Playa Bets South Africa Review

The bookmaker is among registered betting platforms in South Africa and was established in the country the bookmaker offers pre-match and In-play sports events. The bookmaker has over the years seen an increase in the number of new punters due to the new marketing strategies involving promotions and bonuses. The available markets on sportsbooks include football, volleyball, hockey and tennis among other events that we will discuss in this review.

 

Playa Bets at a glance
  • User Experience - 6/10
    6/10
  • Markets Offered - 5.5/10
    5.5/10
  • Live Betting - 6.5/10
    6.5/10

Summary

The bookmaker is among registered betting platforms in South Africa and was established in the country the bookmaker offers pre-match and In-play sports events. The bookmaker has over the years seen an increase in the number of new punters due to the new marketing strategies involving promotions and bonuses. The available markets on sportsbooks include football, volleyball, hockey and tennis among other events that we will discuss in this review.

Overall
6/10
6/10
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Pros

  • Functional App
  • Wide markets on sports events
  • Good customer service
  • Easy deposit and withdrawals
  • Faster payout
  • Safe and secure
  • Lucky number BSM Keno

Cons

  • No cash out
  • No jackpots

 

In-depth Review

The bookmaker is among the few young betting firms in South Africa offering both online and bet shops to punters in SA. Playabets SA is fully licensed and registered in multiple states in South Africa with betting shops across the country it’s among the few still using betting shops. The bookmaker reputation is very good no previous records of misconduct or failure to meet payments from extensive research the betting company is financially stable. The bookie was recently named the best betting website in South Africa with easy navigation features and a fully functional app.

The homepage is well-designed and organized with very responsive navigation features new punters can enjoy easy movement across different links in the page.

The page has quick links to downloading the Playabets App which is safe and secure. The security features are up to standards with the new SSL encryption.

The bottom dashboard contains links to the menu, home page, in-play, Keno BSM and the ticket. These are quick links to the available features.

The menu has a lot of information like available markets, help, promotions and mobile application download link.

The page is designed in a simple but professional way with green and white dominating the page layout with the iconic Lion head symbol at the top before the brand name.

Features

Betting markets

Playabets has made available world sportsbooks markets and they include the following:

  • Football
  • Cricket
  • Rugby union
  • Rugby league
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Esports
  • Volleyball
  • Boxing
  • Golf
  • Alpine skiing

Other markets include the American football, athletics, Aussie rules, badminton, bandy, baseball, biathlon, cross country skiing, cycling, darts, football outrights, formula 1, futsal, goal scorers, handball, field hockey, ice hockey, martial arts, ski jumping, snooker, sports specials, water polo and winter Olympics.

Great odds

Playabets odds are not greater than other betting firms but are mostly fair with popular matches spotting slightly lower odds.

The advantage for playing with Playabet is that they have bonuses for multiple bets this play a major in boosting the potential winnings.

Welcome bonus

For new punters signing up with the bookie will enjoy 100% up to R 10,000. We only need to register with the punter through 3 easy steps and make our first deposit.

These generous offer is only available for new punters and the bonus should be used once it’s claimed.

Promotions

At Playabets we get a number of great promos they include ‘refer a friend promo’. In these promo you need to login into your account and refer a friend using the code generated by the system.

There is no limit to the number of friends you can refer, each referred friend earns you a bonus worth R 50 as cash.

One out money back promo. Punters betting on multiple bets in the event they lose by one game we get up to 10% money back.

Multiple bet bonus we get up to 30% extra with our multiple bets bonus special. On popular leagues on football events.

Every Tuesday we get 5% money back after a long week of losing.

Public holiday bonus we can get up to 15% bonus money on 1st deposit when we are celebrating our public holidays.

Each time a match ends 0-0 we get back our stake on qualifying bets only.

Live in-play boosted odds every 20 to 80 minutes into the game at intervals of 20 mins each on live football events.

We also get promotions at the bet shops they include the multiple bet bonus, playa + rewards, fast bet, and fixtures to email for free.

Cash out

This feature is not available at Playabets. Punters can’t make an early payout before an event has ended and may lose the bet slip.

Lucky for us if we lose by only one we get the money back amount on the initial stake.

 

Jackpots

Playabets doesn’t offer any kind of jackpot but punters are free to take advantage of the multiple bet boost to win big.

For more experienced punters they may use 5-10 events but newbies may use 10- 20 which slims the chances of winning.

Live streaming

This feature is available on football, cricket, tennis, basketball among other sporting events with competition providing more advance technology on in-play matches.

Playabets has not fully developed its live streaming experience therefore may not fully enjoy the in – play games.

We don’t get real time statistics on the match highlights which is important for most experienced punters in the market. We don’t recommend the feature since it lacks most of the information required like match tracking software and pitch animations.

Bet types

  • Final score 1×2
  • Total goals
  • Double chance
  • Over / under
  • Double bets
  • Exact goals
  • Draw no bet
  • Even / odd
  • GG / NG
  • Handicap

Payments options

  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Instant EFT
  • FNB
  • Nedbank
  • Standard bank
  • Investec or Capitec

Pros

  • Functional App
  • Wide markets on sports events
  • Good customer service
  • Easy deposit and withdrawals
  • Faster payout
  • Safe and secure
  • Lucky number BSM Keno

Cons

  • No cash out
  • No jackpots

 

Verdict

The bookmaker has really been involved in sportsbooks providing almost all world markets and lucky numbers.

Playabets still has a long way to be named among the top 10 best betting platform in SA with the live streaming being not fully developed.

Despite this, we recommend the bookmaker since it offers a generous welcome bonus as well other promotions.

 

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