A day of breaking records at Emerald Cup

This year saw a record breaking crowd attendance witness Port Elizabeth based racehorse In A Rush upset the odds to win Africa's richest horserace on sand, the R600 000 Emerald Cup.Over 10 400 people took full advantage of the impeccable weather and made their way to the Vaal Racecourse for the 2013 Emerald Cup. The day also brought about the bigge...
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All new Craft Beer Festival comes to Emerald Resort & Casino

The Craft Revolution comes to the Vaal for a one day showcase and tasting extravaganza on the 2nd November 2013 at Emerald Resort & Casino and is the latest offering to launch from the Taste Festival South Africa stable.The Craft Revolution show focuses on the Craft liquor industry throughout South Africa with the emphasis on showcasing the tal...
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Emerald Cup gears up to host its annual Grooms Race

September 28 2013 sees Africa's richest horse race on sand, The Emerald Cup, taking place at the Vaal Racecourse for its ninth iteration. Not only does the race day appeal to the entire family but to the equine grooms, who look forward to taking part in the day's last race, namely the Groom's Race.In an effort to recognise their hard work and train...
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Emerald Cup weekend entertainment plans

Emerald Cup, Africa's richest horse race on sand, takes place on the 28th September 2013 and gets even larger this year as an entire weekend of family entertainment is dedicated to this event.Emerald Resort and Casino CEO Martin Rice says, "The Emerald Cup is traditionally one of our biggest events in our packed annual calendar. It is an opportunit...
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New slot machines at Emerald Resort & Casino

In order to keep its entertainment fresh, 32 new slot machines are destined to be installed at Emerald Resort & Casino over the next two months. These platforms use updated technology and have not yet been seen at Emerald Resort & Casino."The new slots will be installed at various locations around the casino and will not impact on customers...
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Emerald Resort & Casino announces Emerald Cup date

Save the date of Saturday, the 28th September 2013 to your calendars because the annual premier horse race, The Emerald Cup, takes place at the Vaal Racecourse. Into its ninth year, this feature race carries prize money totaling R600 000 and is Africa's richest horse race on sand.The day will consist of a full race schedule including several featur...
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Emerald celebrates the Vaal River Meander Wine Route’s 10th year

Once again Emerald Resort & Casino will host the Vaal River Meander Wine Route in 2013 as the High Stakes restaurant welcomes wine connoisseurs from around the country.Fans of Gauteng's popular annual Vaal River Meander Wine Route have already started their planning to ensure that they get the most out of the six weeks of weekend wine tasting –...
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Emerald Resort & Casino’s weekly Sunday poker tournament gets bigger

Bigger is better when it comes to poker tournaments. Due to demand from players, Emerald Resort & Casino has 'upgraded' and rehashed the traditional Sunday afternoon poker tournament which has been improved, made more exciting and is bigger.In terms of rules, regulations and the general running of the weekly event, it will now be consistent wit...
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More awards for Emerald Resort & Casino

Emerald Resort & Casino receives two awards at the 2nd annual Sedibeng Tourism AwardsOn the 18th April 2013 Emerald Resort & Casino was announced the winner in the category 'Luxury Accommodation', and third place in the 'Meetings, Exhibitions and Special Events' category at the 2nd annual Sedibeng Tourism Awards.The awards were started in t...
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Bobby & Karlien van Jaarsveld perform at Emerald Resort & Casino

Mark your diary as 'busy' on the 4th May 2013 because Bobby and Karlien van Jaarsveld will be treating guests to their popular songs and unique entertainment at Emerald Resort & Casino in the Events & Exhibition centre.Bobby van Jaarsveld has just launched his new album entitled – 'Wat Geld Nie Kan Koop Nie'. His previous album 'Net vir Jou...
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World champ Michael ‘The Grinder’ Mizrachi wins main event at WSOP Africa

The Grinder wowed South African spectators as he seamlessly won the final event of The World Series of Poker (WSOP) Africa held at the Emerald Resort & Casino for the third consecutive year. Mizrachi takes home $101,267 in prize money, the gold and silver WSOP Africa Ring and a Crystal trophy to boot.Mizrachi is a legend in the game of poker bo...
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Jarred Solomon: First WSOP Africa 2013 Ring Winner

Running until 10 February, the annual World Series Of Poker (WSOP) Africa tournament is taking place at Emerald Resort & Casino for the third consecutive year. Finishing off the first event in the small hours of the morning, Jarred Solomon has been hailed the first Ring winner of the tournament.The two day event, which began on 5 February with ...
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Celebrity Charity Tournament to open WSOP 2013 at Emerald Resort & Casino

o officially open the World Series of Poker (WSOP) Tournament for 2013, Emerald Resort & Casino is hosting a special Celebrity Charity Tournament on Tuesday 5 February. Confirmed players include Annie Malan; Riaan Venter and Vin Deysel, among others.The winning celebrity will be able to nominate his or her charity of choice which will benefit f...
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Emerald Resort & Casino activates live streaming and blogging at WSOP Africa

For the first time Emerald Resort & Casino will have a live stream of all the events at the 2013 World Series of Poker Africa (WSOP Africa). This will include an up-to-the-minute blog with updates, comments and facts from a dedicated Emmy award winning tournament reporter from the USA.The 5th of February sees the beginning of the s...
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Legendary poker player and champion Scotty Nguyen returns to compete at WSOP Africa

In the world of poker, Scotty Nguyen is a household name when it comes to playing the game. This world champion has confirmed his attendance at next month's World Series of Poker Africa (WSOP Africa) as he sets his sights on the ring. This year's tournament is again proudly hosted by Emerald Resort & Casino. Last year the five-time WSOP champio...
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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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