Best betting sites in South Africa

In order to find the best bookmaker in South Africa our sports betting experts have taken a very deep look into the betting offers of different betting sites. You can find our analysis down.

Find our list of the TOP betting companies in South Africa! Find a summary of the best welcome bonus offers first and get more details about the bookmakers in South Africa down.

R25 Sign Up Free bet
unlock bonus: Place a single pre-match or live bet at odds of 1.50
100% up to R 2,000
bonus terms: 3 x wagering requirement on odds of 1.5
100% up to R 1,000
bonus terms: Wagering upto 3 times with minimum odds of 1.5


GBETS is a South African bookmaker offering both retail and online betting services. Founded in 1999 and licensed by the Western Cape Gambling & Racing Board Goldrushbets (Gbets) can be considered a very safe and secure betting site!

Pro & Contra
  • Attractive welcome bonus
  • Safe and secure bookmaker
  • No iOS app
  • Customer support is not 24/7

Gbets review score card

Gbets betting site review scores

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Betway is a very well known global online gambling company and was found in 2006. The company is based in Malta and Guernsey and offers a wide variety of gambling products like sports betting, casino, games and eSports. Betway also specialized to operate on the African market years ago.

Pro & Contra
  • international big player
  • one of the best mobile apps
  • very high security for all funds
  • welcome bonus is not very attractive

Betway review score card

Betway bookmaker review

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Sportpesa is an African bookmaker established in 2014 in Kenya. The bookie offers very good prices, good customer support, a fast mobile app and great security. However, the betting offer needs some improvement…

Pro & Contra
  • good odds
  • quick payouts
  • no welcome bonus
  • no cash-out

Sportpesa review score card

Sportpesa bookie review score card

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Hollywoodbets is a very popular bookmaker in South Africa and was established in the year 2000 and went online in 2006 with their sportsbook and casino services.

Pro & Contra
  • Multiple payment options
  • Smooth mobile app
  • Desktop website not easy to navigate
  • Limited cash-out options

Hollywoodbets review score card

Hollywoodbets betting site review scores

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Supabets is a South African bookmaker owned and operated by Portapa (Pty) Limited, established in 2008. Supabets operates under the licence issued by the Mpumalanga Gambling Board.

Pro & Contra
  • Trusted and experienced Bookie
  • Live streaming & in-play betting
  • Payout period not definite
  • Customer support not 24/7

Supabets review score card

Supabets review scores

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WSB – World of sports betting

World Sports Betting (WSB) is a South African betting site that offers online betting, games and more. It was founded in 2002 and is licensed by the Gauteng Gambling Board (GGB).

Pro & Contra
  • Huge welcome bonus offer
  • Live streaming & in-play betting
  • No mobile app
  • poorly developed website

WSB review score card

Worldofsportsbetting review scores

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Sportingbet is an international bookmaker with long tradition, established in the UK in 1997 the company entred into the South African market in 2009. Sportingbet is licensed and regulated by the Western Cape Gambling & Racing Board.

Pro & Contra
  • Very competitive odds
  • Wide range of live betting markets
  • Long tradition - super trustworthy
  • Processing of payout could be faster
  • Customer support is not 24/7

Sportingbet review score card

Sportingbet review scores

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Sunbet is a well known South African bookmakers offering online and retail betting services. It offers attractive odds and other features.Sunbet was established in 2008 and is licensed by the Western Cape Gambling & Racing Board.

Pro & Contra
  • Widest variety of sports and betting markets
  • Very safe and secure
  • mobile App for Android and iOS
  • No live streaming
  • Customer support is not 24/7

Sunbet review score card

Sunbet review score card

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Interbet is one of the oldest bookmakers in South Africa, launched back in 2001. It has a license to operate issued by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board which means it is a reputable and well established bookmaker.

Pro & Contra
  • Simple and easy to use platform
  • Trusted brand with long tradition
  • Livestreaming of events
  • No native mobile app
  • Odds are average

Interbet review score card

Interbet review score card

Follow the link to read our review for Interbet South Africa

Which bookmakers have the best welcome bonus for South Africans?

To be honest – when it comes to welcome bonus offers and other promotions – South Africa is not the country with the best offers! First deposit bonus and other promotions for users from RSA are not widespread.

At the moment we can only recommend the following welcome bonus offers from: Betway (25 ZAR free bet). Find the details for the promotions up!

We are always looking for bonus offers and will inform you as soon as we find new ones.

What are the payment methods for South Africans?

As payment methods available vary from bookmaker to bookmakers we advise you to go to the specific bookmakers sites and find all info there!

What we can say in brief:

– Most payment methods are free of charge!
Deposit and withdrawal are limited in amount – please refer to your bookmaker

Deposits and withdrawals from your betting account are available as follows:


Creditcard (mostly Visa and MasterCard, Maestro), Royal Pay, Skrill, Perfect Money, epay, Webmoney, Jeton Wallet, Mybux, QIWI, bitcoin and other krypto-currencies, casual bank transfer, ATM deposit and store deposit. Many other payment methods available – please take a look at the site!


most of the payment methods for deposit are also available for withdrawals

NOTE: Withdrawals can take up to 24 hours

What other betting offer can South Africans get?

Here are the most popular offers:

Further offers
  • Live betting - in-play betting
  • online casino & live casino
  • E-sports
  • Mobile apps

MOBILE apps are available in AMP as a LITE VERSION for lower data transfer – all bookmakers offer an app!