All eyes are on Africa as offshore operators and the continent's incumbent industry grapple with a brave new world of gambling regulation and high-stakes online competition.

GamblingCompliance's developing coverage of Africa's diverse and complex gambling markets touches on existing land-based rivalries, legislators grappling with how to manage the industry and an influx of seasoned international players squeezed out of Europe by tightening regulations.

Interactive map up to date as of July 8, 2019.

See below for GamblingCompliance's coverage of the African gambling market.

Insight & Analysis

Kenya’s President has told a church service that he would happily ban all gambling if given the opportunity, in the latest flashpoint in the country’s messy break-up with its gambling industry delivered from the pulpit.

Half of the budgets of South Africa’s gambling control boards are being squandered on drawn-out litigation with licensees and a dispute...

A group of Kenyan politicians have implored the government to allow gambling firms barred from having their licences renewed to resume...

Regulatory Research

This special report takes a look in detail at the six African jurisdictions that are considered to be most relevant to the gambling...
Only seven out of Africa’s 55 countries fully prohibit gambling, while online gambling is largely still unregulated on the continent,...
Amendments made to the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act in 2018 lowered the taxation rates for operators organising gambling in Kenya and...

Data

Latest annual data from South African-listed Tsogo Sun Holdings. The data released for the operator contains the following information: Net gaming revenue, rooms revenue, food and beverage revenue,...

Morocco’s heavily state-controlled gambling market is one of the oldest and largest in Africa, hosting casino, lottery and betting...