Land-Based Gambling in Rwanda

Rwanda is one of the smallest countries on the mainland of Africa. This land-locked country is popular for various reasons including the 1994 genocide that saw hundreds of thousands of people killed. Rwanda has also trended for its great strides in development and peace since that sad event.

Rwanda is also a popular tourist destination, especially with the prevailing peace and stability. The country boasts of a very magnificent mountainous landscape as a part of the Great Rift Valley and a part of the region of African Great lakes. Rwanda is landlocked between the DRC, Uganda, Burundi, and Tanzania.
Besides originally experiencing troubles with investments owing to the state of peace, Rwanda has recorded significant improvement and as far as gambling is concerned, the country has opened 3 land-based gambling facilities. All three facilities are located within the capital city of the country, Kigali. More than 90% of the Rwandese population are Christians, this means that religious restrictions affecting gambling in Islam dominated nations are not much of a setback in Rwanda.

Gambling in Rwanda is a legal entertainment activity. Gambling is, however, highly regulated in the country and surprisingly, Rwanda is one of the countries with defined online gambling laws. These laws have seen the establishment of a Committee for consultative gaming that advises the authorities in charge of gambling on the best gambling policies and practices. As long as you are 18 years of age and above, you can gamble without getting into trouble with the law enforcers.
Now let’s take a look at these 3 land-based casinos in Rwanda and the gaming facilities and options they offer their customers.

Kigali New Oriental Casino
Located in the Dmall Hotel in Kigali city is the New Oriental Casino. The casino features a terminal for Electronic Roulette, 24 slots, and 8 gaming tables. If you are looking for cash backs, slot machines with a high limit, or weekly bonuses, this is the casino to visit.

There is a sports betting bar with a 60 person capacity for those interested in sports betting. Here you get to engage in profitable gambling activities as you enjoy a snack and a cold beer from the bar and restaurants. For sports bettors, there are large High-Density TV screens for live match betting.

You get to watch your favorite match develop as you place your bet. If you also love trying international meals, there is a restaurant to serve you with mouthwatering delicacies. Casino games offered include Blackjack, Oasis Poker, American Roulette, Sic Bo, and Hold’em Poker. You can gamble any day from 3:00 PM to 3:00 AM.

Casino Lydia Ludic
Thee Lydia Ludic Casino is located in Kigali and has been in operation since 2014 1st January. The casino is owned and operated by the Grupo Pefaco. Some of the gaming facilities available in the casino include video poker machines and slots machines. There are numerous restaurants within Kigali neighboring thee casino. These hotels will serve you great local and French cuisines to complement your gambling experience.

Kigali Casino
Named after the capital city, Kigali is the Kigali casino whichwas established and opened on 14th Nov 2008. Kigali Casino is run by Rwanda Casino Games Ltd. The casino is located in the Lemigo Hotel which is a walking distance from the Heights shopping mall and the Convention center of Kigali. Kigali Casino features 30 slot machines and 5 gaming tables. Casino games available include Casino Hold’em Poker, Slots, Blackjack, Oasis Poker, and Electronic Roulette. The casino area is available daily from 2:00 PM until 3:00 AM. There is a sports zone for sports punters. As you play, you get to enjoy a drink or a snack from the restaurant.

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