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 1995 (Act No 4 of 1995), was promulgated. This Act legalised other forms of gambling in the Province and provided for the establishment of the Gauteng Gambling Board.
To be the leading and innovative regulator in the gambling industry.
To regulate the industry in a transparent, fair, equitable and competent manner for the benefit of all stakeholders.
As regulators of the industry, we pursue without compromise the goal that South Africa generally and Gauteng in particular should maintain an impeccable status as a gambling jurisdiction in the world.
The Board ascribes to the following principle values:
We behave in a trustworthy manner where honesty, fairness, mutual respect, equability and transparency are the corner stones of our daily engagements with the people at all levels internal and external to our direct work environment.
We provide our services in a responsible, competent and considerate manner in response to the needs of our stakeholders and the gambling industry in general.
We recognise our employess as our most valuable resource