Hollywood bets is one of the top bookies in South Africa by market share, sitting in the hearts of many punters. With the increasing use of mobile devices, it is common nowadays for the punter to want to access the betting sites using such devices. But how is the experience with mobile devices, one may ask? We take a look at the Hollywood bets Mobile site in this review.
Hollywood bets Site
When opening the Hollywood bets site from a mobile device using a browser, one is given an option to select from the Mobisite (mobile site) or the Desktop Site. The recommended one is the Mobisite for a phone or tablet device. Of course, should there be any need, there is always a possibility to switch to the desktop site.
Whilst the mobile webpage may not be the most polished of sites, it offers a very fast and navigation experience. The menu options are clearly labelled and visible, which also simplifies browsing. From the top right of the menu, one can click the “Register” button and follow the available prompts to complete the registration process. A menu on the top half of the landing page allows the horizontal scrolling across the page to select options such as soccer, horse racing, and lucky numbers. There is a button to access the current day’s soccer matches.
The midsection of the landing page is the one that is loaded with various options for the punter to select from. These include the option of playing predict and win games, which are an assortment of prediction games across various sports. Lovers of Betgames offerings are also catered for – options to access Lucky 5 and Lucky 6 games are available through the Betgames Africa button. Other options include access to the Same Match Betbuilder option to select various markets on a single match – we find this to provide better value odds to the player who wishes to make use of various low odd combinations into one. Of course, the main focus area for Hollywood bets mobile is sports betting, with various sports types to select from. Other notable mentions are the access to live matches with a fairly wide option of sports options and accompanying markets.
Stores, Vouchers and More
That’s not all! In terms of helpful information, the Hollywood bets site is quite generous as well. There are links to the blog site which we find very useful, regularly updated and amongst the best in South Africa. Various self-help videos on how to perform certain tasks, help articles and locations of stores to purchase top-up vouchers are available. Weekly soccer podcasts can be also accessed. There is also a .jad mobile phone app for basic feature phones which ensures Hollywoodbets offers a truly mobile betting experience for all customer types.
Hollywoodbets offer sports betting options over a fairly wide range of sports – 24 at the time of writing this article and these include horse racing and Lucky numbers. The markets offered for each sport are also very wide, with odds competitive with many recognized bookies. They also offer the Same match bet builder for selecting various market options for a single match to come up with higher odds. Live betting markets are also available for selected sports.
Promotions on Hollywood bets Mobile
Hollywood bets offer a R25 sign-up bonus (with no deposit) once an account has been opened and activated. The refer-a-friend bonus of R50 is also offered for each referral who opens an account with Hollywood bets and makes a subsequent deposit. There is also a win your stake back promotion up to a value of R5, 000 for a losing multi bet with 8 + fixtures and only 1 fixture losing. A bonus of between 2.5 % and 30 % is also offered for multi-selections on soccer bets. There are also competitions in which there is a possibility of winning an NP200 Bakkie or a R500, 000 prize from Spar through the purchase of Hollywood’s top-up voucher.
Depositing from your phone
Hollywoodbets offer a significant number of deposit options – Bank Deposit, EFT, Mastercard or VISA enabled cards, Holly Top-Up Voucher, Branch Deposit, iPay, Zapper, Peach Payments, and SID.
Mobile site Experience
Hollywoodbets continue to provide good betting facilities through their mobile webpage. The page can be accessed using an app downloadable even for the basic feature phone, which increases the span of reach to cater for all types of customers. The mobile site provides access to a multitude of features that are similarly available on the desktop site. There deposit options are also quite wide. Hollywoodbets, therefore, offer a remarkable mobile betting experience, allowing placing bets from any location so long internet connection is available.
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