Theophilus Morgan, the bettor who won a whopping Ghc57 million after placing 220 bet slips at Safaribet has finally sued Safaribet, the betting company where he placed his bets after months of chasing them to pay him his money.
According to ghbase.com ,Morgan has now taken a bold step and has finally sued the company through his lawyers, Gaisie Zwennes Hughes & Co in the law court so he can retrieve the amount he legitimately won from the company.
He’s also demanding for all interests accrued on the Ghc57 million over the last 4 months plus damages.
Morgan has also sued the Gaming Commission for being too ‘soft’ on Safaribet as they have a responsibility to protect customers of betting companies since they give them the license to operate in the country.
In an article published on hurriyetdailynews.com the owner of Safaribet, Halit Karabaşoğlu, a Turkish stated that the company recorded a revenue of 35 million euros in Ghana in 2016 and that they were aiming for 55 million euros in 2017.
“We are now in 200 spots in 10 states and 80 cities. We have created 2,000 jobs and we are expecting a 35 million euros in revenue this year. We are aiming for 55 million euros in revenue in 2017 and another 100 million in 2018. We will be in 300 spots in 2017 and reach 4,000 employees. We will open to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. If we succeed, we will reach an employment of 10,000 in 2018,” Karabaşoğlu said.
Hearing for Morgan’s case will commence on Tuesday, 16th April 2019.