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Press Releases

Gold Reef City values the role played by the media in communicating our objectives, developments, and updates to the public. Our external communication strategy is designed to engage media sources to provide accurate, current and relevant information.

We recognise the necessity for efficient public communication to inform our guests, and the public of newsworthy developments. In line with professionally required standards, and our mandate to create great experiences, we strive to create a climate of positive and productive interaction with the press as well as our guests.

Hot in the City to Make a Festive Encore

Hot in the City to Make a Festive Encore

Hot in the City to Make a Festive Encore at Gold Reef City

City Drive Car Winner announced

City Drive Car Winner announced

City Drive Car Winner announced

City Drive promotion winner - Chakesse

City Drive promotion winner - Chakesse

City Drive promotion winner - Chakesse

City Drive promotion winner - Ameetha

City Drive promotion winner - Ameetha

City Drive promotion winner - Ameetha

Heritage visit to Apartheid Museum by Grade 9s

Heritage visit to Apartheid Museum by Grade 9s

Heritage visit to Apartheid Museum by Grade 9s

“Ready To Roll” gets another winner

“Ready To Roll” gets another winner

Gold Reef City’s “Ready To Roll” gets another winner driving off in a new Toyota Corolla 1.3 Prestige

Gold Reef City’s “Ready To Roll” winner

Gold Reef City’s “Ready To Roll” winner

Gold Reef City’s “Ready To Roll” winner drives off in a new Toyota Corolla 1.3 Prestige

Blame it on the Boogie

Blame it on the Boogie

Now Showing at Gold Reef City’s Barnyard Theatre. 

Radio Boys Get A Night Out

Radio Boys Get A Night Out

A spirited and slightly rowdy group of radio deejays were treated to a Boys Night Out at Gold Reef City, where their competitive spirit was unleashed in true Bro Code fashion. 
 

A Night with the Stars

A Night with the Stars

Gold Reef City presents: “A Night with the Stars”

An Evening of Rafi with Neeraj

An Evening of Rafi with Neeraj

Gold Reef City hosts An Evening of Rafi with Neeraj 2

“Play Now, Torque Later”

“Play Now, Torque Later”

“Play Now, Torque Later” at Gold Reef City

Roulette Masters 2017

Roulette Masters 2017

Become the master of the game with Tsogo Sun’s Roulette Masters Tournament 2017

John Vlismas

John Vlismas

The Gospel According to John (Vlismas)

Barry Hilton

Barry Hilton

Barry Hilton Brings The Laughs to Gold Reef City

New ride at Gold Reef City

New ride at Gold Reef City

Whirling its way into Gold Reef City’s Theme Park, the brand new Golden Wave ride is scheduled to make its grand arrival at Jozi’s most popular award-winning entertainment destination in the south in September 2016.

8 Hour Car Chase

8 Hour Car Chase

Gold Reef City’s Adrenaline-Fuelled 8 Hour Car Chase

Dance ka Josh Live

Dance ka Josh Live

Jazzy Masala Creative presents Dance ka Josh live at Gold Reef City for two nights only

Midweek Cashout Winner

Midweek Cashout Winner

Gold Reef City's Midweek Cashout Winner

Adrenaline-Fuelled 8hour Car Chase

Adrenaline-Fuelled 8hour Car Chase

On Saturday evening, 25 June 2016, Gold Reef City gave away the third and final Renault Clio in its “8Hour Car Chase” promotion which started in April 2016.

Driving off with the new set of wheels was this Soweto resident, who wished to remain anonymous, pictured here incognito next to the car celebrating his good fortune.

“One Million Baccarat”

“One Million Baccarat”

Gold Reef City, is offering its Rewards Cardholders an exclusive chance to win big with a brand new casino promotion: “One Million Baccarat”. 

Favourite Entertainment Destination

Favourite Entertainment Destination

Gold Reef City recognised as “Favourite Entertainment Destination” 

The Thrill Seeker Challenge

The Thrill Seeker Challenge

Calling all adrenalin-junkies

Magical Performance for a Worthy Cause

Magical Performance for a Worthy Cause

Gold Reef City Stages Magical Performance for a Worthy Cause

Hotels recognised in the Top 1% by Tripadvisor

Hotels recognised in the Top 1% by Tripadvisor

Gold Reef City is proud to announce that the Southern Sun Gold Reef City and Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotels have been recognised in the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards.

Africa Unites

Africa Unites

Africa Unites at Gold Reef City

A Journey Down Memory Lane

A Journey Down Memory Lane

Gold Reef City Takes A Journey Down Memory Lane

99% Zulu Comedy

99% Zulu Comedy

99% Zulu Comedy is Back By Popular Demand at Gold Reef City

Lira To Launch “BORN FREE”

Lira To Launch “BORN FREE”

Lira To Launch “BORN FREE” Album at Gold Reef City

Hottest Ticket to Ride

Hottest Ticket to Ride

Gold Reef City's Hottest Ticket to Ride

New Ticket to Ride Winner

New Ticket to Ride Winner

Gold Reef City's Hottest Ticket to Ride

Hottest Ticket To Ride

Hottest Ticket To Ride

Gold Reef City's Hottest Ticket To Ride

Gospel In Me

Gospel In Me

Gospel In Me Relaunches At Gold Reef City

Kani To Launch Latest Album

Kani To Launch Latest Album

Kani To Launch His Latest Album at Gold Reef City

8th Day set to enthrall

8th Day set to enthrall

The Lyric at Gold Reef City is proud to announce that pioneering Jewish Rock group, 8th Day will be showcasing their iconic new album “Inner Flame” for one night only in what promises to be a spectacular concert on Sunday, 21 February 2016.

Preshanthan Pillay

Preshanthan Pillay

For The Love Of Food. With his passion for the craft evident in every word, Preshanthan Pillay, newly promoted Executive Chef for Gold Reef City, is the epitome of a chef – a taskmaster with exacting standards, creative talent and a steadfast belief in the power of food.

The Love Guru

The Love Guru

The Love Guru Returns to Gold Reef City

Gold Reef City welcomes Ted Mills

Gold Reef City welcomes Ted Mills

Ted Wizard Mills is set to give South African audiences a taste of yesteryear’s music as he takes to the stage for the first time in South Africa at The Lyric, Gold Reef City on Friday, 19 and Saturday 20 February 2016.
 
Mills was the lead vocalist for Blue Magic, an American R&B music group who rose to fame in the 70’s. The group has since earned a sizeable...

Exclusive Privѐ For Vip Guests

Exclusive Privѐ For Vip Guests

New And Exclusive Privѐ For Vip Guests

Gold Reef City recently unveiled a new, exclusive and sophisticated Privé to their select VIP guests at a stylish soiree held on xx November 2015.
 
The new Privé impressed at the launch, with guests in awe of the sheer grandeur and elegance of the venue. Gold Reef City is where Jozi comes to life, and the new...

Judith Sephuma at The Lyric

Judith Sephuma at The Lyric

The Lyric at Gold Reef City will be hosting Judith Sephuma in what promises to be a spectacular evening of song on Friday, 27 November 2015.

Joey Rasdien Live At Gold Reef City

Joey Rasdien Live At Gold Reef City

Comedy aficionados are in for a night of pure comedy genius as Joey Rasdien, South African comedy heavy-weight, takes to the stage to deliver his 5th one-man show, Point of Reference at Gold Reef City on Thursday 19 November 2015.

Absa Boktown at Gold Reef City

Absa Boktown at Gold Reef City

Absa Boktown at Gold Reef City will be the most exciting place to be this weekend as devoted South African rugby supporters gather with hopes of yet another win when South Africa takes on Wales in the quarter finals on Saturday, 17 October 2015.

Absa Boktown Extravaganza

Absa Boktown Extravaganza

Absa Boktown Rugby Extravaganza

Loyal South African rugby supporters flocked to Absa Boktown at Gold Reef City on Saturday, 19 September 2015 to watch the Bokke in action on the big screen.  Rugby fans enjoyed appearances from their favourite rugby legends, live music, fabulous food, loads of cool give-aways and spot prizes for the whole family right throughout the day.

Newly Refurbished Gold Reef City

Newly Refurbished Gold Reef City

A leisure attraction characterised by a unique combination of nostalgia and thrilling entertainment, Gold Reef City has beenrelaunchedfollowing a multi-million rand refurbishment by Tsogo Sun. The glittering launch event that took place on the 19th of November was attended by Jozi’s most glamorous celebrities, key media, and leaders of the gaming and hospitality industry.

Big Band At The Movies

Big Band At The Movies

Johannesburg Big Band At The Movies With Gold Reef City

The talented Johannesburg Big Band will partner with KB Motsilanyane and Brandon October to host a show that movie and music fans alike will not forget. The show is set to take place at The Lyric at Gold Reef City on Wednesday, 25 November at 20h00.

Idols Winner Vincent Bones

Idols Winner Vincent Bones

Idols Winner Vincent Bones Performs At Gold Reef City

Join talented 2014 South African Idols winner, Vincent Bones and some of his friends; Tresor, RJ Benjamin and the Justin Leigh Band on Saturday, 21 November 2015 at The Lyric at Gold Reef City. 

Winning on the West Rand

Winning on the West Rand

The stakes and tension were high on Saturday 24th October during the culmination of Tsogo Sun’s second Roulette Knockout Gauteng Series Championship, held at Silverstar Casino. 30 Roulette  champs from Montecasino, Gold Reef Casino and Silverstar Casino came to the premier entertainment destination on the West Rand to try and win a piece of the R1,136,600  in the semi-finals and...

Flavours Of India at Gold Reef City

Flavours Of India at Gold Reef City

Gold Reef City is excited to announce that Flavours of India, the largest shopping festival in the south of Jozi, is returning to the premier entertainment destination from Thursday, 1 October to Sunday, 11 October 2015.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo is one of South Africa’s most recognised acts, with a distinct sound that has seen them travel the world. The renowned group is heading to The Lyric at Gold Reef City on Thursday, 26 November 2015 to serenade Gauteng music lovers.

Greg Maqoma And Friends

Greg Maqoma And Friends

Acclaimed dancer Greg Maqoma is heading to Gold Reef City to celebrate 25 years as a professional dancer in what promises to be extravagant evenings of dance on Thursday, 3 December 2015 and Friday, 4 December 2015.

Motown Comes to Gold Reef City

Motown Comes to Gold Reef City

“Livin Proof” is set to give South African audiences a taste of yesteryear’s Motown music and will take to the stage for the first time at The Lyric on Friday, 2 October 2015.

Catch the Boks on the Big Screen

Catch the Boks on the Big Screen

Absa Boktown is on its way to Gold Reef City offering loyal South African rugby supporters in the South of Jozi a piece of the action on the big screen.

8 Hour Car Chase

8 Hour Car Chase

8 Hour Car Chase Catches up to Gold Reef City Winner

Riverlea resident, Thursia Henry recently received the surprise of her life while playing a Slots game at Gold Reef City on Sunday 30 August 2015. Winning a Citroen C4 Cactus in Gold Reef City’s 8 Hour Car Chase promotion was completely unexpected. Thursia was cheered on by the Gold Reef City Dancers, and walked away with a...

The Parlotones To Light Up The Lyric

The Parlotones To Light Up The Lyric

Based on the huge success of their Antiques & Artefacts launch, the internationally acclaimed rock band, The Parlotones, have announced the second leg of the tour which is set to arrive at The Lyric on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 at Gold Reef City.

Step Into The Ring

Step Into The Ring

Step Into The Ring For Roulette Knock Out

Roulette Knock Out is one of Tsogo Sun’s most exciting promotions currently running at its Gauteng properties. Now in its second year, the tournament will return to Gold Reef City, Jozi’s premier entertainment destination in the South, offering guests a chance to win their share of R500 000.

Gold Reef City's Dance For A Cure

Gold Reef City's Dance For A Cure

A spectacular extravaganza of dance and song will wow audiences at The Lyric, Gold Reef City, on Wednesday, 30 of September 2015 in celebration of cervical cancer awareness month and to highlight the fact that there is now a life-saving vaccine bringing hope to young women all over the world.

Commonwealth Pageant

Commonwealth Pageant

The spectacular 2015 crowning gala of Miss Teen, Miss, Mrs & Mr Commonwealth SA will take place at The Lyric, Gold Reef City on Saturday, 12 September.

Celeste Ntuli at Gold Reef City

Celeste Ntuli at Gold Reef City

Gold Reef City is gearing up for a comedy feast to remember, featuring South African Film and Television Award and Royalty Soapie Award nominee, Celeste Ntuli at The Lyric on Friday, 28 August 2015 when she performs her popular stand-up show, Home Affairs 2.

Sipho Hotstix Mabuse & Pops Mohamed

Sipho Hotstix Mabuse & Pops Mohamed

Sipho Hotstix Mabuse and Pops Mohamed will be joining forces and using their iconic status to raise funds for ‘Readers R Leaders’, a community based project that aims to promote a culture of reading amongst primary school children in disadvantaged areas.

Tsogo Sun To Give Away R25 Million

Tsogo Sun To Give Away R25 Million

3 July 2015, Johannesburg–From 1 July to 27 September 2015, Tsogo Sun will be pulling out all the stops to create the most rewarding promotion in its history. The nail biting cross-property promotion called Raise Your Game is currently being hosted at three of Gauteng’s premier entertainment destinations namely; Gold Reef City, Montecasino and Silverstar Casino.

Back O' The Moon Re-Opens

Back O' The Moon Re-Opens

Gold Reef City is in the process of renovating various outlets, part and parcel of the complex multi-million rand development upgrade scheduled to be completed mid-2015.

Back o’ the Moon is one of the restaurants currently being refurbished – owned and run by Gold Reef City; it is one of the eight restaurants that will offer our guests an exclusive gourmet experience.

Kaya FM Launches A Satellite Station

Kaya FM Launches A Satellite Station

Kaya FM, home of the Afropolitan, broadcast from its new satellite studio at one of Joburg’s favourite family entertainment destinations, Tsogo Sun’s Gold Reef City, for the first time on Thursday evening, February 19.

Roulette Masters Winner

Roulette Masters Winner

Winner Takes R2m in Tsogo Sun’s Roulette Masters Tournament