May 24, 2024
16-Year-Old Gambles School Fees on Bet, Suffers Total Loss - Plea for Refund
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  • A 16-year-old boy has tearfully pleaded with a betting platform to refund the money he lost in a bet
  • According to him, the money was for his school fees and he had no idea that he would lose everything
  • Nigerians on TikTok found his pleas and messages intriguing with many spamming the young boy for taking such a risk

In a recent TikTok video, user @benjaminjustice39 attempted to convince a betting platform, Sportybet, to return his money, which he said was meant for his school fees.

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He posted a screenshot displaying his initial message to the company, and in response, Sportybet informed him that individuals under 18 are not allowed to use their services, and lost money cannot be refunded.

16-Year-Old Gambles School Fees on Bet, Suffers Total Loss - Plea for Refund
Boy loses school fees to sports betting Photo credit: @benjaminjustice39/TikTok, svetikd, Image Source/ Getty Images. Depicted photos used for illustration only.
Source: UGC

Sportybet said;

“Hi, please be advised that It is strictly forbidden for persons under the age of 18 to open an account and use our services. The money once lost cannot be refunded. Thanks!”

Benjamin tearfully appeals for a refund after losing money to betting

After receiving Sportybet’s response, Benjamin continued to plead with them, expressing deep remorse for his actions.

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He wrote;

“Please Sporty man, abeg. Oh my God! I’m 16. Please forgive me. It’s 30k.”

Reactions as 16-year-old boy loses school fees to betting

The exchange between Benjaminjustice and Sportybet caught the attention of nigerians who found the messages highly amusing.

@officialayo said:

“Wetin 16 yrs dey use 30k do for account.”

@Flexzy said:

“Don’t play, you will learn.”

@Okwudiri Samuel Chigozie said:

“If to say you win, you for dey order Azul now.”

@ifeaco commented:

He say na sporty man.”

@ZICO CFC reacted:

“Forgive you for weytin.”

@T.R.A commented:

“Na that forgive me off me.”

@high show said:

“Forget that one jor. deposit another one.”

@Ill von said:

“Forgive u ehn 9 ya mind no go touch ground.”

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