The Board oversees all gambling activities in the Eastern Cape, in line with the prescripts of the Eastern Cape Gambling & Betting Act (No. 5, 1997). The Board offer the following services to licensees and the public:

a) Regulatory services:

  • Licensing of all gambling activities to suitable individuals or entities
  • Law enforcement – inspection of gambling facilities to ensure compliance with the law
  • Revenue collection – collection of gambling taxes and fees for the Provincial Treasury

b) Socio-economic development:

  • Promote responsible gambling
  • Promote tourism
  • Monitor CSI initiatives by the industry
  • Facilitate investments

c) Advisory services:

  • Information and advice on all gambling issues
  • Investigate and arbitrate gambling disputes


Contact Us

Queneera Park
Queneera Drive
Beacon Bay
East London
P.O. Box 15355
Beacon Bay
East London

Telephone: +27 43 702 8300
Fax: +27 43 748 2218