Facts About Online Gambling in South Africa

Facts About Online Gambling in South Africa
When we talk about gambling in South Africa, South Africans are very active and come up with enthusiasm. There are a lot of South African Online Casinos out there which offers various gambling sports for the SA people. If we compare the profit making in online casinos, it is comparatively higher than the land casinos.

However, Gambling in SA has been strictly banned since 1673, under South Africa's Gambling Act of 1965 officially banning all forms of gambling except betting on horse racing which existed as a sporting activity, but in 1994, when the new democratic government came to power, all forms of gambling were legalised. there are several offshore South African Online Casinos sites that offer casino games to South African players.

People mostly prefers online casinos over the land casino to avoid time consumptions, sound pollution and margin money (which is comparatively higher in online casinos) and made a profit of around R35billion by the year 2020. 

Here we talk about few popular online games SA loves to play in online casino-

• Poker
• Monopoly
• Bonanza
• Big Shots
• Gladiator

Types of Gambling in SA

South African National Lottery

The South African National Lottery was established in 2000 and has been in continuous operation since, apart from a suspension between April 2007 and October 2007. In its last year of operation transaction values totalled R3.972 billion, with an average of five million transactions per week, making it the most popular form of gambling in South Africa. South Africa known as one of the largest countries participate in UK49s lottery draw operated by Ladbrokes Coral Gambling revenue from the National Lottery is projected to increase to R2.33 billion in 2019. 


Casinos operate in all metropolitan areas in South Africa. With the largest being the Rio Casino Resort, which is also the largest among the South African Online Casinos and the fifth-largest casino in the world. Tsogo Sun Montecasino, also located in Johannesburg, is another of South Africa's largest casinos.

Horse racing

On-track betting on horse races was the only legal form of gambling in South African Online Casinos until 1996. Due to its complexity and the difficulty of attracting new players it did not effectively compete with the newly introduced National Lottery and casino games.

There are of course thousands of different gambling sites available online and those sites offer you everything from poker and bingo games to casino games, and you will of course have plenty of sites offering you a whole plethora of betting opportunities on all worldwide sporting events and sporting fixtures. There are few licensed sites in SA which provides online casino like Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board(WCGRB), Betonline.ag, intertops, BOVADA, GT BETS etc.

To play at any of these online South African Online Casinos, you will need to create an account by going to the signup page of the casino. At the signup page, you will have to provide personal details such as your email address, name, and age. Once your account is verified, you can start using it to play games. Whether you are playing on mobile or desktop computers, online gambling gives you the ultimate gaming experience. You can play against other players and even take part in tournaments without stepping out of your room.

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