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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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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