Sunbet Tanzania review

Sunbet is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun International and is operated by Powerbet Gaming (Pty) Ltd. They are licensed by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board and are apart of the National Responsible Gambling Program. They offer online sports betting on many sports. Their list includes rugby, golf, soccer, cricket, tennis, NFL football, boxing, darts, motor sports, ice hockey, snooker, table tennis, water polo, baseball, basketball, Australian rules, rugby sevens, rugby league, badminton, beach soccer, beach volleyball, cycling, field hockey, futsal, handball, pesapallo, volleyball and lucky numbers.

General Information


When it comes to sports betting, Sunbet offers an astounding online betting experience complete with sophisticated new features that include the likes of Action Bets, over 100,000 Live in-Play events and Cashout. Sunbet also uses the latest online security protocols to ensure that your information is strictly safeguarded against any threat. In addition, Sunbet also complies with current South African Financial Intelligence Centre legislation which further makes registration on is a safe and hassle-free process.

Online betting site has a logical and easy to follow layout which allows users to quickly find their way to their preferred league, tournament or cup competition to place bets. Users simply register, log in and place their bets by selecting the sport type and their desired betting option.

Sunbet has plenty of helpful information with step-by-step instructions on how to place bets and make deposits and withdrawals on their website as well as explanations of their betting terminology so that users get the most out of their betting experience. Users can place bets at a minimum of R1 and the maximum amount for betting is determined on the type of sport and event. Canceling of bets is not standard practice and is usually not accepted, however in extreme cases the request to cancel a bet may be considered. Match results are posted through a feed on their website once the score or outcome has been made official. There is no mention on their site about foreign currencies or foreign clients.

Sunbet’s site is mobile friendly which allows users to easily access it on an Android or Apple device of their choice.

Pre-match offer

At the time of writing, Sunbet offers odds on more than 25 sports. The bookmaker offers odds on popular sports like Football, Tennis, and Basketball, among others. To suffice punters of all tastes, Sunbet offers odds on unique sports like Bandy, Squash, and Trotting, among other options as well.

Sunbet does not come with a minimum betting amount. The maximum betting amount depends on the Sports market that you have chosen, the number of selections that you have made, and the odds in favour of the betting variant/variants you wish to place a bet on.

That being said, you must conduct due research, before placing a bet on any betting site, let alone Sunbet. As must be already known to you, some bookmakers offer better odds on the same betting variant, and it makes sense to place a bet on a betting site, which offers the best odds for a bet that you may want to place.


Live In-Play Betting

Sunbet offers Live In-Play betting or in-running betting, on a large selection of soccer, tennis, cricket and rugby matches giving punters the opportunity of assessing the form of each team or player whilst the match is being played live.

Betting Live In-Play largely removes the guesswork and minimises the risk in comparison to striking a pre-match bet. It also offers you the chance to get highly involved in your match/event by serving you multiple and consecutive bets once the event has started until it reaches its conclusion.

In soccer betting a punter can back the next team to score a goal or even which team will win a certain interval (usually a 10 minute time period). In tennis betting, you can bet on which player will win a certain point.

Live In-Play betting keeps you in tune with every facet of your match/ event and allows you to put all of your sports knowledge to the test with exhilarating minute-by-minute action.

Sunbet uses the latest online security protocols to insure that your information is strictly safeguarded against any threat. Sunbet also complies with current South African Financial intelligence Centre legislation which further enhances our reputation and confidence from our customers. Registration on is a hassle-free process. Our online betting site has a logical and easy to follow layout which allows users to quickly find their way to their preferred Live In-Play destination to place bets. Our site is mobile friendly which allows users to easily and quickly access it on an Android or Apple device of their choice.

Lucky numbers


The sunbet lucky numbers feature is highlighted on the main landing page menu directory but clicking on the icon reveals that the option will be released soon. There is no date of launch.

When it is launched and based on all competitors offering this feature the sunbet lucky numbers will be an opportunity for punters to win substantial earnings through a fixed odds system that uses the various international lottery draws and numbers drawn as the actual bet. For example if the Mega millions draw is done then players can bet on the numbers and place odds according to the ones set out by sunbet.

Welcome Bonus

At the time of writing, Sunbet is offering an enticing 100% welcome offer bonus up to R 1,000, on your first deposit. Certain terms and conditions apply for the same. Once you have made your first deposit, Sunbet may request you to furnish certain records, in order to receive a welcome offer bonus amount matching your initial deposit.

Once you have received the welcome offer bonus amount, you must wager the welcome offer bonus amount + your initial deposit, 3 times. For example, if you make a first deposit of R 1,000, and receive a welcome offer bonus amount of R 1,000, you must wager R 6,000 on one or more bets.

You must wager the welcome offer bonus amount + your initial deposit within 3 months of you receiving the bonus amount. Failure to do this will lead the bonus amount being removed from your account. Once you have wagered this amount, according to the betting site’s requirements, you can withdraw the winnings on this amount from your Sunbet account.



The first step in getting your new Sunbet account is to visit the Sunbet website and click on the sign up button to get started.

Once you’ve clicked on the sign up button you’ll see the Sunbet registration page, where you’ll need to fill out the following details.

  • South African ID number or Passport (Non-SA citizens)
  • Date of birth
  • Full Name/s and Surname/s
  • Mobile Number
  • Email Address
  • Username – You’ll need this to login later, so make it one you can easily remember
  • Password
  • Promo Code
  • Source of Income – How you plan on funding your betting : Salary, wages etc.
  • Set your communication preferences
  • Agree to terms and conditions by ticking the box

Mobile site

This platform is fully responsive, so there is no requirement for a Sunbet even a specific mobile site. Everything simply compresses down and the sports index is put into an expandable list.

Navigating is just as easy as it is on the desktop and placing a bet follows the same method, too. Punters can join direct from a mobile device. The Sunbet mobile site offers 128-bit SSL protection, so banking is safe and you can easily claim your bonuses on the go as well.

App for Android and IOs


The SunBet is accessible through several platforms including Apple and Android devices. To get the SunBet on your iOS or Android phones and tablets, follow the guide below.

1. Go to the SunBet official website.

2. Search the website for the mobile app download button.

3. Click on app for android app or iOS app, depending on which OS powers your device.

4. Allow installation of unknown apps on your application setting.

5. Install the SunBet app on your device.

How Can I Place a Bet at SunBet?

1. Browse the markets by clicking on either the ‘Sports’ or ‘Horse Racing’ tab at the top of the homepage.

2. When you’ve found a bet, click on the odds to add it to your bet slip. When you’ve successfully added your selection, the bet slip should appear in the middle of your screen.

3. Type in your stake. The potential payout will appear underneath it.

4. Click the ‘Place Bet’ button. Once you’ve done this, your balance will be updated accordingly.

5. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the game. Hopefully, a big payout will be coming your way.

Payment Method


Your current balance is displayed upon every page at the Sunbet site and if it is ‘R 0’ then you will need to get some cash into your account if you want to place sports betting wagers with the hope of winning a bit of money! Thankfully, it is not too difficult to achieve this.

There is only one currency at Sunbet, namely the South African Rand. If you live outside of South Africa then your deposits in your native currency will be converted into Rands in your Sunbet sports betting account.

First, choose the amount of cash that you want to deposit, up to your daily deposit limit (this is set by Sunbet but can be raised or lowered on request). Once you are happy with the amount click on the ‘Deposit’ button.

There are only three deposit methods you can use at Sunbet – MasterCard, Visa or InstantEFT. Just register a Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card at the site in order to complete your deposit or receive a withdrawal. If you’d prefer to pay online then you will need to open an Instant EFT account or use the account that you already have.

Once everything is in order just click the ‘OK’ button in order to complete the process. Note that only deposits in excess of R50 are accepted by Sunbet and all deposits come free of fees.

Withdrawing is practically the same as the deposit process, only in reverse! The minimum accepted withdrawal is also R50 and there are no fees. All withdrawals are processed in one day, unless you make a request on a Friday, in which case your money should be with you on the Monday.

Only verified customers can deposit or withdraw at Sunbet.

Cash out

Sunbet are only the second bookmaker in South Africa to offer cash out. Cash out is a feature that allows you to cash your bets out early, regardless of if they are winning or losing. All available at Sunbet. It’s great that another bookmaker has implemented this technology as it’s almost standard overseas. Now if only more bookmakers would use it!

VIP Program


Besides being South Africa’s premier sportsbook, Sunbet also offers its customers rewards and benefits no other competitor can! As a Sunbet customer you qualify for Sun International’s exclusive Sun MVG loyalty programme.

That means that you’ll be able to earn one Casino and one Leisure point for every R1,000 staked at Sunbet in a calendar month.  For multiple bets, points earned are multiplied by the number of legs in the bet. For example: If you take a double (bet with two legs) and stake R1,000, you will earn two Casino and two Leisure points. If you take a treble (bet with three legs) and stake R1,000, you will earn three Casino and three Leisure points, etc.

These Casino and Leisure points can then be used for spectacular rewards and benefits. Some of these include but not limited to the following:

  • Redeem Leisure Points for meals, drinks and entertainment at participating Sun International third-party outlets.
  • Accommodation on our Best Available Rate
  • Green Fees – Sun MVG Rate for a 4-ball
  • Free Parking

Sunbet ensures that its customers receive royal benefits, for placing bets on its betting site

Customer Service


Sun now have live chat which is an excellent addition to their support. Other than the live chat you can contact them via the following methods :

Contact number

0861 786238
Email : [email protected]

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