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Top 5 South African Sports Betting Sites You Can Trust


South African sports betting is becoming increasingly popular – when it comes to betting, it’s important to know what sites work best for you, and of course offer you the best bargain for your buck.

There are a variety of different betting sites available in South Africa, some are homegrown whilst there are a few well-known UK and European sites that are also great to use.

At The Pundits, we thought we’d give you an insight into some of the top sports betting sites you can trust, and that we approve. With each site, we’ll give you some information on their features as well as the links for you to check them out yourself! In no particular order…

Top 5 South African Sports Betting Websites

Sportingbet South Africa

This bookmaker is well known as one of the largest online sportsbooks to date. Since 1998 they’ve grown rapidly which has allowed them to have such a large online presence. The site itself is vibrant and easy to use, with a ‘Live Chat’ feature that can be used by new and existing customers.  They also have a £50 (R831 equivalent) welcome bonus as well as an app that allows you to ‘cash out’ if necessary.

BetWay South Africa

Betway offers South African customers a range of deposit options to make sports betting easier, depending on their preference. Having partnered with all major South African banks, Betway lets customers bet through Credit Card, Instant EFT and Direct Deposits through ABSA, Standard Bank, FNB and Nedbank.

The minimum bet for South African customers is R5 while the maximum bet is subject to change depending on sporting events. South African Betway customers can expect weekly promotions offering prizes ranging from cash, Extra Bets and smartphones to Grand Prize draws where lucky customers could win brand new cars or trips to watch the Premier League in the United Kingdom. Visit Betway today and find out how easy it is to get started.


Well-known as a global betting site, BetVictor has a tonne of choice. Much like classic betting sites, BetVictor also offers in play betting as well as a sign up offer of ‘bet £10 get £40 free’. Their mobile app allows you to tune into a virtual reality game of poker, roulette or blackjack as well as having the opportunity to play with a live dealer. They also have numerous offers on their website which new and existing customers can choose from, to tailor something that will fit to them.

World Sports Betting

This is a bookmaker that gives you the ability to earn extra cash through word of mouth. For every person you refer into World Sports Betting, you are given R100 as a ‘thank you’ that you can then use on a bet or cash out of your account. Founded in 2002, the site has grown to be able to offer over 250,000 pre match events per month as well as lotto draws and much more. Similarly to Sportingbet, they also have a help centre that is open 24hrs for new and existing customers.


This is another bookmaker that offers a lot of variety when it comes to what you can place your bets on. As a slightly more boutique betting site in comparison to the likes of BetVictor, Sunbet still offers great perks such as a Sunbet card that you can use to login to the website with ease, as they don’t offer the ability to have a mobile app unlike other betting sites on the market. Their latest bonus is 100% match bonus on your first deposit, up to R500. The site is operated by Sun International.

Please note that all sites mentioned above accept bets in South African Rands

So, how do you pick?

It’s simple. With so many options to gamble/choose from, it’s important to also get a second opinion from an independent advisory such as FhatsCasino where you can find unbiased reviews, more information about a variety of gaming sites and also get advice before you choose to sign up with a betting agency.  You can also find out according to FhatsCasino which sportsbooks offer the best mobile apps available on iPhone and Android devices.

FhatsCasino offer the ability for you to look out for the most safe and secure sites, as well as giving you direct links to bonuses and sign up perks you can get with a load of different online websites which are clearly ranked on their homepage.

Which one will you sign up to?


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  1. Does any bet sites in SA offer Cash-out option on particularly accumulator bets?
    Also any offer lucky 15 bets?

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