Ghana

News & Analysis

News In Brief: July 19-July 23, 2021

Brazil moving forward after tax rate settled, Star retracts its offer for the at-risk Crown Resorts and Ghana sports integrity probe launched.

Ghana Wants To Plug Gambling Tax Leak

Ghana’s politicians and regulators are debating the most efficient way to tax the country’s growing gambling industry, following warnings of massive amounts of untaxed revenues.

Ghana Lottery Industry In Chaos

The National Lottery Authority of Ghana is under pressure from staff, customers and merchants to make serious structural changes after allegedly failing to pay out players' winnings.

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.

Q&A: Gambling Regulation in Ghana

Ghana has a structured regulatory system that encompasses most gambling activities and lottery products, as well as a thorough licensing regime. However, there is still a lack of clarity regarding certain matters, such as the exact scope of the regulators’ powers and the regulatory requirements of online 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.

Data & Forecasts

Market Monitor: World Lottery Association Compendium

This report contains around 40,000 data points across over 150 lotteries and 85 countries, as collated annually by the World Lottery Association. The dataset displays total sales, GGR, digital sales & digital GGR by product category in horizontal time series and filterable table views.
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