FICA and First Deposit Bonuses

The South African betting industry is growing and many new SA betting sites are appearing each and every year, the likes of Sportspesa, GG Gaming, Scorebet among others. Having many bookmakers is actually a good thing for punters than having just one bookmaker because the competition among bookmakers will see punters get competitive odds, more bonuses and it generally improves the betting experience because all the bookmakers want to be the best and get a huge clientele.

It has become more of a norm for bookmakers to offer a FICA bonus or a First Deposit Bonus to encourage more customers to sign-up for an online account. Punters have benefited from these types of bonuses from various bookmakers which are offering these bonuses like Hollywoodbets, Playabets and Supabets among others. This article seeks to identify the all the Bookmakers offering First Deposit Bonus and FICA bonuses and explain what each bonus entails.

Betway Welcome Offer

Betway South Africa has a very exciting ‘Welcome Bonus Offer’ for all the new clients whereby a new Betway SA client will get a Free R25 bet, no deposit required.

Betolimp First Deposit Match Bonus

Betolimp has a very warm welcome for all its new customers who automatically qualify for a 100% match bonus on their first deposit up to a maximum of R3000. What this means is that you can make use of this bonus by depositing the maximum of R3000 so that you can get the maximum bonus of R3000.
The minimum bonus for this promotion is R100 which means that a qualifying first deposit bonus must be at least R100 and it will be automatically credited to your betting account.
In the event that a customer is not interested in receiving this first deposit, their need to select the option not to receive the bonus on the registration page.
You can claim the first deposit bonus, you need to contact Betolimp via the Live Chat and it may take up to 24 hours for your bonus to be credited.
To withdraw you need to wager five times the value of the bonus, as well as your initial deposit once and only single line bets with selections at odds of 1.80 or more will qualify towards wagering.  Please note that once wagering is met, any outstanding bonus bets will become void.
The Bonus will only be available for 7 days after crediting. otherwise the bonus will be forfeited. The maximum winnings from bonus credited is R10,000.

Scorebet First Deposit Bonus Match 100% Bonus Offer

A great First Deposit Bonus is available from Scorebet where your first deposit will be matched up to the value of R2000, a promotion which is currently running up to the 31st of December 2019. By matching your first deposit , it means that you will get double your bonus up to the value of R2000. Please note that the he minimum deposit for this bonus is R100.
This particular promotion is once-off because it is for new clients only who have not made a deposit thus far and is exclusively for Scorebet Online and Mobile Clients only, so you need to register for an online betting account.
You need to send a WhatsApp message to 072 271 3685 or email support@scorebet.co.za with your subject as ‘100% Bonus Offer’ before placing your first betting transaction and Scorebet will match your deposit with a free betting voucher.
You can only withdraw funds from your account after you will need to wager six (6) times the amount of the bonus at odds of 1/1 or greater.

Hollywoodbets R25 Sign Up Bonus

New Hollywoodbets customers can get themselves a R25 Sign Up Bonus after they have successfully registered and Fica’d their betting account. This bonus is strictly for new clients and it will help them kickstart their betting journey with Hollywoodbets. If you had registered initially but had not Fica’d your account, you can also participate in this promotion.
You can register as a new customer on the Hollywoodbets online platform, by following the simple registration process.
Upon receiving your R25 Sign-up bonus, you must use your received bonus within or it will be forfeited. The account holder will not be entitled to withdraw the R25 out of their account until the funds have first been bet and turned over in full.
Betting on individual markets must be of odds 5/10 or more.

Sportingbet 100% Deposit

Sportingbet SA have an amazing First Deposit Bonus for new clients where their first deposits will be matched up to R2,000.
To fully take advantage of this bonus, you can deposit the maximum amount of R2000 and you will get the 100% maximum bonus of R2000 credited to your betting account. The minimum deposit which qualifies for this promotion is R50, so players can benefit from this bonus depending on their budget as long as it is between R50 an R2000.
You must make your first deposit within 30 days after registration in order to claim your bonus offer. It is important to note that not all deposits qualify for the First Deposit Bonus, For example, deposits made with e-wallets including Skrill and Neteller are not considered for this promotion.
You need to play your deposit and bonus amount through 3 times before being withdrawn at odds of 1.5 or greater and only then will you be able to withdraw your funds.

GG Gaming Welcome Free Bet

GG Gaming has a great offer for new customers where upon opening a betting account, and making a first deposit of any amount between R1000 – R10 000, the new customer will receive double the deposit in free deposit bets.
This offer applies to the customers who would have opened an online account with GG Gaming and successfully FICA’d it.
You need to turnover 4 times your initial deposit and receive another free bet equivalent to 100% of your initial deposit. It is important to note that these free bets are not transferable and you can claim your free bonus bets by calling 021 206 6666.
Free Bets may only be used on a single bet based on your initial deposit. For example, if you have a R500 free bet, you may take one bet of R500. You cannot split up the free bet to take a bet of R300 and then another bet of R200.
If your Free Bet is a winning one, you are entitled to keep the winnings from the Free Bet, but not the stake.
Free Bets are valid for 7 days only from the date of qualification.

World Sports Betting FICA Bonus

World Sports Betting has a great FICA promotion amounting to R100 and you can just by submitting you FICA documentation.
In order to FICA your account, you must send your FICA documentation to World Sports Betting and once you have done that, it will be left to the WSB risk department to validate your FICA documents.
Please note that this offer is limited to one per person, family, household address, email address, telephone number, same payment account number and this promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other WSB promotion.
Once your account has been FICA approved, you will be required to send an email to  promotions@wsb.co.za and claim your bonus.
World Sports Betting First Deposit Bonus
World Sports Betting has an amazing offer lined up for the new customers who will get 100% deposit bonus up to R10 000, it’s an amazing way of welcoming new clients.
This promotion only applies to World Sports Betting online and mobile clients .
Once you have registered with World Sports Betting , your very first deposit will be matched with a free betting voucher up to a maximum of R10 000.
To claim this bonus, simply email promotions@wsb.co.za with subject ‘100% Bonus Offer’ before your first betting transaction together with the amount of your first deposit and your account will be credited with the deposit match in free betting voucher.
You will need to wager five (5) times the amount of the bonus before you can withdraw from your account.

Playabets 100% Sign Up Bonus

Playabets have a great new customer bonus offer which is obviously doing them a whole lot of good in getting more sign ups because in order to get this bonus, players must sign up for an online betting account.

Playabets will match your first deposit up to an amount of an amazing R10 000 but this offer is strictly for new customers only and cannot be claimed if you have received any other promotional offers.It’s quite easy to get your new customer bonus, you must sign up for an online / mobile betting account on the Playabets website and provide your FICA documentation ( your ID and proof of residence which is not more than three months old).

After opening your account, you will then need to make your first deposit and rollover this initial deposit amount 5 times at odds 7/10 before a withdrawal can be effected. Please note that bets taken on Lucky Numbers or on the same event do not apply for the withdrawal rollover amount.
To get your new customer bonus, sign up for an online / mobile betting account and provide your FICA documentation.
You must request for your bonus via the official email support@playabets.co.za

Sunbet First Deposit Bonus

Sunbet has a great promotion for new customers who have not yet made any deposit so if you happen to be that person,  you can make use of this great promotion from Sunbet.
It’s quite easy to get this exciting offer, you simply have to signup on the Sunbet website https://www.sunbet.co.za providing you personal details and once you have successfully registered on the Sunbet website, you will have completed half the task required for you to get the deposit bonus.
It is important to note that Deposit match bonuses are offered to customers at the discretion of Sunbet, and the deposit match percentage (%) may vary from promotion to promotion. This means that some people are going to be left out of this competition.
The offers for the bonuses are made to clients through various marketing channels including, SMS, e-mail and social media platforms.
A customer needs to have wagered their initial deposit plus bonus at least three times at odds 5/10 or greater to be considered towards wagering the Welcome Bonus.

Bet.co.za First Deposit Bonus

Bet.co.za  have this great first deposit promotion where they will match your first deposit 100% up to R1000!
This particular promotion is strictly for new clients who have not taken their first bet with this bookmaker.
You also need to make your first deposit within the first 30 days of opening your Bet.co.za account to be deemed eligible for this Welcome Bonus.
You must deposit a minimum first deposit of R50 to R1000 in order to claim your first deposit bonus. After depositing into your account within the required time after registration, you must email support@bet.co.za with the subject line ‘Welcome Bonus’ and your names and Bet.co.za will credit your account with the Welcome Bonus.
Please note that this Welcome Bonus credit may not be used to take Lotto bets of any kind and the amount of the welcome bonus must be tuned over a minimum of 3 times at minimum odds of 5/10 or greater on single bets before a withdrawal can be processed.

Betxchange First Deposit Bonus

This Betxchange’s offer is only available to new customers who have not been registered customers of BetXchange in the past, so if you qualify, you can benefit from this great first deposit bonus.
Other than being a first time customer, you need to open an account with BetXchange and make a qualifying deposit which is a minimum of R10 which makes you eligible to be awarded a bonus equivalent to 100% of the deposit made by you upon opening your account.
You can claim up to a whooping bonus of R10 000 and if it so happens that you deposit an amount in excess of this, your bonus will be the allowed maximum of R10 000.00
For you to withdraw any funds credited to your account by BetXchange in respect of the Registration Bonus you will need to have placed and paid for bets equivalent to 10 times the value of your Deposit in terms of which the Registration Bonus was awarded, together with the awarded Registration Bonus.
If it so happens that you do not wish to be given a Registration Bonus, please notify Betxchange by way of e-mail, WhatsApp or simply utilizing the Live Chat function on their website.

Supabets First Deposit Bonus

Players can take advantage of the Supabets First Deposit Bonus by getting double the first deposit from Supabets up to R10 000
In order to get the bonus , you must register for an account at www.supabets.co.za and FICA your account with the required documents.
After successfully providing all the FICA documentation, you can proceed to making your first deposit and place your first bet and Supabets will give you your bonus afterwards.
First Deposit Bonus only applies to Single bets @ 11/10 or more and you can only withdraw the First Deposit Bonus after the total amount has been wagered a minimum of 5 times at a minimum odd of 11/10.
If you withdraw your initial deposit you will not qualify for the bonus and only accounts created after 9 January 2019 will qualify for the First Deposit Bonus.