Emerald Resort & Casino

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Emerald Resort & Casino
Location Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Address 777 Frikkie Meyer Blvd, Vanderbijlpark, 1900, South Africa
Opening date1997; 22 years ago (1997)
OwnerCaesars Entertainment Corporation
Websitewww.emeraldcasino.co.za

Emerald Resort & Casino is a hotel and casino located at a private estate on the banks of the Vaal River in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. The casino opened in 1997 and is owned by Caesars Entertainment Corporation.[1][2] The casino was previously owned by London Clubs International.[3]

Emerald regularly hosts boxing matches as well as the South African Heavyweight Championship. On February 23, 2018, reigning heavyweight champion Osborne 'Big Daddy' Machimana was defeated by knockout in the 6th round by Ruann 'Giant King' Visser.[4][5] The casino also hosted the World Series of Poker Africa.[6]

Gaming[edit]

The casino offers 22 gaming tables including baccarat, five blackjack tables, nine roulette wheels and two poker tables in the smoking and non smoking sections.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "BUSINESS PEOPLE: Carter named VP/AGM at Horseshoe Casino". Cincinnati.com. 2014-12-03. Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  2. ^ "Win a 2 night getaway at the Emerald Resort & Casino Hotel worth R4200". IOL Lifestyle. 6 March 2018. Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  3. ^ "Gambling revenue: Gauteng casinos on top". IOL Business Report. 6 March 2018. Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  4. ^ Magasela, Bongani (2018-02-15). "Is Anthony Joshua worth the hype he gets?". timeslive.co.za. Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  5. ^ Magasela, Bongani (2018-02-24). "Ruann 'Giant King' Visser defeats reigning SA heavyweight champion Osborne 'Big Daddy' Machimana". sowetanlive.co.za. Retrieved 2018-03-06.
  6. ^ Katz, Dan (2010-10-27). "Historic WSOP Africa Kicks Off". Poker News Daily. Retrieved 2018-03-06.

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