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Online Casino Industry To Be Legalised In South Africa

South African politician is ready to introduce a bill that aims at enabling residents to gamble legally via country’s online casinos. According to the legislative framework adopted in 2008, the only legal form of gambling was betting (betting on football in particular). But, as expected, the new law will reconsider the position with respect to the old rules and make the entire range of online games of chance absolutely legitimate.

The author of the bill legalising online casinos is a successful politician Geordin Hill-Lewis. According to him, he will put maximum effort to ensure that the bill is going to be adopted in the coming months.

Geordin is a dark horse politician according to locals. In 2012, he won a seat in parliament, although at that time he was only 24 years old, but then, unexpectedly for many, he headed the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa. As a representative of the opposition, he also was the youngest member of the parliament of South Africa in its entire history. (more…)