Tag Archives: South Africa gambling

Strong Criticism Heard Against New South African Gambling Bill

It is nearly a month after the government unveiled its new South African Gambling Amendment Bill, and analysts are still studying the 49 page bill and giving their opinions. Among them is the well-known gaming lawyer, Garron Whitesman who came … Continue reading

Stricter Gambling Laws Are In The Pipeline For South Africas Casino Industry

South Africa’s National Gambling Amendment Bill, which has undergone multiple changes since it was first proposed in 2016, was officially tabled by Rob Davies, Minister of Trade Industry, on July 20, 2018. The bill proposes amendments to the current gambling … Continue reading

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

According 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 … Continue reading

South Africa Remains Regional Gambling King

While there is plenty of growth potential in Africa for its gambling industry, experts agree that South Africa remains the region’s king. Pricewaterhouse Coopers points out that while countries such as Nigeria are emerging as leaders in African gambling, South … Continue reading