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 VIXIO GamblingCompliance's coverage of the African gambling market.

Insight & Analysis

As governments across Africa continue to intensify their restrictive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, operators in the burgeoning gambling industries of Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria are counting on virtual sports to help them through tough times.

Gambling regulators and operators across Africa are beginning to implement restrictions on gambling venues as they attempt to avert the...

African gambling regulations are maturing to address the growing gambling industry across the continent, as Nigeria, Tanzania and Namibia...

Regulatory Research

This special report provides a look at the 2019 Gaming Bill proposing to modernise the gambling framework in Kenya.
A new Gaming Act is currently pending before the Kenyan parliament, which would replace the current legislation dating back to 1966.
Ghana has a structured regulatory system that encompasses most gambling activities and lottery products, as well as a thorough licensing...


Fixed-odds betting turnover across World Lottery Association (WLA) members grew by 34 percent to around US$55.8bn in 2018, driven by more than $10bn of incremental betting activity in China alone and supported by higher volumes in Latin America and Africa.

Latest annual data from the World Lottery Association (WLA). The data released for the industry body contains the following information on a lottery-by-lottery and regional basis: Total sales, gross...