As mentioned, all the Betting Site on the list are fully licensed by their respective gambling boards and are based in South Africa. We’ve included all the tried and trusted bookmakers on this list, and as mentioned there are dedicated reviews for each site.
Get %100 Bonus with the first R100 bet every day!
Min bet R50. Max Bonus R2000. One per customer per day. T&C applies.
Sports Betting Offers
Online Sports Betting
South Africans are finding it easier than ever to bet on sports online. The option to have a punt from the comfort of your couch, rather than having to trek down to the local tote or betting shop is a great blessing, and has seen a remarkable increase in mobile betting.
Online sports betting in South Africa has a strong focus on popular sports like Horse Racing, Soccer, Tennis, Cricket, Golf, Rugby, Motorsport, Basketball, Cycling, Esports and even Virtual Sports. It’s easy to understand why online sports betting is so popular when we have such a wide variety of betting options and markets available.
As mentioned, online sports betting is now faster and more accessible than ever, with more and more punters betting from their mobile phones or using one of the various betting apps on offer.
You don’t even need a bank account to start betting, as you can deposit with prepaid vouchers from 1Voucher/1Foryou, OTT and others, while withdrawing your winning via cashsend or even sparkle pay. South African bookmakers have really catered to their punters, because you know, locals is lekker!
To help punters choose the best betting for their needs, we’ve compiled detailed reviews on all South African bookmakers. Our reviews cover the look and feel of a site, their markets, odds, sign on bonuses, promotions and more.
We also give our final thoughts and recommendations, both positive and negative. So if you’d like to know more about a bookmaker head on over to our bookmaker review section to get our opinion on them. We have reviews of all major bookmakers posted, as well as several other smaller bookies and products.
Data Free Sports Betting
Data Free Sports Betting is the latest innovation to hit the South African betting market. Several local betting sites now offer betting on a data free platform that uses no data or airtime, but still gives you access to sports betting and live betting. We’ve reviewed the best data free betting sites and apps available, as well as posted a few tips on how to keep your betting data consumption to a minimum.
Best Bookmakers in South Africa
We’ve tried all of the bookmakers covered on our site. With that knowledge we’ve created the ultimate best bookmakers in South Africa list. We’ve also compiled a list of SA bookmakers, ones that we have tried and reviewed. We also included bookmakers that we highly recommend, to save you the hassle of signing up with a dud bookmaker or getting caught up in a nasty bonus turn over. Most South African betting companies are worth having a bet with, and if they are not you’ll hear about it from us.
Fica Bonuses and Free Bets
Although they are becoming increasingly rare there are still the odd fica bonuses coming out from bookmakers, ones that don’t require a deposit that is. We try keep our Fica Bonus list as up to date as possible, so you can get your hands on a juicy free bet!
The most popular offers at the moment are the Hollywoodbets R25 & Betway R25 Free Bet offer, as well as the WSB R50 welcome bonus, where you get a free bet just for signing up. These offers are great for punters who would like to try betting without committing to a deposit. Punters are also welcome to withdraw their winnings from these offers, once the bonus terms are reached.
Sports Betting and Casino Promotions
There’s nothing better than getting those extra winnings from a accumulator bonus, or getting your money back when its a bore draw. South African bookmakers are very generous in the promotions department, and you’ll find both weekly and recurring promotions for most popular sports at most bookmakers.
At Best Sports Betting we keep a keen eye out for sports betting and casino promotions that offer punters value, especially deposit bonus ones. We post the best of these with a brief overview as well as our thoughts on the various bonus terms and conditions.
eSports saw a surge in popularity with punters due to the Covid 19 outbreak suspending major sports. It’s now possible to bet on not only a wide variety of sports, but also a wide variety of markets. You can bet when the first tower will fall in Dota, who will draw first blood in CSGO or how many goals there will be in a FIFA 20 electronic league match. The options are endless, and most bookmakers now have a strong eSports offering.
Betgames are fast becoming on of the most popular online games in South Africa. They’re an online live lottery draw game that takes place every few minutes, and there are several of them to choose from. Including Speedy 7, War of Bets and more.
Online Casino Games in SA
Online casino and live games have taken South Africa by storm. Several bookmakers have managed to get online roulette, dice and several other games approved by the gambling board. Making these games 100% legal!
We’ve posted detailed reviews and guides to many of the best online casino games that are available to South Africans. The most popular game at the moment is certainly the Sportingbet Roulette selection of games as well as the newly launched online blackjack, a first for South Africa, but now also available at bookmakers like Betway and Hollywoodbets. The only thing missing is online slots and with the launch of the Hollywoodbets Spina Zonke games we should see more bookmakers offering legal slots soon.
Other popular live games include the new Monopoly Live online game, as well as the similar Dream Catcher Wheel. Both these games have caught the imagination of South African punters and are quite an experience, and there are so many more. You can now enjoy the rush of playing games like Crazy Time or something faster like Side Bet City. There are so many to choose from and we cover all of the popular games in our guides and reviews.
The best part is that you can also enjoy live games from your mobile or one of the various betting apps available. Most of the live games are provided by Evolution Gaming and the standard and quality of the games and feeds are excellent.
Lucky Numbers betting is taking South Africa by storm and there’s no better place to get started than right here at Best Sports Betting! With a fast-growing number of online betting sites posting odds on these local and international lottery games, we’ve got everything you need to win.
Check out the Best Sports Betting lucky numbers articles for guidance on how to play Lucky Numbers, reviews of bookies offering these games and lots more useful information on Lucky Numbers betting in South Africa. We’ve also got a handy Lucky Numbers Dream Guide if you are looking to translate your dreams into winning numbers!