BetSA (www.betsa.co.za) is a registered Betting company in South Africa who are licensed by the Gauteng Gambling and Betting Board and operators of betsa.co.za. Betsa.co.za is an online betting portal that provides betting on horse racing, rugby and soccer. Currently clients can bet on the NRL rugby league and soccer matches from all around the globe, including Argentina, Egypt, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Czech Republic, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Poland, Israel, Turkey, Russia and many more countries. Bets are not placed online however, they are made over the telephone or over the counter at one of the BetSA branches. They have branches in Germiston, Nelspruit, Witbank and Middelburg and will soon be opening a branch in Waltloo in Meyerspark Pretoria. They are open for business during the times that all horse races take place in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Mauritius as well as all international horse races. They have lines open via telephone 24 hours a day for sports betting. Clients can open an account with BetSA by choosing the “Account Application” on the website. All bets placed over the telephone are digitally recorded for accuracy.
BetSA guarantees the best prices available on all fixed win bets. They have antipost bets available on all South African races and are open on all racing venues including race meetings in Gauteng, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Bloemfontein, Kimberley and Zimbabwe. They offer key bets, all to come bets, trios, yankees, canadians, wins, places, quartets, swingers, exactas, trifectas, course doubles, place accumulators, pick 6 and jackpots. Bets placed with BetSA do not enter a tote pool system as they are not totalizators. This means that bets do not affect the dividends and do not lay to bookmakers. This is to ensure that all punters are accommodated and in order to provide the best service and bets available. They offer many different markets for sporting events such as match flow, handicap, winner, half time, draw no bet, total score, 1st to score, total number of sets, winning margins, highest scoring period, correct set score, second half result, second half totals and many more.
The website is very straight forward and basic and contains all the information that clients need to know about payment, making bets, current horse races, sports matches and tournaments as well as all information on what they have to offer.
Deposits can be made via direct cash deposit at any Absa or First National Bank in South Africa. Clients can also make deposits online, over the telephone, over the counter at any branch, with credit cards or cheque deposits. In order to pay via credit card, users need to complete the consent form on the website which they need to print, sign and send back through fax. The minimum amount for bets is R2 or 1%. In order for clients to receive their winnings, they need to call BetSA on Tuesdays, which is their settling day and transfers can be done electronically, through cash deposit or by collection at any of the branches.