How to register and bet on Playabets South Africa – Step by step guide

Playabets was founded way back in 1990 as a retail betting operation in KZN and has many shops located far and wide across South Africa.

How to register and bet on Playabets South Africa - Step by step guide
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Playabets South Africa registration – Click here to register on Playabets South Africa for free.


About Playabets

Playabets South Africa registration – Click here to register on Playabets South Africa for free.

While this local bookmaker has had an online presence since 2014, Playabets was founded way back in 1990 as a retail betting operation in KZN and has many shops located far and wide across South Africa. Despite their fairly recent expansion online, Playabets is already a household name among South African punters.

Playabets South Africa legality and licensing

Playabets holds licenses with the KZN Gaming and Betting Board, Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board as well as the Eastern Cape Gambling and Betting Board. They are a 100% legal operator which is industry-regulated to ensure a fair and safe betting experience for their customers.

How to sign-up on Playabets South Africa

  1. Visit the Playabets site from either your desktop or mobile. Otherwise, type “Playabets” into Google and click through to their online betting site from your browser.
  2. Click the pink Login/Register button at the top right of your screen.
  3. On the Playabets registration form, enter your first name, last name, date of birth, mobile number, email address, physical address, an account password, ID number, passport number. The details you provide must match the FICA documents (ID and utility bill) that you’ll have to submit when requesting a withdrawal.
  4. To complete the Playabets online registration process, confirm that you are over 18 years and accept the Terms and Conditions. Click Register and then follow the link in your email inbox to verify your Playabets account.
  5. Once your Playabets account is successfully verified, you’re ready to claim the R10 000 Welcome Bonus!

Playabets South Africa login

Playabets South Africa welcome bonus

Register for an online betting account at Playabets to qualify for a 100% First Deposit Welcome Bonus up to R10 000. This is the biggest sign-up offer available at any online bookmaker in South Africa and gives punters a great opportunity to grow their bankroll and win loads of real money.

Plus, if you place your first bet on any sports event and it loses, Playabets will credit your account with 100% of your stake up to R50 as bonus cash! To meet the playthrough requirements of the Playabets Welcome Bonus you must wager the bonus amount 5x (times) at minimum odds of 7/10 before making a withdrawal.


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How to claim your Playabets South Africa welcome bonus 

  1. Sign up for a Playabets account
  2. Make your first deposit of at least R20
  3. Rollover your first deposit 5x (times) on sports bets at odds of 7/10 or greater. For example: If you deposit R500, you’ll need to place sports bets to the value of R2 500 (5 x R500) at qualifying odds.
  4. After meeting the playthrough requirements, you’ll immediately receive a bonus equal to 100% of your first deposit.

Playabets South Africa promotions

The generosity at Playabets doesn’t end with their staggering R 10 000 Welcome Bonus. As a special thank you for taking the trouble to FICA your betting account, you’ll also get R100 in bonus cash upon successful verification. But whether you’ve just signed up with Playabets or have been a long-standing customer, there’s plenty more money-back specials, odds boosts, and bonuses to keep you incentivized.

Here’s a list of customer promotions currently available at Playabets;

  • Happy Hour 15% Deposit Bonus: Get 15% back in bonus money on all deposits made during Happy Hour.
  • Multiple Bet Bonus: Get up to 30% extra when you win your multibet.
  • One Out Money Back: Get up to 10x your stake back in bonus cash if only one leg loses in your multi-bet.
  • Playa + Rewards: Get 5% of your money back as a bonus every Tuesday if you are not in the plus.
  • Live In-play Boost: Get enhanced odds at minutes 20’, 40’, 60’, and 80’ on in-play soccer.
  • Public Holiday Bonus: Get 15% extra in bonus money with your first deposit on public holidays.
  • Safety Zone: Get your entire stake back on qualifying soccer bets if the match ends 0-0.
  • Refer-a-Friend: Earn R50 for every friend that signs up with Playabets, makes a deposit, and bets at least R50.

Playabets South Africa app download

You can download the Playabets Mobile App for Android which is ideal for betting on the go. Playabets South Africa has also developed a fully responsive mobile site that functions seamlessly no matter which phone or tablet you have.

Playabets mobile includes everything you can find on the desktop site and navigation also works in much the same way.

Depositing on Playabets South Africa

Punters have many options available to fund their Playabets account with a minimum of R20. Card deposits are always quick and easy but you can also top up via instant EFT, direct bank deposit, or using a prepaid voucher. Processing times depend on the payment method but deposits are generally credited instantly and withdrawals take 2-3 business days.

Use any of the following methods to make a deposit;

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Instant EFT
  • Direct bank deposit
  • 1ForYou Voucher
  • OTT Voucher
  • Zapper

Playabets South Africa withdrawal

Use any of the above-described deposit options to withdraw earnings from your Playabets South Africa account.

Playabets South Africa sports betting features

  • Playabets Cash Out: Close out your multibet early and take a payout before all the events are settled.
  • Playabets Empty Bet: Create your own sports bet unavailable on the Playabets site and bet at the given odds (pre-match or in-play).
  • Playabets Live Score Centre: Track all the current live sports action from around the world. You can keep an eye on multiple events at once or click on an individual match for a more in-depth look at the game stats.
  • Playabets Live Streaming: Playabets offers live streaming on selected sports, including soccer. You must log in to your account and place a qualifying bet to view the live stream on your desktop or mobile.

Playabets South Africa BetGames

Playabets has a full portfolio of games which includes all 10 titles by BetGames TV. On the site, punters can play lottery-style games like Lucky 7 as well as table casino games like Poker and Baccarat. These fast-paced betting games are hosted live in-studio by presenters and offer hundreds of different markets at varied odds. Betting starts from just R1!

Playabets South Africa Casino

Playabets has a big selection of Live Casino Games and popular Game Shows from Evolution Gaming and Ezugi. These games are all hosted live in-studio by charming presenters and dealers who interact with the players.

The Playabets range of Evolution Games includes table games such as Poker, Roulette, and Craps as well as exciting game shows with multiplier bonus rounds like Crazy Time. In the Ezugi Games portfolio, there are games where you can play Live Roulette in three different casino locations. Also from Ezugi, Bet on Numbers involves a simple lottery-style draw where six balls are randomly selected and punters must predict which numbers will come up in the draw.


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Playabets South Africa lucky numbers

At Playabets you can bet on hundreds of lottery draws from around the world, including UK 49s and Mega Millions in the US. Instead of buying a ticket for the actual draw, with Lucky Numbers you can place bets on the outcome and receive a payout if you land a winning combination.

Choose as many different bet types as you like and increase your chances of winning by selecting fewer numbers. The best part about playing Lucky Numbers is that your cash prize is nearly always bigger than playing the Lotto because you never have to share it with any other winners!

Playabets South Africa BSM Keno

BSM Keno is a lottery-type game where 20 out of 80 numbered balls are drawn in each round. In Playabets Keno, there are a variety of betting options available. You can pick between 1 and 10 different numbers to appear in the draw or bet on the First Number Odd/Even, the Last Number Over/Under 40.5, and many more markets.

Playabets South Africa Jika Sports

Jika Sports is a virtual sports betting platform available at Playabets. You can bet 24/7 on Virtual Soccer, Horse Racing, Steeplechase, and Motor Racing across a variety of simulated venues with realistic commentary and crowd noise. There are plenty of betting markets to choose from for each game—and once your bets are in, sit back and watch the action on your mobile or desktop. What makes Jika Sports on Playabets great too is that you can bet as little as R1 and win up to R2 million from a single bet!


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Playabets South Africa FICA Requirements

After signing up with Playabets, email your FICA documents (copy of ID and proof of address) to Once your identity has been successfully verified you can make withdrawals from your Playabets account.

Playabets South Africa customer care contacts – 087 354 6333

You can reach the Playabets South Africa customer service desk via any of the following touch-points;

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