We had an amazing crowd on Saturday night for Cecilia’s Husbands birthday.

The room was made up with all the glitz and glam of Vegas and the outfits of the guests complimented this Casino Royale themed party. Continue reading

We hosted a small Poker tournament for Leon on Saturday in North Ridding to celebrate his 40th Birthday. His wife Symone arranged the party for the men and she went above and beyond to make the evening special for her husband. Leon had a small but very entertaining group of close friends for the poker evening. Continue reading

The St Francis College community put on the Ritz as they turned out in numbers to support the Monte Carlo Royale evening at St Francis Links.  The event which raised approximately R50 000.00 for the College saw keen punters revelling in the entertainment at the poker, roulette and black jack tables, while enjoying the  delicious food prepared by the Links team, the music and dancing. Continue reading

Behind the scenes with Gaming Events

We have a dedicated team at Gaming Events that strives to make your function memorable no matter how big or small your function is – we deliver quality service every time.

In 2006 Gaming Events started with a plan to create a gaming environment for entertainment that did not include gambling. The company started with 1 Blackjack table and started growing immensely since then and pretty soon the magic started to spread nationwide. Continue reading


Anargyros Karabournitiotis, best known as Archie Karas is one of the most skilled poker players you’ll ever meet. He is well known for “The Run” which was the longest and most profitable winning streak ever to be documented in casino gambling history. He was born in 1951 on an island called Cefalonia in Greece, which is located in the Ionian Sea between Italy and Greece. Archie’s father was a talented carpenter, who could build houses, but still couldn’t make enough money to support the family. Archie had an interest in playing marbles with his friends, hoping to earn some money towards food for his family. Continue reading

While there are many legends about breaking the bank in Monte Carlo, Jagger is the most well-documented and easiest to prove. In 1873, the cotton engineer and mechanic from Yorkshire found himself intrigued with the roulette wheel. He wanted to know how they worked. He hired six assistance to record every single number spun in a 12 hour shifts, and then analysed the results. Continue reading