Safest Bet in South Africa: Hollywoodbets Mobile App


Enjoy safe, easy and seamless online gambling in South Africa via the Hollywoodbets mobile app. Read on to get more information.

South African punters have many bookmakers to bet on. Most of these bookies have dedicated mobile apps, but not all are reliable and user-friendly. Finding a safe and credible betting app that suits your betting style can be challenging for some South Africans.

However, the hollywoodbets app offers safety, fairness, and premium betting services in SA. Interestingly, today’s post will discuss the Hollywoodbets app, how safe it is, and how you can get it on your mobile device.

What is Hollywoodbets?

Hollywoodbet is one of the oldest gambling brands in South Africa. While it started as a horse racecard distributor in 1985, it launched into gambling properly in 2002. You can enjoy excellent sportsbooks and casino gaming on the Hollywoodbets app, and its market coverage is comprehensive for various sports.

Further,  five of the 9 Provincial regulatory Boards licensed Hollywoodbet according to its location, and it also has Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption security. Wagering on Hollywoodbets is easy because the desktop and mobile sites are well-designed and user-friendly. You can now install the mobile app on Android devices while the iOS version is still missing. Hollywoodbets welcomes all new users with a R3500 welcome bonus.

Is Hollywoodbets Safe and Legal in South Africa?

Yes, Hollywoodbets is legal and safe in South Africa. Being one of the oldest bookmakers in the country, it has built an excellent reputation with its stellar gambling services since 2002. It is licensed by five provincial regulatory boards, which include the Limpopo Gambling Board, Gauteng Gambling Board, KwaZulu Natal Gambling Board, Mpumalanga Economic Regulator, and Western Cape Gambling Board.

Further, the gambling operator has an excellent privacy policy and the latest SSL encryption technology to protect your data from unauthorised parties. Lastly, Hollywoodbets encourages its users to gamble responsibly.

Hollywoodbets Mobile App Installation

Mobile applications make wagering easier and faster. Meanwhile, you can install Hollywoodbets mobile apps on your devices. This section will guide you on the installation processes.

Android Installation

Before you start the installation process, ensure you have enough space on your device. 100M vacant memory and 1GB RAM is fine. Follow these steps to install the Android version of the Hollywoodbets mobile app:

  1. Visit the official Hollywoodbets website with your mobile browser.
  2. Locate and click the “Go to Data Free” tab on the homepage. It will show two links: the first is for Android App download, and the second is to go to the Data Free Site.
  3. Click “Download Android App” to start your application download.
  4. Click the install button to commence installation. Note that you must enable installation from unknown sources.
  5. Open the app after successful installation to start betting.

iOS Installation

The Hollywoodbets iOS app is currently unavailable. However, since the mobile site works like the app version, you can pin the shortcut to your home screen to enable quick access. Follow the steps below to do so.

  1. Launch your Safari browser on your iOS mobile device and visit the official Hollywoodbets mobile site.
  2. Click the “share” button on the bottom of your screen and select “Add to Home Screen” from the list of options.
  3. Confirm the action by clicking “Add”, and you’ll have the icon on your home screen. You now have quick access to Hollywoodbets on your iOS device.

Why you should use the Hollywoodbets App

The Hollywoodbets application has unique features that make betting enjoyable for South African punters. These features are:

    • Simple and User-Friendly Interface: The Hollywoodbets mobile application has an impressive design and layouts, making navigation easy for SA punters. Using the tabs and buttons on the homepage, you can easily find any feature/sports and navigate to any part of the website.
  • Seamless and Swift Transactions: All banking options on the bookmaker are available on the mobile app. This makes deposit and withdrawal simple, safe, and quick.
  • In-Play: Live bet lovers can also bet on already-started sports matches via the Mobile app. Live bets enable bettors to take advantage of conditions in the live game as it progresses and make a profit.
  • Casino Games: Casino lovers can also access slots, roulette, baccarat, blackjack, and other kinds of online casino games. These games have impressive sound and graphics and come in variants. The gameplay is also engaging.
  • Notification: SA bettors will also find the notification feature of the mobile application handy. It notifies punters of the latest bonuses and promotions offered by the bookmaker.
  • Match Tracker: You can track the matches of your favourite teams using the Match Tracker feature. It updates you on the results and matches relating to your preferred teams, ensuring you don’t miss out on actions.
  • Search Box: This feature makes finding sports, events, or teams easy for South African punters. This feature is on the screen top, making the mobile app navigation easier.


You can enjoy a safe, quick, and seamless betting experience via the Hollywoodbets mobile app. This app is easy to install on your device, and we have explained the installation processes in this article. However, the app is currently available for Android devices.

This doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the exciting features of the mobile version of the bookie. You can use your mobile browser or pin the shortcut to your home screen. Either way, you’ll still enjoy the quick and easy mobile gambling experience on Hollywoodbets.

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