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- Opening an Account
Click "Open an Account" on the Tabonline home page, complete the form and click “SUBMIT”. Our consultants will open an account and e-mail your login details to you.
Your online account can also be utilised for placing bets by PHONE. As a result, when you open an online account, you will also receive a telephone betting code - use this when placing bets by phone.
* Telephone Betting Account Holder - To activate your telephone betting account for online betting, click “Take your TAB betting account online” on the Tabonline home page.
- Transferring Money Into your Account
There are various methods of transferring money into your TAB account.
1. Via Credit Card - contact our telephone betting centre on 0861 000 822 - have your credit card handy. OR transfer money directly from your credit card on our betting site - log into your online account for details. The minimum deposit is R200.
2. At a TAB - visit any Phumelela TAB and deposit at any teller. The minimum deposit is R50 and you will need your account number.
3. At your Bank - Money can be deposited into TAB’s bank account at any of the major banks. Full details are available online, once you’ve registered and logged in.
- Betting Online
It’s easy to bet online once your account has been enabled. Login on the home page and start playing!
Once you are logged in, select the meeting and the race on which you want to bet and the bet type. All TAB bet types can be taken online.
Example: To take a Win bet, click on "WN" next to the race on which you want to bet. The runners for that race will display and you can then take a Win bet on one or more of them. Enter the amount you wish to wager on each horse selected and click on "Enquire Bet". Your bets are then displayed - click on "Place Bet" to process the bet or "Change Bet Slip" if you want to change your wager.
With a telephone betting account and a phone, you can take bets from anywhere. There are telephone betting centres in Johannesburg, Port Elizabeth and Durban. Over R500 million is won on the horses by phone every year!
Betting by phone is easy, private and secure and you can use your credit card to deposit money into your account. You can also follow the action live on the information hotlines (Phumelela regions 082-1711; Gold Circle regions 082-1718) or on Tellytrack (Channel 239 on DSTV).
- Take your first bet by phone
Call 0861 000 822 (Phumelela regions) or 0801 31 4740 (Gold Circle regions). We’ll fax or post an application form to you. Return the completed form to us. We’ll call you with the account and pin numbers.
Deposit at least R50 into the account - by credit card (minimum R200 deposit), at a TAB or by electronic bank transfer.
- Take a bet
Call 0861 000 822 and give the operator your account number. You’ll be asked for your telephone betting code and then you can bet e.g. “Turffontein Race 6 R20 Win No 6”. The operator will call the bet back. Listen carefully because those details are the bet that will be keyed into the tote betting system.
* Eastern Cape telephone betting account holders - call 0861 222 822 to bet.
The credit balance in your account is always available for betting (subject to the R6 minimum per single bet). When you win, you can withdraw money at a TAB or by electronic bank transfer. NB: As per Tote Tote for more).
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At a TAB!
Phumelela and Gold Circle operate over 400 TAB branches and agencies. All racing is shown live on television and most agencies are based in hotels or restaurants, so you can enjoy a meal or snack while you bet. A full list of outlets by province can be found under TAB Outlets.
At the Racecourse!
Want to enjoy racing in a fun and vibrant environment? Come horse around with us at your nearest racecourse. Most Phumelela and Gold Circle racecourses offer a range of facilities from fast-food outlets to plush restaurants with spectacular views of the track. Take your friends or customers racing and it’s a sure bet they’ll have the time of their lives!