Getting Started

So you fancy yourself a gambling man/woman do you? Or perhaps you’re just looking for a little excitement in your life? Well you’ve come to the right place. Believe me when I say this, there’s not much more exhilarating than the feeling of winning a bet. But before we get to all that fun stuff, you have to go through the process of registering to bet with us. Don’t worry, it’s a simple process that won’t take more than a few minutes of your time. Follow the steps below and you’ll be betting (and hopefully winning) in no time.

How to open a Hollywood INTERNET Betting Account:

  1. Go to www.hollywoodbets.net
  2. There is a banner in the bottom middle of the page that says REGISTER NOW! Click it.
  3. Click on NEW ACCOUNT.
  4. Fill out your details on Pages 1 and 2.
  5. Once you have done this you will receive an email saying that you have now registered on the Hollywood website.
  6. You will need to click on a link in this email in order to activate your account.
  7. All done? Now you are ready to start betting.
If you require any assistance please phone our Hollywood Helpline on 08600 42387.

How to open a Hollywood MOBILE Betting Account!
  1. Before we begin, WAP must be enabled on your phone.
  2. Go straight to the mobile site by typing the following into your browser: www.hollywoodbets.net/mobile
  3. Click on REGISTER
  4. After completing and submitting the registration page, you will receive an SMS which comes with your new account details (username/password and account number)
  5. You need to open that link to automatically activate the account.  This will then take you back to mobile web page and this time select DOWNLOAD
  6. Install the application and it will be saved under applications or games on your mobile handset.  
  7. You will be able to use your logins on this application
If you have any issues, please contact our Hollywood Helpline team on 08600 42387 and they will assist you (hours 08h00 to 21h00).

For more info on Mobile Betting, either scan the QR code below with your smartphone or visit www.hollywoodbets.mobi.


How do I deposit money into my Hollywood Betting Account?

You can choose to deposit money into your Hollywood account via 3 methods:
  • EFT – Internet Banking
    • Hollywood has accounts with Standard Bank, ABSA, Nedbank and FNB
    • Use your account number as the reference
    • Send a Deposit Notification
    • The Hollywood Deposit Team works from 8am to the last International Race of the day
  • Deposit via Payfast - Depositing via PayFast credits your Hollywood account instantly when doing a Bank Transfer! No sending of deposit notifications! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
  • Credit Card - Via the Hollywoodbets.net website - CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
  • Branch Deposit – Deposit into your Hollywood account at any of our 33 Hollywood Branches
    • Click here to view the nearest branch in your area
Becoming FICA Complient

We are legally obligated to acquire FICA documents from all our account holder customers. If you have not yet submitted your FICA - please do so asap to avoid having your account suspended. Unfortunately we cannot keep accounts open without them being FICA complient. All you need to submit is a copy of your ID and a utility bill with your name on it. You can email scanned copies to fica@hollywoodbets.net or hwhelpline@hollywoodbets.net. You can also fax it to 086 686 8911. Please read the image for more details: