The Boardwalk set to retain casino licence - Tuesday 28th of July 2009

THE Boardwalk seems set to retain its casino licence in Port Elizabeth after rival bidder Embo suffered a major setback when the Eastern Cape Gambling Board turned down its application to change the site of its proposed casino.

Emfuleni Resorts operates the Boardwalk casino complex in partnership with gaming and leisure group Sun International. It wants its lucrative casino licence renewed for a further 15 years but faces a challenge from Embo, which has proposed an ambitious waterfront development. An official decision in due on August 3.

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