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The social impact of gambling in South Africa

an initial assessment for the National Gambling Board

by Stephen P. Rule

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Published by HSRC in [Pretoria] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Gambling -- South Africa.,
    • Compulsive gambling -- South Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen Rule, Chris Sibanyoni.
      ContributionsSibanyoni, Chris.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6722.S59 R85 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 148 p. ;
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3998741M
      ISBN 100796919712
      LC Control Number2001345894
      OCLC/WorldCa47125111

      The Mineral Revolution is a term used by historians to refer to the rapid industrialisation and economic changes which occurred in South Africa from the s onwards. The Mineral Revolution was largely driven by the need to create a permanent workforce to work in the mining industry, and saw South Africa transformed from a patchwork of agrarian states to a unified, . Employment at Commercial Casinos. According to the AGA, in State of the States, commercial casinos employed , people in Nevada accounted for 56% of the total. (See Table ) In addition, racetrack casinos in Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and West Virginia employed .

      Gambling in South Africa was originally treated as immoral and largely prohibited, apart from horse-racing. Subsequently casinos were allowed to develop, most famously the Sun City resort, in what the South African government then regarded as self-governing ‘homelands’.   Established more than 30 years ago, SOS Children’s Villages have been making a genuine impact on the lives of orphaned and abandoned children in South Africa. Situated just outside of central Cape Town, the Cape Town SOS Children’s Village cares for more than children, providing them with a loving home, support programmes and essential.

        It is much the same in South Africa, home to the highest number of casinos on the African continent. South African citizens are free to enter a casino and wager as much as they like on a whole host of various casino games. However, they are forbidden from logging onto a computer or mobile device to play the exact same games. This book thus establishes a clear case for a comprehensive and systematic analysis of the impact of privatization in Africa. Specifically, the book provides a state-of-the art review of privatization issues and research questions as a prelude to an in-depth study of the economic and social impact of privatization.


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The social impact of gambling in South Africa by Stephen P. Rule Download PDF EPUB FB2

Conducting regular research to determine the socio-economic impact of gambling in South Africa is one of the mandatory functions of the National Gambling Board (NGB). Of importance is to determine the most important social impacts of gambling and the overall impact on the quality of people’s lives.

It is a general concern andFile Size: 2MB. The Social Impact of Gambling in South Africa: An Initial Assessment for the National Gambling Board Stephen P.

Rule, Chris Sibanyoni HSRC Press, - Social Science. Description The gambling industry grew rapidly during the to period with various gambling modes and/or facilities being introduced. In the National Gambling Board (NGB) commissioned a socio-economic impact study to establish a baseline on the South African population’s gambling conduct and behaviour with regard to various aspects such as propensity to gamble, the impact.

Gambling in South Africa has been heavily restricted sincewith South Africa's Gambling Act of officially banning all forms of gambling except betting on horse racing which existed as a sporting activity.

In the late s casinos started operating in the bantustans (the nominally independent areas called homelands) of Bophuthatswana, Ciskei, Transkei and.

Gambling revenues improved in South Africa in despite difficult economic conditions and a change in regulations, according to a. The social impact of gambling in South Africa: an initial assessment for the National Gambling Board. OUTPUT TYPE: Monograph Trauma history and severity of gambling involvement among horse-race gamblers in a South African gambling setting; Book launch: THE CAPE RADICALS Intellectual and political thought of the New Era Fellowship, s.

Illegal gambling dens can be found in the suburbs as well as informal settlements, and host all the popular games one finds in casinos. The shocking rise in illegal gambling in South Africa News. Socio-economic impact of gambling in South Africa () Key findings and recommendations Presentation to: National Gambling Policy Council 12 March Gambling incidence of social grant beneficiaries (%) 1,4% 4,4% % 12,7% 13,3% 13,3% 26,5% 78,1% 0 20 40 60 80 LPM Bingo Horse/sports betting Casinos.

As part of the bigger project, the NGB embarked on an economic impact of gambling study as a follow-up on studies previously conducted inand The main aim of the latest study was to monitor the economic impact of gambling on the South African economy, as well as on South African household welfare levels.

South Africa, the gambling sector, with a GDP multiplier ofcontributed (directly and indirectly) percent to the national economy in and accounted for Ms Astrid Ludin, Chairperson, Gambling Review Commission, said that the GRC was commissioned to conduct a holistic review of the industry sinceto assess the social and economic impact of the industry, to look into the proliferation of gambling in South Africa, and to determine whether regulatory bodies were effectively achieving their.

Get this from a library. The social impact of gambling in South Africa: an initial assessment for the National Gambling Board. [Stephen P Rule; Chris Sibanyoni;]. The Social Impact of Gambling in South Africa: Qualitative Perspective, While casinos are by far the largest component of the gambling market in South Africa, online sports betting is rapidly catching up.

This was one of the findings from PwC’s fifth annual edition. One particularly controversial social cost of gambling is the impact that gambling has on crime. The academic literature is split with as many studies showing an increase in crime due to gambling.

The socio-economic impact of gambling in South Africa A. BACKGROUND The South African gambling industry has grown considerably over the past 3 years. From the determined quota of 40 casino licences countrywide, 24 are currently in operation. These operations have a total of about 13 gambling machines and gambling tables.

The South African Responsible Gambling Foundation (SARGF) is a non-profit company, public-private initiative between Government and the gambling industry that is committed to promoting responsible. When evaluating the impact of social justice and social democracy on quality education, South African researchers have tended to pay attention to the management of school funds and the assets of public schools (Manamela, ), the management of human resources practices (Lekalakala, ) and admission policies and the representation of.

Polokwane - Illegal gambling has cost the country around Rm in tax revenue, affecting service delivery, the Casino Association of SA (Casa) said on Friday. "South Africa relies heavily on tax revenue with 34% derived from personal tax and 20% from corporate tax," CEO Themba Ngobese told a Sapa correspondent in a telephone interview.

social impacts of gambling, and are scientifically rigorous. These principles are outlined in the first section of this paper. In light of these methodological principles, the second section of this paper provides an exhaustive review of what is known about the social and economic impacts of gambling.

A total. New Zealand.1 While social impacts or social costs and benefits are referred to in the legislation or operation guidelines of most gambling authorities, there are no clear definitions given.

Rather, the gambling authorities tend to provide guidelines on how to have regard to social impacts as part of any gambling licence application.

The introduction of gambling often has beneficial impacts on other businesses in the local area in terms of increased revenue, business starts, and overall employment when a significant portion of its patron base is from outside the area.

While ma. The structure of the gambling industry in South Africa is one of high concentration and few choices available to consumers. By far the most popular form of gambling is the national lottery, which.