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The Birth of the South African National Lottery
- In 1995, the South African Government initiated the process of launching the National Lottery, with the publication of the Main Report on Gambling (RP 85/1995).
- In 1996, the Minister of Trade and Industry, Mr. Alec Erwin, invited companies to bid for the right to operate the National Lottery.
- In 1997, Parliament passed the National Lotteries Act (No 57 of 1997)
- On 06 November 1997, President Nelson Mandela assented to the Act.
- In 1998, Minister Alec Erwin appointed the National Lotteries Board (NLB), the industry regulator, in accordance with the Act.
- In June 1999, the NLB recommended its choice to Minister Erwin.