Hollywoodbets South Africa is one of the most trusted betting brands on the continent.

There are now more than 80 retail shops spread across six provinces in South Africa and their online sportsbook - which launched in 2006 - is used by sports bettors from all over the world. 

Hollywoodbets South Africa offers online betting on over 20 sports, with solid odds available across this sportsbook. You can also bet live in-play on a number of sports. Market depth is good, although some other betting sites do offer more markets. 

The online operation is fully licensed and regulated. You can also use our exclusive code NEWBONUS to access the bonus offers when opening an account.

Promo Code


The Hollywoodbets South Africa promo code is NEWBONUS. This is the only code you should use when you open a new account.

Using this code during sign up will qualify new customers for an excellent welcome offer.

Users in South Africa could get their hands on a welcome bonus worth up to R100. In the UK, A free £5 bet is available for those who sign up with Hollywoodbets. In other countries, different welcome bonuses are available.

You may be asked to activate your account by submitting certain documentation. Once your documentation is verified and approved, you’ll be awarded your bonus credit!

How To Join


Before you can claim your welcome bonus, you need to open a new account. Here's what you do next...

  1. Go to the Hollywoodbets South Africa
  2. Click “Join now”
  3. Type in your registration details
  4. When prompted, enter the promo code NEWBONUS
  5. Complete your account

How to place a bet


Hollywoodbets' website, both in South Africa and in other domains, is very easy to use. Simply select the "Sports" tab on the menu at the top and you can access a wide range of markets.

A list of the most popular leagues or events can easily be accessed and clicking on any of those will display the upcoming matches. Clicking on any of these options will display the full range of markets. By clicking/tapping on a particular bet, your selection will appear in your betting slip. Simple as that!

HollywoodBets also lets you bet on sports live in-play every single day. You do this by selecting the Live In-Play option from the sidebar, which will bring up all the current games and events. There is also a Live Diary option, where you can plan your live betting games for the week ahead. Selected games will also be streamed live on the website, denoted by the small TV symbol. 

Sports Betting


Horse racing is the main sport you can bet on with HollywoodBets. Markets for all the major South African meetings, like the Durban July, the Sun Met and the Queen's Plate, can be found on this sportsbook, along with markets for all of the major global horse racing meetings.

Links to ever race taking place in South Africa, and other daily meetings taking place around the world, can easily be found on the home page. Ante-post betting and special markets can also be accessed via the horse racing home page.

Football betting is headed by the top European football nations and South Africa, after those, there’s a long list of 45 more countries for punters to enjoy. With Internationals such as the AFCON qualifiers and the UEFA Nations Leagues combined with the Champions League, Europa League and all of the domestic competitions, there are more than 130 competitions all told.

Fans of tennis can bet on ATP, WTA and Challenger tournaments, plus a variety of future markets for next year’s grand slams. Cricket comes from the South African Mzansi Super League and 4-day series as well as international tests, and domestic action from Australia, England and the West Indies. 

Rugby Union betting is also supported by a rich selection of markets. Ice hockey, basketball and volleyball also come from multiple countries with special attention being given to the leagues in the USA. If you’re a mainstream type of sports bettor, then Hollywoodbets is worth checking out.

The in-play betting platform is one of this betting sites strongest features. When you open it up, you’re presented with a sleek, modern interface showing you all that’s on offer. There’s an overview screen, match view and diary which lists the sports and events upcoming for live betting. These include soccer, basketball, tennis, cricket, volleyball and rugby among others. 

Sports you can bet


  • American Football
  • Aussie Rules
  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Darts
  • Esports
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Motorsports
  • MMA
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Snooker
  • Tennis

Payment Methods


Payments can be made to your Hollywoodbets account through a variety of methods...

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Bank Transfer
  • Cash Deposits
  • Direct ETFs
  • Top Up Voucher

You can collect your online winnings from any Hollywoodbets retail shop in South Africa, up to the value of R5,000. If the withdrawal amount is greater, then the remainder will be sent via ETF. All payments are processed within 1 working day, you then only need to wait for the bank clearing time.


Customer Support


If you run into any problems, you can contact the Hollywoodbets South Africa team in the following ways...

Live chat: Log in to access
Telephone: 087 353 7634
WhatsApp: 076 811 6212    
Social media: Twitter, Instagram and Facebook

Is Hollywoodbets SA legit?

Yes. Hollywoodbets is one of the most popular betting brands in South Africa. The online operation is fully licensed and regulated.

Is there a Hollywoobets South Africa code?

Yes. When you sign up, use the promo code NEWBONUS.

Is there a sign up offer?

New Hollywoodbets users in South Africa could get a welcome bonus worth up to R100.

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Last updated by on 29 Sep 2022