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What’s On At Garden Route Casino

Mossel Bay Events

It’s all happening at the Garden Route Casino! Check out the latest events and great variety of entertainment on offer in Mossel Bay.

Freedom of Choice

Freedom of Choice

Freedom of Choice

From Saturday, 11 January 2020 to Friday, 27 March 2020 Every Saturday

We value the health and safety of every guest and have therefore postponed all Freedom Of Choice draws until further notice. The draw entry tickets you have earned thus far will remain valid up until the rescheduled draws take place.


Starting from 11 January until 27 March 2020, Play slots & tables and stand a chance to win a share of R790,000 in cash.

Enter one or Both Draws, YOUR CHOICE!

That’s not all, earn a Golden ticket during the first week of the earning period and stand to win Top-up Prizes.

Garden Route Rewards cardholders need to play slots and or tables in order to earn tickets into the draws. Draws will take place every alternative Saturdays (Bi-Weekly) during the promotion period. Bonus draws will take place on Friday 28 February and Friday 27 March.

Early Bird Draws Entry Mechanics

  • Participants must earn 1 point to earn 1 ticket
  • Two weeks ticket earning period
  • Early Bird draw will take place prior to each Bi-Weekly and Bonus draw at 17h00

Bi-Weekly Saturday Main draw entry mechanics

  • Points earning criteria targets per two weeks (Bi-weekly Saturday) starting 11 January 2020
  • Participants may choose to enter the 19h00 or  21h00 draws (referred to as Bin 1 & Bin 2 respectively), or both draws
  • Points earning and draw qualification criteria is set out below:
Draw Time Draw Prize Points Required
Bin 1 - 19h00 R14,000 1 Ticket = 100 points
Bin 2 - 21h00 R42,000 1 Ticket = 300 points
  • Draw tickets entered will be capped at a maximum of 250 per Draw Bin per Patron
  • Participants may activate draw tickets from 08h00 – on the day of the draw
  • Participants who have earned a minimum of 100 points within the period of the first week of earning will receive a Golden ticket for the next coming draw

Bonus draws entry mechanics

  • Points earning criteria targets from 11 January to 27 March 2020
  • Participants may choose to enter the 19h00 or 21h00 draws (referred to as Bin 1 & Bin 2 respectively), or both draws
  • Points earning and draw qualification criteria is set out below:
Draw Time Draw Prize Points Required
Bin 1 - 19h00 R18,000 1 Ticket = 1,000 points
Bin 2 - 21h00 R54,000 1 Ticket = 3,000 points
  • Draw tickets will be capped at a maximum of 150 per Draw Bin per Patron
  • Participants may activate draw tickets from 08h00 – on the day of the draw
  • Participants who have earned a minimum of 1000 points 11 January – 23 February will receive a Golden ticket for the Bonus draw on 28 February. This Golden ticket will be redeemable from 24 – 27 February. Participants who have earned a minimum of 1000 points from 11 January to 22 March will receive a Golden ticket for the Bonus draw on 27 March. This Golden ticket will be redeemable from 23 – 26 March 2020.

Golden Ticket printing period

Monday, 6 January 2020 From 18h00 until Thursday, 9 January 2020 At 00h00
Monday, 20 January 2020 From 18h00 until Thursday, 23 January 2020 At 00h00
Monday, 3 February 2020 From 18h00 until Thursday, 6 February 2020 At 00h00
Monday, 17 February 2020 From 18h00 until Thursday, 20 February 2020 At 00h00
Monday, 24 February 2020 From 18h00 until Thursday, 27 February 2020 At 00h00
Monday, 2 March 2020 From 18h00 until Thursday, 5 March 2020 At 00h00
Monday, 16 March 2020 From 18h00 until Thursday, 19 March 2020 At 00h00
Monday, 23 March 2020 From 18h00 until Thursday, 26 March 2020 At 00h00

Draw Dates

Earning Period Draw Date Early Bird Bin 1 Bin 2
01 October 2019 – 31 December 19 Saturday, 11 January 2020 17h00 19h00 21h00
11 January 2020 - 25 January 2020 Saturday, 25 January 2020 17h00 19h00 21h00
25 January 2020 - 8 February 2020 Saturday, 8 February 2020 17h00 19h00 21h00
8 February 2020 - 22 February 2020 Saturday, 22 February 2020 17h00 19h00 21h00
11 January 2020 - 28 February 2020 Friday, 28 February 2020 17h00 19h00 21h00
22 February 2020 - 7 March 2020 Saturday, 7 March 2020 17h00 19h00 21h00
7 March 2020 - 21 March 2020 Saturday, 21 March 2020 17h00 19h00 21h00
11 January 2020 - 27 March 2020 Friday, 27 March 2020 17h00 19h00 21h00

Draw Mechanics

Early Bird Draws, Draw Mechanics

  • Ticket will be available to print at the E-host on the day of the draw from 08h00 and will close at 17h00 before the start of the draw at 17h00.
  • 5 winners will be drawn at 17h00
  • Winners will be called up to the stage where they will each receive a R1,000 cash prize for the Main Early Bird draws or R2,000 cash prize for the Bonus draw Early Birds

Bi- Weekly Saturday draws Mechanics

  • 4 contestants will be selected at 19h00 and 4 at 21h00 via random electronic selection. 
  • Participants can only be drawn once per draw slot. One draw slot shall be defined as the 19h00 draw and 21h00 draw as a separate slot.
  • 5 boxes per draw will be on the stage for participants to choose from. These boxes will have different cash values
  • Should the verified winner have a Golden ticket for the draw, the winner will be given another opportunity to choose an additional box from those allocated to Golden ticket holders. 5 boxes will be made available for Golden Ticket holders to choose from.

Bonus Draws, Draw Mechanics

  • 4 participants will be selected at 19h00 and 4 at 21h00 via random electronic selection. 
  • Participants can only be drawn once per draw slot. One draw slot shall be defined as the 19h00 draw and 21h00 draw as a separate slot.
  • 5 boxes per draw will be on the stage for Participants to choose from. These boxes will have different cash values.
  • Should the verified winner have a Golden ticket for the draw, the winner will be given another opportunity to choose an additional box from those allocated to Golden ticket holders. 5 boxes will be made available for Golden Ticket holders to choose from.

Promotional Rules

  1. No person under 18 is allowed to gamble or participate in this promotion;
  2. Any person who has been issued with a Refusal of Entry order, or who is self-excluded, or who fall into category of excluded persons, is expressly prohibited from participating in this promotion;
  3. This promotion is closed to any persons who are directors, members, partners, employees, agents or consultants of or any other person who directly or indirectly controls or is controlled by the company or marketing service providers, or spouses, life partners, business partners or immediate family members;
  4. Participants earn points by playing slots or tables whilst using Garden Route Casino Rewards cards.
  5. Entries cannot be purchased for cash, points or through any other form of consideration.
  6. Prize Winners will be selected by way of random draw. Draw times and dates; and points criteria to earn tickets, will be advertised through advertising mediums used for this promotion.
  7. Participants must activate their entry into the draw(s), on the day of the draw(s) prior to the actual draw(s) within the specified times during which the entry bins are open. Early Bird draw; draw bin will open at 08h00 and close at 17h00 before the start of the draw at 17h00. Bi-Weekly Saturday draws and Bonus draws; draw bin will open at 08h00 and close at 19h00 and 21h00 for the respective draws. The opening and closing times for the entry bins will be advertised through mediums used within the casino.
  8. Bi-Weekly Saturday draws and Bonus draws: On the day of the draw, members will be given a chance to choose as to which draw bin they would like to enter their ticket into at the e-host. They can either choose to enter all their tickets into Bin 1 for the draw at 19h00 or Bin 2 for the draw at 21h00 or they can split their draw tickets between the two draw bins. Bi-weekly draw: Bin 1 = 100 points for 1 ticket, Bin 2 = 300 points for 1 ticket. Bonus draw: Bin 1 = 1,000 points for 1 ticket, Bin 2 = 3,000 points for 1 ticket
  9. Members who have earned at least one draw entry into the Bi-weekly draws and the Bonus draws will be allocated a Golden ticket which is redeemable from 18h00 on Monday to 24h00 Thursday prior to each Saturday Bi-weekly draw and Friday Bonus draw.
  10. Members can only be drawn once per draw. One draw slot shall be defined as the 19h00 draw, with the 21h00 draw being a separate draw slot.
  11. Bi-Weekly Saturday Early bird: 5 winners will be drawn and each will receive R1000 in cash. Bonus draw Early Bird draw: 5 winners will be drawn and each will receive R2000 in cash.
  12. Bi-Weekly Saturday draws; Bin 1 draw prize reveal boxes will contain; X1 Box with – R5,000 cash; X1 Box with – R4,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R3,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R2,000 in cash and X1 Box with  – R1,000 in cash. Should the verified winner have a Golden ticket for the draw, the winner will be given another opportunity to choose an additional box from those allocated to Golden ticket holders and top-up their prize. Golden ticket prize reveal boxes will contain; X1 Box with – R3,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R2,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R1,500 in cash, X1 Box with  – R1,000 in cash and X1 Box with  – R500 in cash. 4 winners will be selected at 19h00 for the Bin 1 draw.
  13. Bi-Weekly Saturday draws;  Bin 2 draw prize reveal boxes will contain; X1 Box with – R15,000 cash; X1 Box with – R12,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R9,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R6,000 in cash and X1 Box with  – R3,000 in cash. Should the verified winner have a Golden ticket for the draw, the winner will be given another opportunity to choose an additional box from those allocated to Golden ticket holders and top-up their prize. Golden ticket prize reveal boxes will contain; X1 Box with – R9,000 in cash; X1 Box  with  – R6,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R4,500 in cash, X1 Box with  – R3,000 in cash and X1 Box with  – R1,500 in cash. 4 winners will be selected at 21h00 for the Bin 2 draw
  14. Bonus draw Bin 1 draw prize reveal boxes will contain; X1 Box with – R6,000 cash; X1 Box with – R5,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R4, 000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R3,000 in cash and X1 Box with  – R2,000 in cash. Should the verified winner have a Golden ticket for the draw, the winner will be given another opportunity to choose an additional box from those allocated to Golden ticket holders and top-up their prize. Golden ticket prize reveal boxes will contain; X1 Box with – R4, 000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R3,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R2,000 in cash, X1 Boxes each with  – R1,000 in cash and X1 Boxes each with  – R500 in cash. 4 winners will be selected at 19h00 for the Bin 1 draw.
  15. Bonus draws  Bin 2 draw prize reveal boxes will contain; X1 Box with – R18,000 cash; X1 Box with – R15,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R12,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R9,000 in cash and X1 Box with  – R6,000 in cash. Should the verified winner have a Golden ticket for the draw, the winner will be given another opportunity to choose an additional box from those allocated to Golden ticket holders and top-up their prize. Golden ticket prize reveal boxes will contain; X1 Box with – R12, 000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R9,000 in cash; X1 Box with  – R6,000 in cash, X1 Box with  – R3,000 in cash and X1 Box with  – R1,500 in cash. 4 winners will be selected at 21h00 for the Bin 2 draw.
  16. A process of declination to be present at a draw will be available at the Customer Service Desk on the day of the draw for the period between the opening and closing times of the entry bins before the actual draw, where a participant can register to still be acknowledged for the prize, should he/she decline to be present for that draw(s) or when the prize winners are announced on that day.
  17. Participants must register to decline to be present at draws in person. No person shall be permitted to act on behalf of a participant to exercise this rule.  Positive and acceptable form of identification must be presented by relevant parties when completing this process.
  18. Prize winners or nominated Proxies who are present will be given 90 seconds to present themselves and must be in possession of evidence of the winning ticket and/or Garden Route Rewards card belonging to the winner; and positive and acceptable form of identification.
  19. Should the prize winner  or nominated Proxy not present themselves within 90 seconds, a re-draw will take place;
  20. Should a prize winner who is eligible for a prize but who is not present as a result of declining an invite to be present for the draw, the casino shall take all reasonable steps to contact the prize winner via the contact details provided on the proxy nomination form or otherwise readily available. In such circumstances the prize winner may within 15 days of the draw claim the prize.
  21. Prizes are not transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash unless otherwise advertised. Prize winners must sign for receipt of prizes.
  22. The prize winner must claim the prize at the casino within 15 days of the draw.
  23. All decisions are final and binding and no correspondence or appeals will be entered into.
  24. Any person transgressing the rules of this promotion will be disqualified.
  25. In the event of technical failure or damage to the device used for this promotion offers, irrespective of the cause for the technical failure or damage, another suitable device or method will be used, at the sole discretion of management and the Western Cape Gambling and Racing board will be informed of any such changes.
  26. Every participant in the promotion shall be deemed to have acknowledged and accepted the rules by virtue of their participation;
  27. The above clauses are severable from each other. Should any clause or part thereof be found to be unenforceable by operation of the law, such clause or part thereof will be severed, and the remaining clauses shall remain in force.
  28. The Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board will be informed of unresolved disputes, subject to the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act.
  29. Any Complaints and/or dispute can be lodged to the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board.

Copies of these rules are available at the Customer Service desk upon request