Popular DJ Tony Blewitt to join OFM at Emerald Resort & Casino

As from 2 February 2013, legendary radio personality Tony Blewitt will join OFM – the sound of your life, at its new home on the Vaal – Emerald Resort & Casino.Heralded as one of South Africa's most loved DJs, Tony will be hosting OFM's "Weekend Wired" on Saturdays from 4pm to 7pm and present 'Gold Retold' Sundays 9am to 1pm. He's been around t...
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First celebrity player confirmed for the World Series of Poker Tournament (WSOP)

Michael Mizrachi of the United States has confirmed his attendance at Africa's annual World Series of Poker (WSOP) Tournament to be held from the 5th to the 10th February 2013 at Emerald Resort & Casino.Mizrachi is a legend in the game of poker boasting 22 career titles and having placed 12th on the overall 2012 Player of the Year ...
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Emerald Resort & Casino’s Breeze restaurant is ‘decked’ out!

Come rain or shine, Breeze restaurant at Emerald Resort & Casino can handle anything the weather throws at it. To celebrate the completion and opening of the new outdoor deck, a summer beach party complete with headlining DJs will be held on the 14th December 2012.To accommodate the ever increasing number of visitors at Emerald Resort & Cas...
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Entries for the 3rd WSOP Africa tournament open at Emerald Resort & Casino

The dates for the third World Series of Poker (WSOP) Africa tournament have been announced. Once again Emerald Resort & Casino will be hosting the hottest poker players from around the world from the 5th to the 10th February 2013.The World Series of Poker is the largest, richest and most prestigious gaming event in the world having...
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Emerald Resort & Casino: Activities throughout festive season!

All ages will be entertained when visiting Emerald Resort & Casino over the upcoming festive season. From the 15th to the 31st of December 2012, a daily schedule of family orientated activities and events will be happening around the resort.Family holiday fun is at the forefront this holiday season at Emerald Resort & Casino with many prize...
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OFM Radio Station to open live broadcast studio at Emerald Resort & Casino

December will see the culmination of a mutually beneficial relationship as regional radio station OFM starts broadcasting from its new studio which has been built on Emerald Resort & Casino's premises. There is a certain appeal for people to see and watch their favourite radio DJ broadcasting live, it adds the visual element to radio and puts a...
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Emerald Resort & Casino sends South Africans to Scotland

It has often been said that Emerald Resort & Casino is the 'Gateway to the World' and its latest international golf challenge is testament to its global appeal. On behalf of Emerald, twenty golfers from all around the country were invited to represent 'Team SA' in Scotland (the home of golf) to challenge an international golfing team. As an add...
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The incredible Nataniël comes to Emerald Resort & Casino

South African singer, songwriter, entertainer and icon Nataniël will be performing at Emerald Resort & Casino's Events and Exhibition Centre on Saturday the 3rd November at 11h00.Nataniël is an incredible performer and his shows are adored by old and young, who recognise the distinctive look, character and voice of this epic entertainer.Since h...
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Emerald Cup deemed a success

Even though the rain came down and hail disrupted races, activities and entertainment, attendance figures were up from last year and guests maintained that a thoroughly memorable day was experienced by all.The morning rains did not deter over 8 000 people from attending the 8th Emerald Cup, Africa's richest horserace on sand. This number is well up...
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Emerald Resort & Casino’s Breeze restaurant hosts Emerald Cup after party

The entertainment does not stop after the last race has been won: Emerald Resort & Casino's trendy and hip Breeze restaurant will be hosting The Emerald Cup's, South Africa's richest horse race on sand, after party on 22 September.Join the party as an exciting day winds down after hours of horse racing and jam packed entertainment at the Vaal R...
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Outstanding musical line-up in store for the Emerald Cup

Top South African musical talent has been secured for the Emerald Cup on Saturday 22nd September. Sponsored by Emerald Resort & Casino, SA's richest horserace on sand, will be hosted at the Vaal Racecourse.To cater for the entire family, Die Heuwels Fantasties, Toya Delazy and DJ Vin Deysel are the headline acts premiering the 2012 Emerald Cup....
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Wet ‘n Wild Spring Carnival

Wet 'n Wild starts off as usual with Wakeboard and Freestyle Motorcross sessions filled with adrenaline and fun. Also on offer is carnival rides with a Ferris wheel, Break-dancer and Twin Ranger as attractions on the day.The outdoor dance party boasts with a line-up to wet any dance appitite. Don't miss out, get your tickets today and ...
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Emerald Resort & Casino up for award

2012 Accommodation Awards lists Emerald Resort & Casino as the only Sedibeng finalistAfter winning the regional category, Emerald Resort & Casino is the only tourist destination from Sedibeng in the Vaal region, to be listed as a national finalist in the 2012 AA Quality Assured Accommodation Awards.Only AA Quality Assured members are eligib...
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SMME conference at Emerald Resort & Casino empowers local business

The Vaal SMME Conference – which takes place in August at the Emerald Resort & Casino for the fourth year – will again empower businesspeople in this sector with key insights which will assist entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. Disseminating practical business information is critical to ensure this sector remains viable and competitive wit...
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2012 Emerald Cup promises even more family entertainment

The richest and most festive horse race on sand in Africa – The Emerald Cup – is the only horse race in the country geared towards creating great family entertainment. Now in its eighth year, this year's event on Saturday 22nd September promises to be even more exciting than the last.In stark contrast to traditional horse racing, the entire family ...
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Emerald Resort & Casino offers lifesaving course

To ensure the safest possible environment for their valued guests, Emerald Resort & Casino is offering lifesaving courses for candidates who meet the relevant selection criteria."It's not just lifesaving," says Laurent Pacariz, Leisure & Entertainment Manager at Emerald Resort & Casino. "Training will include first aid, wall climbing an...
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Work-life balance: Do you need a break?

You see a fantastic offer for a midweek break – like the one Emerald Resort and Casino has got on right now – and you think, "I could SO use a break!" Know the feeling? Maybe you need to check your work-life balance.According to Mayo Clinic, poor work-life balance can cost you – and some of the consequences include: Fatigue: When you're tired, your...
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Mariska and Xena keep vigilant eyes on healthy baby wolves

Here's some fabulous news from Mariska Du Plessis, Emerald Resort & Casino's Game Park Manager, about the baby Canadian Gray Wolves that were born at the zoo on 3 June 2012.The parents were given to the zoo by people who could no longer keep them and they have been kept safe by zoo attendants since their arrival. Both adults are three years old...
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It’s summer at Emerald Resort & Casino’s Aquadome

It's summertime in June: With an average water temperature increase of six degrees, everyone can now enjoy a tropical adventure in the Aquadome at Emerald Resort & Casino – even as the rest of the country wraps up warmly.After a recent upgrade to the infrastructure within the Aquadome, six new heat exchanges and a new air conditioning unit have...
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Business and pleasure seekers head for Vaal Triangle

Commonly known as the "Vaal Triangle", the region falls within the intersection of four provinces of South Africa: Gauteng, Free State, Mpumalanga and North West. Major towns include Vereeniging, Vanderbijlpark, Heidelberg, Sasolburg, Deneysville, Parys and the historic townships of Evaton, Sebokeng, Bophelong, Sharpeville and Ratanda.Just north of...
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