Up to R3000 Welcome Bonus
100% South African betting site, offering a large variety of betting markets from sports to games
  • World-class platform
  • Good welcome offer
  • Competitive odds

SpotOnBets Detailed Review

SpotOnBets has been in the making for quite some time but finally launched in December 2020. This brand-new betting site operates on the world-class SB Tech platform which is also used by the likes of bet.co.za among others.

Spoton Bets is licensed by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board and therefore fully trustworthy. This bookmaker wants to bring ‘the fun and excitement back into sports and betting’ for South African punters. We have tested the website and the offering in detail and hope you find the Spotonbets review helpful.

Offers & Promotions

Spotonbets welcomes new players with a 1st deposit welcome bonus of 100% up to R3000. This is compared to other bookmakers a fairly generous offer. The bonus comes with a reasonable 5x wagering requirement.

Bonus on sports; wagering 5x; odds of 1.5 or more; no system bets or multi bets; promotional and general T&Cs apply.

In addition, Spot on Bets features a variety of additional promotions:

  • Boost your Multibet: the more bets you select the higher your winnings boost reward will be – up to 60%
  • Pulse Bet: place a bet on a goal being scored in a certain time frame and increase your potential winnings
  • Special promotions on rugby and various other sports

Pros

  • Competitive Odds
  • Attractive Welcome Bonus
  • Quick registration and FICA verification process
  • 8 out of 10 Betgames

Cons

  • No Lucky Numbers or Live Games
  • Deposit and withdrawals limited to EFT
  • No horse racing

Betting Markets & Sports

Spotonbets features all the sports you love (and expect). This includes Soccer, Cricket and Rugby as well as golf, handball, MMA, Snooker & Pool as well as esports.

Overall Spoton Bets features a diverse offering which will make nearly all punters happy. We say nearly, because if you are into horse racing then this bookmaker is not for you. Betting on horses is not available which seems to be the new norm these days.

When looking at the odds then we found that they are quite competitive and right on par with Sportingbet and Betway. For soccer they are not as good as Playabets who is currently by far the leader for soccer betting online.

Bets start at R2 which is higher than the usual standard minimum bet of R1. The higher minimum bet goes along with great maximum payouts of up to R1 million.

Esports

Spotonbets is a good choice for esports punters. League of Legends, Starcraft2, CS;GO and more is on offer. You will find the Esports section nicely categorised, giving easy access to a Daily Match List as well as the Top Leagues.

Live Betting & Live Streaming

Live Betting is available on a variety of sports such as basketball , table tennis and obviously soccer. With live in-play you can get into the betting action at any time.

Lotto, Lucky Numbers & Games

Currently Lucky Numbers are not available at Spotbets. This is slightly disappointing and we believe numbers games are needed to appeal to a wider SA audience.

But Betgames are available on the site. At the moment the games portfolio covers 8 out of 10 available Betgames. Bet on Baccarat and 6+ Poker are missing but all 3 Lucky games as well as popular other titles are available.

The games section currently only features Betgames. No Live Games, neither by Evolution or other providers, or Virtual Games are currently on offer.

Payment Options

For deposits and withdrawals you can currently only use EFT. The absence of vouchers or other alternative payment methods is a drawback. We hope to see Spoton Bets expanding their banking options soon to be spot on for SA punters banking needs.

Contact & Support

The Spotonbets support team is available to assist with all questions or queries every day between 6:00-21:00.

  • Email: support@spotonbets.co.za
  • Phone: (+27) 010 753 2444
  • Live Chat on site

You can also connect on Social Media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).

SpotOnBets – Final Words

As most new betting sites SpotOnBets is very user-friendly. The clear layout, fast page load speed and easy navigation make betting, especially on mobile devices, a bliss. Hence whether you are playing at home from your desktop or on the go from you mobile you will be in good hand with Spotonbets. This bookmaker makes betting easy from the start with a very quick and easy registration and FICA process. Some new recently launched bookmakers have introduced a multi-step registration which is luckily not the case with Spoton Bets.

The R3000 welcome bonus is fairly generous. There are bigger bonuses around which often come with higher wagering requirements. Spotonbets has a 5x wagering on the initial bonus which is reasonable.

The range of markets and odds are competitive and comparable to the likes of Betway and others.

Our current drawbacks are with the lack of games (no lucky numbers or live games) and limited payment methods. But the site has just launched and we have heard that a lot is planned for the coming weeks. We are sure that this new betting site will grow from strength to strength over the coming months.

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