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Hollywoodbets signs Robert Marawa

Robert Marawa

Johannesburg - Iconic sports presenter, Robert Marawa, officially announced his brand ambassador role with South Africa’s largest sports betting operator, Hollywoodbets. At an event that took place at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, Marawa and Hollywoodbets broke the news of the two big brands merging, with the goal to bring South Africans closer to sport than ever before.

With the digital space now more accessible in South Africa, the sports betting industry has seen a major boom over the last few years. Marawa is known for his enthralling brand of journalism, which pulls no punches, and tackles some of the most important sports topics in South Africa.

Marawa will add value with his experience, knowledge and opinion through the creation of bespoke content for the Purple brand’s audience. With these two brands’ shared passion for sport, they announced that they will be collaborating on several initiatives to promote South Africa’s sporting talent. They will also be looking to expand their collaboration into other African countries.

Marawa explained that after his first meeting with Hollywoodbets, he was impressed by their passion and the family-like culture. “I am looking forward to being a part of the team. Their investment in sports and the community is aligned with my own values. With their roots in South Africa, a global mindset and their incredible energy, I know we will work on impactful projects together.”

“We’re excited to join forces with Robert. His journey as a pioneering sports presenter resonates with the Hollywoodbets journey of revolutionising sports betting. His boldness and passion for sports, as well as his captivating insight is something that we have admired and having him on board will be a game-changer,” said Sandisiwe Bhengu, Hollywoodbets Commercial Manager.

Issued by: Hollywoodbets

Editorial and general enquiries: Samantha Gounden, PR & Communications Manager at Hollywoodbets, email: Tel: 087 353 8930

Since 1999, Hollywoodbets has been revolutionising betting within South Africa, Mozambique, the UK and Ireland. They are also expanding into other parts of Africa. The company was originally established as a publishing business in 1989, with a horse racing form guide Winning Form, still in existence today.

The company offers an online platform, mobile site, call centre and an impressive 91 retail branches. As a frontrunner in the industry, they are always finding innovative products to offer their customers the ultimate betting experience. Customers are spoilt for choice with millions of betting markets on offer, including soccer, horse racing, lotteries from around the world and live games.

Hollywoodbets has partnership agreements with Brentford Football Club, LaLiga, Brentford FC, Comrades Marathon, The Sharks, and Hollywoodbets Dolphins as well as horse racing race course sponsorships at Greyville and Scottsville Racecourses in South Africa. The iconic sports presenter, Robert Marawa, joins the likes of Jerry Sikhosana, Brian Baloyi, Odwa and Akona Ndungane, Mike Procter, Anthony Delpech, Stacey-lee May, as well as Austin Kruger to complete an ALL-STAR line-up of brand ambassadors.

Hollywoodbets prides itself investing in community development and recently launched the Hollywood Foundation.

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