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Betway BetGames Guide - How to Play These Exciting Games in South Africa
When BetGames launched in 2012, it was the start of an exciting journey into online betting for many punters in South Africa. Cleverly combining fixed-odds betting with lotteries and casino games, these furiously fast and fun games remain some of the most popular Live Games today.
This guide will walk you through everything you need to know about playing BetGames on the Betway South Africa Site and App.
Excluded from this guide are the Live Casino Games available at Betway from Evolution and Ezugi, which you can read about here.
BetGames offer the chance to win big by placing a small bet on hundreds of different outcomes at variable odds. Even better is that you can play BetGames 24/7 on your PC, phone or any other device. While these games are available at many online betting sites in South Africa, there's nowhere better to play than at Betway.
At Betway you'll not only have all the best games available, but you can also play them on the Betway App and take advantage of all the fantastic features and Promotions that Betway South Africa offers.
What are BetGames?
BetGames are one of many great live betting products available at Betway South Africa. There are 10 different BetGames available which range from lottery draws to live-dealer casino games like Poker and Baccarat.
What makes BetGames unique is they are hosted live in-studio to make the playing experience immersive as if you were right there.
With new games starting every 3-5 minutes around the clock, there's never a bad time to play, no matter where you are and which device you're using.
With just R1, you can place a bet on a wide range of games and markets at variable odds. Then simply sit back and watch the draw or game unfold live on the Betway South Africa site or App to see if you're a lucky winner!
Why play Betway BetGames?
Here's why playing BetGames at Betway should be a part of your online betting experience in South Africa:
✅ New BetGames are available to play every 3-5 minutes, 24 hours a day.
✅ BetGames include your favourite casino games and lotteries.
✅ All draws and games are live, so everything you see is 100% honest and fair.
✅ Winnings are credited directly to your Betway account and can be withdrawn at any time.
✅ The minimum bet size for Betway BetGames is only R1, so don't need a lot of money to play.
Betway BetGames Login
To login to your account and play BetGames, all you'll need to do is register with Betway (here's how) and make your first deposit. You'll even get a R25 Sign Up Bet to play your choice of 10 games on the Betway South Africa site or App.
Which BetGames can I play at Betway?
Below is a list of 10 exciting BetGames available to play on the Betway site or the App:
Bet on Poker
Wheel of Fortune
Bet on Baccarat
War of Bets
BetGames Lucky 5 combines a numbered-ball lottery draw with fixed-odds betting on any number of different outcomes. Five balls out of a possible 36 are drawn from the hopper with 4 different colours available.
In each round, there are about 100 betting options related to the draw to choose from. Place your bets before the time is up and the live draw begins. If you’re too slow, don't worry, you can always bet on the next draw which only a few minutes away!
BetGames Lucky 6 works the same as the others, the only difference being the number of balls selected and the total number of balls available. In total, there are 30 blue balls and 30 red balls numbered from 0 to 9. You can bet on outcomes related to the six balls out of a possible 60 which are drawn from the hopper.
Markets available for Lucky 6 include Numbers, Colours, Count, Odd/Even and Total Sum. Take bets with a high chance of winning at low odds or more risky bets which pay big!
BetGames Lucky 7 is one of three BetGames available on Betway which involves a lottery-style draw and betting at fixed odds. Choose from more than 70 different outcomes related to the 7 balls out of a possible 42 drawn from the hopper which are either yellow or black.
BetGames Speedy 7 is a live-dealer card game where players must predict whether the colour of the next card dealt will be red or black. A total of 7 cards are dealt per game, and you must bet on the colour of each card before it's drawn.
If you guess correctly, you'll get paid out at odds of 9/10. If you manage to get 4 or 7 consecutive correct predictions, you qualify for bonus wins. Players can join or leave a round of Speedy 7 at any time during the seven-card deal.
Bet On Poker
BetGames Bet On Poker is a unique format of the popular card game in which you're dealt six hands at the same time. At the start of each round, place bets on positions 1-6 based on how well you think each hand will fair.
Each game includes four rounds of betting and the odds for each hand are adjusted after every draw. You can place any number of bets as well as any combination of bets. If there's more than one hand with the best combination, the game ends in a draw and your stake is returned.
Wheel of Fortune
BetGames Wheel Of Fortune is a money wheel with 19 numbered segments that recently had a makeover. Bet on which segment the flapper will stop at once the wheel has finished spinning.
Each segment is numbered 1-18 and coloured red, grey, or black. The 19th segment is the bonus, which pays 17.5/1 if you predict it correctly.
Other betting options for Wheel of Fortune include Numbers (single numbers, ranges, high/low), Colours (grey, red or black segment) and Odd/Even (overall, grey, red or black segment).
BetGames 6+ Poker is played against the dealer but with a reduced deck of 36 cards. In the first betting round, bet on what kind of hand you think you'll get. Weaker hands like a pair offer small odds while stronger hands like a straight can pay big.
You then have the opportunity to bet again before each card is revealed. In Poker 6+, the aim is to bet on whether the dealer or player will win the round, or if it will be a draw/tie. If you don’t have a good hand, you can bet against yourself and turn your luck around.
Bet on Baccarat
BetGames Baccarat is a battle between the player and the banker where your aim is to correctly predict who wins or if it will be a draw/tie. Bet on Baccarat is played the same way as normal Baccarat except that in this version there are more betting options.
You can place bets before the cards are dealt and again after the first cards are dealt. Also make side bets on a Player Pair, Banker Pair, Either Pair, Perfect Pair, Small or Big. Other betting options include Colour, Suit and Odd or Even.
BetGames Dice Duel is a fast-paced game featuring two standard dice. Your gorgeous hostess places the dice in a box, shakes them, and then rolls the dice into a box. The aim is to predict which dice (red or blue) has the higher number, but there are 28 total possible outcomes to choose from.
You can also bet on a certain number being rolled on either die, the number of pips on either dice being odd or oven, the total pips combined being over or under a certain number, and lots more.
War of Bets
BetGames War of Bets is probably the easiest of all the BetGames to play. In each round, one card is drawn for the player, and another for the dealer with opportunities to bet before each. Deuces (2's) are the lowest-value cards and Aces are the highest.
How the game works is that you bet on who will get the higher card or if there will be a tie (War). The dealer’s card is revealed to determine the winner. The side with the highest card wins unless there's a tie in which case both sides lose.
How To Play BetGames on Betway
The rules for BetGames vary from one game to the next, so always check out the Betgames 'How to play' section by clicking the '?' icon just above the game screen.
Here's how to start playing BetGames on Betway in a few easy steps:
1️⃣ Register a new Betway account or log in to your existing one.
2️⃣ Deposit funds into your Betway account if necessary.
3️⃣ Select the BetGames icon at the top of your screen.
4️⃣ Choose a game and bet type/category.
5️⃣ Select your numbers or any other outcome.
6️⃣ Enter your desired stake in the bet slip under 'Amount'.
7️⃣ Click the Place Bet button.
Watch the video below and learn how to combine selections across two different BetGames into a multibet:
Can I play BetGames on Betway Data Free?
Unfortunately, no BetGames are included in the Betway Data Free offering, which allows you to bet on Sports and 4 to Score without using any of your own data.
Where to find BetGames Results
You will see the results of each game as soon as it's over, but you can also check out the official BetGames results page to see if you've won. View the results of all the latest games and re-watch live streams of each one. You can filter the BetGames results according to Date, Game and Draw Number, and even use them to help strategise for your next bet.
BetGames Tips & Strategies
For BetGames tips and strategies, check out the videos listed with each game review above or read this article. Also, subscribe to the Best Sports Betting YouTube channel where game BetGames reviews, tips and strategies are posted regularly.
Where else to play BetGames in South Africa
Betway is not the only online bookmaker in South Africa where you can play BetGames. Sign up at any of these great betting sites which also offer Sports, Lucky Numbers, Virtuals and more.
For more about online sports betting and casinos in South Africa, visit the Betting Guide homepage where you can find bookmaker reviews, promotions, betting tips and more.