Chef André creates fine dining moments at High Stakes

Chef André creates fine dining moments at High Stakes
Chef André Bezuidenhout is the Head Chef at Emerald Resort & Casino's upmarket steak restaurant, aptly named – High Stakes. Here he specialises in producing indulgent gourmet cuisine with an impeccable selection of fine wines at an exceptional location.He has been the Executive Chef at High Stakes for the past four years and has instilled his o...
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Kids required to assist Santa at Emerald Resort & Casino’s Xmas Catastrophe

On 6 December 2014, Emerald Resort & Casino will be hosting the kids show, Xmas Catastrophe. It seems as though something has happened to Santa and only the children can help him save Xmas!The show's concept revolves around Santa losing his memory and he might be a bit 'confused'. There is still a lot of work to be done before Xmas begins and t...
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‘The Puppet’ Chester Missing heads to Emerald Resort & Casino

Conrad Koch, comedian, ventriloquist and public speaker, better known as Chester Missing, will be performing at Emerald Resort & Casino's 'Dinner & Show' evening on the 10th December 2014.Conrad is one of South Africa's premier comedians who, as recently demonstrated, is not afraid to get into peoples and brand's faces.This December, guests...
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Black-maned lions move into Emerald Resort & Casino’s Animal World

Visitors to Emerald Resort & Casino recently noticed a hive of activity at Animal World as the resort took possession of two new African lions. The management of Emerald Resort & Casino take particular pride in welcoming these kings of the jungle to their zoo family."It's an amazing time of the year for us at Animal World, not only do we ha...
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Emerald Resort & Casino: #SoMuchMore excitement with themed casino evenings

To liven up the summer evenings, themed casino nights have been introduced at Emerald Resort & Casino. On the back of a highly successful 50s evening and 'Vegas Night', the upcoming themes of 'Super Hero Night' and 'Summer Holidays' are sure to prove a hit."The first themed 50s night, held on the casino floor complete with live music, dining sp...
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Spring brings new birth at Emerald Resort & Casino’s Animal World

Spring brings new birth at Emerald Resort & Casino’s Animal World
Spring is the time of year when the dull brown South African countryside turns into the vivid greens that most people love. It is also the time of year that brings new life at Emerald Resort & Casino's Animal World."So far this month we have seen juvenile fish eagles spreading their wings for the first time, the hatching of several ostrich chic...
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New slots at Emerald Resort & Casino’s Sports Bar

Emerald Resort & Casino's Sports Bar is all set for some changes. The improvements boast six state of the art new slot machines and will now be a smoking venue.Already classed as an over 18 only venue, Sports Bar will feature the latest TITO (Ticket In Ticket Out) coinless system slot machines which will allow sport fans additional entertainmen...
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Emerald Resort & Casino adds its weight to Rhino conservation

Emerald Resort & Casino has announced the launch of the first phase of its Rhino orphanage project. The initiative will aid nature and rhino conservation in Africa by 'saving the Rhinos, one baby at a time'. The orphanage project's ultimate purpose is the release of the orphaned rhino's back into their natural environment."Our Rhino conservatio...
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Emerald Resort & Casino hosts unbelievably popular ‘Groet die Grotman’

Emerald Resort & Casino hosts unbelievably popular ‘Groet die Grotman’
Rob Becker's extremely popular show "Defending the Caveman", translated and adapted into Afrikaans as "Groet die Grotman" will be making its debut appearance at Emerald Resort & Casino.The show "Groet die Grotman", directed by Sandra Prinsloo, performed by Hannes Muller and translated in Afrikaans by Koos Kombuis, will be performed at Emerald R...
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Grooms race closes the day at Emerald Cup

Africa's richest horse race on sand will soon be upon us and typically the day is filled with horse racing, fun and entertainment for everyone. Sponsored by Emerald Resort & Casino the race will be run at Vaal Racecourse on the 27th September, with the ever popular groom's race marking the last event of the day.The Emerald Cup is an amazing day...
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Massive Dance Art Festival comes to Emerald Resort & Casino

Massive Dance Art Festival comes to Emerald Resort & Casino
For the first time, the South African Dance Art Festival will be making its appearance in the Vaal Triangle and will be hosted by Emerald Resort & Casino from 22 to 27 September 2014. It's an absolute must see for anyone that loves or is involved with dance.The Dance Art Festival is one of the most popular and premier dance festivals in South A...
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Emerald Cup attracts top SA entertainers

Emerald Resort & Casino pulls out all the stops at its Emerald Cup event, especially when it comes to the entertainment on offer. This year the Cup will take place on Saturday 27 September and will feature South African artists like Lonehill Estate, Daniel Baron and Lloyd Cele.Billed as Africa's richest race on sand, the Emerald Cup is the Vaal...
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Emerald Resort & Casino celebrates Mandela Day

In celebration of Mandela Day and in continuation of its ongoing charity work, Emerald Resort & Casino's charity initiative has bought and donated a host of toiletries to the Polokong Children's Home in Evaton.This NGO is comprised of five houses, all located on the same premises; each looked after by a housemother who, in turn, is...
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Expect a showcase of wine at Emerald Resort & Casino

This year, the annual Emerald Resort & Casino wine show will once again showcase over 200 different wines; wines suitable for any event and every palette on the 4th and 5th July 2014.The wine show will take place in the impressive Events & Exhibition Centre and will host over 40 different wine estates, displaying and offering over 200 wines...
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Emerald Cup 2014 stake upped to R1 million

Emerald Resort & Casino has announced 27 September 2014 as the date for this year's annual Emerald Cup. Now in its tenth year, Phumelela Gaming and Leisure Limited have also upped the traditional winning stake from R600 000 to a whopping R1 000 000.This year's Emerald Cup Grade 2 race will again be run over 1450m on the Vaal sand track on Satur...
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Emerald Resort & Casino hosts second Craft Revolution beer festival

Seasoned beer connoisseurs and 'beerginners' will be pleased to hear that the Vaal's biggest Craft Beer Festival is set to return to Emerald Resort & Casino on Saturday 26 April 2014.The Craft Revolution is an interactive and experiential platform where beer and ciders from South Africa's leading micro breweries will be on display ...
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Emerald Resort & Casino hosts Sunflower Walk again

On 15 March 2014, Emerald Resort & Casino will once again be hosting the annual Sunflower Fund – Walk with a Purpose – in aid of leukaemia patients and those suffering from life threatening blood diseases.The Sunflower Fund aims to educate and recruit a viable source of well-informed potential bone marrow stem cell donors who are ethnically div...
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Emerald Resort & Casino shines at PMR Africa Awards

At the recent PMR Africa Awards, Emerald Resort & Casino was presented with four awards ranging from diamond to bronze in the Sedibeng District Survey.According to Sharon de Leur, Marketing Executive at Emerald Resort & Casino, the sought after diamond award was won in the Executive Lifestyle Category for Casinos/Entertainment Centres categ...
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Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra at Emerald Resort & Casino

The Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing at Emerald Resort & Casino as a special Valentine's Day treat on 14 February 2014. The open air performance 'Concert Under the Stars' is jointly presented by OFM.The 50-piece world class orchestra, led by conductor Gerben Grooten, will combine with musicians and artists at the pinnacle ...
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Microbrewers brew up a storm at Emerald Resort & Casino’s Craft Beer Festival

Nine microbrewers have confirmed their participation at this year's Craft Revolution on the 2nd November 2013 at Emerald Resort & Casino. The Craft Revolution is the latest offering to launch from the Taste Festivals South Africa stable.It's a true celebration of the diverse craft beer industry, with brewers from the Cape to Clarens, this is th...
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