Gambling revenue hit by ongoing litigation

2015-11-12 10:45

KZN Gambling and Betting Board members have pressed the panic button as revenue collection continues to decrease owing to ongoing litigation.

GPI buys stake in Australian gaming firm

2015-08-07 07:35

Investment and empowerment group Grand Parade Investments has bought a stake in Australian gaming company, Atlas Gaming for R5.6m.

Moratorium placed on bingo terminals ‘hard’ gambling opportunity

2015-06-23 10:35

ATTEMPTING to reassure angered Pietermaritzburg residents, the KZN Treasury said a moratorium had been placed on electronic bingo terminals in the province.

Impulsive boys may become chronic gamblers

2015-05-28 12:40

Canadian researchers found that teens and young adults with very impulsive behaviour were more likely to become depressed and develop a gambling problem.

Gambling revenue expected to rise

2015-04-24 14:20

SA’s gambling revenue is expected to increase over the next three years after the opening of a new casino by Peermont Hotels, Casinos and Resorts in Limpopo.

Illegal gambling costing SA millions

2015-02-20 22:00

Illegal gambling has cost the country around R110m in tax revenue, affecting service delivery, says the Casino Association of SA.

Powerball reaches a whopping $485m

2015-02-11 10:06

Gamblers betting on the multi-state Powerball lottery this week could win one of the biggest jackpots in the game's history, as the total climbed to $485m.

Warning issued to SA’s online gamblers

2015-01-19 11:24

Government plans to oppose a bill from the Democratic Alliance that seeks to legalise online gambling in South Africa.

Gambling turnover climbs 7.5%

2014-11-21 05:10

Growth in the gambling industry moderated in 2013 with higher payout rates in certain sectors, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report.

Gambling – more losers than winners

2014-11-14 11:57

Fancy betting on the horses this November? Have fun, but be warned – the majority of punters lose money, and there will always be more losers than winners.


Sun International finalises deal in Latin America

2015-09-01 17:55

Sun International has entered into binding transaction agreements with Chile-based Dream to merge its casino and hotel assets in its Latin American portfolio.

Dopamine makes gamblers take bigger risks

2015-07-09 11:33

Researchers discovered that raising dopamine levels in healthy adults causes them to take greater risks when gambling.

‘Create jobs, not gamblers’

2015-06-18 09:29

A PROPOSED gambling centre at the Brookside Mall is being opposed by some community members, who have rallied together to sign a petition, saying it will contribute to “unhealthy lifestyles”.

Japan lawmakers submit casino legalisation bill

2015-04-28 12:45

Japan's pro-casino lawmakers have submitted a bill to legalise casino gambling, the latest bid to establish an industry which could generate $40bn a year.

Mafia thrives on Italy's gambling addiction

2015-03-12 09:30

Legalising gambling in Italy has been intended to help curb the mafia, but prosecutors say it has only created new opportunities for the mob.

$564m Powerball jackpot split three ways

2015-02-12 12:30

Three lucky ticketholders in North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico have won the estimated $564.1m US Powerball lottery jackpot.

Mixed responses to legalising online gambling

2015-01-20 15:02

Readers are divided on whether online gambling should be legalised in South Africa.

Gambling: Firms aim to avoid addiction

2014-11-23 15:30

Britain's £6.3bn gambling industry are looking for a balance to ensure that punters avoid addiction but keep coming back.

The sad tale of money won, money earned and sangrias lost

2014-11-19 10:46

We win some, lose some and even earn some. This blogger talks saving, tax and the value of money.

Gambling board blew R4m on trips

2014-10-24 14:15

The suspended National Gambling Board spent R4.1m on foreign travel in the past three years, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

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