Whitesmans is a leading South African law firm internationally recognised as specialising in gaming, gambling and betting law. We advise local and international online, mobile and landbased bookmakers, betting exchanges and operators of casinos, poker rooms, bingo rooms, skills games, sweepstakes, competitions and lotteries; service companies within and to the gaming and gambling industry; software providers; players; and regulators. We understand not only the law but the business of gaming and strive to ensure that our clients’ commercial goals are achieved.


Whitesmans is extremely proud to be recognised for its expertise by its inclusion in Band 1 Gaming & Gambling in Chambers Global every year since 2008 and to have been awarded the prestigious Global Law Experts- South Africa: Gaming Law Firm of the Year 2010 and CorporateINTL Magazine 2011 Global Award for Gaming Law Firm of the Year in South Africa. Whitesmans has also been included in the International Who's Who of Sports & Entertainment Lawyers for 2013 & 2014 and the Best of the Best Experts Guide (Gambling & Gaming) for 2015.

Whitesmans is a general member of the International Masters of Gaming Law.


Whitesmans practises in association with other leading specialised law firms and industry consultants both locally and internationally*, with whom we enjoy close and longstanding relationships. Contact us for all your gaming, gambling and commercial requirements in South Africa and globally.

*We are associated with other leading law firms in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome (www.gaminglaw.eu), London and other major cities worldwide.