« News index »
SOUTH AFRICAN PARLIAMENT REJECTS ONLINE GAMBLING LICENSING AND REGULATION
27th May, 2016 at 10:27:52
Opposition attempt to flight a bill soundly defeated in parliament.
It appears that the South African government's anti-online casino gambling stance is now firmly entrenched after over a decade of indecision and repeated enquiries and commissions.
On Thursday a proposal to regulate and licence online gambling which had already been rejected by the Trade and Industry Committee of the National Assembly went to debate on the floor, sponsored by Geordin Hill-Lewis, an MP from the official Opposition, the Democratic Alliance Party.
Lewis Hill's Remote Gaming Bill proposal was tabled, giving MPs an opportunity to support it or agree with the Trade and Industry Committee's rejection.
Whilst there was some support from a minority political party, the overwhelming majority of MPs decided to support the committee's finding,
Related News Tags: South Africa
BET.CO.ZA EXPANDS MOBILE SERVICE
27th March, 2017 at 20:04:48
With launch of iOS app.
BETTING DRIVES SOUTH AFRICAN GAMBLING MARKET
10th February, 2017 at 09:06:44
Boosted by introduction of licensed online sports betting.
SOUTH AFRICAN CASINO OWNERS STILL INSIST THAT ONLINE GAMBLING IS A THREAT
08th December, 2016 at 07:08:14
Despite government bans on online gambling, land casino owners continue to see it as a threat.
SOUTH AFRICAN CLAMPDOWN ON ILLEGAL GAMBLING
03rd December, 2016 at 09:35:47
Enforcement agencies combine to shutter 19 venues in two provinces.
SOUTH AFRICAN GAME DESIGN STUDIO CONTRIBUTES TO LAND CASINO GAMES
29th November, 2016 at 21:13:17
Bla Blas Bla's innovative games are finding favour in the land casino environment following deal with Slot Game Lab.