South African Casino Opens - Saturday 10th of December 2005

SOUTH AFRICA – As reported by the iAfrica: "A R250-million casino and entertainment development was officially opened in Bloemfontein on Tuesday night.

"'The complex represents the largest-ever private sector investment in the Free State's leisure industry,' Free State premier Beatrice Marshoff said at the opening of the Windmill Casino and Entertainment Centre.

""International experience and casino developments elsewhere in South Africa have clearly demonstrated the rapid and sustainable growth of the leisure sector should and could be the engine room of our province's ambition to become one of the leading regions in Africa."

"…Buddy Hawton, chairperson of Sun International, said the Windmill signalled the beginning of a new empowerment chapter in the Free State…"

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