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News 16-09-2019

GPI Sells Remaining Shares to Sun Int

Sun International Buys GPI Sun Slots Stock On Friday 13 September Grand Parade Investments (GPI) announced that a deal had been reached with Sun International. The hotel and casino chain will buy GPI’s 30% stake in Sun Slots for R504 million. Both groups have hailed the sale as a positive step forward for their businesses. […]

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News 30-08-2019

ICE Africa Heading To Johannesburg

Johannesburg Gears Up for ICE Africa Gaming Expo Game enthusiasts will be converging in Johannesburg in their thousands for the ICE Africa Conference and Exhibition in October. Set to take place on Wednesday and Thursday the 3rd and 4th, the entertainment congress will be held at the Sandton Convention Centre.  This spectacle provides gaming operators, […]

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News 22-08-2019

SA Pushes To Legalise All Gambling

Campaign to Legalise All Types Of Gambling in SA Gambling in South Africa remains a controversial topic. But a Member of the Executive Council of Economic Development for the Eastern Cape, Mlungisi Mvoko, believes that all types of gambling should be legalised. Mvoko has been very vocal about his views, saying that making gambling legal […]

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News 08-08-2019

NGB Pushes for SA Gambling Restrictions

NGB Goes Up Against Online Casinos & Cryptocurrency In South Africa, online casinos are still causing the National Gambling Board headaches, and emerging crypto-currencies are just adding fuel to the fire says Caroline Kongwa. Kongwa is the NGB Accounting Authority, and she made this statement over the course of a two-day conference in Pretoria, Gauteng, […]

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News 05-08-2019

SA Online Betting Debate Continues

Debate Rages Over Regulating SA Online Betting The South African gambling industry generated gross earnings of almost R30 billion in 2018, according to auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). This figure encompasses Bingo, Horse Racing and other sports betting, but the bulk of the revenue comes from casinos. According to the PwC report, the numbers are likely […]

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News 22-07-2019

Betway SA & Soccer Stars Give Back

Soccer Stars Give Back on Mandela Day 2019 Mandela Day, officially known as Nelson Mandela International Day, is celebrated every year on the political hero’s birthday – 18 July. Individuals, companies and other groups around the world honour Mandela with specific good works, demonstrating the idea that every individual can make a positive impact on […]

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News 15-07-2019

SA NGB to Host Gambling Conference

SA NGB to Hold Major Gambling Conference According to the latest research South Africa’s gambling industry is predicted to grow at a compounded rate of more than 5% and be worth almost R35 billion by 2021. The burgeoning sector requires proper regulation, and stakeholders need to discuss exactly what to put in place. On 18 […]

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News 11-07-2019

PSL Permit Sportsbooks Sponsorships

PSL To Allow Sportsbooks Sponsorship In 2017, Cape Town City Football Club signed a sponsorship deal with SportPesa – and promptly landed in some very hot water. The Premier Soccer League – or PSL – took a very hard line on the issue, and chairman Irvin Khoza was particularly incensed. Khoza was categorically against any […]

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Gambling Zambia
News 23-05-2019

Caesars Entertainment to Sell SA Stake

Caesars Entertainment Corporation, one of the largest casino and hotel operators in the world, has just announced plans to dispose of its South African assets. On 15 May 2019 the company issued a statement saying that they were already in negotiations with Peermont Hotels, Casinos and Resorts, a hospitality and entertainment firm that is based […]

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News 07-02-2019

How to win PowerBall Jackpot in South Africa

Have you ever dreamt about becoming a multi-millionaire overnight? That dream could become reality this year when one lucky winner could bring home over 190 million ZAR in one go if they pick the right number for PowerBall South Africa. South Africas National Lottery Operator, ITHUBA, has confirmed that the current jackpot has reached a […]

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