South Africa

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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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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News 30-10-2018

South African Gran won R57 million lotto jackpot

Miracles happen every now and then, and a grandmother in Gauteng can tell an amazing story after becoming South Africa’s latest millionaire overnight. On Wednesday the grandmother of five bought a ticket for only R40 and managed the hit the winning numbers that were 2, 18, 20, 22, 32, 43 and 46 – and managed […]

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internet in south africa
News 02-09-2018

History of the Internet in South Africa

The History of the Internet in South Africa South Africa is one of the most technologically resourced countries in Africa. It is also one of the highest users of Internet connectivity on the continent. In 2016, South Africa was responsible for generating over 60% of the total Internet traffic in Africa. But despite this impressive […]

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Betting Sites South Africa
News 24-08-2018

Top Betting Sites in South Africa 2019

Best South African Betting Sites South Africa is blessed with a rich selection of top-class South African betting sites. But what exactly do they offer and which betting site should you choose? To give you an idea as to what you can enjoy and what South Africans think about the top brands, African Betting Guide […]

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News 17-08-2018

Legislative Changes for South African Casinos

New South African Laws Affecting Land Based Casinos In South Africa, land-based gambling is still a hugely lucrative business. It’s not surprising then, that that the proposed Western Cape Nineteenth Gambling and Racing Amendment Bill of 2018 is causing concern for local operators. If enacted, the bill would permit the moving of existing casinos to […]

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