Uganda

News & Analysis

South Africa's Lockdown Spawns Creative Thinking On Games

South Africa's rigorous coronavirus lockdown and the drought of sports-betting options has seen players turn to online poker and lottery, while bookmakers lobby provincial regulators to further expand the range of permitted games.

Regulatory News Updates – November 22, 2019

William Hill has compensated for a FOBT hit with online growth as it expands its US footprint through acquisition, while Japan lays out details of its integrated resort application window and the Ugandan regulator announces the surprise re-launch of licensing.

Research & Reports

Interactive Map: Gambling in Africa

In this map, VIXIO GamblingCompliance shows the regulatory status of gambling in African jurisdictions. The map provides information, where available, on whether the countries allow, partially prohibit or forbid gambling.

Special Report: Africa Gambling Outlook 2019

This special report takes a look in detail at the six African jurisdictions that are considered to be most relevant to the gambling industry: Ghana; Kenya; Nigeria; South Africa; Tanzania; and Uganda. The report discusses the degree of development of juridical systems, the maturity of the gambling markets and both the political and regulatory developments that occurred in the countries in the first half of 2019.

Q&A: Gambling Regulation in Uganda

The Lotteries and Gaming Act 2016, along with five regulations, introduced a new legislative framework for the gambling sector in Uganda. Possible further developments could happen in the near future due to ongoing discussions about restricting the market to protect national companies and young people.

Data & Forecasts

Market Monitor: International Gaming Machine Count

This report displays the most recent tallies of gaming machines, split between casino and non-casino units, across over 100 jurisdictions globally. Visual cross-jurisdictional comparisons of gaming machines by category and population-adjusted machine density are facilitated by an interactive dashboard.
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