About Us


To be a leading and sustainable regulator in the gambling and liquor industry


To effectively and efficiently develop, transform and regulate the gambling and liquor industry to contribute towards accelerated shared economic and social growth in the province.


The mandate of FSGLA is to regulate both the Gambling and Liquor industries through the issuing of licenses, monitoring and regulating, and reporting to the responsible Member of the Executive Council on all matters relating to the these industries in the Free State.

Strategic Objectives

In order for the Authority to fulfil its mandate it the Authority has adopted the following to be its Strategic objectives for the financial year 2012-2013:

  • Enforce compliance with the Free State Gambling and Liquor Act, the Public Finance Management Act and other relevant legislation.
  • Contribute towards shared economic growth and social development.
  • Effective, efficient resource management and financial viability/sustainability.
  • Good governance.
  • Maximise revenue collection from liquor trading and new gabling modes


  • Accountability
  • Transparency
  • Honesty
  • Diligence
  • Reliability
  • Confidentiality
  • Professionalism
  • Fairness
  • Innovative