With horserace betting gaining popularity around Africa, many online betting sites in South Africa are adding markets for these races. Leading online betting operator, Hollywoodbets, together with Racecourse Media Group, RMG, and Sports Information Services, SIS, have made industry news in recent weeks. They are involved in an exciting and promising new joint-venture. Together they are launching a British and Irish horserace betting service in South Africa.
A Sure Win
Hollywoodbets is a well-established and successful operator in South Africa. It will be handling the broadcast of the races, as well as betting via its online services. The races, which will feature many of the most prestigious events in the UK, will be simulcast to a planned 92 betting shops in South Africa. They will also be live streamed on the operator’s site.
RMG and SIS are frequent business partners. They deal in the distribution and transmission of audio and visual data from UK racecourses. As part of the deal with Hollywoodbets, they are also in charge of promoting and advertising the new betting services in South Africa.
Bet on Big Events
Many of the biggest race events around Britain and Ireland will be the main feature and focus. This includes such events as the Grand National, the Dubai Duty-Free Irish Derby Festival, and many more. Bettors will have an exciting list of thirty-five top British racecourses, and all twenty-six Irish racecourses, to choose from.
Both Nick Mills, RMG’s Chief Commercial Officer, and Dermot O’Connell, Hollywoodbets’ Betting Operations Manager, have since given statements expressing their excitement and optimism. Sure of success, they firmly believe that it will it be a lucrative venture for all involved. They are also happy to provide South Africa with the benefit of receiving the very best in UK horserace broadcasting and betting services.