Nigerian bookie Bet9ja offers 1,000 ₦ after overcoming a hacker attack

This week, Bet9ja is offering its customers a bonus bonanza. Thereby, a free sports bonus in the amount of 1,000 ₦ represents the first part of it. This constitutes a comparatively limited amount, but you can use it for betting on the UEFA Champions League and all other sporting events. The betting site is also planning additional bonus bonanza rewards this week. In this way, the operators would like to thank you for your patience and loyalty during the past week.

Blackcat already hit major companies across the world

Because: The betting site was hacked by the Russian Blackcat group. And the management of Bet9ja opted for transparent communication. After all: It reported in detail about the occurrence in a statement. The culprits are an organization that is known for countless hacker attacks on large corporations across the globe. Unsurprisingly, in the course of this, there was also a demand for ransom, but the bookie according to its own statements didn’t accept the conditions of the hacker group.

The deposited money and the winnings were safe

At Bet9ja, they apparently accomplished this on 6 April. One day later, the company went public about this. And it reported that since the previous day, technicians had been working feverishly and continuously to restore the interrupted services. Furthermore, the release mentioned, for example: “They hit us hard, but of course, they can’t kill us. We will prevail and come back much stronger. Please don’t be discouraged, we will surely get back to normal as soon as possible and keep you updated on the progress.”

Furthermore, the operators of Bet9ja confirmed in their social media appearances that the funds and winnings of their customers were always safe. Afterwards, the bookie kept its promise on Tuesday and announced its return along with the bonus bonanza promotions.

Alice Kopp

By Alice Kopp

Alice is half Austrian and half Italian. That's why she experienced the 1990 World Cup in Italy at first hand. And that awakened her enthusiasm for football. Since she has loved writing since childhood, Alice began to study journalism while still at school. It was very convenient for her that her class took part in a project of a German daily newspaper. She was also allowed to write for the children's pages of an Austrian daily newspaper and to get a taste of the sports department of the same medium. This is how she received her first press accreditations, which was of course anything but a matter of course for the then 18-year-old. Although she was partly advised against it, Alice decided to study journalism and communication sciences. After a few years, she decided to use the exams she had taken as an elective. Nevertheless, she applies the knowledge she has acquired in her further professional life. The same applies to her language skills. In addition to her mother tongues German and Italian, Alice is also proficient in English and Spanish. She also understands French and can use this language in research. During her studies, Alice was involved in an Austrian football club. At the same time, she wrote for a total of three Austrian portals and worked as an Austria correspondent for an Italian-language online medium. This collaboration started during Giovanni Trapattoni's era at Red Bull Salzburg and continued during EURO 2008. This gave her the opportunity to interact with Trapattoni as well as with Italian journalists. From the following year, Alice initially worked with a Swiss portal before discovering sports betting content for herself. On the one hand, this kept her in sports journalism, and on the other, it broadened her horizons. And that both in the context of the sports betting industry and with other sports as well as countries. In the field of sports journalism, she focused in particular on football from around the world, volleyball and beach volleyball. In addition, she naturally wrote several guides, bookmaker profiles, bonus articles and other content for betting enthusiasts. She did this for the same company for about ten years, writing articles in German and Italian. She also built the Italian-language website together with the managing director. Meanwhile, Alice started working with another Austrian football club. Furthermore, she joined the Association Internationale de la Presse Sportive (AIPS) in 2016. This gives her the opportunity to watch teams and athletes on the ground relatively often. Not only sports betting, but also radio In January 2019, the next step in her professional development followed. For: she started creating premium content on the topic of sports betting. In the process, she finally put out feelers to almost all countries and all continents. And this was not least due to the fact that both German and English-speaking users subscribed to her content. Nevertheless, Alice continued to use her knowledge of Italian, among other things. On the one hand, because she regularly exchanges ideas with Italian colleagues, and on the other, because she works with a web radio station. The Corona crisis had a strong impact on the sports world and on interest in sports betting, primarily in the early days. Therefore, a fresh start was necessary and, on balance, Alice found the fields of activity that suited her best. She also writes articles for an agency on almost all disciplines as well as on eSports and content for a German online medium. Alice is half Austrian and half Italian. That's why she experienced the 1990 World Cup in Italy at first hand. And that awakened her enthusiasm for football.