About Us


For over 50 years Marshalls World of Sport has offered the most competitive odds on Horse Racing, Sports and Lucky Numbers. The Company has grown to become one of the most trusted and dynamic bookmaking groups in Southern Africa. Marshalls World of Sport offers extensive betting on Horse Racing and international sporting events via telephone, internet, mobile phone and over cash outlets situated across KZN, the Western Cape, Eastern Cape and Gauteng.

Since 1963 when John Marshall opened his first betting operation, and in 1966 when Dawn Marshall became the first lady bookmaker in South Africa, Marshalls World of Sport has grown in stature and reputation to be respected leaders in the South African industry.

Our customers range from those who enjoy a relatively small dabble on their favourite sport to serious players who want to make a sizeable wager.

All accounts are managed at our Betting Operations Head Office, based in Verulam, where trained call centre staff are available to take customers through the entire process, quickly and easily from opening an account, checking and accepting bets, answering queries and arranging settlement securely. This call centre is also the information hub for all our branches in terms of data capture, authorisations and support for our branches.

Our customers also have the opportunity of betting online at Marshalls World of Sport or alternatively by using our mobi site MWOS from a mobile phone or tablet. Ultimately the Group’s goal is to provide as many betting opportunities as possible, with integrity and honour while maintaining our personal touch.

Our call centre number is 08600 SPORT/08600 77678. All branches are linked via VOIP(Voice Over Internet Protocol) Phones for improved communication.

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