On May 19th 2015, it was reported that Zimbabwe has stopped giving out betting licenses in the southern African nation to limit the surge of gambling on sports and lotteries.
According to reports, Ziyambi Ziyambi, the Deputy Minister of Home Affairs told Bloomberg that betting needs to be under control, that people are betting everywhere, and that there are too many operators offering services.
The government of Zimbabwe estimates that unemployment is at 11%, but Labour Economic and Development Institute Research of Zimbabwe; Prosper Chitambara said that out of the 14 million population about 90% are either unemployed or underemployed.
In three months, up until March about 1000 jobs were eliminated at 76 companies and last year 7000 people lost their jobs, according to the country’s Retrenchment Board.
Kahnawake Plan to Operator Online Sports Betting Site The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) is today calling on the Senate of Canada to bring Bill C290 to an immediate vote. Their inaction on the bill continues to foster an illegal, unregulated and dangerous environment for Canadian sports bettors.
On June 2 the Mohawk Council of […]
Finnplay Strengths African Presence Finnplay has moved to strengthen its presence in the African market by entering into a partnership with Ghanaian-based betting agency Simplebet.
Under the agreement, the Finnish-based gaming provider will supply Simplebet with its BillFold sports betting kiosk.
The solution, which […]
NBA Wants Sports Betting Reform but Won’t Help Fight Sports betting will be broadly legalized in the US in approximately four years and one of its highest profile proponents, the National Basketball Association, will continue to call for a regulatory framework for wagering, American Gaming Association president and CEO Geoff Freeman said […]