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Tati Tsunke Appointed Boardwalk Casino GM

Sun International has announced that Tati Tsunke has been appointed the general manager of The Boardwalk in Port Elizabeth, effective 1 November 2020. He will report to the Chief Operating Officer: Hospitality and Resorts. Tsunke was the Human Resources Manager at Time Square Casino in Pretoria for the past two years. “I am thrilled to be moving to the Friendly City,

although I shall certainly miss the warmth of Pretoria,” said Tsunke. He joined Sun International in October 2016 as

the HR Manager at Sun City Resort and has a longstanding career in Human Resources, with the largest part spent in the gaming and hospitality industry. Tsunke has a BA in Industrial Sociology,

obtained in 1998, a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources, and an Advanced Diploma in Labour Law, completed in 2004. In 2008, he completed the Executive

Development Programme in Reno Nevada; and on conclusion of the Executive Development Programme at Stellenbosch in 2013, was voted top student for the programme. Tati takes over from Mike van Vurren, who is retiring.

company’s Talent Mobility process. Guthrie joined the group in 1989 and, over the

years has held various positions. Guthrie brings a wealth of experience to Carnival

City, having worked in the dynamic hospitality and gaming industry for over 31 years. Starting off his career at Sun International’s Wild Coast Sun, Guthrie has moved around in the company and worked at various units including the group’s iconic Sun City in the North West Province. He has held the position of Slots Shift Manager at

Sun City; Assistant Slots Manager and Slots/ Operations Manager at Naledi Sun; Slots Manager at Flamingo and Meropa Casino. He was the General Manager at Flamingo Casino and most recently, the General Manager at Sun International’s Meropa Casino in Polokwane. Over the years, he has become known for his

professionalism, approachableness and his innovative ways of encouraging, motivating, uplifting and developing his staff. “I am delighted to have yet another opportunity to

stretch my wings, although somewhat sad to be leaving Meropa,” said Guthrie. “I look forward to engaging with the team at

Carnival City and seeing how I can be of value to this team, so we can all work together to benefit our two greatest assets: our people and our customers.”

Evolution Services South Africa added to

Evolution Services South Africa, the joint project set up by Evolution and its subsidiary Ezugi, has signed an agreement with leading gaming and hospitality group, Peermont Hotels, Gaming and Resorts. The agreement will see Evolution’s suite of live

dealer fixed-odds games available on Peermont Hotels, Gaming and Resorts’ newly launched sportsbook Players at PalaceBet. will have access to a world-class portfolio of First Person fixed-odds games, classic games and game show-themed games, including popular titles such as Crazy Time, Deal or No Deal Live and Dream Catcher. Peermont Chief Executive Officer Nigel Atherton

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said: “Peermont has always been an industry leader and we pride ourselves on partnering with world-class operators like Evolution. Their suite of games are a welcome addition to PalaceBet and will provide a great experience for our bettors.” Dean Finder, CEO of Evolution Services SA, commented: “We are delighted to be working with Peermont and we are sure that our wide range of unique live dealer fixed-odds solutions are the perfect addition to’s offering.” Finder continued: “We are also looking forward

to growing our partnership together with the exciting opportunities around OTT Roulette and studio opportunities with Peermont in their land-based venues.”

PalaceBet General Manager Iain Gutteridge

added: “We are very excited at the long-term prospects of this joint partnership. Peermont is the first land-based casino to enter the sports betting market in South Africa. The prospect of Peermont attracting some of their VIP and loyalty clients to the PalaceBets sportsbook, is a very exciting prospect for both of us.”

Peter Guthrie appointed Slots Manager at

Carnival City Sun international is pleased to announce that Peter Guthrie will be moving from Meropa Casino to Carnival City Casino as their new Slots Manager from 01 November 2020. The move is part of the hotel and leisure

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