Sportingbet is a popular South African online betting site which was launched in South Africa 21 years ago in 1998 and a lot of punters have fallen in love with this great sportsbook. Sportingbet SA claims that they have more than 100 000 customers to date. Sportingbet’s vision is to make themselves a world class betting and gaming business and they are doing a great job at that and they took Sportingbet to the next level in 2009 where they introduced their website for online betting. Sportingbet South Africa is a legal sportsbook which is licensed and regulated by the Western Cape Gambling & Racing Board.
The sportsbook have quite a huge pool to select from as they offer up to 30 000 bets on a daily basis on a variety of sports. According to Sportingbet, they offer more than 90 sports, something which is unheard of in the South African betting industry, some of the sports offered are soccer, netball, volleyball, beach soccer, cricket, golf, tennis, rugby, baseball, basketball amongst many other sports. Like most bookmakers, Sportingbet have placed much emphasis on soccer, which is the most popular sport. See also, Sportingbet Share my Bet feature.
The Sportingbet website is user-friendly and easy to navigate and almost anyone can participate in their betting activities quite easily. The website uses a blue and grey colour scheme and the popular three column scheme. The top menu has useful links for sports, live Betting, dream catcher, BetGames and promotions. The main menu has links for Sports betting, Football, Rugby, Tennis, Cricket, Horse Racing, Golf and Predictor, all these are useful links which will help punters to navigate the site.
You must have an account in order top bet on the website, you can easily create your account free of charge by clicking on the red ‘Register Now’ button at the top-right corner and complete the three step registration process which takes just a few minutes. You must verify your account by uploading a scanned copy of your passport or national ID card and a proof of address such as a utility bill or bank account statement or a credit card statement.
Sportingbet South Africa have just released another free to play game called First to Three. It is quite similar to the Betway 4-2-score game. The First to Three prediction game is free to play and you need to predict the first goal scorer in 3 matches (as selected by Sportingbet). However there are consolation prizes, and include:
Correctly predict the first goalscorer in 1 match and win a R10 Free Bet.
Correct predict the first goal scorer in 2 matches and win a R50 Free Bet.
Correct predict the first goal scorer in all 3 matches and win a R10 000 in cash.