List of Betting Sites in South Africa

Best Sports Betting is your home for all things Sports Betting, so we’ve compiled this handy guide list of some of the best sports betting Sites in South Africa, ones that offer not only Sports but Lucky Numbers, Lotto, Betgames and more. With almost 50 bookmakers to choose from in South Africa we understand it can be hard to chose the perfect bookmaker, which is why we’ve reviewed each bookmaker on our list.

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R10 Free Bet 

Betway offer a R10 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.

R2000 Deposit Bonus  

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.

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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.

List of Betting Companies in South Africa

Our List of Betting Sites in South Africa covers all the best betting sites available to punters in South Africa. We’ve also focused on bookmakers that are 100% legal and that hold licenses in South Africa, so you’ll be able to place your next bet with confidence. If you’d like to know how the bookmakers rate against each other then we suggest a read through our comprehensive bookmaker comparison, where we’ve compared the top 10 bookmakers in SA.

You can click through to read reviews of each site, or simply click claim to sign up with the bookmaker of your choice. Remember that variety is the spice of life and while some betting sites might appeal to others it boils down to your personal preference at the end of the day. With that out on the way let’s move onto our list of the best betting sites in South Africa.

Sports Betting Sites in South Africa

All the bookmakers on the list 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. The column on the left will take you to their review, while the right hand side will take you directly to their site.
BookieDeposit BonusVisit
SunbetR1000Bet Now
Betway R10 Free BetBet Now
Sportingbet R2000Bet Now
WSBR10,000Bet Now
GG GamingR3000Bet Now
Morris VeeN/ABet Now
HollywoodR25 FreeBet Now
PlaybetN/ABet Now
PlayabetsR10,000Bet Now
SupabetsR10,000Bet Now
BetOlimpR3000Bet Now
LMN/ABet Now
GbetsN/ABet Now
ScorebetR2000Bet Now
ESBNR3000Bet Now
Vegas BetsR1000Bet Now
Massiv BetR1000Bet Now Now
TopbetN/ABet Now
Soccer ShopR2000Bet Now

Choosing a bookmaker

There are several factors that you should consider before choosing a bookmaker, we’ve listed a few key areas for punters below. We believe you’ll have a much more positive betting experience if you follow these tips.

  • Speed of payout – how quickly do you receive your winnings?
  • Deposit methods – Does the bookmaker offer a deposit method I currently have?
  • Bonuses – Are there deposit or welcome offers for your first deposit?
  • Mobile Betting – Is the site easy to use on mobile?

Top 10 Sports Betting Sites in South Africa

Top 10 betting sites in South Africa is another list punters should have a look at, definitely worth finding all the different bookmakers to use all the different bonuses! The below are our Top 10 Betting Sites in South Africa (in no order). Once again you’re welcome to have a look through our reviews if you’d like more details.

1. Betway South Africa

Betway are the fastest growing bookmaker in South Africa, it’s easy to see why as they offer cash out, Betgames and many other features like cash out and bet boost to name just a few. Betway offer all major sports so you’ll never struggle to find a sport or match to bet on at competitive odds. They also have a wide selection of Betgames and several deposit and withdrawal options, including voucher deposits and withdrawals. Betway currently offer a R10 no deposit free bet upon registration for new customers.

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2. Sunbet Sports Betting

Sunbet have fantastic odds as well as a top desktop and mobile site, add to that their R1000 deposit match offer and their great cash out function and you’re onto a winner! Sunbet do not have any voucher functionality as present but it is coming. You can also claim an additional R200 bonus on your first deposit by signing up through this link.

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3. Sportingbet

Sportingbet are one of the largest and most well supported online bookmakers in South Africa. They offer Cash out, Auto Cash Out, Edit my Bet and many other fantastic betting features. Sportingbet are so feature filled they put most other bookmakers to shame, their mobile site is a breeze to use too and their recent 1voucher integration was a great move. They have also recently launched their own Sportingbet Roulette game which is proving to be very popular as the first legal live roulette in South Africa. They offer a great R2000 Deposit match for new punters.

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4. Hollywoodbets

Hollywoodbets are arguably the most famous bookmaker in South Africa. They have a solid mobile site, betgames, loads of deposit and withdrawal options as well as some of the top odds in SA. As one of South Africa’s favourite bookmakers you’ll find all the markets you can think of at Hollywoodbets. They currently have a free R25 for punters who register and various other promotions.

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5. World Sports Betting WSB

World Sports Betting, also known as WSB are one of the oldest online bookmakers in South Africa. They offer a generous 100% deposit match bonus up to R10,000 and punters can bet on Soccer, Rugby, Horse racing and more. In addition to their sports offering WSB also Betgames Lucky 5, 6 and 7 as well as weekly promotions and money back specials.

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6. GG Gaming

GG Gaming have taken South Africa by storm with a great R3000 deposit match offer, weekly promotions and boosted odds. They aren’t the biggest bookmaker on this list but they have made a big impact with punters. They’ve also proudly stated that they win not limit betting accounts, an important factor for big punters.

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7. Playa bets

Based in KZN this bookmaker has been expanding quickly. While their site isn’t one of the slickest it is competitive and backed up by great service. Playa bets are one of the only online Sports Betting companies that offer Keno online and a massive R10,000 Deposit match bonus for new customers. Playa bets offer a betting experience that is different to most other bookmakers, which we found to be refreshing.

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8. Morris Vee

Morris Vee have some of the most competitve soccer betting odds in South Africa. Combine that with great service and you wont go wrong with a Morris Vee account. You can bet on a wide variety of sports with MV, including horse racing, soccer, rugby and more. Their mobile site is user friendly and punters should have no trouble navigating and placing bets.

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9. Playbet

Playbet have very competitive odds and the fastest withdrawals in South Africa. Their mobile site is slick and clean while their boosted odds are always worth considering. They offer betting on a wide variety of sports, betgames as well as lotto. The lack of a sign on offer is surpassed by their regular price boosts and enhanced odds, as well as an excellent and fun betting experience.

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10. BetOlimp

BetOlimp are a overseas based bookmaker who have legally set up shop in South Africa. BetOlimp have more tennis markets than any other South African bookmaker. Perfect for getting those inplay bets on. They currently offer a R3000 deposit match offer for new customers.

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We hope you enjoyed our List of Betting Sites in South Africa, let us know in the comments which of the listed bookmakers is your favourite, or which ones you’d like to see added to our list.

More Bonuses?

We’ve be adding to our list of Betting Sites in South Africa over time but in the mean while you can check out our reviews of all the South African Betting sites here. If you are looking for a free bet when opening a new account then why not check out our free bet post?

New to sports betting? Well our Sports Betting Guides have you covered with everything you need to know to start betting. Head over to the Best Sports Betting homepage for more on how to get started.

Is Sports Betting Legal in South Africa?

Sports Betting is 100 percent legalized and regulated by the SA Gaming Board, although betting on certain casino games and betting with an overseas bookmaker is still illegal. South Africans can legally using an online sports betting site if they are licensed within their Province of operation. You can however legally bet on certain casino games like Betgames and the new Sportingbet Roulette games. These games have been given permission to operate in South Africa.

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