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Sunbet Review

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Bonus: R1000
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Margin:
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8 - 10%
Cash Out:
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Yes
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Editorial Rating


1.1

Similar Bookmakers

  • Live streaming available
  • Live betting and cash out
  • Plenty of bonuses & promos
  • 24/7 customer support
  • 32+ sports with huge markets
  • Competitive odds
  • Mobile app available
  • Limited banking options
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Bonuses

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Sunbet Sportsbook Welcome Bonus

New players will have a deposit bonus of up to R1000 on the first deposit of at least R50. So, for example, a R200 deposit will yield a 100% bonus of R200, allowing the bettor to play with R400.


2.1

Sunbet Benefits and Promos

The ‘promotions’ section lists plenty of promos that existing players can benefit from. Sunbet sportsbook lists them under different sports, allowing bettors to access specially designed Soccer, Basketball, Table Tennis, Cricket, Darts, and Horse Racing events. Among the promos include accumulator specials, money-back promos, and free bets.


2.2

Sunbet Loyalty Program

No loyalty program was available at the time of writing.


2.3

Types of Bonuses

Bookmaker Welcome Bonus Exclusive Bonus Freebet Loyalty Program Cashbacks
No No No No No
100 USD No Up to 100 USD No No
100 USD No No No No
50 EUR No No No No
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Mobile Sports Betting

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Mobile Version

Sunbet offers a sportsbook mobile app that is easy to download and use. iOS players can easily download the app from the App Store. The app is slick in design and boasts excellent graphics with custom buttons. Sunbet sportsbook has optimized its mobile app to fit every resolution while maintaining the same online sports betting experience despite the reduced screen sizes. All the sports and markets are on board, including standout features such as:

  • Live betting
  • Cash-out - Allows users to settle their bets before the events are settled to either lock profits or save part of the stake.
  • Bet Builder - Allows users to create different bet combinations from the same Soccer match. The odds will then be calculated.

The app is also available for Android players and can be downloaded on the main website. The functionality of the Android app is not different from the iOS app, with a thrilling online gaming experience promised to the players. Besides hosting all the sports and markets, features such as live betting, cash out, and bet builder are also on board. Also hosted is the Sunbet sportsbook blog that provides betting tips, previews, and reviews besides betting guides.

Sunbet sportsbook has one of the simplest designs that sports a mixture of white and blue colours. The homepage provides all the major options at the top, allowing bettors to easily access sports, virtual sports, promotions, and help. Below them are banners of their top promos and products. The next section displays the list of the popular sports and the ‘live in-play’ option for users wishing to bet live. All the upcoming and top events of the day will be listed on the main page, while the popular events, including Wimbledon, English Premier League, Tour de France, Copa America, will be on the left. This helps bettors to save time by directly accessing their preferred events.

The alternative access option is the mobile site version. Here, bettors can use their mobile browsers to quickly log into their accounts and place quick pre-match or live in-play bets. The menu option is provided at the top left side, and simply put, the site version mirrors the desktop version. Bettors can expect a clean interface devoid of flashy ads that would make interaction harder on the small screens. In addition, they can change the odds format at the bottom of the page as they also view other pages hosted at the bottom, including terms & conditions and responsible gambling.

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80 100 USD 2 - 2,5% Yes Yes
78 50 EUR 4 - 4,5% Yes Yes
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Review

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Sunbet Sportsbook Logo

Running several high-class retail outlets in South Africa, Sunbet also runs one of the best online sportsbooks revamped in 2018 to provide a classy and fresh design. Armed with new features, SA players can expect a great online betting experience with the latest odds, betting tips, previews, and reviews all present at Sunbet sportsbook. Read our Sunbet sportsbook review:


5.1

Is Sunbet Sportsbook Legal and Safe?

Sunbet Pty Ltd, a company regulated and licensed by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board, operates Sunbet sportsbook. In addition, the bookie also secures and protects all personal information through Secure Socket Layer (SSL).


5.2

Sunbet Sportsbook Registration

New Sunbet sportsbook players must be aged 18+, and this is the sign-up process:

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Sunbet Sportsbook Registration Lobby

Provide accurate details on the fields: ID number/passport, Birth Date, Name, Mobile Number, and Email Address.

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Sunbet Sportsbook Registration Lobby
  • Provide accurate details on the fields: Username, Password, Promo Code, Source of Income, and check the communication preferences.
  • Agree to the Sunbet sportsbook terms & conditions.
  • Complete the process on the option ‘Sign Up.’.

5.3

Sunbet Sportsbook Odds, Lines & Betting Markets

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Sunbet Sportsbook Betting Options

Sunbet sportsbook offers 31+ different sports to SA players, including Soccer, Tennis, Table Tennis, Rugby, and Basketball. Also hosted are horse racing events that are hugely followed in South Africa. Moreover, the sportsbook hosts special betting options, including politics and TV specials such as the Nobel Peace Prize award and BBC Sports Personality of the Year. A vast range of betting markets is offered in the top sports. For example, the EURO 2020 was ongoing at the time of writing. Some of the matches had close to 900 markets, including the popular Full Time, Totals, Both Teams to Score, Double Chance, Correct Score, and Asian Handicap.

Quality and competitive odds are offered at Sunbet sportsbook, with the highest falling on the Soccer, Rugby, and Horse Racing events. For example, the EURO 2020 finals between Italy and England had an Odds Overround of 104.3%, indicating top-industry odds.


5.4

Sunbet Sportsbook Live-betting and Live-streaming

Sunbet sportsbook hosts over 100,000 live in-play events under the ‘Live Right Now’ option provided on the top left side. Once one identifies the preferred event, they can click on it and have all the available live markets listed for selection. The main advantage of live betting is that bettors can capitalize on enhanced odds and benefit from huge payouts.

Moreover, a live streaming option is tailored for popular sports such as Soccer. All that is needed is to have a funded account, log in, and look for events with the ‘play’ button under the ‘live right now’ section.


5.5

Sunbet Payment Methods

Sunbet sportsbook is limited in its banking section with only three (3) payment options. They are:

  • Visa/MasterCard
  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
  • Instant EFT (Supported by banks such as Nedbank, ABSA, Standard Bank, Capitec Bank, Investec, and FNB)

Key information to remember while depositing and withdrawing is as follows:

  • Minimum deposit: R10
  • Minimum withdrawal: R50
  • Withdrawals are processed from Monday to Friday, provided the account is verified.
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Official Info

  • Website: https://www.sunbet.co.za/
  • Established: 2018 (revamped)
  • License: The Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board
  • Address: 2146, Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Headquarters: Gauteng, South Africa
  • Sponsor Deals: Lions Rugby, Cape Cobras, and Western Province Rugby

6.1

Sunbet Customer Support

Sunbet offers 24/7 customer service through these options

  • FAQ page
  • Live Chat
  • Phone Support: 0861 SUNBET (786238)
  • Email Support: [email protected]

6.2

Conclusion

Their 2018 revamping has seen an online sportsbook that is more oriented to meeting the customers’ needs. Most aspects have checked our boxes, making Sunbet sportsbook among the best bookies in the South African sports betting industry. Over 32 sports are on board doubled with impressive markets, competitive odds, among other generous betting opportunities. The feature question is handled perfectly with live betting, live streaming, cash out, and bet builder options. Finally, its services ranging from its mobile platform to customer service have been top-notch. The only section that calls for improvement is the banking section.

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