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Bet.co.za
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Hollywood bets

Hollywood bets: Get a R25 sign up bonus once your Hollywoodbets account is activated. T&Cs apply.

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WSB

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Sportingbet SA

Sportingbet SA: Place your first bet risk free up to R 2,000. T&Cs apply. 18+ | New players only | Place 1 sport bet with token applied | Excludes Horse Racing | Min stake R10 | Max Free Bet R2,000 | Free Bet valid for 7 days | Free Bet stake not returned | T&Cs apply.

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Sportingbet: In order to participate in this Promotion, an Eligible Player must place the necessary Eligible Bets for each respective Challenge during the Promotional Period. There are four Challenges, as follows: Acca Challenge; Football Challenge; In-Play Challenge; Casino Challenge;

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20bet: Get a 100% up to €100 first deposit bonus for sports betting online with promo code NEWBONUS. T&Cs apply. 18+.

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SBK

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BetAtHome

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BetAtHome : Log in (register if necessary) and top up your betting account. Click on "Redeem bonus" under "My Account". Enter the bonus code FIRST – Done! After that 50% of the paid amount (up to a maximum of 200.00 GBP) will be credited to your betting account.

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EnergyBet

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EnergyBet : 18+. The UK only. Available for new players who have registered at EnergyBet after 31.08.2020 and valid only for their first qualifying Sportsbook bet. Cash stakes only. Min. £10 deposit required. Min. total odds of 3/4. Min. odds for each selection 1/4. Bonus amount £10. Bonus funds to be wagered 1x on odds of 4/5 or higher. Bets placed for both sides, with the same outcome and for the same event, will be disqualified. Virtual Sports bets do not qualify. Cashed out bets do not qualify. Other T&Cs apply. begambleaware.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" rel="nofollow" rel ="noopener">begambleaware.org. Please bet responsibly.

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NetBet Sports: New players, from 11.08.2021, £10 bet to quality, £10 in Free Bets and up to 100 FreeSpins, Free Bets valid for 3 days, Terms apply.

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Bettarget: Sign up with promo code NEWBONUS and get a €10 Sports free bet. NEW CUSTOMERS ONLY. MAX ONE €10 FREE BET. QUALIFYING BETS MUST BE PLACED AT ODDS OF 1/1 (2.00) OR GREATER. PAID AS BONUS TOKEN WITH MIN 4/5 (1.80) ODDS REQ. SKRILL, NETELLER & PAYPAL NOT ELIGIBLE. T&CS APPLY. 18+

Betting Guide for South African Bookmakers

Interesting in trying online betting in South Africa, but not sure where to start? 

Bets.co.za 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.

Bet
Meaning
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.