Adiela de Bruyn

Hello and welcome! My name is Adiela de Bruyn, the creator and proud owner of Let me share a bit more about myself and how this website came into existence.

By Adiela de Bruyn - Updated 2024/02/08 - Estimated reading time: 3 minutes.

Born in 1987, I spent my childhood and teenage years in the bustling city of Johannesburg. I've always been a vibrant and active person, and I carried this energy into my university years, where I studied marketing. This field appealed to me because it's both creative and analytical, just like me.

During my student years, I was fortunate enough to work as a croupier at Gold Reef City Casino for a year. This experience was my first real insight into the exciting world of casinos, and I was instantly captivated. It was here that I learned the ins and outs of various casino games, developed a keen understanding of what makes a great casino experience, and realized how much I enjoyed the vibrant, thrilling atmosphere of the casino floor.

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After my stint as a croupier, my love for casinos didn't fade. Instead, I found myself frequently visiting casinos with my friends, enjoying the social aspect just as much as the games themselves. However, in 2016, I noticed that there weren't many resources for South Africans who wanted to enjoy the same thrilling casino experience from the comfort of their own homes. That's when I decided to channel my passion for casinos and my expertise in marketing into something that could help others:

As a fluent speaker of both English and Afrikaans, I wanted to make this website accessible and helpful to as many South Africans as possible. Through my own experiences as a player, I knew exactly what to look for in an online casino. I poured all that knowledge into this site, reviewing and comparing online casinos based on a range of factors like game fairness, software quality, and bonus generosity.

But life isn't all about work and casinos. I'm also a loving wife and mother to two wonderful kids. We all live together in Johannesburg, along with our lively dog Lola, who always keeps us on our toes. When I'm not working on the website or spending time with my family, I love to travel. Every new place is an adventure, and I make it a point to visit a local casino whenever I can, absorbing the local culture and expanding my understanding of worldwide casino practices.

So, that's me in a nutshell: a casino-loving, adventure-seeking, family-oriented woman who wants to share her love for online casinos with fellow South Africans. Whether you're an experienced player or a curious beginner, whether you speak English or Afrikaans, I'm here to help you navigate the exciting world of online casinos in South Africa. I hope you find helpful, and wish you plenty of luck and fun in your gaming journey!

Have I ever given a public speech? No, I haven't attended any conferences yet. However, I did assist the National Gambling Board (end 2023) in their efforts to regulate online gambling sites. My expertise was instrumental in clarifying the risks and establishing a roadmap for the future.

I am always open to feedback or to get connected with interesting people. Feel free to send me an email or to connect to my Linkedin and Instagram.

Author: Adiela de Bruyn

Adiela de Bruyn

Adiela de Bruyn, our founder, launched this site in 2016. Since then, she's written over 100 pages filled with crucial info to enhance your gaming experience. Her goal? To provide you with the best, most reliable online casino knowledge.

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Article published 2022/02/18