World renowned betting company Betway has swept through South Africa like a tsunami full of praise and tribute. The online betting community have more or less been queueing to start betting with Betway.
Founded in 2006 already they have managed to establish themselves as one of the most popular online betting companies in the world. And South Africa are there to taste their fruits. A highly recommend betting company in ZA.
- Multiple payment options
- Offers a great mix of international fixtures
- High cash prizes and rewards
- Simple and straightforward registration process
- Has mobile app for betting on the move
- Website is easy to navigate and operate
- Helpful responsible gambling page
- The registration process can delay due to the FICA verification process
- No live chat
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The Signup Process
Betway South Africa will collect registration data (on behalf of FICA) from players and verify them for authenticity. In most cases, the verification process shouldn’t take long as the company has an automatic FICA function, but at times it can take a maximum of 48 hours. This is especially the case during peak hours like weekends.
How to register with Betway South Africa
- Click the signup tab on www.betway.co.za
- Players will be required to enter their phone number
- Enter official first and surname
- Enter email address and any signup codes
- Click Next for additional details
Once the player has registered the recommended FICA-approved details, they will be sent a One Time Pin (OTP) to their registered number. Betway South Africa offers new customers an introductory free R25 sign-up bonus. The free bet has an expiry date of 180 days.
Betway South Africa Registration Video
The Betway South Africa Experience
Betway South Africa has expertly capitalized on this to offer a good mix of local and international sporting events. Players are lost for choice with over 1,000 sports fixtures.
Some of the sports categories on offer include:
- Table Tennis
- Ice Hockey
- Aussie Rules
- American Football
Betway South Africa Sportsbook is its main product offering with soccer, rugby, and cricket taking the bulk of the bets. The company offers players some of the best football odds in the market. What really impressed us is the multiple betting options available to players.
Players can engage in live betting where they place bets on ongoing live matches. Betway South Africa has ensured that players have all the information they need to select winning wagers. Players can head to the company’s stats center for in-depth analysis on various sporting teams, referees, players, fixtures and much more. The company even has a live score section where players get live in-game statistics.
The “4 to score” is an innovative feature by Betway South Africa that allows players to make selections on Four to score games. The offer runs through the European season and allows players to correctly guess which team among England’s top four divisions – Premier League, Champions League, League 1 and 2 will be the first to score. The Grand prize begins at R50,000 then it increases by R10,000 each week if there are no winners. This rises to a maximum of R100,000.
Virtual sports deliver the right thrill whenever a player needs to take a break from the live games. The games are quite entertaining and normally run for less than 5 minutes. Betway South Africa’s virtual games offering is quite impressive.
Players are treated to some customized international leagues like “JIKA English soccer” and Lucky games like “Keno”. Players can also try out car racing, and horseracing. The games are offered by some of the top gaming developers in the world like Golden race.
Betgames are quite popular in South Africa and Betway SA has the right mix of lotto games for their customers. Players can place bets on locally operated lotto draws that are run 24/7. Players can place a variety of bets like low odds or wager on large jackpot wins. The main lotto games on offer include:
- Lucky 5
- Lucky 6
- Lucky 7
- Speedy 7
- Dice duel
Betway South Africa Deposit Methods
- Credit Debit Card
- Betway Pay
- 1ForYou Voucher
- OTT Voucher
- MTN MoMo
- EFT Bank Transfers with ABSA, FNB, NedBank and Standard Bank
Once the player has utilized any of the instant payment options, they should click the cash button at the left-hand side of their Betway Account in order to refresh the transaction. The EFT transactions may take some time to reflect in the player’s account.
How to make a deposit on betway.co.za
- Log into your account at betway.co.za
- Go to the “My Account” tab
- Select the “Deposit Funds” option
- Choose your preferred mode of payment
- Follow the prompts provided
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Bonuses and Promotions
- Not chasing their losses
- Sticking to a budget
- Setting betting limits and taking regular breaks
- Remembering the rule that there is no sure bet
Self Exclusion Periods
Players who need a more proactive approach can explore the company’ self-exclusion policies. Options available include:
- Cooling off: Allows player account to be suspended for at least 24 hours
- Temporary Suspension: Player account is suspended for at least one month
- Self-exclusion: Player account is suspended for at least 6 months
- Permanent Self-exclusion: Account is permanently closed with no possibility of it being reopened
For players who opt for the permanent self-exclusion policy the company will refund any remaining funds in the account before it is permanently closed.