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Who are we

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.

Illegal Gambling Eradication Stats

2018 / 2019 Financial Year

141

Raids 

751

Gambling Equipment  seized

173

Gambling Equipment Destroyed

21

Training conducted

MEMBERS OF THE CURRENT BOARD

 Gauteng Gambling Board effective from 01 October 2018 to 30 September 2021

Mr Mxolisi Zwane

QUALIFICATIONS
B.Proc – Wits University (1993); Master of Laws (LLM) in Fundamental Rights and Constitutional Law and Practice – University of Pretoria (2006); Higher Diploma in Company Law – Wits University (2000); Advanced Diploma in Labour Law – University of Pretoria (2015).
In addition, Mr Zwane has several other qualifications behind his name. These include certificates in Arbitration, Insolvency and Business Rescue as well as Pension Law and Administration. As a member of the International Masters of Gaming Lawyers, he has also completed several short courses in gaming law, sports betting and online gaming with the International Centre for Gaming Regulators at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV).

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Chairperson of the Technical Committee on Legal & Transformation Matters and Board Exco

APPOINTMENT DATE
01 October 2015 & reappointed on 01 October 2018

Ms Shaila Hari

QUALIFICATIONS
Honours Bachelor of Accounting Science : BCompt Honours at UNISA; Public Sector Governance at UNISA SBL; Articles with PWC; Member of the Institute of Directors

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP
Chairperson of the Gaming Committee. Member of the Technical Committee on Legal &
Transformation Matters & Board Exco

APPOINTMENT DATE
10 June 2013 and reappointed on 01 October 2015 and on 01 October 2018 

Gauteng Gambling Board 

Take a tour and find out how each bussiness unit within the board operates  

Responsible Gambling Program 

Protecting the public
The Gauteng Gambling Board (GGB), as a leading regulator in the gambling industry, is dedicated to preventing problem gambling and promoting responsible gambling practices. The GGB has launched an extensive public awareness campaign to reduce gambling risks. Working with key stakeholders in the gaming industry, the GGB is fully committed to equip people with the knowledge to gamble responsibly.

What is problem gambling ?

Problem gambling is gambling that is done excessively and negatively affects other areas of a person’s life, such as physical or mental health, school or work performance, finances, and/or interpersonal relationships.

What are the signs of problem gambling ?

Everyone’s experience is different, but here are some general signs of a potential gambling problem. The more signs you recognize, the greater the chance of a problem. Learn More>>

How can you get help ?

If you are concerned about your own gambling, or if you are worried about a family member or someone you care about, you can get help.
Contact:
Toll Free Counselling Line: 0800 006 008 or SMS Help to 076 675 0710
www.responsiblegambling.org.za

Responsible Gambling
whistle-blowing hotline

Gauteng Gambling Board Stakeholders

Stakeholders Regulated by the Gambling Board 

Mobirise

If you are concerned about your own gambling, or if you are worried about a family member or someone you care about, you can get help.
Contact:
Toll Free Counselling Line: 0800 006 008 or SMS Help to 076 675 0710

www.responsiblegambling.org.za

Address

125 Corlett Drive,
Johannesburg, 2018
South Africa. 


Contacts

Email: info@ggb.org.za                     
Phone : (011) 581 4800
Fax       : (011) 581 4903