Bidding Process Starts For New Casinos - Thursday 9th of February 2006

SOUTH AFRICA As reported by the South African Herald: "BHISHO has given the Eastern Cape Gambling and Betting Board the green light to start the bidding process for two new casinos to be built in the province.

"Board CEO Gonza Mati said permission was given last week and the board had 'not wasted a day' in moving ahead and placing adverts for draft 'requests for proposals'.

"Interested parties could purchase the RFP and submit comments and requests which will be discussed at a bidders' conference to be held in East London on February 23.

"...Tendering is set to close in June, with successful bidders to be announced in November..."

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