Proposed gambling bill draws flak

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Chairperson of the KZN Gambling Board Dr Sakhile Ngcobo.
Chairperson of the KZN Gambling Board Dr Sakhile Ngcobo.

The proposed Gaming and Betting Tax Amendment (GBTA) Bill could lead to financial ruin and job losses.

Horse racing and betting industry players in KZN have warned that the Bill could have “crippling effects”, to the detriment of the provincial economy and job sustainability.

Former politician and current Gold Circle chairperson Belinda Scott said if passed, they will fight the matter in court.

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