Betting Guide for South African Bookmakers

Interesting in trying online betting in South Africa, but not sure where to start? helps you get started and provides helpful advice to make the most of your experience betting online - before placing bets on various sporting events. There are often many different markets on offer for major sports leagues and events and it helps to be aware of which are the best to use at what moment. Use our handy guide to choose the right bookmakers and the best way to bet online in South Africa.

Bet Types

Accumulator Betting

Accumulator bets can be used when you are a confident of multiple outcomes for the same sporting event. Betting on all of these together can enhance your profits.

AccumulatorA combination of multiple single bets (usually four or more).
DoubleTwo single bets paired together into one. An example: Olivier Giroud Anytime Goalscorer & France Win = Olivier Giroud Score/Win Double
Outright BetA bet placed on the outcome of an entire competition rather than a single match eg. an outright bet on the winner of the Premier League.
Treble BetThree single bets combined into one. Occasionally referred to as a form of accumulator bet.

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