Casinos in South Africa

South Africa boasts with a large number of entertainment and casino complexes scattered throughout the country, situated close to urban centres.

One of the main casinos in Johannesburg is Monte Casino part of the Tsogo Sun Group of hotels and casinos. The Tsogo Sun Group’s portfolio include 14 casinos and over 90 hotels in Seychelles, the Middle East and South Africa. Monte Casino is the flagship, considered to as “the City of Gold’s” finest destination, other entertainment landmarks part of this prestigious group include Suncoast Casino, Gold Reef City and Silverstar Casino.


Monte Casino is an entertaining mecca offering fine dining, a choice of hotels each with their own character including eclectic, and contemporary, opulent. Memorable and captivating entertainment includes theatre shows, cinemas, over 40 restaurants indoor and outdoor, live concerts, an award winning casino, bird gardens and family entertainment.

Gaming at Monte Casino include a non-smoking and smoking casino with over 1,860 slots and over 70 tables catering for every taste from American Roulette, baccarat, craps, poker to blackjack and Salon Privé offer an area for patrons who prefer private play.

Carnival City is part of the Sun International Group and is situated south of Johannesburg in the Brakpan area. The city of entertainment is inspired with a carnival atmosphere and family fun includes different hotels part of the facility, several restaurants catering for everyone from seafood to burger, Asian delights and Italian cuisine. Events include some of the biggest shows and their big top arena offer 3,500 seats. Shopping include music, book and fashion stores, a great kids activity centre and spas. The casino is mirrored in large circus tents, clown murals, jesters and roller coaster models. Carnival City offer casino players over 1,750 smart card gaming slot machines, just over 58 high-tech table’s games and exclusive gaming lounges for high stake rollers and several casino bars featuring live shows.

Emperors Palace Casino is located very close to the O.R. Tambo airport and offer a convention centre, entertainment resort, luxurious hotels and spectacular entertainment choices, including fine dining, beauty spa’s and a magnificent casino. Gaming at Emperors Casino include special winner circle lounges, tournament poker rooms, massive variety of slot machines and great tables. Superb dining includes, seafood, steak taverns, pizzerias, tastes of Mumbai and several fast foods.

Things to do at the casino include international shows, health and beauty spas, while shopping includes great gift shops and several stalls. For children the casino offers a massive gaming hall and the cinemas offer 3D and 4D movies. Hotels part of the casino offer magnificent staying with 5 star service and an airport shuttle service is available for visitors as part of the hotel packages.

Silverstar Casino is located in the Muldersdrift area in the Westrand and the facility include spas, restaurants, musical fountains, hotels, bars and live shows. In the casino itself both a smokers and non-smokers playing area is offered with well over 1,000 slot machines and 32 table games. The hotel offer 34 luxurious rooms with a view of the magnificent musical fountain. After a day of great gambling the Soulistic spa is the perfect place to nurture your body, mind and spirit.

South Africa offer exceptional casinos throughout the country, with special packages for visitors, these include gambling vouchers, shuttle services, hotel stays and spa treatments. One thing is for sure, the casinos ensures that everyone can be entertained in Johannesburg.