Bet on esports

Gaming as a sport has been on the rise in South Africa and, while it might not be as popular in SA as it is in countries like the USA, China and the UK, it’s popularity has exploded with several tournaments, events and conventions being held all around the country every year.

Click here to register an account and start betting on all your favourite esports events with a R25 Sign Up Bet.

The rise of the internet has led to an increase in the number of people who play video games online, so much so that it has become incredibly competitive and turned into one of the most popular sports in the world – esports. With huge competitions taking place, popular teams forming and players becoming professional athletes, millions of people around the world engage with esports on a daily basis and now, you can bet on all the esports action with Betway.

Esports betting options

Taking your bets from the pitch to the PC has never been easier, or more exciting. Simply log into your Betway account, or register a new account, pick a match, tournament or event you’d like to bet on, choose your outcome, populate your betslip and click on Bet Now.

Bet on the world’s most popular esports games, matches, tournaments and events including:

  1. League of Legends
  2. Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO)
  3. Overwatch
  4. King of Glory
  5. FIFA
  6. and so much more

That’s not all you can bet on, though. We also offer hundreds of Bet Types at the most competitive odds, these are some of the most popular bets that are placed on esports:

  1. Winner: simply pick the winner of the match
  2. Map Winner: bet on the team you think will win a particular map
  3. Total Maps: bet on the number of maps will need to be played before a winner is decided
  4. Overs/Unders: bet on whether the number of goals/matches/maps will be over or under a predetermined amount

For a full list of the different Bet Types you can bet on, simply click on More Bets next to the match you’re interested in betting on. This will open up a full list of the different outcomes you can back.

Top up your account

Before you can place your first bet on esports, and after you’ve used your R25 Sign Up Bet, you’ll need to make sure that you have some funds available to you. We have a number of safe and secure deposit methods that allow you to top up your Betway account and keep the action alive. These are our most popular deposit methods:

  1. Credit/Debit card
  2. Ozow
  3. 1voucher
  4. Kazang
  5. EasyLoad
  6. EFT

Click here to go straight to the banking page. To make your first deposit, simply choose your preferred deposit method, click on “Deposit Now”, and follow the instructions on screen. If you need help with topping up your account, please contact us and one of our professional support team members will gladly help you get the ball rolling.

The most competitive odds

esports betting is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, and its connection to online communities is proving to be its biggest strength. It’s for this reason that you’re never too far from finding the most competitive esports odds online.

We constantly check our odds against other bookmakers and feverishly following every tournament so that we can ensure that you always get the best odds for League of Legends, Dota 2, CS:GO, Overwatch, Call of Duty and any other esport that you’re passionate about.

Bet with Betway

Whether you prefer to place your bets before the match starts or live, whether you prefer to bet on esports, or football, or cricket, or rugby, or any of the other most popular sports, leagues and tournaments available on our Sports page, there’s something for you. Click here to place your next bet now.

If you want to take your bets with you wherever you go, download the Betway App and bet on all of your favourite sports, teams and players anywhere and at any time.

24/7 support

We have a world-class support team on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year round. No matter what you need help with, whether it’s resetting your password, updating your communication settings, topping up your account, or placing your first bet on esports, you can reach out to us at any time of the day or night on the following channels:

  1. Live Chat
  2. Maxi Call: +27861 787 250
  3. Email: [email protected]
  4. Facebook
  5. Twitter

Raging River Trading (Pty) Ltd (2011/134505/07) trading as Betway South Africa, is licensed and regulated by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board. Bookmaker License Number: 10181496-003 . No persons under the age of 18 years are permitted to gamble. Winners know when to stop. National Responsible Gambling Programme: 0800 006 008. Warning: Gambling involves risk. By gambling on this website, you run the risk that you may lose.