Bankika Guide for Hollywoodbets Kenya

Hollywoodbets is one of the most popular bookmakers in South Africa, and Mozambique, and is headquartered in Durban, South Africa. Having been founded in 2000, the bookmaker is also known as Hollywood Sportsbook, and operates in South Africa, Mozambique, the United Kingdom, and Ireland at the time of writing.

Hollywoodbets is the Spanish La Liga’s Official Betting Partner in South Africa, until the end of the 2019/20 season. This partnership will see Hollywoodbets being displayed on digital advertising boards during La Liga games, among other exciting benefits.

The purpose of this review is to determine whether Hollywoodbets is an ideal bookmaker for you. Does Hollywoodbets tick all the right boxes, when it comes to you choosing a bookmaker? Read on to find out, and learn much more.


As soon as you open Hollywoodbets’ website, you will be directed to its homepage. You must click on the green “Join Now!” option, present at the top right of your screen. As soon as you click on this option, you will be redirected to Hollywoodbets’ registration form. The betting site displays its welcome offer during the registration process, as can be seen from the above mentioned image.

A toll-free responsible gambling aid number is provided during the registration process, dialling which you can contact a customer support representative – 0800 006 008

Hollywoodbets comes with a detailed registration form, which requires you to enter all necessary personal identification details. You must select your Title, and enter both your First Name, and Surname. You must choose to enter either your ID Number, or Passport Number. It must be noted, that South Africans have a 13 digit ID Number. The first six digits of a South African ID Number represent your Date of Birth (YYMMDD), followed by a 7 digit identification number.

You must then choose your Gender, enter your Mobile Number (+27), and Email Address.

After having entered the above mentioned details, you must enter your complete Address, including your Suburb, City, Area Code, and Province. You must then enter your Source of Income (There are several options for the same). Choose a unique password for your account, and re-enter it, to confirm it.

You can choose whether you want to view the odds on offer, at Hollywoodbets, in the Fractional, or Decimal form.

After you have filled the above mentioned details, you can choose to receive promotional, and betting information via email, by ticking on their respective boxes. You must tick the boxes which confirm that you are over 18 years of age, and that you have read the betting site’s Terms and Conditions, and Disclaimer.

It must be noted that the betting site can only release your earned winnings via a Hollywoodbets shop, or into a South African Bank Account. To conclude the registration process, you must enter the code which will be displayed on your screen, and click on the “SUBMIT” button. As soon as click on this button, the ID Number that you entered during the registration process, will be verified by Hollywoodbets’ nominated verification tool.

If the tool fails to verify your ID Number, you will requested to upload documentation, to prove the same. Once your ID Number has been successfully verified, you can login to the betting site via your registered email address, and chosen password.

Hollywood Sportsbook Mobile

What’s great about Hollywoodbets is the option to use your mobile device to place all your bets and withdraw your winnings in one simple swoop. The Hollywoodbets mobile registration is a rather simple process, all you need to make sure is that all your documents are already in pdf format to send online. As an add on to the long list of sports betting markets that Hollywoodbets offers at any of the branches around South Africa, you can take full advantage of the live Hollywood betting option.

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Some of the betting options that you can stake on comprise of Hollywoodbets Lucky Numbers, Powerball, soccer, horse racing bets, tennis betting, rugby online, snooker, basketball, golf and so much more. You can find Hollywoodbets results of the scores and lottery results online. Simply download the Hollywoodbets app for Android and iPhone & iPad at the App Store and Google Play Store today. Next step is to install Hollywoodbets app and then send the documents to get the welcome bonus.

Bank Payment Method At Hollywoodbets

Online deposit payments at Hollywoodbets can be transferred through credit and debit card payments. All of the major banks are accepted there, therefore you can use your FNB, Absa, Nedbank, Standard Bank, and Capitec account to fund your casino account. Withdrawal winnings at Hollywoodbets can bet done one of two ways:

  • SA players can collect their winnings physically from any Hollywoodbets store.
  • You can request your winnings through electronic transfers and cheques.

Electronic transactions paid out within the standard 48 hours. The only credit cards accepted are Visa and MasterCard.

Welcome bonus

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At the time of writing, there is a decent welcome bonus on offer, at Hollywoodbets. You will receive an R 25 sign up bonus, as soon as your Hollywoodbets account is activated. Certain Terms and Conditions apply for the same. The ID Number that you entered during the registration process, will be verified by Hollywoodbets’ nominated verification tool, as soon as you conclude the registration process.

If the tool fails to verify your ID Number, you will requested to upload documentation, to prove the same. Once your ID Number has been successfully verified, you can login to the betting site via your registered email address, and chosen password. At this point, your account will be credited with R 25.

You must bet the bonus amount in full, within 24 hours of it being credited to your account, after which the bonus amount will be considered void. You can only withdraw winnings received from the bonus amount, if the bonus amount is turned over in full, within the above mentioned time frame. You must bet on markets offering odds of 0.5, or more, and you cannot bet on both outcomes of the same market, or related markets.

Hollywoodbets is offering some excellent promotional offers. You can win cash prizes of up to R 500,000 on a daily basis, if you place a Single Bet on Football, or a Multiple Bet on Football, and some other sport, with a stake of R 20, or more.

In order to qualify for the daily lucky draw, which will take place from the 1st of February, to the 1st of April, 2020, you must dial *120*46559*1*ticketnumber# if you are punting from a retail shop, or opt in to the daily draw from the promotions page, if you are punting from the bookmaker’s betting site. A winner will be selected on a random basis every day, and you must bet each day, if you want to qualify for the next day’s draw. You can win a daily prize in between R 2,000, to R 30,000 (The figure is selected on a random basis), and winners will be announced from 10 am – 12 pm, each day.

Another exciting promotional offer on offer, at Hollywoodbets, is with respect to winning money back. You can win up to ten times of your stake back, if you lose a placed bet, on the last leg of a Football Multiple Bet. You will win twice your stake amount, up to R 1,000, if there are 8+ selections on your slip, with odds of 5/1 or more. You will win five times your stake amount, up to R 2,000, when there are 11+ selections on your slip, with odds of 10/1 or more.

You will win ten times your stake amount, up to R 5,000, if there are 15+ selections on your slip, with odds of 25/1 or more. There are quite a few other promotional offers on offer, at the time of writing as well.

Pre-match offer

Hollywoodbets has 15+ sports on offer. While Football is the most popular sport on the betting site, the betting site offers excellent odds on the likes of Horse Racing, Cricket, and Basketball, among other sports. To ensure that are markets for punters of all tastes, the betting site offers odds on sports like MMA, Darts, and Volleyball, among others as well.

The minimum, and maximum betting amounts on the betting site, vary from sport to sport, and depend on the selection/selections that you have made, and the odds that you are backing for the same. You must always look at the odds on offer, at several different bookmakers, before making a decision. Some bookmakers offer better odds on the same bet, and it makes sense to place a bet on that particular bookmaker, as you have a better chance of reaping a larger profit.

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Hollywoodbets provides markets in a unique fashion. You must click on a sports market of your choice, present on the left side of the bookmaker’s homepage. As soon as you click on a sports market, several betting variants will appear. As soon as you choose a variant, the odds for the same will appear at the centre of your screen. You can choose to add the bet to your bet slip, if you choose to punt on an outcome of the betting variant. There are options to add a leg of a multiple bet to your bet slip, and an option to add a leg of a Yankee bet to your bet slip as well. The odds on offer, at Hollywoodbets are competitive, and the markets are competitive.

Live offer

To access Hollywoodbets’ Live-In-Play section, click on the “LIVE-IN-PLAY” option, present at the top left of the betting site’s homepage. As soon as you click on the option, you will be redirected to a page, which looks like the above mentioned image. Whenever you are playing Live-In-Play, you must transfer funds from your Hollywoodbets Main Balance, to your Live-In-Play Balance. It must be noted that you cannot withdraw funds from your Live-In-Play Balance – You must transfer your funds to your Hollywoodbets Main Balance.

To punt on a Live-In-Play market, click on a match of your choice, under the “Live-In-Play” option. Hollywoodbets offers live streaming for several sports, including the likes of Football, Tennis, Basketball, and Cricket, among others. You must be logged into the betting site, and must have transferred funds into your Live-In-Play balance, to avail the same. You can plan out your betting endeavours by accessing the betting site’s “Live Diary”, present to the right of the “Live-In-Play” section.

Gideon Kimutai

General Operations Management | 8+ Years Experience in iGaming/Sports Betting | Passionate about UX | Blockchain Gaming & Crypto Enthusiast
Gideon is an experienced iGaming wordsmith who has been working in the industry since 2014. He has written more words on all aspects of iGaming than he cares to remember, and has provided content for many big industry names. When not writing Gideon can be found out running or gaming on his Xbox.

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