South African Casino Operators Push For Online Casino Legislation

Oct. 15, 2020, 3:48 p.m.

South African casino operators such as Tsogo Sun and Sun International are quietly pushing the government to pass legislation allowing online casinos to operate alongside the already legalized and regulated online sports betting industry. They are hoping that the hard work put into the 2008 National Gambling Amendment Act to formally legalize online casino gambling will finally be completed.

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PS5 Showcase Event: $400, Nov. 12 launch, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, PS Plus Collection

Sept. 22, 2020, 4:26 p.m.

So you've managed to Hunger Games your way to a PlayStation 5 pre-order. Congratulations! You'll snag a PS5 on Nov. 12, when Sony launches its next-generation console. But what games will you actually play on it? Sony recently announced juggernaut titles like God of War: Ragnarok, Final Fantasy 16 and Horizon Forbidden West. But those games are for 2021 and beyond (probably far, far beyond in Final Fantasy 16's case).

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Anubis Gaming Secures $300K In Latest Seed Funding Round

Sept. 17, 2020, 1:48 p.m.

Egyptian esports organisation Anubis Gaming has secured $300,000 (~£234,297) in its latest round of seed funding.A regional e-commerce group is the source of the investment, which comes after a separate seed round last month saw Anubis Gaming raise $100,000 (~£78,069). The organisation has raised a total of $450,000 (~£349,521.75) in funding since launch.

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Gamers Can Pre-Order A Gold PS5 For £8000 - Yes, Pounds

Sept. 17, 2020, 1:30 p.m.

Pre-orders for an opulent 24 karat gold-plated PlayStation 5 goes live on Thursday afternoon. The question is, do you have a spare £8000 for a next-gen console?This comes days after Microsoft announced the XBox S Series and gave the price for Xbox X series and S series.The only catch at the moment (besides it being a couple of month’s worth of salaries) is a sign-up system for existing PlayStation users to receive an email inviting them to pre-order. However, no such invitations have gone out as of yet.

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South Africa: Gamers Demand Fortnite African Server

Aug. 20, 2020, 2:59 p.m.

Twitter was once again ablaze as calls mount for Fortnite to create an African server. #AfricanFortniteServers was South Africa’s top trend on Twitter on Wednesday evening. However, this is not the first time gamers have asked for a server for the continent.

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USA: Removal Of Fortnite App From Apple Store And Google Play Threatens Young Gamers’ Social Lifeline

Aug. 20, 2020, 2:46 p.m.

A YouTube alert interrupted Jack Erricker’s schoolwork on Friday morning as he and kids all over the world woke up to the news that their favorite game, Fortnite, had been taken down from Apple’s Store and Google Play store.

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