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

Kenya’s government has pledged to overturn the removal of a controversial 20 percent excise duty tax on betting stakes, only a few days after signing it into law, as the country’s rollercoaster relationship with its gambling industry continues.

Nigerian lottery operators have accused each other of corruption as they continue to row over who has exclusive rights to offer Ghana Lotto...

After seemingly patching up their differences, Nigeria’s national gambling regulator has once again clashed with the Lagos state regulator...

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...

Data

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

Fixed-odds betting turnover across World Lottery Association (WLA) members grew by 34 percent to around US$55.8bn in 2018, driven by more...