Hollywoodbets opened its first branch in Durban in the year 2000. In 2006 they launched their first online web version betting site, soon after they launched a mobile version site in 2009. Apart from online business Hollywoodbets has over 80 branches spread across six of South Africa’s provinces.
Hollywoodbets is highly popular as it originates in South Africa and their expansion in betting outlets to almost every province, has made them highly favourable to South Africans.
The bookmaker company is licensed by the Gauteng Gambling Board, the Limpopo Gambling Board and the Mpumalanga Economic Regulator
Sign up offer
The bookmaker company offers a bonus to new customers R25 freebet. To receive freebet you need to go through the standard registration process on the site, after which the free bet will be credited to your account.
R25 Sign-up bonus must be used within 24 hours of account activation or it will be forfeited. Betting on individual markets with odds of less than 5/10 (1.50 decimal) will not be deemed to be compliant.
Payment systems and account currencies
Hollywoodbets offers flexible ways of depositing; Voucher, Credit Card, OZOW IPAY, PAYFAST, FNB, ABSA Bank, Standard Bank, Nedbank
The bookmaker has an option of depositing at any of their outlets straight to your account
We recommend using PAYFAST / OZOW I-PAY (EFT) your money will be automatically credited to your Hollywoodbets account, and there is no need to send a bank deposit notification (see how PAYFAST works)
Hollywood Top Up vouchers can be purchased at Hollywoodbets branches, Boxer, Boxer Punch, selected Spars and Kazang, Blue Label, Choppies Supermarkets, Jwayelani Meats, Spar Outlets, Shell Garages. Vouchers are available in the following amounts: R10, R20, R50, R100, R500, R1000 & R5000
Bookmaker has a minimum deposit amount of R10, though it varies with the method used. Find detailed info in the Payment Sections
Hollywoodbets has got a wide range of withdrawal methods
- Cash withdrawals, they can be made at all Hollywoodbets branches countrywide, caped at R5000,00 / day large amounts EFT method will be used
- Payments via EFT, which are made to any South African bank account and they usually get processed within 24 hours.
- Mobile money, Cash send to Cell phone via ‘Instant Money’ Powered by Standard Bank and ‘e-Wallet’ Powered by FNB, capped at R3000-00 per day larger amounts EFT method will be used.
Tax on winnings
Winning bets may be subject to betting tax in accordance with the law, in which event it will be deducted from your winnings and the balance paid to you. Sports betting is at 0% tax
Only supports South African Rand (ZAR)
Platform and mobile bets
The bookmaker provides both the web version and the mobile application for betting services with the possibility of registering, depositing and withdrawing funds.
Email, telephone and Whatsapp chat. Detailed contact details of the bookmaker can be found below on the overview page.
To bet online at Betway, the user must register on the bookmaker’s website. After that, the user must pass a personal identification with a National ID or Passport
In order to activate your Hollywoodbets account, you will need to submit FICA documents. This consists of:
- Copy or photo of your ID document
- Copy or photo of your proof of residence
Example of acceptable proof of residence
- Utility Bill (less than 3 months old)
- Bank statement (Less than 3 months old)
- A lease or rental agreement (Less than 1 year old)
- A municipal rate & taxes invoice (less than 3 months old)
- Mortgage statement (less than 6 months old)
Hollywoodbets is licensed by the Gauteng Gambling Board, the Limpopo Gambling Board and the Mpumalanga Economic Regulator
Resolution of complaints
Customer support is available if you experience any difficulties, it can be via email, Whatsapp chat or telephone.