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Best Sports Betting is your ultimate guide to online sports betting in South Africa. BSB  covers everything from bookmaker reviews, where we put local bookmakers to the test, to deposit bonuses, free bets and even the latest sports betting news. We've put together a handy Ultimate Betting Guide to help both new and experienced punters with their sports betting. The guide covers everything from how to get started to withdrawing your winnings, a must read!We look to empower sports bettors to make the best decisions possible when it comes to their online sports betting accounts. Our various guides will help you with how to create a sports betting account, which are the best bookmakers in South Africa as well as more advanced guides on how to make the most from bonuses and more.

The rise and legalization of certain casino style games have also taken South Africa by storm. We've also got you covered in that department, which various game reviews and how to guides. Online casino games are known locally as live games, and there is a wide variety of these on offer.

Virtual Sports are now also available in South Africa, with virtual soccer and horse racing on offer. These games have recently been legalized and provide a good betting alternative for when there is no sports on.

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Sports Betting Bookmaker Offers









Betway offer a R25 Free Bet promotion, where you get a free bet just for signing up. With thousands of markets and a great selection of Betgames, Betway are a popular choice among South African punters.


Sportingbet offer a 100% Deposit Bonus match up to R2000. As well as great features like cash out, auto cash out, live roulette and more. They also accept 1voucher and many other deposit methods.


Sunbet Exclusive Offer. Deposit R50 and Get R200 in Free Bet, Plus an 100% Deposit Match up to R1000. Exclusively available through Best Sports Betting.

Online Sports Betting

South Africans are finding it easier than ever to bet online. The option to have a punt from the comfort of ones couch rather than having to trek down to the local tote 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 and OTT, withdrawing your winning via cashsend or even sparkle pay. South African bookmakers have really catered to their punters, because you know, locals is lekker!

Bookmaker Reviews

To help punters choose the best bookmakers 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.

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.

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 & 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.

eSports Betting

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 goal 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.

The most popular games being Betgames Dice and Lucky 7. Best Sports Betting has you covered with everything Betgames related. Ranging from how to play Betgames to a few Betgames strategies.

Online Casino Games

Online casino 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 WSB blackjack, a first for South Africa. The only thing missing is online slots and hopefully the gambling board will license those too.

Live Games

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. The best part is that you can also enjoy live games from your mobile or one of the various betting apps available.

Betting Babes

We love our Betting Babes as much as we love our sports! Some of our Betting Babes shoots are based on popular sports and betting games. These are regularly updated with new fun sets posted every quarter. Check out our dedicated Babes section to see what they've been up to.

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