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PayFast Deposit – Step By Step

Depositing into your Hollywood betting account has just been made faster and easier with PayFast Deposits! PayFast deposits are credited your Hollywood account immediately! No sending of deposit notifications and no phoning through for payment confirmations. Registration is quick and simple! You begin betting as soon as your deposit is made.  Follow the easy steps as shown below and start using PayFast today! The below steps have been updated to the latest PayFast version.

1) Once you have logged into your account, click on the DEPOSIT link underneath your balance on the top right hand side of the page on the Hollywood website.

2) Once you are on the DEPOSIT page, click on the tab labelled Pay Fast Deposit. Then enter the amount you wish to deposit.  Then click Submit.

3) You will then be taken to a confirmation page, that shows your Hollywood account number, your details, a reference, and the amount you wish to deposit.  Then click on the “Proceed to PayFast” button.
4) You will then arrive at the Payfast Page as shown below. You will see you need to enter your email address on the right hand side.  This will automatically pick up whether you are a new or returning customer.

5) If you are using PayFast for the first time, you will fill need to follow the next steps. It will first ask you for your first name and surname.

6) It will automatically take you to the payment options.  Select the bank you wish to make your deposit from. 
7) Click on the “Continue” button to launch your Internet Banking
8) Once you click CONTINUE, a unique form will pop up (as shown below.  You need to save this information as a BENEFICIARY for your Internet Banking.  Whenever you use PayFast going forward you will deposit using this same information.  The full REFERENCE number is very important and must be used as is (I have blocked it out in the below example, but you must use the full ref number).  This will never change and is unique to you.  The below example is me using FNB.

9) Once you have saved the information as a beneficiary, make the payment for the deposit you want.  If you want a R100 deposit, make sure you pay it to the above details.  Once you have processed the payment from your bank, click the COMPLETE button at the bottom.  Make sure you only click this once you have done your bank payment!

10) PayFast will now check their accounts to verify that payment has been made.  This takes a few seconds.  If you have followed the steps correctly, you will get this message that your deposit was successful!

11) PayFast will now redirect you back to the Hollywood website.  Your balance will update shortly, if not instantaneously! You will then be able to start betting immediately.  No sending of confirmations, and no sending deposit notifications.  You will able to begin betting!
12)  You will see that you will also receive confirmation of payment in your email, which you can keep for your records:
13) When you wish to use PayFast again when making a deposit, you will not need to register again.  You will just follow the same steps as above.  However PayFast will pick up that you are using the same email address, and will show you the same details as before.  As mentioned earlier, if you have saved PayFast as a beneficiary, you will not need to change the Reference, as this is linked to you and your Hollywood account.

14)  You will still need to login into your internet banking, but the crediting of your account is quicker than depositing directly to Hollywood.  When doing your EFT’s or bank transfers, stick with Payfast for fast, efficient and easy depositing!



  1. Anonymous

    August 19, 2013 at 11:50 am

    Hi Dev
    I feel this is awesome and straight to the point. Surely our clients will find this user friendly.


  2. Anonymous

    August 19, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    Wow Devin this is awesome,thank you every much.i am sure that hollywoood clients would be every happy to use payfast.


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