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Is it worth taking the chance on online betting?

Locally, online sports betting is legal, as long as the website offering it is registered with one of the provincial gambling bodies, so do your homework first.

Jun 17, 2021

It’s all fun and games until someone loses

It’s the wager that determines whether gaming is gambling (illegal) or a fun activity (legal), so it’s best to remember that any online gambling activity is illegal.

May 10, 2021

The rise and rise of online betting

It’s clear that the smart bet is online, because the digital future has arrived, and it’s landed in a way that none of us expected.

Apr 9, 2021

Do you know your odds? Don’t bet on it

Online betting is legal in SA, but online gambling is illegal, a distinction that causes confusion exploited by online gambling sites dangling the hope of mega jackpots.

Nitesh Matai
General manager, SunBet, the online betting arm of Sun International.

Nitesh Matai is general manager of SunBet, the online betting arm of Sun International, and was previously GM of one of Africa's largest film exhibition companies. He has a Bachelor of Social Science focused in Law from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, and specialises in search engine optimisation, digital strategy, customer acquisition, e-commerce and advertising.

SunBet offers a selection of sport to bet on – including rugby, football, cricket, tennis and horse racing – and access to global sports events such as the NFL and NBA seasons, UEFA Euro 2020 and the Olympics.