The History of Gambling - Complete Gambling History Timeline.
Livingstone. The Livingstone City Council (LCC) has confiscated over 50 gaming machines known as Bonanzas from shop owners and club owners for operating without casino licences and failure to meet.
During the raid, police confiscated 169 gambling machines in a house that was rented by the Chinese men. The illegal machines had gone through the port of Mombasa and finally landed in Nakuru in.
In Ghana, Wumbe Dawuni, a village chief in the country’s remote northern region, has launched a crusade against Chinese entrepreneurs’ “gambling centers” — unregulated slot machines which have hooked village children on gambling, causing a spike in crime. In Kenya, the Chinese telecommunications firm StarTimes has, with Beijing’s backing, built a pipeline for Chinese propaganda.
Yet another new Chinese casino is planned for the Angolan capital of Luanda. In this country which not long ago was racked by civil war and abject poverty even the famous Stanley Ho now has casinos. There is big oil money in not only Angola but many other African nations. Another new large scale project is Dar es Salaam in Northern Africa. Ghana like Zambia is becoming a hot spot for casino.
The government has introduced stringent measures on importers of betting machines.
The Ghanaian National Gaming Commission established a joint task force in an effort to counter the expansion of illegal Chinese gambling machines (Kale-Dery, 2017). So far, however, the commission has only intervened in Accra, because it is unable to keep up with the rapid spread of slot machines from the cities to the peripheries ( Gaming Commission, 2018 ).
In Kenya, four Kisumu District County lawmakers have approached the national government to explore claims that coin-worked spaces are by and large illicitly snuck into the African country by outside n.