Gambling

National Gambling Act

(Act)
No. 33 of 1996
This Act provides for the regulation and coordination of matters relating to casinos, gambling and wagering. It creates uniform norms and standards that apply throughout South Africa and makes provision for the establishment of the National Gambling Board.

National Gambling Board of South Africa Website

(Link)
This site contains gambling information and details on responsible gambling. Gambling legislation is available. Answers are also provided to Frequently Asked Questions.

Responsible Gambling

(Service)
Gambling should be for leisure and entertainment - however some people become addicted to gambling. The biggest negative effect of gambling is loss of money. If someone has a gambling problem and loses a great deal of money, this can result in debt, asset loss, bankruptcy, fraud, theft, job loss or poor performance at work, stress and even suicide.

Responsible Gaming Website

(Link)
This site includes information on responsible gambling and responsible gambling projects. There is also information on how to check yourself and where to find help.

Summary Report on Responsible Gambling in the Western Cape: Main Findings & Comparisons

(Reports and Research)
This summary report contains a profile of gambling and problem gambling in the Western Cape, and a cross-provincial comparison.

The Promotion of Responsible Gambling in South Africa

(Reports and Research)
This research report looks at the state of different forms of gambling in South Africa and the positive and negative impacts gambling has on the country. The report then looks at the steps that the Gambling Board is taking to promote responsible gambling.

The Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board Website

(Link)
This site contains gambling legislation as well as information on the policies of the Gambling Board, Gambling Licenses and Fees, Gambling Devices and Problem Gambling.