World Sports Betting Bookie In South Africa

World Sports Betting
World Sports Betting

World Sports Betting is a South African-friendly bookmaker that offers a fast and secure online sports book. Licensed by the Gauteng Gambling Board and regulated by the National Gambling Board, World Sports Betting was founded in 2002.

World Sports Betting SA
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You will find over 250,000 Pre-Match events per month at this sports bookie with a minimum of 200,000 Live In-Play events, 500 Lotto Draws and much more. This bookmaker is safe and secure when placing bets as uses SSL technology on all web pages that contain your personal information or your banking details by encrypting them.

Sports offered to bet

World Sports betting South Africa
Sports offered to bet

World Sports Betting is also known as People’s Bookie by many South African punters and offers popular sports as well as new sports to bet upon from all over the world. This bookie help sponsors numerous Superbru and other competitions. Not only that, but they also sponsor the Cape Cobras, Highveld Lions and 2 EFC fighters as well as several smaller sporting organisations.

Among new sports, it has regular Esports markets for Dota 2, Lol and CSGO. World Sports Betting have also added streaming of Esports matches to their site, something that is incredibly useful for Esports bettors and is soon going to launch a section dedicated to Esports Betting in the near future.

Various Sports Betting

As for regular sports find various popular ones among punters like American football, Aussie Rules, baseball, basketball, boxing, cricket, cycling, darts, floorball, Gaelic sports, golf, handball, ice hockey, lucky letters, mixed martial arts(MMA), motorsport, lotto, power ball, rugby union, rugby league, snooker, soccer, tennis, volleyball, winter sports and specials. In-play betting is also available for various sports.

World Sports Betting SA- Horse Racing

Also find numerous horse races where you can ante post bet and take part in various horse races in Australia, Europe and others. Click here to know the rules of horse betting.

Interesting games are the lottery games at the Pick a Number section where you can play lotto games across the globe like US Powerball, South Africa Lotto Plus, Russia’s GosLotto, Canada and Germany’s 649 and various other lottery games from Ireland, India, Switzerland Belgium, France and other countries.

How to place a bet at World Sports Betting?

World Sports Betting- How to place bets
How to place a bet at World Sports Betting?

You can place a bet at World Sports Betting from your PC, Mac, Mobile or Tablet.

First, visit the sports bookmaker with any of the above gaming devices and type the URL on your web browser be it chrome safari or Firefox.

Visit here to go to the mobile site

Register as New Player

Now register yourself as a new player and open your account at the bookie

Once logged in, by clicking on the ‘Price’ tab on any market i.e. hovering your cursor over the price tab and clicking on it, your bet slip will appear to the right of the selected market with your added selection.

Two drop-down menus will appear in your Bet Slip.

The Single Menu gives you up to 5 options, namely:

  • WIN (Win Bet)
  • PLC (Place Bet)
  • E/W (Each Way Bet)
  • SP Win (Starting Price Win Bet)
  • T/Win (Tote Win Bet)
  • T/Place (Tote Place Bet).

The Mpl Menu (Multiple Menu) gives you up to 5 betting options, namely:

  • No (No Multiple Bet)
  • WIN (Win Bet Multiple)
  • PLC (Place Bet Multiple)
  • SP Win (Starting Price Win Bet Multiple)
  • T/Win (Tote Win Bet Multiple)
  • T/Place (Tote Place Bet Multiple).

Once you submit a bet, a Ticket Number & Reference Number will appear in the Betslip.

Alternatively, you may View your submitted betting transaction by going to ‘My Account > ‘Statement’ > ‘Pending Bets’.
You can also request your submitted betting transaction be automatically emailed to you by going to ‘My Account > ‘My Account’ > ‘Yes’ to Emails.

Mutliple bets on World SPorts Betting site

When placing a Multiple Bet, World Sports Betting allows you to select a series of bets from sports and/or racing and combine them to increase your return.

How to place a bet

To Place, a Single Bet chooses the Selection/Contestant you wish to bet on. Click on the ‘Bet Tab’. Your Selection will appear in the Betslip. Enter Your ‘Stake’ (The Amount you would like to spend on the bet).  Alternatively, Enter the ‘Pay’ Amount (The Amount you wish to win and your stake will be automatically calculated). World Sports Betting gives you a stretch price on the ‘Pay’ amount, i.e. if the selection is 8/1 and you opt to win R1000, your stake will be R120 and not R125. Click The ‘Process Bet’ tab to submit your bet.

To Place, a Multiple bet chooses the Selections/Contestants you wish to add to your multiple selections by clicking on the ‘Bet Tab’ of each selection. (You may choose up to 30 selections). Click Mpl ‘Win’ for each selection you wish to add to your multiple selections. (Mpl = Multiple) Mpl ‘Win’ will always be your defaulted selection to allow for quick bet processing. On certain selections, you may choose a Fixed Win, SP Win, Tote Win (T/Win) or Tote Place (T/Place) in your multiple selections. Once you have selected more than 1 selection, you will be able to enter your multiple stake amount or pay amount under ‘Multiple Selections’.  You will get several Yankee and Multiple opportunities when selecting up to 7 selections, namely:

(a) Accumulator (1 Bet) – This is the price on ALL your selections winning.
(b) Super Heinz (120 Bets) – This will include all Doubles, Trebles, Four-Folds, Five Folds, Six-Folds & The Accumulator when placing up to 7 selections.
(c) Heinz (57 Bets) – This will include all Doubles, Trebles, Four-Folds, Five Folds & The Accumulator when placing up to 6 selections.
(d) Canadian (26 Bets) – This will include all Doubles, Trebles, Four-Folds & The Accumulator when placing up to 5 selections.
(e) Yankee (11 Bets) – This will include all Doubles, Trebles & The Accumulator when placing up to 4 selections.
(f) Six Folds – This includes all the Six All-To-Come Options available in your multiple and depends on the number of selections.
(g) Five Folds – This includes all the Five All-To-Come Options available in your multiple and depends on the number of selections.
(h) Four Folds – This includes all the Four All-To-Come Options available in your multiple and depends on the number of selections.
(i) Trebles – This includes all Three All-To-Come Options in your multiple and depends on the number of selections.
(j) Doubles – This includes all the Two All-To-Come Options in your multiple and depends on the number of selections.

Remember when taking a multiple bet, if you choose to enter a Stake value in any of the Single Boxes next to the selections, you will also place Single Bets on the relevant contestants.

Deposits and Withdrawals

Deposits and Withdrawals
Deposits and Withdrawals

At World Sports Betting you need to fund your account to place a bet on sports of your choice as well as to claim any World Sports Betting Free Bet Vouchers.

Now click on the Deposit link and you can use any of the deposit options available that suits you like EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) and Cash Deposit and notify their  Payments department that you have deposited funds into any one of the four South African World Sports Betting bank accounts. Select the bank into which the funds were deposited as well as the amount and ‘Submit’.

How to make a deposit

Also, fund by Credit / Debit Cards. All you need is to choose the Credit Card payment option under the Deposit section. Complete the details of the deposit including the 3-digit number on the back of your card – known as the CCV and Submit. Your account will be automatically credited. The minimum deposit is R50.

Use I-Pay/SID and enter the amount you wish to deposit and click ‘Deposit Funds’ – You will be redirected to the I-Pay gateway to complete the payment. The minimum Deposit here is R10

If you use OTT as deposit mode then enter your voucher number and select ‘Process Payment’. Here also the minimum deposit is  R10.

Ensure that you use the World sports betting Account Number E.g. WSB-18451 as your deposit reference to ensure your betting account is credited promptly.

banking details
banking details

Also note that the minimum deposit via transfer and credit card is R50.00.

World Sports Betting has a choice of 5 bank accounts into which money can be deposited. To ensure optimum processing time, ensure that bank transfers are facilitated from your bank into a World Sports Betting account with the same financial institution e.g. FNB to FNB, ABSA to ABSA etc. Any deviation may result in a delay of up to 2 days whilst awaiting fund clearance. As soon as the funds appear in a World Sports Betting account, your betting account will be credited.

Once you are ready to receive your winnings, fill in the amount you require and submit. In order for the transfer to be facilitated, you will need to complete your bank account details under the ‘ Bank ‘ section.

The Minimum withdrawal amount is R50.

Before requesting a withdrawal you will be asked to submit your Fica Documentation. Simply upload these documents by uploading them under My Account > Fica Submission. These documents can also be emailed to us at, sent via Whatsapp at +27797120818 or faxed to 0866 52 66 99 (International: +27866 52 66 99). You are required to provide them with FICA documents annually unless your withdrawal is R 25 000.00 or more.

If a deposit is made with no betting transactions taking place prior to a withdrawal request, World Sports Betting says that it reserves the right to charge the client a transaction and /or admin fee, an amount which will be determined by the discretion of World Sports Betting, which will be deducted from the withdrawal amount.

Your World Sports Betting account will need to be active for a period exceeding one month from your first betting transaction before your first withdrawal can be processed.

To see all your deposits and withdrawals there is a statement section that shows your locked funds, available balance and your net amount.
You have the option of selecting a date range for your selected transactions. By clicking on ‘Pending Bets’, all un-resulted and locked bets will appear for the specified date range. ‘All Transactions’ allows you to see ALL transactions within your specified date range. By clicking on ‘Info’, you will also be able to view a detailed description of your betting transaction. ‘Payments, Deposits and Withdrawals allow you to see all your payment transactions for your specified date range.

Bonuses and promotions

Bonuses and promotions
Bonuses and promotions

When you join the sports betting site for the first time on your first deposit you are offered a free betting voucher that will match your deposit maximum of R10000.

What you need to do is simply email (Subject: 100% Bonus Offer) before your first betting transaction with the amount of your first deposit and they will match your deposit with a Free Betting Voucher.

You will need to wager five (5) times the amount of the bonus before you can withdraw from your account. For example, if you deposit R500 and receive an R500 Betting Voucher, you will need to wager R2500 (R500 x 5) before you can withdraw from your balance.

Bonus offers at World Sports betting site
Bonus offers at World Sports betting site

The minimum deposit for this bonus is R50 and only bets made with odds of 5/10 or greater will count towards wagering.

There are various weekly promotions, horse racing bonuses, Rugby promotions and special bonus offers to punters of all stakes.

Customer Support

Customer Support
Customer Support

The World Sports betting bookie offers 24/7 help support to its players. Contact Centre telephone numbers are displayed on the website at all times. To use your online account, call the following numbers: SA-based callers: 0860 10 33 93 International callers: + 27860 10 33 93. Also, email them at the given email IDs as shown above in the image. Also, there is a web form given at the site to fill out and contact. You can also WhatsApp at +27 797120818 Or use BBM PIN: WSB0001 for Blackberry devices Or have a live chat  Or write to them at Customer Services, World Sports Betting PO Box 345 Banbury Cross, Gauteng South Africa 2164.

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