FAQ

Sportingbet Affiliate program


1. What is Sportingbet Affiliates?
Sportingbet Affiliates allows you to place links on your website to www.sportingbet.co.za and earn a commission from any customers you refer to us.

These links allow us to track your visitors who pass directly from your site to us. If a visitor who has come from your site bet’s with us, on any of our products, we pay you a commission from the net margin.


2. Why Should I join the Sportingbet Affiliate program?
  • Sportingbet PLC is the World’s largest online gaming company.
  • Established in 1998 we are a publicly traded company on FTSE 250 of the London Stock exchange.
  • We have over 200,000 customers from over 30 countries and have built a solid reputation in the online gaming industry.
  • We pay out on average over $1m in affiliate earnings every month
  • Generous Affiliate commissions offered with no negative roll over!
  • We have excellent marketing tools available to our affiliates, with more choice than you’ll find anywhere else
  • Earnings reports are updated daily
  • It’s FREE!

3. Will it cost me anything to become an affiliate?
No! Joining the program is absolutely FREE. No charges apply.


4. I am not a South Africa based website. Can I still become an affiliate?
Yes you can become an affiliate from any region in which Sportingbet operates, however you will only receive commission from Sportingbet South Africa for customers who are South African residents.


5. I run more than one website. Can I still become an affiliate?
Yes. You can have multiple sites as an affiliate. You can have one affiliate account with Sportingbet Affiliates that allows you to track each of your sites independently of each other, but still be paid with one single commission payment.


6. How do I sign up to the program?
First of all you need to sign a ‘Heads of Agreement’ contract in order for the Western Cape Gambling Board to approve the affiliation. Please email sarah-jane.cowen@sportingbet.com to request one. You’ll also need to read our affiliate terms and conditions listed at http://za.sbaffiliates.com/terms-and-conditions. Then you can register using our online application form. After your application is submitted and accepted, you will receive a “welcome” email. This contains all the information you need to get started.


7. How does the program work?
The affiliate program allows you to make money by referring customers to Sportingbet. This is achieved by placing links to us on your site. Every time you refer a customer to us and they place a bet, you will earn a commission from the net margin. Every month, we’ll pay you for all the commissions you have earned during that month. It’s that simple!


8. Is my website eligible to become a member of Sportingbet Affiliates?
Most sites will qualify to become part of our affiliate scheme and anyone is welcome to submit an application. However, we do reserve the right to refuse membership to any site or to revoke a site’s membership at any time.


9. What will I have to do once I join the program?
The only thing you need to do is promote our brands. You can get started by using the banner manager to create and place links on your site (this will be explained once you’ve joined the program). We take care of everything else for you!


10. What are the responsibilities of Sportingbet Affiliates?
We will provide you with all the tools you need to maximise the potential of the program. We will send you your commission payments on time and provide you with any support and help you need to get the most out of the program. We will track your players (providing you use the correct links and banners provided at za.sbaffiliates.com) and provide daily updated reports on your commission earnings.


11. I also participate in other affiliate programs besides Sportingbet Affiliates. Is this OK?
Absolutely. You are free to participate in other companies affiliate programs. However, we would suggest that you stick with us for Sportsbetting to make the most out of your affiliate earnings.


12. How do I amend my account details?
Once you have been accepted as an affiliate, you will be given access a login to za.sbaffiliates.com where you can amend all your details.


13. Will becoming a member of Sportingbet Affiliates increase traffic to my site?
The affiliate program is designed as a revenue-sharing program, so will not directly increase traffic to your site. However, as the addition of Sportingbet will enhance your site content, your user return rate may well increase.