Betvictor are a well-established UK-based sportsbook which fairly recently became available to South Africans, who are able to open betting accounts in ZAR. We are still not 100% certain as to the legality of this, but we opened an account more than 6 months ago and have been depositing, placing bets and making withdrawals with no issues whatsoever. Aside from offering a slick, user-friendly betting experience, Betvictor are renowned for offering some of the very best odds in football and the widest range football markets to be found anywhere – including managerial markets and some really intriguing specials. Let’s get stuck into our Betvictor review.
In 1946, Victor Chandler Senior founded the sportsbook company in the United Kingdom in his own name. They have since moved to Gibraltar in order to save their UK clients from paying the 9% UK betting tax. In our experience, this kind of customer satisfaction and always trying to put the needs of their clients first is an ethos which seems to underpin their service as a bookmaker.
Desktop: The Betvictor desktop site is very well designed and super easy to navigate with the sports and various markets are logically laid out. Promotions are easily visible but are not overwhelming to the user (like on the Betx website for instance).
Mobile: The mobile website is as good as the desktop version and fantastic to use. One criticism is that when you view sports markets with lists of odds underneath one another, such as outright golf markets for instance, the odds are not always in descending order from shortest to longest prices as they logically should be.
App: The app itself is easy to use, and includes a number of handy features to aid quick navigation and finding individual markets. There is mobile capability for streaming horse racing like on the desktop site. The one downside to the mobile app is that it can sometimes be quite slow to load and also when you move from one market to another.
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Sports on offer: Betvictor offers a near-complete sports portfolio with a comprehensive range of markets, both pre-event and in-play. Football, horse racing, rugby, cricket, tennis, boxing, golf are among those offered as well American sports such as baseball, basketball, ice hockey and NFL. There is also politics and entertainment betting available.
Promotions: Betvictor is always running promotions and they are really simple to opt into. They send messages to remind you about these promotions to your betting account inbox as well as emails if you so wish. During major sporting events there are plenty of offers such as free bets for Premier League football, The Royal Ascot and Wimbledon, to name just a few.
Some of the regular promotions include:
Best price guaranteed on 5+ leg football accumulators;
Accumulator insurance on football bets of 5+ leg football accumulators;
Best Odds Guaranteed on all UK and Irish horse racing
Misc: We really like Betvictor’s results page which is updated constantly to keep you up to the minute with all the games in action and those already completed. Another cool feature is streaming of horse racing which is available within the site. There is also a favourites tab on the navigation bar which allows you to select specific live events and move them into your favourites section, allowing you to easily view the markets you’re interested in.
Welcome Bonus: When you wager your first £10 (ZAR equivalent) at odds of 2.0 or higher you’ll get a £30 (ZAR equivalent) free bet placed in your account within 24 hours, plus £30 to use in the casino.
We have found the user experience on all Betvictor platforms to be a very pleasant one. Not only do they offer a great sports betting service, but they do their best to ensure all aspects of the process, from deposit to withdrawal an easy, hassle-free experience.
The Betvictor customer service team is available 24/7/365 so you can always talk, email or chat online to a real person. In our experience they are always quick to resolve any issues and will even void the occasional bet if you explain that you placed it in error.
Sign On Bonus Rating: 6/10
Overall Rating: 8/10
With its wide range of sports and markets, easy-to-use platforms and great customer service, we believe Betvictor provides one of the very best sports betting services available in South Africa (legally, we hope!).
Open an account: https://www.betvictor.com/en/offer/account/new
Social Media: https://www.betvictor.com/en/sports/content/social-media