Sunbet is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun International and is operated by Powerbet Gaming (Pty) Ltd. They are licensed by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board and are apart of the National Responsible Gambling Program. They offer online sports betting on many sports. Their list includes rugby, golf, soccer, cricket, tennis, NFL football, boxing, darts, motor sports, ice hockey, snooker, table tennis, water polo, baseball, basketball, Australian rules, rugby sevens, rugby league, badminton, beach soccer, beach volleyball, cycling, field hockey, futsal, handball, pesapallo, volleyball and lucky numbers.

Sunbet does not have a mobile site nor do they have any physical outlets; all bets need to be made on their online website. They hope to offer telephone betting in the near future. The various options for betting that they provide are the accumulator, Canadian, combination or multiple bet, double, Heinz, Super Heinz and Goliath, interrelated markets or outcomes, lucky 15, patent, single, ties and dead heat rules, treble, trixie, win, place, each way and yankee options.

The website is basic, functional and easy to navigate. Users simply register, log in and place their bets by selecting the sport type and their desired betting option. Sunbet has plenty of helpful information with step-by-step instructions on how to place bets and make deposits and withdrawals on their website as well as explanations of their betting terminology so that users get the most out of their betting experience. Users can place bets at a minimum of R1 and the maximum amount for betting is determined on the type of sport and event. Canceling of bets is not standard practice and is usually not accepted, however in extreme cases the request to cancel a bet may be considered. Match results are posted through a feed on their website once the score or outcome has been made official. There is no mention on their site about foreign currencies or foreign clients.

Sunbet ( believes in responsible gambling and provide their clients with information and support about the risks and facts of betting. They include links on their website to the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board, National Responsible Gambling Programme, National Gambling Board and The Financial Intelligence Centre. Links to bookmaker operational rules, racing and betting rules and totalisator operational rules are also available to view or download for the responsible gambler. They also have Facebook and Twitter accounts through which users can show their support.


100% match bonus on your first deposit, up to R500.
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Payment Method

Payments are made using credit cards, electronic fund transfers, SID and deposits. Minimum required deposits are R50 and minimum required withdrawals are R100. If a client receives a bonus it will be credited into their account within 24 hours. Sunbet places a daily limit on each credit card and will not allow users to deposit more than this amount on each day

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