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The Standard Bank KZN Top Business Award for Business Personality of the Year was awarded to Hollywood founder Owen Heffer at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Umhlanga Rocks on Thursday evening.

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The Standard Bank KZN Top Business Leader’s award is an honorary accolade to a businessperson who has demonstrated exemplary business achievement, industry influence and is a true inspiration to others.

In a note published after the event, the company paid tribute to staff saying the award recognizes not just visionary leadership but also the achieved success of the entire Hollywoodbets Team.

It concluded: ‘Each one of you has contributed your unique talents and passion to creating a powerhouse of creativity and innovation that has been a leading light in the South African betting industry’.

South Africa’s leading sportsbook, Hollywoodbets was also a nominee for KZN Top Brand in 2023.