Lottery winner has four days to claim jackpot millions

2017-07-26 11:46

Lottery operator Ithuba Holdings has appealed for the owner of a lottery ticket that won a jackpot come forward before the winnings are forfeited.

SA online gamblers busted, winnings confiscated

2017-05-27 17:40

The trade and industry department has announced the confiscation of the winnings of online gamblers in SA.

Will 21 be the new legal drinking age in SA?

2016-10-03 19:55

The Department of Trade and Industry has published liquor and gambling amendment bills that aim to limit the social ills associated with drinking and gambling.

Sun International gets nod for Latin American merger

2016-06-01 12:13

Sun International has been given the green light to merge its Latin American portfolio with Chile-based leader in the gaming and entertainment industry Dreams SA.

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.


Online gamblers lose big time over illegal winnings

2017-05-28 16:00

Online gamblers have had over R1m confiscated by the state after a court ordered several gamblers to forfeit their illegal winnings to the state.

‘Money mules’ clean dirty cash

2016-10-16 07:13

People known as “money mules” are increasingly becoming part of the illicit money transfer method in the online gambling and betting sector, said Olwethu Majola-Kinyunyu, a senior editor for the Anti-Money Laundering Journal of Africa.

Tsogo waits on SA rebound while expanding casinos

2016-07-18 11:30

Tsogo Sun is positioning itself for an economic rebound as the gaming and hotels company upgrades casinos in its core market.

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.

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