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A street gambler's story

A street gambler’s story

Although Thapelo is only 20 years’ old, gambling is a part of his daily routine. He talks about illegal gambling in the Johannesburg CBD and shares his experiences.

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The downtown gamble

It’s Tuesday afternoon and the Noord Street taxi rank is alive with activity. Throngs of people bustle along the pavement, vendors sell their goods and street gamblers bet their salaries on card games and dice. In the corner of the rank, a group of men are gathered around in a circle cheering. Someone has just […]

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