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The PlayCasino Team


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Meet the team behind PlayCasino, South Africa's #1 online gambling review site. We're a diverse group of industry specialists with a combined experience of over 57 years in the gambling industry. Each team member not only brings extensive expertise and knowledge from different areas but also embodies our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Together, their diverse skills and deep understanding of the industry ensure that PlayCasino remains at the forefront of providing insightful and trustworthy gambling information.

Meet the PlayCasino team

Kelvin Jones – Senior Online Casino Expert

With over a decade of experience, Kelvin brings a seasoned eye to PlayCasino's casino reviews. Using his journalism background from UCT and extensive industry knowledge, his expert reviews guide South Africans on which local casinos are the best, and which should be avoided.

✉️ Get in touch with Kelvin at kelvin.jones@playcasino.co.za

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Rudie Venter – Online Slots and Casino Games Expert

Rudie combines his psychology expertise with real-world gambling knowledge to demystify casino games at PlayCasino. His approachable guides make understanding slots and table games easy for everyone. Rudie's a real game-changer in online gambling education.

✉️ Get in touch with Rudie at rudie.venter@playcasino.co.za

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Melissa Kruger – E-Payments and Casino Payout Specialist

Melissa is your trusted guide through the complex world of online casino payments. With five years of experience, she ensures that all payment methods she reviews are safe and efficient. Whether you're making deposits or cashing out, Melissa's advice is gold.

✉️ Reach out to Melissa at melissa.kruger@playcasino.co.za

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Katlego Modise – Online Sports Betting and Lottery Specialist

Katlego is the master of sports betting and lottery at PlayCasino. With a rich background in sports journalism, he delivers the latest strategies and insights, helping you make smarter bets on your favourite games.

✉️ Contact Katlego at katlego.modise@playcasino.co.za

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Trivesh Vassen – Sports Journalist & iGaming Contributor

Trivesh has spent the last seven years immersing himself in the online casino world. His reviews and articles are packed with tips and strategies that help players make informed decisions, whether they're spinning slots or betting on sports.

✉️ Connect with Trivesh at trivesh.vassen@playcasino.co.za

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Arnold Hurt – Responsible Gambling & Local Industry Expert

Arnold Hurt, PlayCasino's Responsible Gambling & Local Industry Expert, has over ten years of experience in South Africa's online casino industry. With a background as a veteran gambler, Arnold is passionate about advocating for responsible gambling. His expertise in the regulatory landscape ensures players receive the best advice and guidance.

✉️ Contact Arnold at arnold.hurt@playcasino.co.za.

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Ilse Lotz – Head of Editorial

With nearly two decades of experience, Ilse Lotz is a seasoned South African online casino industry veteran. She helps plan, develop, and publish PlayCasino’s reviews, ensuring that all content is fact-checked, accurate, and correct when it goes live. Her immense contribution makes it easy for South Africans to discover the best online casinos for real money wins.

✉️ Get in touch with Ilse at ilse.lotz@playcasino.co.za

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Join the Team

Are you passionate about online casinos and looking for an exciting career move? We're looking for people like you! Join our vibrant team and advance your career in a growing industry. Visit our Careers page to see our open positions and discover the opportunities waiting for you.

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