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1: What is illegal gambling?

Illegal gambling occurs when an unlicensed operate offer gambling products to the public.

2: Cost of illegal gambling

Unlicensed and illegal operators pose the following risk.

   2.1: Punters

Games offered to punters have not been checked and approved by the regulator to show compliance with the technical standards aim at insuring, among other that the games offered are fair.

   2.2: Fiscals

Illegal operators do not pay tax and as a result they do not contribute to fiscals.

   2.3: Industry initiatives

Illegal operators do not contribute toward industry initiatives, such as contributing to the National Responsible Gambling Programme, which is aimed at minimizing the risk and danger of gambling.

3: What can the public do?

Any member of the public who becomes aware of the existence of illegal operators may report it to:

   3.1: Gauteng Gambling Board at (011) 581 4800
   3.2: SAPS at any police station.
 
 

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