Gambling in South Africa

South African hotels with a land-based casino

Until 1995, all forms of gambling were illegal in South Africa. The legalization was made official in the year of 1996 according to national gambling act after that only the licensed casinos were established.  Later South Africa received many land-based casinos. Among them, some of them are received the reputation and being one of the biggest in international scales. You can find many brick and mortar casinos in cities like Durban, Johannesburg, and Cape Town. South African casinos offer patrons a wide variety of gaming options, good dining, and fantastic entertainment.

South African hotels with casino

There are so many best South African hotels with casino are present in the city. They are mentioned below;

South African hotels with casino

Boardwalk casino

The Boardwalk casino is also owned by Sun international and it was situated on Nelson Mandela bay beach and it is one of the topmost casinos in Port Elizabeth. This casino is 24/7 opened and about 80,000 square feet of gaming space. This casino includes 24 table games including the blackjack, roulette, poker, and baccarat. The tables are grouped into non-smoking and smoking areas.

This casino has over 900 machines which are very popular among the local peoples. All slot machines and video poker machines require small cards. You can add cash deposits and payout to your card.

Grand west casino and entertainment world

The hotel grand west is located at Cape Town and it is opened over two decades. It is too owned by Sun International. This is South Africa’s largest casino and that covers 120,000 square feet. In there you can find up to 80 table games that include 10 poker tables.

Grand west also features over 2, 560 slot machines. They are providing mouth-watering delicacies on different offers. It also includes some of the non-gaming amenities like cinemas, skating rink and number of cool bars.


The Montecasino is one of the casinos that are located in the center of the Johannesburg.  It was owned by Tsogo Sun, which is in partnership with Sun Investment. This is an Italian themed casino and it was opened in 2000. This casino has a stunning gaming floor that covers over 278,871 square feet. The casino has around 70 table games includes poker, craps, roulette, and blackjack.

Montecasino has 1860 gaming machines including the video poker, progressive jackpot slots and also video slots. Only one progressive slot can win around Rs. 10,000 cash and a Mercedes Benz car with it.  It also has great sets of restaurants serving different styles of cuisines.

Sibaya casino

The casino was opened just in January 2004 and it is also owned by Sun International. This casino is not bigger as like above mentioned but it is quite popular among the people who enjoy 10,000 square feet of gaming space. Players can enjoy the amenities present Sibaya lodge. They include a wide selection of bars, restaurants, and lounges. You can rest and play in RSA with high accommodation.

Final lines

Now casino can also be played online but something special with the real, land-based casino. South Africa casino hotels offer many slots you can win and have fun on playing casino.