Sports betting

  • How do I place a sports bet?

    A Singapore Pools Account allows you to place sports bets online, or by phone.

    Learn about:

    • Placing sports bets online

      Place pre-match sports bets, up till sales close, before the start of the event, as well as live sports bets while the event is ongoing.

    • Placing sports bets by phone

      Call our Sports Betting Line at 6786 2233 to place pre-match sports bets, up till sales close, before the start of the event, as well as live sports bets while the event is ongoing.

    Without an account, you can place bets at our outlets with cash.

    Learn about:

  • When can I place a sports bet?

    Place pre-match bets as soon as odds are available, up till sales close.

    Live betting for selected events is available online, by phone or at Livewire & SportsBuzz (Kranji) venues. Check out our sports homepage and Livewire Telecast Schedule.

  • Where can I find the event/match number and bet type number?

    If an event is available for betting at outlets, you can find:

    • a four-digit event/match number together with the event information

    • a two-digit bet type number next to the bet type header


  • Why can't I place my sports bet online or by phone?

    You must first have a Singapore Pools Account to place bets online or by phone.

    If you already have a Singapore Pools Account, check that you have sufficient funds in your account for your bets and have not exceeded your Daily Expenditure Limit.

  • Why are more funds deducted than the actual stake?

    If you are paying for your sports bet through bank link, the stake you have entered will be transferred from your bank account. If bets are rejected or re-offered, reducing your actual stake, the difference will be credited back to your Singapore Pools Account.

  • Is there any transaction fee for sports bets?

    No. There is no transaction fee for bet placement.

    Singapore Pools Account customers

    However, if you have a bank link, there is $0.20 fee for each payment. This fee goes to third-party service providers and administrators of the service.

    If you wish to avoid a fee, choose deposit methods that do not involve any third-party service:

    • online, using Top-Up Cards purchased at outlets

    • by phone, using Top-Up Cards purchased at outlets

    • by cash deposit at Singapore Pools branches

    Outlet customers

    However, if you chose to make payment by NETS, a $0.20 fee applies. This fee goes to third-party service providers and administrators of the service.

    If you wish to avoid a fee, pay for your bets with cash.

  • When and how can I collect my sports winnings?

    Sports winnings are available as soon as results are verified.

    Singapore Pools Account customers

    If you have placed your winning sports bet online or by phone, with your Singapore Pools Account, winnings are automatically credited into your account as soon as results are verified.

    You can then withdraw the winnings. Learn about withdrawing funds from your account.

    Outlet customers

    If you have placed your winning sports bet at our outlets, you can collect your winnings as soon as results are verified, anytime during operational hours.

    For prize amounts up to $5,000, visit any Singapore Pools branch for cash collection.

    For prize amounts above $5,000, visit our Singapore Pools Main Branch (210 Middle Road) for cheque collection. Available Mondays to Fridays, 8am - 4.30pm, excluding Public Holidays. Bring along your winning ticket and an original photo identification document bearing your name identical to the name in your bank records.

  • Where can I find my bet history?

    After logging into your account, select the icon next to your username. Select Transaction History on the left navigation.

    1. Select the transaction history type you wish to view from the dropdown list. You can choose to filter by specific types of transaction.

    2. Select the time period of the transaction history you wish to view from the dropdown list. You can also choose to enter a specific time period.

    3. Select 'Search' to load your transaction history.

    To view bets before 18 October 2016, select the "All Transactions" from the dropdown list.