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Hollywoodbets UK - Overview & Rating

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BR rating: 3/5
Pre-match: 4/5
In-game: 3/5
Odds: 3/5
Convenience of payments: 5/5
Support: 3/5
Bonuses & Promotions: 2/5
Workability: 3/5
Feedbacks: 5 Free Bets: 100 £ Deposit/Withdraw: 999999 / 0
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Mobile versions: Questions: 0 Complaints: 0 Support

Contents

Company Review

3/5
Paruyr Shahbazyan
The founder of the website

Hollywoodbets is a gambling firm formed in 1999 in Argyle Road, Durban, South Africa. The present flagship branch office is in  Hollywood Park, Springfield Park, Durban. The bookie name is an inspiration from the  Hollywood Park Racetrack in Los Angeles. Their first online betting mode was started in 2006 and the mobile site appeared later.

Western Cape, Gauteng, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga are the gaming controllers who have given the license to Hollywoodbets. Hollywoodbets run nearly 80 betting shops in South Africa. In Maputo and Mozambique, two branches are there presently. The retail branches of Hollywoodbets are in Mozambique and South Africa.

Another name of Hollywoodbets is “Hollywood Sportsbook”. The business has developed rapidly. They expanded the business to the UK, Ireland and Mozambique. The growth of their business has been steady over the years. . More than 5000 employees work here. 

Hollywoodbets was a race card publishing company named ” Winning Form” when they started in South Africa. Winning Form still provides racecards for South Africa horse racing.

Hollywoodbets UK comes in the list of top gaming websites. This website is not that popular because it just started at the end of 2019 in the UK. 

The UK site received the online gambling license in 2018 from the Isle of Man. And they received the UK Gambling Commission license in 2019. The license name is  “Hollywoodbets International UK Limited”.

The website supports only the English language.

Hollywoodbets received the award for  “The Best Employer of the Year” and  “The Best Sports Betting Campaign” in 2018.

Design and layout and user-friendliness of the site/app

Hollywoodbets has both desktop and mobile websites.  Mobile apps are not yet available for Hollywoodbets. There are fraudulent mobile apps with the “Hollywoodbets” name. Stay away from them.

The Mobile website loads quite fast. Users can get access to everything from the pancake menu on the top right of the mobile site. Hollywoodbets do not have a mobile app presently.

Flash technology-enabled certain microgames are not supported in mobile web browsers. Users can understand the events happening on the site by seeing the banner on top of the site.

The website has a blog as well. The blog gives you details about everything including betting markets and tips.

You can see all sports events by selecting “sports” and start playing. All bets will be listed in the betting slip. 

Register option is available on the website header. The “Sign in” button is also there in the header. 

Services

Hollywoodbets is powered by Microgaming software. Slots and table games are there on the website. 

Lotto draws run every week. Players can bet through the website, mobile site, call centres and USSD. 

Hollywoodbets offer relatively competitive odds across various sports and markets. If your horse selection wins, Hollywoodbets will give you the best odds. 

New players receive free bets weekly, only if the betting strategy is met. Hollywoodbets guarantee the best odds for their players across South Africa, UK and Ireland. Only UK people get promotions from the website.

Sports balance can be used to play games in the casino. Popular games are, Bonanza Megaways, Blackjack, Immortal Romance,  Baccarat etc.

To get a realistic gaming experience, a live casino feature is present. Betconstruct is the game provider. Keno, Poker, Baccarat, Dice Duel, Wheel of Fortune, Roulette, Blackjack etc are some of the live casino games in Hollywoodbets.

Click on “Casino” to see the game lobby. There are different categories of games available. Users can filter games as they wish. Like, table games, scratch games, jackpot games etc.

Licensed slot games are based on celebrities, TV shows and Blockbuster movies. Fruit machine games are some of the actual games available. Tiki Mania, Extra Chilli Megaways, 

Lara Croft Temples and Tombs, African Quest, 

Bonanza Megaways and Immortal Romance are some of the popular titles.

To view table games, click on “Table Games”.

American roulette and French roulette are included. A lot of video poker games are also available.

Sports are less available here. But the betting market is huge. The sports market available on Hollywoodbets is Horse Racing, Football, Tennis, Basketball, Greyhounds Racing, Boxing, Cricket, Golf, Volleyball, Hockey, Cycling, Chess etc.

The prominent sport in the UK is Football. So top Football matches are included on the website.

Small fancy games have less of a market in Hollywoodbets.

When coming to racing in the UK, South Africa, Ireland, Spain, Germany, and Argentina, racecards contain whole information such as trainer, jockey, horse, horse run history etc.

Betting categories available are, Yankees, trixies, lucky 15s, multiples or accumulators and singles.

Hollywood Bets perform great in Esports. They offer good markets in StarCraft, Counter-Strike Global Offensive, Dota 2, League of Legends matches and so on.

The cash-out option is available on Hollywoodbets mobile site. The option will be visible to the user only when all bet folds are not in play. Cash-out is based on the latest odds and these odds might change. Hollywoodbets has complete rights to void, reclaim and cancel the cash out in case of any issues.

Live line

In-play betting and pre-match are available in Hollywoodbets. Live betting odds are satisfactory. In-play betting available for Dota2, Ice Hockey, Snooker, Table Tennis and so on.

Live Streaming is not available at the moment.

Freebies, bonuses and promotions

Hollywoodbets provide a welcome bonus after the first deposit.

For existing users, promotions are given. For example, “Best Odds Guaranteed”. In the case of horse racing bets after 9 am, if the opening odds of the horse is greater than the odds you got while betting, Hollywoodbets will give you higher odds when the horse wins.

Acca Insurance is available in Hollywoodbets. If you bet higher value, you will receive higher profit with this bonus. If any one of your picks fails, you get a return with the help of Acca Insurance.

Hollywoodbets give Acca Insurance on Football multiple bets. For instance,

5+ folds and 1 bet fails at 4/1 odds minimum = Stake return as a free bet up to £10.

Acca bonus is also provided by Hollywoodbets. Based on the number of bets, you will get a 2%-30% profit boost with the help of the Acca bonus. To avail of this bonus, it is recommended to place more than two selections in your bet.

Loyalty rewards are not present in Hollywoodbets.

Other offers present are, free bets and casino bonus. Hollywoodbets update these weekly. From marketing messages, users can get the bonus to the account straight away.

Customer care, live chat, email support, tel call

Live Chat and Email are the modes of contact to Hollywoodbets. The support team works very fast.

Live Chat is active all day from 06:00 to 20:00.

Apart from these two options, The FAQ page with answers to common questions is available. 

For a fast response, you can contact Hollywoodbets through live chat. If the question is not that important, you can write an email to them.

No telephone line is available to contact Hollywoodbets. 

Registration

Users can register with Hollywoodbets from the allowed countries which, at the time of publishing, are South Africa, Mozambique, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. After selecting the “Register” option, the user has to enter their first name, surname, date of birth, residential address, email, phone number, postal address or customer account address,  preferred currency, a password and promo code if you have one.

Other details that a user has to submit are, identification documents such as national identification, driving license, passport, address proof where the user should have stayed more than 6 months in the residence, bank transaction history, debit card information or any other payment mode information etc.

These are needed for billing purposes. Hollywoodbets give their services based on the documents submitted. Customer service also uses these data.

If required, the user can request a copy of the information submitted to Hollywoodbets.

Customers should submit all required documents within 72 hours after registration. Else account will be suspended.

18+ age is mandatory to register in Hollywoodbets.

Financial information

GBP is the currency accepted in Hollywoodbets.

Hollywoodbets accept payment via Bank Cards, PayPal, Safecharge, PaySafe, Rapid Transfer, Neteller and Skrill.

Users will get a deposit bonus, only if they do deposit through a Visa card.

For fast withdrawal within 48 hours, go for wallet options. The card will take up to 7 days.

During betting, the winning tax will be deducted according to the law.

The minimum deposit amount is £5 and the maximum is £5000. The minimum withdrawal is £10 and the maximum is unlimited per week.

£100,000 is the maximum winning that a customer can earn per day in sportsbook events.

Withdrawal can be made via the same deposit method only. Else, additional verification will be required.

Hollywoodbets will process withdrawal via the latest deposit method used.

Reliability, Integrity and Safety

Hollywoodbets has been doing great business for a long time. They have a license from the Republic of Ireland, Isle of Man and the UK Gambling Commission.

Hollywoodbets adopt several strategies to ensure responsible gambling.

They ensure data protection using encrypted and password protected software with firewall enabled networks.

The user is given all rights to complain to the information commission in case of any data misuse issue.

Hollywoodbets will share data with third parties for providing services to the users.  But they ensure that data is transmitted securely. They will do this only with the permission of the user.

All Bets and winnings are made confidential.

What does the site not have?

We suggest solving bonus related customer complaints on Hollywoodbets. More payment options can be added in Hollywoodbets. Hollywoodbets can broaden the service to more regions. The live broadcast can be added to the website. Hollywoodbets FAQ can be improved. 24/7 customer service and social media support can be added.

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Characteristics of the bookmaker
Pre-match
4/5
In-game
3/5
Odds
3/5
Convenience of payments
5/5
Support
3/5
Bonuses & Promotions
2/5
Workability
3/5

Bonuses & Promotions

Website languages

Hollywoodbets.co.uk operates only in English.

EnglishEnglish

Products and apps

Hollywoodbets offers sports betting, betting on virtual sports, in-play betting, casino, slots, poker and games options. The same services are available in mobile mode. Hollywoodbets offers no mobile apps.

Web
Mac
Sport products
Спорт
Киберспорт
Виртуальный спорт
Матч-Центр
Casino
Игровые автоматы
Казино
Живое казино
Skill games
Покер
Игры
Services
Регистрация
Депозит
Живой чат
- English version - Mobile version

Payment methods

Deposit

You can fund deposits in Hollywoodbets via VISA, Mastercard, Skrill, Skrill Rapid Transfer, Neteller, PayPal, SafeCharge, paysafecard and bank transfer. The minimum deposit sum is £5. The maximum deposit sum is £5,000. The processing is usually done instantly. The bookmaker holds no commissions for deposit funding.

Withdrawal

The withdrawal can be made via VISA, Mastercard, Skrill, Skrill Rapid Transfer, Neteller, PayPal, SafeCharge, paysafecard and bank transfer. The minimum withdrawal limit is £10. There is no maximum limit for payouts. The processing takes about 24 hours. The bookmaker charges no fees for payouts, though your payment method may charge a fee.

Deposit Withdrawal
Sum Time Commission Sum Time Commission
from £5 to £5,000 instant 0% from £10 to unlimited 24 h. 0% [1]
from £5 to £5,000 instant 0% from £10 to unlimited 24 h. 0% [1]
from £5 to £5,000 instant 0% from £10 to unlimited 24 h. 0% [1]
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Accepted currencies

Hollywoodbets accepts only the British pound.

British Pound

Support

Hollywoodbets offers email and live chat as methods for contacting support service team.

Competence
Politeness
Response time
Competence
Politeness
Response time
~2 h.
Competence
Politeness
Response time
Live chat
~1-5 min.

Reliability

Doesn't accept Bookmaker Ratings
as an arbitrator
There is no company representative on Bookmaker Ratings website
Attitude to speculators:
Confiscate winnings

Licenses (1)

Organisations (3)

Assessment history

13.05.2021
Hollywoodbets UK has been added to the Rating

Company information

Hollywoodbets UK
Isle of Man, Douglas IM99 1RZ Clinch's House, Lord Street
Unknown
1999
Durban, South Africa
Unknown

Pros and cons

Pros
Wide line
Average odds
Cons
No mobile app
No phone call support

Reviews (5)

4/5

You can learn about the feedback and opinion on sum withdrawals and betting in Hollywoodbets in the “Feedback” and in the comment to the review. Learn here about the experience of Hollywoodbets users. Share your experience with everyone.

Reliability
4/5
Convenience of payments
4.2/5
Pre-match
3.8/5
Support
4/5
In-game
4.4/5
Bonuses & Promotions
4/5
Odds
3.6/5
Mary Mulligan Beginner
4.1/5
Anush Ayvazyan Punter
3.6/5
Mariam Mary Karapetyan Beginner
4/5

FAQ

? Is Hollywoodbets legal?
100% legit. It has a UKGC license to accept betting from UK clients.
✏️ How to play Hollywoodbets online?
To play online, load the website on your desktop or mobile. Then register on the site by giving all input required. Submit documents for verification and get them approved. Then select the game of your choice and start betting.
?️ What markets does Hollywoodbets offer for soccer?
Hollywoodbets offers a wide range of markets like Fouls: Total, Shots on Target: Total, Yellow Cards: Total and so on. Detailed information is available on the Sports Rules of the website.
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