Lagos Gaming Authority List Names of Unlicensed Gaming Operators

The Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LSLGA) announced in the notice sighted by E-play Africa shared on its website listed. The names of unlicensed gaming operators in Lagos State announcing that the good people of Lagos State and the general public are advised to desist from staking/betting on the platform of the organizations listed.

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The list of above operators has been listed as unlicensed gaming operators in the State according to the communiqué the Lagos State Government derives its power to make law regarding lotteries and gaming from the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (As amended) on the grounds that Lotteries and Gaming activities are matters not listed in the Exclusive list nor the concurrent list of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (As amended). Thus, it is a matter that falls within the residual list and is exclusive to the jurisdiction of the various States in Nigeria based on judicial precedents and decided cases.

The Lagos State Gaming and Lotteries Authority (formerly known as Lagos State Lotteries Board) was established by the Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority Law, 2021, to license and regulate gaming activities and other related matters in Lagos State. It is also empowered to license and regulate games of chance, including public online lottery, online sports betting, scratch cards, interactive gaming, casino, gaming machine, pools betting, virtual games, other lotteries and other games in Lagos State. Evidently, by the provision of the constitution and the enabling law, Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority remain the appropriate regulatory body for all lotteries and gaming activities in Lagos State. Hence this publication is to notify the good people of Lagos State and the general public that the above gaming companies are not licensed to conduct either retail or online gaming activities in Lagos State.

The Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority remain committed to regulating, promoting and protecting the Lagos gaming market to uphold the interest of all stakeholders involved. According to the notice cited by E-Play Africa signed by the Management, this is coming after the gaming board recently rebranded and enacted new laws for gaming.

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