on your mobile phone.
  • Step 2: Select 4 for “Payment” on your Tigo Pesa Menu
  • Step 3: Choose 2 for “Enter Business Number”
  • Step 4: Enter business number “444999
  • Step 5: Enter only your Meridianbet.co.tz Account ID as the reference number
  • Step 6: Enter amount you want to pay. THE MINIMUM AMOUNT YOU CAN DEPOSIT IS 1,000 TSH.
  • Step 7: Confirm details and Enter PIN. Never share your PIN with anyone!

It may take up to 1 hour for the money to appear in your account. If you need any additional information, don’t hesitate to contact Customer Support.



You can make your Meridian Bet deposit via Mpesa. Meridian bet depositing of money through Mpesa is simple as outlined below:

  • Dial *150*00 # on your phone
  • Select pay by Mpesa option
  • Enter the Meridian Bet Mpesa business number, 170066
  • Enter your Meridian Bet account ID as the reference number
  • Input the amount of money you want to deposit to your Meridian account in Tanzanian shillings
  • Enter your Mpesa password and send
  • You will receive the transaction confirmation message and the money will be credited to your Meridian Bet account within one hour

Airtel Mobile Money


  • Log into your Meridianbet account using your username and password to start
  • Select ‘Deposit’ and choose the Airtel Mobile Money option
  • Continue by clicking on ‘Proceed Payment’
  • Confirm your Airtel mobile number before you continue or fill it in if you hadn’t used in while registering an account.
  • Click on ‘Submit’.

Remove your mobile phone for the next portion of this method.

  • Dial-up the code *150*01# to prompt the main menu to appear on your mobile screen
  • Choose option 4 that represent ‘Payment’
  • Choose option 3 that is for ‘Pay Companies’
  • Fill in ‘Meridianbet’ on the provided space
  • Choose option 2 to fill in the business number
  • Fill in the business number for this company
  • Fill in the Transaction ID
  • Fill in the amount to be deposited
  • Enter your mobile money PIN
  • Click on ‘Confirm’ to finish
  • You’ll get an SMS confirming the transaction and the money will reflect in your Premierbet account shortly after.


You must have a registered account to use this option. You have to locate an agent shop where you can purchase a voucher with the amount you wish to deposit into the betting account.

  • After purchasing your voucher, open a blank browser page and access the betting site
  • Log into your account using your username and password.
  • Click on ‘Deposit’ followed by selecting the voucher option
  • This prompts the option of selecting different bonuses you qualify for. You can opt to select them or pass.
  • Click on ‘Proceed Payment’ then fill in the code on the voucher
  • Click on ‘Submit’ to complete the process.
  • The amount of the purchased voucher will reflect in your account immediately.
  • Ensure you use your voucher within 30 days or it becomes invalid.

Vodacom Mobile Money

  • Launch a blank browser page and fill in the official website
  • Log into your account
  • Click on ‘Deposit’ to get started
  • Select the ‘Vodacom Mobile Money’ option.
  • Click on ‘Proceed’.
  • Fill in your mobile number if you hadn’t provided it when registering your account. If you had, then confirm it before you continue.
  • Click on ‘Submit’.


Proceed to your phone for the second part of this deposit method.

  • On your mobile phone, dial-up *150*00# which will prompt a menu to appear on your screen.
  • Choose option ‘4’ on the main menu that gets you ‘Payment’
  • Choose option ‘4’ once more that is ‘Pay Companies’
  • Fill in ‘Meridianbet’ on the provided space.
  • Fill in the business number for this bookmaker
  • Fill in the reference number
  • Fill in the amount you wish to deposit into your account
  • Fill in your PIN and click on ‘Confirm’ to complete the process.
  • You’ll get an SMS confirming it was successful. The money will reflect in your betting account too.


Users can contact the Meridianbet customer support staff by clicking on the ‘Help’ button. You may also use one of the following methods:

Call center: +255 768 988 200
MeridianBet Tanzania has profiles in Facebook, Tweeter, Google +, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTub.


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