Betway is a well known sports betting online site and widely used by thousands of sports enthusiasts all over the globe (as estimated that it has 1.5 million users). Recently this international famed sports betting company opened its doors for South African players too where one can bet on various sports in their own currency that is Rand on PC or mobile.
Launched in 2006 Betway is now a brand managed by Betway Limited and is a Maltese registered company licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission.
In South Africa Betway is licensed and regulated by the Western Cape Gambling Board that supports responsible gambling. All transactions online with Betway are protected using impenetrable digital encryption technology, creating a safe and regulated arena in which to comfortably bet.
At Betway’s you can find the most possible, and best possible, betting options for you to bet your way, whether that’s live or in-play, on any of the world’s top sporting action. Also the site has incorporated some of the most thrilling casino games on the planet, placing immense jackpots and untold thrills right at your fingertips, even added high-stakes Poker into the mix, for those who like to test themselves against the best.
Sports betting at Betway South Africa
The Betway Group obtained their first African licence around 2015, and had their success in Kenya. They have since adopted Kenyan soccer giants Mathare United FC, with their sponsorship creating even bigger opportunities for football growth, development and training. Betway is also the principle sponsor to international Premier League team West Ham United and partnerships with African soccer clubs will allow greater exchange programmes for local player and coaching development, opportunities for better training facilities and even better gear. The company’s South African presence has seen alliances formed with the National First Division and Premier League teams. This means more international exposure and affiliations to expand African football globally.
There are wide range of sports available to bet on Betway. From soccer to tennis, rugby to cricket, there is nothing that can match the intensity and exhilaration that comes from watching your favourite team or player as they take on their biggest rivals in a battle to determine bragging rights for weeks to come. The only thing that could possibly make it any better would be by raising the stakes, backing the team or player with a well-placed bet aimed at adding, even more, thrill to the event. You can place a bet with Betway and feel the energy that can only be experienced through the world of online sports betting.
Sports fanatics, especially soccer enthusiasts, are treated to a range of betting opportunities, both local and international. Live scores and a live ticker gives you real-time updates so you’re always on top of your game, making it even easier to weight the odds and make favourable betting choices.
By offering a range of sports options, and including games from every major league and tournament across the world, Betway provides thousands of different choices for you to channel your sporting passion.
How to do sports bet at Betway?
The Betway online interface is easy to navigate. The crisp, clear graphics and large icons make it easy to recognise and select your favourite sporting event. Placing bets are quick and easy, with just a few clicks to choose an event or fixture, place your bet and keep track of the live ticker or your personal betting slip to see the latest updates. All fixtures are updated in real time, which means there’s no lag in getting the freshest scores and news as it happens.
There’s an array of sporting events to choose from, ranging from local and international soccer, including PSL matches, to T20 cricket, boxing, horse racing and a wide selection of international sports like baseball and hockey.
- To place a wager on any sports first you need to visit the Betway online site with your mobile or PC.
- Type the url https://www. betway.co.za
- Open your account by clicking on the sign up button given at the top right corner of the website. (see the arrow below in the image)
You need to register your full name, submit correct date of birth and place of residence, provide correct email address and home/mobile phone number, create a password (case sensitive) and log in. If you have problems opening up a Betway account, contact firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
Once you have registered yourself as a player you need to make a deposit to get started. There are many South African friendly deposit options available for players like First National Bank, Nedbank, Standard Bank South Africa, Credit/Debit Card, SID EFT, Absa Bank, i-Pay EFT and many other easy deposit modes to place a bet with your own currency that is Rand.
The minimum deposit is ZAR10. Click here to know as how to make a deposit at Betway.
Now choose the sports you want to place bet on. Whether you are a fan of betting the traditional way with Single or Multi-Bets , or are interested in adding a little variety to their betting with Correct Score , Double Chance or First Team to Score , Betway has all the markets, with all the best odds any sport fan could dream of.
Betway offers live betting through Live In-Play , letting you bet as the action unfolds in real time. Simply get in on the action with soccer betting, rugby betting or one of the many other options available.
If you win you need to place a withdrawal request and your funds move into your account in a short pending period (24-48 hours) before being processed by their payments team.
Winnings are processed and delivered to you by the same method you used to make a deposit. If there is a restriction or limit that means Betway cannot use this same method, and will send your funds using your Preferred Method of Payment (PMOP). You will be contacted via email to confirm the status of your withdrawal.
Once the money has been paid to your account, it may still take a short time to clear, depending on the payment method:
- Webwallet – 2-24 hours
- Credit/debit card – 1-5 business days
- Bank account – 1-5 business days
Bet with Betway App with your mobile
You can also place your bet and do sports betting with the Betway app. Visit Betway on your mobile device you get instant access to world-class sports betting entertainment with realistic graphics and easy navigation. Just download the app from iTunes store or from Google Play for iPhone or Android and get started.
With all the sports action available at your fingertips, you’re able to bet and win real money prizes while you’re on the move.
The Betway mobile app is easy to use and hassle-free. You need to simply set up your personal account and start betting in a flash. In a few easy steps you can select your favourite sporting event, make a fast, safe deposit and keep track of your open betting slip all on your smartphone. Once you place a bet, a verification SMS is sent directly to your mobile phone for verification. Personal information and all online transactions are secured with the latest encryption software so you have all the guarantee of a safe and worry-free betting game.
Betway integrates seamlessly with Mobile Money in order for customers to easily transfer their funds from their Mobile Money accounts into their Betway betting accounts. This process happens instantly and works for both deposits and withdrawals, meaning you never have to worry about waiting for your winnings.
The mobile app and site as said above also has a live ticker, providing real-time scores and news as events happen. This way, you’re always ahead of the game no matter where you are. There are also weekly jackpots up for grabs and a loyalty programme that pays out more rewards for more betting fun.
Updated fixtures and events gives players a realistic betting experience while on the go. The chances to cash in on mega winnings are superb with the latest soccer matches and scores, horse racing events, ice hockey, volleyball and so much more.
Bonuses to grab at Betway
When you first open your account with Betway you will be offered match first deposit with a 125% Extra Bet. To unlock your Extra Bet, simply place bets equivalent to 4 times the value of your first deposit. A maximum Extra Bet of R1,000 is applicable to this offer. This 125% Extra Bet is only valid provided:
- You are a new player and have passed FICA verification.
- You must place bets equivalent to 4 times the value of their first deposit. Like you make a deposit of R100 and place bets to the value of R400 and you receive a R125 Extra Bet
- The Extra Bet will only be paid once a player has fulfilled the playthrough requirements.
- You have 30 days to meet the playthrough requirements to unlock this Welcome Offer.
There are various other match bonuses and draw sports games bonuses to win where you can win real money for each game as well as other prizes too. You need to check the promotions page regularly to know the latest offers from Betway.
Betway offers 24/7 friendly help support for South African players. The Live Chat facility enables you to quickly access dedicated support agents at any time for more assistance. You can call them at +44-808-238-9841 or South African toll free number 0800-999-367 or email at email@example.com