Casinos Celebrate World Cup Kick-Off

With the FIFA World Cup kicking off in Brazil on Thursday evening, soccer frenzy has taken over the betting world. From online sportsbooks to online casinos, everyone is getting into the spirit. There are some fantastic promotions available and Africa-based casino players can enjoy a wide selection of these.

Winner Casino, a Playtech-powered online casino that accepts Africa-based players, is launching promotions that will run throughout the World Cup, which ends on July 13. World Cup Promotions

World Cup casino promotions at Winner Casino include free bets, bonuses and promotions. Simply register as a player and you will be able to join in the celebrations and play to win.

Punters at are being offered a free £10 bet on England's opening game which will take place on June 14 against Italy. Simply wager at least £20 at Winner Casino between June 12 and June 13 to be credited with the free bet.

In addition, if you place ten separate in-lay bets of £10 or more at odds greater than 4/5, on any match in the group stages, you will be eligible for free bets. Or, if you place three separate live bets of £10 or more on a match day during the group stage you will be eligible for a £25 free bet. 10% bonuses on trebles are also available.

£5 free bets are also available from if you place bets of £25 or more in the World Cup Outright Market and your team does not make it to the knock-out stages.

"If you're as excited about the World Cup as we are," announced a spokesperson for, “then check out our previews for some of the most exciting games of the group stages over at the World Cup 2014. Could it be Brazil to lift the trophy in four weeks time? Or will it be Spain?"

To get into the spirit at the casino play the football-themed Football Carnival game. You can get 100% up to £10 back if you don't win!

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To be eligible for any of these promotions, sign up at New casino players are eligible for a R2,000 welcome bonus, plus 25% bonuses on your next four deposits at the casino. There are also mid-roller bonuses and high roller bonuses of R5,000 and R7,500 respectively. If you sign up at the sportsbook and deposit £25, you will be eligible for £50 in free bets.