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Welcome to the Gauteng Gambling Board

The Gauteng Gambling Board is a statutory body established in terms of section 3 of the Gauteng Gambling Act, No 4 of 1995 as amended.
Prior to August 1996, betting on horse-racing and other sporting events was the only form of legal gambling in Gauteng. During August 1996, the Gauteng Gambling Act, No 4 of 1995, was promulgated. This act legalized other forms of gambling in the Province and provided for the establishment of the Gauteng Gambling Board.
The following forms of activities are regulated by the Board in Gauteng:
  • Casino gaming
  • Betting on horse-racing and sporting events
  • Bingo
  • Limited payout gaming machines (Route and site operators)
  • The manufacturing and supply of gambling equipmen



 

 

 

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Media Release

ON-LINE GAMBLING TRANSACTIONS ARE OUTLAWED IN SOUTH AFRICA 

On-line gambling is currently prohibited in South Africa.

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Bookmakers Please take note: FIC notice to all bookmakers in South Africa to register as accountable and reporting institutions.

Please download or view the following document: FICA Bookmakers Notification


 

INVITATION FOR COMMENTS ON DRAFT INVITATION FOR BOOKMAKERS LICENSES

The Gauteng Gambling Board hereby invites interested parties to comment on the draft invitation for Bookmaker licences.

Written comments may be submitted to the board on or before 12H00, 30 June 2012 for the attention of:

Messrs FJ De Jager or T Letshwiti

Email:          RFP@ggb.org.za

Tel: +27 11 581 - 4800

Fax: +27 11 388 - 0783

The Draft RFP can be downloaded here:

Draft RFP : Click here to download the Pdf