Welcome to the news section of Bet & Win! Here you will find the latest news and information about online sports betting, lotto, slots and games from South Africa and all around the world. Sports betting and lotto news from South Africa and around the world

Welcome to the news section of Bet & Win!

We are passionate about sport, lotto and games we enjoy sharing our views and opinions. We aim to provide our visitors with an unbiased view on the latest sports betting, lotto and games news as well as mayor events in the world of South African sport. Furthermore we give you constant updates on what is happening across the best betting and casino sites.

Esports versus virtual sports
With the world still fully in the eye of the storm that is COVID-19, live sports have on the most part all but ceased. With this vacuum in sporting entertainment, esports and virtual sports have burst into the...
9 September 2020 | ,
2021 Lions tour South Africa
‘Payback versus validation’, these will be the contrasting themes at play for the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa.  The reigning world champions will be out to prove that their 2019 Rugby World...
9 September 2020 |
Betway cricket sponsor
In the first half of 2020, Standard Bank called to a halt its long-term sponsorship of South African cricket. During a time when sponsorship opportunities are difficult to come by, Cricket South Africa (CSA) would have been...
8 September 2020 | ,
2023 Rugby World Cup in France qualification
France is gearing up to host the tenth men’s Rugby World Cup, to take place in 2023. Incidentally 2023 marks the 200th anniversary since William Webb Ellis supposedly invented rugby. The 2023 RWC will happen from 8...
8 September 2020 | ,
Cricket 101 – A Beginner’s Guide to Cricket
To a newbie, cricket may look like a confusing, complicated, and rather dull game. With so many players, fielding positions, and odd-sounding terms like “biffer”, “sticky wicket” and “Howzat!”, it’s no surprise...
8 September 2020 | ,
Greatest International Soccer Tournaments Hosted in SA
South Africa has proven its mettle when it comes to hosting major international sporting events, including soccer tournaments. There have been ups and downs for the country. Allegations that the South African Football...
8 September 2020 |
The History of Horse Racing in South Africa
Horse racing in South Africa goes all the way back to when British colonists first arrived in the Cape in 1795. The first recorded organised horse race in South African history was at the Green Point Common in Cape Town in...
8 September 2020 |
The Most Famous Horse Racing Events in South Africa
Horse Racing Events are the most glamorous social events on South Africa’s calendar. They are the ultimate excuse to dress to impress, and an exciting day for punters and bookies....
8 September 2020 |

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News 1: The emergence of live games and lucky number betting games

If you are a regular online bettor, you would have noticed more and more South African betting sites are adding live games. What are live games you may ask. Game providers such as Evolution, BetGames, Jika Sports, Global Bet and Ezugi are some of the more popular names.

You can now place bets online on virtual horse racing, motor racing or greyhound races. If you are a fan of Texas Hold’Em poker, why not try your luck on Bet on Poker or 6+Poker by BetGames.

Ezugi, a subsidiary of Evolution Gaming. recently entered the South African market with their live dealer games specifically developed for its Indian customers. This includes the popular Andar Bahar card game as well as poker variations Bet on Teen Patti and Teen Patti.

There is currently no bigger name in the online gaming marketing for live dealer content than Evolution. Evolution live dealer content is rated as one of the best in the world and South African punters can now legally play some of these games.

Apart from standard roulette and blackjack titles, they are well known for their Game Show games. If you enjoy Dice, Wheel of Fortune or Spin and Win type games, look no further. Titles such as Dream Catcher have been exciting players for years. The recently added Crazy Time game is probably one our favourite live dealer games and definitely one to try.

Be sure to read our honest reviews of all live dealer and lucky number style games. We also add recommendations of licensed operators you can play the games with. Moreover our betting news always include updates about this area.

News 2: Finally… slots have arrived

Having slots on licensed betting sites is big. Currently slot games by Habanero, Yggdrasil, NetEnt, Red Tiger, Pragmatic Play as well as more and more other providers are available. Most bookmakers have already added them to their portfolio and our news articles give you all there is to know so you can enjoy betting on them. For many slots including Hot Hot Fruit, Starburst, Gonzo’s Quest or Gates of Olympus amongst others we provide you detailed reviews as well as demo functionality.

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