New PwC Report: SA Gambling Revenues to Reach R35bn in 2021

New PwC Report: SA Gambling Revenues to Reach R35bn in 2021According to a new report, South Africa’s gross gambling revenues (GGRs) are forecast to increase to R35 billion by 2021. This is a 5.1% compound annual increase from 2016’s GGR of R27 billion, it was shown. Price Waterhouse Cooper’s annual edition of its Gambling Outlook for South Africa: 2017 – 2021 report also predicted that gambling taxes would grow at a compound annual rate of 5.2%. Gambling levies would eventually increase from R2.7 billion in 2016 to R3.5 billion in 2021, read the report.

Slow Economy Affects Gambling Market Growth

According to Pietro Calicchio, the leader at Price Waterhouse Cooper for South Africa’s gambling industry: “The gambling industry in South Africa will continue to be adversely affected in the near term by slower economic growth, but improving economic conditions over the later part of the forecast period will aid growth.”

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Slots Capital Celebrates Thanksgiving with 300% Bonus

To thank players for their loyalty, Slots Capital Casino is offering a 300% deposit bonus beginning on Thanksgiving Day, giving players up to $1200 in bonus cash. The Thanksgiving bonus will be available until the end of the month.

“Thanksgiving is a time to get together with friends and family,” said Slots Capital’s casino blogger, Slots Lotty. “But the holiday weekend also gives a lot of us some extra ‘me’ time to play our slots. What a perfect time to have some extra cash in our accounts!”

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Tsogo Sun joins the Mellon Educate Building Blitz in Cape Town

Tsogo Sun joins the Mellon Educate Building Blitz in Cape TownOver 140 Tsogo Sun volunteers from eight of the group’s Cape Town hotels and regional office donned hard hats and joined a Building Blitz to help complete three schools in Khayelitsha.

The Building Blitz is an annual week-long event organised by Mellon Educate, an Irish-based African development charity founded by developer and philanthropist Niall Mellon in 2002. With the collective efforts of more than 25 000 volunteers over the years, the organisation has built houses for more than 125 000 people in South Africa’s poorest townships. Four years ago, Mellon Educate pledged a 10-year education development programme to benefit more than 100 000 disadvantaged learners. This year’s Building Blitz week focused on schools in Khayelitsha.

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Thunderbolt Casino Introduces new Swindle All the Way Slot Nov 22nd

Next week, Thunderbolt Casino will introduce Swindle All the Way, the new Christmas slot game from Realtime Gaming. When it arrives on November 22nd, South Africa’s favorite online casino will be offering generous introductory bonuses that include free spins on the new game.

Swindle All the Way is a hilarious new Christmas slot where a band of bungling burglars is trying to steal Christmas presents from under the tree. Three or more scatters trigger a bonus game where players can win instant prizes (up to 60 free spins with up to 33X prize multipliers) by finding the robbers before they make off with the Christmas loot.

The new game will be available in big-screen format in the download and instant play casino for desktop and laptop computers. A specially designed version for smaller smartphone and tablet screens will also be available in the mobile casino.

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