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YesPlay Casino Review – Is it Legit? (August 2023)

Amazing Selection of Lucky Numbers Lotto Games

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Payout Speed: Up to 5 Days

Best For: South African Players

YesPlay was originally a Lucky Numbers lottery in South Africa that was founded in 2002. It launched an online casino and sportsbook in 2016, expanding its portfolio to include a vast array of casino games and fixed-odds betting markets for sports. However, the casino also provides a plethora of Lucky Number lotto games from all across the globe. YesPlay is based in the Western Cape and its target audience is punters from South Africa.

They are fully regulated, the parent company is SA Sportsbook (Pty) Ltd trading as YesPlay, a licensed betting operator as registered by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board with Bookmaker license: 10180204-010.


  • Android & iOS App
  • Informative in Regard to Games
  • Fantastic Choice for Lotto Fans


  • Exclusively for South African Players
  • Limited Sports Betting
  • Limited Payment Options

Casino Games


Though its website is relatively low-tech, YesPlay has a top-range collection of games. Navigation in the casino is a breeze, and you will easily find anything you are looking for, whether it is slots, live games or anything else. When you open any of the gaming categories to check out what YesPlay has on offer, you will see that on the thumbnail of each game, there is a small display in the top left-hand corner. This will tell you the minimum amount you can wager. A lot of the games will have minimum wagers between R0.50 and R1 though it can be even lower or higher. For example, Disco Beats has a minimum stake of just R0.27 whilst the High Roller tables game have minimum wagers of R1,000 up to R10,000.


Slots players will be thrilled with the remarkable selection of slots that have a wide diversity of features. There is a search tool with which you can find a specific game, but otherwise, you can do your browsing by theme, features, providers, or what’s hot. The slots are provided by Red Tiger, NetEnt and Habanero. If you enjoy a good themed slot, you can click on any of the theme categories, which are Ancient, China, Egypt, Animals, Fairytales and Irish. Though these may be the main categories, there are far more to be discovered, including Christmas, Halloween, Sports, Adventure and even a handful of fantastic branded slots. Be sure to check out Narcos, Jumanji, Guns N’ Roses, Motorhead and the Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen video slots.

Lucky Numbers:

YesPlay started out as a lottery operator, so you would expect a part of the casino dedicated to lotto games, but the lottery games that YesPlay offers goes above and beyond all expectations. It has a non-stop supply of online lotteries that are held all around the world. There are countless online that you can try out, and for the more popular ones, there is also a small description underneath where you can read about the rules and history of that particular lottery.

Live Casino Games:

Under the Casino Games category, you will find masses of table games, lotteries and gameshows, which all feature live dealers. These games are supplied by Evolution, Ezugi and Pragmatic Play Live, who are three titans in the live game industry. The navigation within the casino game lobby is top-notch. You can filter games by provider, what type of game it is, first person, high roller, one rand, drops and wins, and gameshows – as well as hot picks. There are tonnes of Roulette, Blackjack, Dice, Baccarat, Poker and Lottery live dealer games. These include speed games, VIP, foreign language games and also games that have unique side bets or features. The first-person live games are provided by Evolution, and they give you an even more immersive gaming experience. One rand games are games where the minimum stake is R1 – and are perfect for trying out live games or if you are playing with a smaller budget. If you want to spend some more, then you can head over to the High Roller category where there are Blackjack and Roulette games where the minimum stake ranges from R1,000 up to R10,000.


BetGames is a developer that provides casinos with live-broadcasted games. Games from this developer are hugely popular in South Africa and are provided by all the top operators. The games include Lucky Numbers, Bet on Poker, Bet on Baccarat, War of Bets, Andar Bahar and Wheel of Fortune.

Sports Betting


While the sports betting page may look outdated, despite that, you will find plenty of betting markets for all the sports it covers. There are bets on 12 different sports, including soccer, cricket and rugby, some of the most popular sports in South Africa. The bet slip is also quite primitive. Whilst you can make single bets or form parlays, there are no systems bets or full-over options.

Licensing and Regulation


YesPlay is owned and operated by SA Sportsbook, a local company that has masses of experience in the gaming and betting industry. SA Sportsbook is registered in the Western Cape and is regulated by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board. It is a fully certified casino with fair games and guaranteed safety for its customers. YesPlay supports the National Responsible Gambling Programme and supplies information about addiction. It has self-exclusion tools that players can use at any time if they want to stop gambling for a while.

You can only open an account at YesPlay if you have a South African residential address and contact details/bank account. To verify your account, you will need to submit a SA ID/passport, proof of address and proof of your SA bank account. This information is needed by the casino to prevent fraudulent activity on the site.

Payment Options


All transactions to and from YesPlay are made in Rands (ZAR). You can make deposits using ATMs, Electronic Fund Transfers or at your local bank, and send your money to one of SA Sportsbook’s bank accounts with your mobile number as a reference. Deposits and withdrawals can be made using debit or credit cards as well.

When you make a withdrawal, your money will be sent to the same account in which you made your deposit. YesPlay also reserves the right to charge 5% as an administration fee on deposits that have been made via credit card. After you make a withdrawal request you may have to wait for up to 5 business days for the money to reach your account.

Customer Support


Getting in touch with the technical staff at YesPlay is really easy. You can drop a message in the live chat, which runs 24/7. This is the simplest way to get a straight answer to basic questions. If you have a more complicated query or request, you can send an email to [email protected] They should process your email and reply to you within a few days. You can also call them through their landline at +27 21 200 5992.

Mobile Availability


The benefit of having a simplified website is that it will always run flawlessly. It does not matter if you are playing on a high-tech PC or a mobile device that is a few years old. The website will run continuously and you can play any of the games without interruption.

The design of the website is also very practical for mobile devices and tablets. The information is delivered in a clear-cut way without any distractions.

If you are planning to join YesPlay and use your phone, you can go one step further and download the mobile app. The app can be found in the Play Store and the Apple Store, and it can be set up in a matter of minutes. Once the app is ready, you can open up your games or your bets in seconds.



The online lottery, live casino game and slot collections are the big winners for YesPlay. These will pull in the most customers as the services are fantastic and the range of games can keep players happy for hours on end. Whilst the sportsbook may look slightly dull, it covers its bases. You can find plenty of betting markets on all the most widely followed sports in South Africa. There are also plenty of local sporting events that have extensive betting opportunities.

One downside is the payment options are very limited, with no possibility to use e-wallets. Nonetheless, if you live in South Africa and have a South African bank account this should not be an issue, as you can use this bank account to make deposits and collect withdrawals.

If you do not mind using your bank account to manage your payments in and out of YesPlay, then it is definitely a great choice for your next casino. The website may look dated, but strangely it can grow on you.

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