Waiter 3 Dishes Up A Hollywoodbets Punters’ Challenge Victory!

On an afternoon where five tote favourites won on the Vaal card, regular player Waiter 3 struck gold in the Hollywoodbets Punters’ Challenge with an R830 000 all-or-nothing jackpot win.

The popular free-to-play competition has created a host of winners over the past four years, and requires players to select the winner of each race on local racemeetings, as well as on Hong Kong and Singapore fixtures.

The all-or-nothing jackpot prize on local racemeetings is calculated by multiplying the number of starters by a factor of R10 000.

Players have an opportunity to double their potential payout by wagering a minimum of R50- on the programmatically generated betslip.

Waiter 3 loves this pic! Munchkin won the last to give Craig Zackey and Lucky Houdalakis a double on the day. Happy owner Dave Shawe enjoys the moment (Pic – JC Photos)

While Waiter 3 failed to take up the R50 minimum bet and thus double her payout to R1 660 000, the 58 year old mother of three, a Nursing Sister, who lives with her family in Thembisa, was thrilled when the Sporting Post called her to give her the good news.

“My son usually gives me a call to say ‘Mama, you are number 2028, or 6076, or wherever’. Today he did the same – except I was number 1 at the end of the racemeeting after Munchkin won the last race!” enthused the happy Grandmother, who said she would be using the R830 000 to settle her debt and to spoil her six grandchildren.

“I have been so desperate to be debt-free! And now thanks to Hollywoodbets, I am going to be. I am so happy and we have played the competition regularly as a family game – so it’s been lots of great fun too!” she added.

It’s been a big year so far for winners in the exciting competition that is available on all local racemeetings, as well as Hong Kong and Singapore racemeetings.

In February, two lucky players, Sketts and EnQ, became the first jackpot winners of 2024 in the Hollywoodbets Punters’ Challenge when they shared the R720 000 jackpot prize by selecting all eight winners on the Turffontein 8 February card.

Then on Saturday 10 February, a record 74 winners shared a payout of R650 000 in the free-to-play competition. Each winner received over R8 700 each.

On Friday 29 March, KZN-based player Dream 333 became the latest big winner in South Africa’s all-time most popular horseracing competition when he scooped the all-or-nothing jackpot prize of R840 000 in the Hollywoodbets Punters’ Challenge at Fairview.

On Sunday 28 April, Keano01 won R860 000 at the Hollywoodbets Scottsville racemeeting, and proceeded to buy himself a new set of wheels.

For local racemeetings, the value of the all-or-nothing prize is determined by the number of runners at the race meeting multiplied by R10 000, for all venues.

For example, if there are 91 carded runners and 5 scratchings, then the all-or-nothing prize will be based on 86 runners at R10 000 each, giving a value of R860 000 as the prize!

For Hong Kong and Singapore racemeetings, the jackpot prize is R500 000.

Over and above the premier aim of finding all the winners, daily prize money of R5 000 for each of the scheduled race meetings will be shared by the top 20 players on the points leaderboard at the end of the day.

The winner will be awarded R2 000, with the runner-up R1 000 and the balance apportioned in terms of the published rules down to the 20th finisher.

These payouts are also doubled if the minimum R50 wager on the bet slip is taken!

The Hollywoodbets Punters’ Challenge is really easy to understand and to play.

All you need is a Hollywoodbets account and the choice is yours to either select one horse in each of the races at the designated race meeting or opt to make use of the ‘quick-pick’ option and take a chance!

The postponed Hollywoodbets Greyville SA Champions Season feature launch meeting is off early at 11h05 on Wednesday!

Then Happy Valley kicks off at 12h40.

Don’t leave your entry late – the gate closes five minutes before the off of the first race in all centres.

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