UPDATE: Betflash has stopped trading for the time being. As soon as we have an update on when, or if, they will be relaunching, we will let you know
Betflash.co.za is owned by BETFLASH (Pty) Ltd; a company that aims to bring you new-age social betting. With passion and a personal touch, Betflash is about enhancing the enjoyment of the South African sports fan by bringing you an online sports betting portal that is not just about numbers and statistics, but about you, the sport and the teams that you follow. They are proud supporters of the National Responsible Gambling Program and make annual contributions.
Their website is easy to navigate and is powered by Turfsport. Bets are easily and quickly placed by clicking on the appropriate options. Once a user is logged in they can access the “My Statement” tab in which they can view all of their won, lost and pending bets as well as deposits and withdrawals. They are purely an online company with no physical stores and are based on Loop Street in Cape Town.
Betflash offers a mobile betting service that is supported by all major smart phones and tablets, as well as Java enabled phones. Any phone with a modern web browser should be able to view the mobile site. This includes Android, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Nokia, Samsung, Microsoft, LG and many more.
Betflash offers betting on many sports including rugby, tennis, golf, soccer, cricket, lucky numbers, motorsport, winter sports, basketball, American football, ice hockey, baseball, darts, handball, Australian sports and snooker. Horse-racing is currently unavailable but may be added to the list in the future. Various betting types are offered such as handicap odds, 3-way odds, totals, spread, matchflow, odd/even goals, first team to score, double chance, total goals exactly, podium finish, short term outrights, which driver will win the fastest lap, which team will win the tournament and many other exciting options. Betting options include fixed odds bets, single bets, multiple bets, handicapped bets, flash bets and flash pots. The flash pot option is unique to Betflash where users can bet on all the upcoming events by selecting any of their pre-packaged multiples. With the Live In-Play option, users can bet on events that have already started.
To ensure a reasonable risk rate for each client, a betting limit is set for each account. This limit can be adjusted. The minimum deposit for this betting site is R20 and the minimum withdrawal is R100 with a process time of 2-3 working days. For assistance and queries, Betflash offers 24 hour support 7 days a week. For extra support, the website includes links to articles, flash reports and newsletters where users can learn about the ins and outs of sports betting, stay up to date with the latest sports news, receive weekly highlights and reviews from sport experts.
Results for events are released as they happen, however events occurring in the late evening or early morning will be resulted by 8am. Competitions are also offered where customers can win exciting prizes such as iPad Mini’s and cash prizes of R100 000.
Payments for your betting can be made using credit cards, direct bank deposits and SID. The process time is instant except for direct bank deposits which usually take 2-3 working days to process.
Foreign customers are allowed to bet by registering with an international passport and are required to FICA by sending in proof of identity and address. Betflash however only pays out to South African bank accounts.
Alternatively you can try Sportingbet