The award-winning mobile service operator in the country, Airtel, has officially launched another promotion for football lovers in the country. The promotion is called Airtel Football betting in which subscribers stand a chance to bet on football matches without leaving their busy schedules.
Thousands of subscribers will stand a chance of winning millions of Leones if they bet on the exact scores of three key matches in the English Premier League. In order to know what games to bet on, subscribers are encouraged to type the word BET and send it as text to the short code 1212 which will only cost 8 units.
Explaining the mechanics of this promotion, the Value Added Service Executive of Airtel, Cyril Jengo, said betting was now open for three key matches in the English Premier League. Subscribers should prepare to bet for Man United vs. Chelsea scheduled for the 1st of March, Man United vs. Liverpool which is scheduled for the 6th of March and finally on the 19th of March Arsenal vs. West Brom.
He further encouraged subscribers to use the following example in order to vote properly:
Man United vs. Chelsea- 1st March 2011-type MU, followed by the score, and then space, after which you type CH (followed by the score) and then send to 1212. Example: MU1 CH3 send to 1212 which will only cost 8 units per SMS.
Man United vs. Liverpool – 6th March 2011-type MU, followed by the predicted score, and then space, after which you type LI then the predicted score, then send to 1212. Example: MU2 LI4 send to 1212, which will as well cost 8 units per SMS.
For the Arsenal vs. West Brom on 19th March 2011, type AR, followed by the predicted score, then space, followed by WE (for West Ham) then the predicted score, and send to 1212. Example: AR5 WE5 send to the short code 1212, for 8 units per SMS. This is a historic promotion in the field of mobile telecommunication in this country. Subscribers will stand a chance of winning up to 7.5 million Leones by the end of March if they prefer to be part of this creditable promotion.
Also up to five subscribers will stand a better chance of sharing 2.5 million Leones on each game based on the amount of correct predictions sent to the short code 1212. Subscribers will stand a chance of winning an original T-shirt of their football team with their signature name printed at the back.