Betting News July 2022
There is so much happening in the sports betting and casino world in South Africa.
While we try to keep you up-to-date via our various articles we will also start doing monthly betting news round-ups to help you stay on top of changes and make use of exciting offers. Let’s dive into our betting news roundup for July 2022.
Sports Betting News July 2022
Durban July 2022
July started with a real banger. The 2022 Durban July was definitely one to remember! After the interruptions of the Covid-19 pandemic it was back to old glory. The race at Greyville Race Course was everything and more – with top hospitality, extravagant fashion and moreover amazing horse racing.
In case you missed it Sparking Water, trained by Mark De Kock, has won the 2022 Hollywoodbets Durban July in a spectacular way. It didn’t look like Sparkling Water with its jockey S’manga ‘Bling’ Khumalo would win until the last few meters and seconds of the race. In a stunning finish they crossed the line before Jet Dark, followed by Safe Passage and Do It Again in 3rd and 4th place. Defending champion Kommetdieding finished 5th in 2022. And S’manga Khumalo wrote history himself. After already winning in 2013 he became the first and second indigenous jockey to win the Durban July.
While the Durban July is over there are every day exciting races around the world to bet on. Have a look at our best betting sites for Horse Racing and make use of ongoing promotions before placing your bets.
Wimbledon is still ongoing until 10th July. While the tournament dates back to 1877 this year it celebrates its 100th anniversary at Centre Court. As expected it is an exciting tournament and we have seen a couple of surprises and lots of dramatic matches.
As part of the betting news update here are some highlights of this year’s Wimbledon tournament:
- After 3 hours and 10 minutes Harmony Tan has beaten Serena Williams in an epic 1st round Centre Court match. While the seven-time Wimbledon champion Williams didn’t compete for nearly one year due to injuries, it was nevertheless not to be expected that Tan, ranking 115th, would send her home so early.
- 3 out of the last 4 women semi-finalists are into the last four of a major for the first time. The odd one out is 2019 Wimbledon champion Simona Halep. She will face E. Rybakina on 7th July while O. Jabeur is playing T. Maria in the second semi. Chances are 2 outsiders might reach the Women’s final on Saturday 9 July.
- American John Isner breaks the record for the most aces on the ATP Tour. In his first round opening game he served 54 aces alone. While he lost his 3rd round match against Italian Jannik Sinner he hit the five aces he need to break the existing record and now leads with 13,729. Isner definitely has a strong serve!
- In the Men’s Singles a lot of favourites are already out. Hubert Hurkacz lost on day 1 against Alejandro Davidovich Fokina. The same goes for Canadian Felix Auger-Alliasssime as well as Andy Murray. Moreover some players had to withdraw due to Covid, including Matteo Berrettini and Martin Cilic. This has improved the odds for Rafael Nadal as well as Novak Djokovic big time and both made it to the semi-finals. Djokovic will face Norrie on Friday 8th July while Nadal meets Kyrgious. Unfortunately Nadal suffers an abdominal injury so it will be seen if he is fit for Friday’s match.
There is still time to place your bets on the remaining Wimbledon 2022 matches across the best betting sites. Also have a look at Betway’s Battle of the Surfaces promotion. If you are lucky you might even fly to London for Wimbledon 2023 and watch Centre Court action live!
More July 2022 Sports Events
July 2022 is packed with other sport events and hence betting news. The Tour de France is on until 24 July 2022. Moreover, the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 has kicked off yesterday. Host England won their opening game against Austria but it’s a long way before England might be able to say “it’s coming home”.
Punters interested in Golf will follow the action at the Open Championship, the prestigious St Andrews Golf Course in Scotland, between 14-17 July 2022 as well as many other events in the golf calendar. Have a look at the various golf promotions across the best betting sites. Betcoza for example has a variety of promotions for golf betting. Moreover, you can use Hollywoodbets free R25 sign up bonus to bet on The Open Championship.
There is also Formula 1, with the Austrian Grand Prix coming up 8-10 July the French Grand Prix following 22-24 July and moreover the F1 Hungarian Grand Prix 29-31 July. If you are interested in the F1 you might want to have a look at Betway 4 To Flag Promotion.
Rugby fans will have all eyes on the the Rugby Union Summer Internationals where South Africa will face Wales.
July is definitely a good month for sports betting with many more events on offer. But there are more betting news, especially the exciting changes that happened right at the start of July 2022 in the instant games section of Supabets.
Games Betting News July 2022
HollywoodBets started into the month with an even bigger Spina Zonke Jackpot Race. Over 5 Million Rand are up for grabs on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays for players of the Spina Zonke games range.
Speaking of HollywoodBets. This bookie recently added Pragmatic Play and Yggdrasil slot games and possibly thought that they have now caught up with Supabets.
But the leader in slot games entertainment in South Africa had an ace up its sleeves. Right in time for July 2022 Supabets has expanded its slots portfolio by adding 4 new providers. As a first in Mzansi you can now spin the reels of Playpearls Slots at Supabets. Moreover Supabets has added Spinomenal Slots. Both developers have a convincing range of innovative, mobile friendly slot games.
But the biggest provider addition are NetEnt and Red Tiger. Moving forward Supabets players can enjoy the great NetEnt slots content which contains exciting titles such as Starburst, Twin Spin, Gonzo’s Quest as well as Fruit Shop and Aloha! Cluster Pays. Wowzers!
The integration of these additional providers puts Supabets in its own league and definitely makes them the go to licensed betting and online casino site. While we thought this is already great betting news rumours has it that there might be one more provider added in July 2022. So if you don’t have an account with them yet, now might be the right time to start signing up with Supabets. As a welcome gift you even get 100 free spins on Lucky Lucky slot.
So many betting news for July 2022….
We hope you find this betting news roundup for July 2022 helpful. Look out for our future editions such as August 2022 as well as our regular news articles.