Promotion Codes

The majority of bookmakers have promotion codes, although many of them use different names or phrases. They are almost always for enticing new customers to their sites and get entered into a promo code box in order to claim the offer.

Bookmaker Promotion Codes

As mentioned earlier, bookmakers use different phrases for their promotion codes. This includes promo code, referral code, welcome bonus, deposit code etc.

While the majority of promotions are there to lure new customers, bookmakers regularly offer existing customers opportunities, too.

The code generally remains the same, even if the offer changes from time to time. However, there are bookmakers whose code changes when the offer changes.

Offers come in many forms, including free bets and welcome offers such as matching your first deposit. In South Africa, this is perfectly legal, and mostly gets loaded onto your account automatically without having to worry about the code.

Latest Promo Codes

Free Bets & Bonus Bets

Using a promo code when signing up with typically activate the sign-up bonus or welcome bonus that bookmakers offer new customers.

You can expect to receive free bets from South African betting sites, or bonus credit to use to place bets with.

The offers might be a no deposit free bets with a R25 punt available from a number of bookmakers like, Betway and HollywoodBets. Alternatively, you might receive a 100% first deposit match up to a maximum value of R1000 or R2000 depending on the current bookmaker offer.

The table above on this page shows you the current offers available for bettors in South Africa.

Bookmaker Promotions in South Africa

South African bookmakers have some superb promotions on an almost daily basis. This cover various sports from football to rugby and cricket, and horseracing. Be sure to always check which promotion suits you best.

Betting promotions are perfectly legal in South Africa but be sure to make use of a reputable bookmaker. Check out our pages as we will have regular updates on what new promotions are on offer in South Africa.

Bookmaker Codes FAQ

Are codes needed for South African betting sites?

More often than not, there are codes but you won't need them, especially if it is a welcome offer. It is generally loaded onto your account automatically but be sure to check first.

Which bookmaker is considered the best in South Africa?

That is a personal choice. The top bookmakers include Betway, Sportingbet and Hollywood Bets.