Africa

  • Sun International Raises R1,6bn in Oversubscribed Rights Issue 

    By Casino International on August 1, 2018
    Sun International this week announced that its Rights Offer, which closed on Friday 1 June, had been significantly oversubscribed, with total applications for Rights Offer shares at 187%. The value of the total Rights Offer shares allocated was some R1.6-billion. The Rights Offer pricing, at R57.82 per Rights Offer Share, was at the 10 day VWAP at the date of […]
  • TGA & UNLV Announce African Gambling Regulator Training

    By Casino International on August 1, 2018
    Gambling Regulators in Africa will be able to receive regulatory training from world-renowned TGA (Totally Gaming Academy) and UNLV (University of Las Vegas) ICGR (International Center for Gaming Regulation) with the announcement of a new regulatory course designed specifically for African Regulators. The Leadership Development Programme for Gaming Regulator in Southern Africa will take place at Emperors Palace Casino, Johannesburg […]
  • Sun International’s Sun City, Carnival City and GrandWest Ranked amongst SA’s Coolest

    By Casino International on August 1, 2018
    Hotel and gaming group Sun International, and three of its properties: Sun City in the North West; Carnival City in Gauteng; and GrandWest in the Western Cape, have been ranked amongst South Africa’s coolest in the 2018 Sunday Times Generation Next Awards. Sun International was ranked second in the Coolest Hotel Group category while Sun City soared to take up […]
  • Diepsloot 2017 PlayMakers graduate at Montecasino

    By Casino International on July 1, 2018
    Being a vessel of change and bringing hope to the hopeless is 28-year-old Johannes Molepo’s driving motto for his life. He and 10 fellow PlayMakers have successfully completed the one-year Sports Administration learnership and leadership programme at Diepsloot Safe-Hub III. To honour their achievement, a ceremony was hosted at Tsogo Sun’s Montecasino, one of the Safe-Hub’s key sponsors. Other Diepsloot […]
  • Vegas Kings chosen to design and develop Sun International’s new Sunbet.co.za sportsbook

    By Casino International on July 1, 2018
    After Sun International Limited signed a multi-year agreement with Bede Limited and Kambi Group plc in late 2017 to provide its premium sportsbook and technology service, Vegas Kings were soon brought on board to implement the design and development of their new Sunbet Sportsbook due to their advanced knowledge and expertise in sports betting UX/UI design. Sunbet, one of South Africa’s […]
  • Clarion unveils ‘It’s time’ campaign for ICE Africa launch

    By Casino International on July 1, 2018
    ‘It’s time’ is the theme of the creative campaign developed by Clarion Gaming in support of ICE Africa, the first edition of which will take place across 24th and 25th of October at the Sandton Convention Centre, South Africa.  The print and digital campaign, which will comprise extensive PR, advertising, sponsorship, experiential and direct marketing, as well as a dedicated […]
  • Limpopo Gambling Board gets new CEO

    By Casino International on June 1, 2018
    Gregory Makoko been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Limpopo Gambling Board, succeeding Serobi Maja who retired at the end of October 2017. Chairperson of LGB Board, Elijah Tjiane addressed staff at a welcome reception at its offices and said the board was optimistic that Makoko would take LGB to greater heights and will uphold the legacy created by the […]
  • VAT increase to impact Tsogo Sun to tune of R54million

    By Casino International on June 1, 2018
    Tsogo Sun expects to take a R54million rand hit in core profit from a higher rate of value added tax introduced in April, its Chief Executive Jacques Booysen said on Wednesday after reporting a 4 percent rise in full-year profit. The South African government increased the VAT rate by 1 percent to 15 percent from April 2017, which the South […]
  • North West Gambling Board media campaign on illegal gambling in full swing

    By Casino International on June 1, 2018
    The North-West Gambling Board has recently launched a media campaign on illegal gambling. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness on illegal gambling and to encourage punters and members of society to report illegal operations to the board and relevant authorities. Illegal gambling continues to be an area concern for the Board particularly in the province’s economic hub which is […]
  • Botswana to host GRAF Annual Conference

    By Casino International on June 1, 2018
    The Gaming Regulators Africa Forum (GRAF) will hold its Annual Conference on the 26-29 August 2018 – in Gaborone, Botswana. The venue for the Conference will be The Grand Palm Hotel Casino Convention Resort. It is expected that delegates from GRAF Member States such as Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Botswana, Ghana, Seychelles, Swaziland, Angola and all South African Gambling Boards will […]