CASINO TUNISIA Major Boost for Casinos operators in Tunisia 3 years ago Adeleye Awakan Post Views: 1,444 The Tunisia government has set June 27, to reopen the land, airspace and sea borders of the country after which the nation as closed all borders due to the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak for the last three months and a half. The casino operators in Tunisia rely heavily on foreign nationals for the survive of the business as the laws guiding gambling state all forms of gambling are prohibited by law except for casino gambling. Still, the casinos are reserved exclusively for non-residents, and casino games in these venues can only play using foreign currencies. Although the casino gambling business is an integral part of Tunisia tourist’s sector and its economy in general in which the country is one of Africa top exotic tourists destinations. But due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, that as threatening the industry moreover more than $1.4 billion and 400.000 jobs are at stake According to information from Reuters while the casino operators have significantly been affected as well. Early this year the Tunisia Minister of Tourism Rene Trabelsi as quoted said the number of tourists increased by 13.6 per cent in 2019 to 9.5 million. Also, in 2019, the tourism sector generated about $1.5 billion to the government coffers in this regards tourism is critical for casino operators in the country. Further, tourism is still one of the most important sources of revenue that’s the reason tourism casinos gambling are exempt from under the blanket ban prohibiting nearly all other forms of gambling in Tunisia. About 3% is contributed to the country’s GDP through tourism casino while other sectors of tourism contribute 7% to the economy of the country. There are currently five land-based casinos in Tunisia such as the Grand Casino Djerba, The Grand Casino Yasmine, among others which are all located at popular tourist’s destinations. While it is illegal from Tunisia players to play at online casinos as online gambling is prohibited, but still many of the sites accept players from the country, and the government doesn’t block them from ISP either. Despite the ban, individual players of such platforms don’t seem to be prosecuted. However, tourism is critical to the survival of casino operators in Tunisia. But with the government set the date to open all the sectors of the country’s tourism to allow international flight as well as land and sea borders to be open for tourist visitors this is a significant boost to casino operators in the country. About Post Author Adeleye Awakan Author E-play Africa, sports betting reviews, thoughtful leardership articles in Africa gambling industry, marketing gaming platforms in Africa with strong networking relationship with gaming operators in Africa, Expertise in PR, marketing communication, and consultant on gaming in Africa. See author's posts Adeleye AwakanAuthor E-play Africa, sports betting reviews, thoughtful leardership articles in Africa gambling industry, marketing gaming platforms in Africa with strong networking relationship with gaming operators in Africa, Expertise in PR, marketing communication, and consultant on gaming in Africa. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Casinos, reopen, Tunisia Continue Reading Previous South African gambling laws and how they affect slot playersNext Gambling in Cameroon in 2020 More Stories CASINO SOUTH AFRICA The party goes on at The Palace Sun City 2 days ago Samuel CASINO MOROCCO Cirsa is close to launching its third casino in Tangier 4 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS TUNISIA The prospects of gambling legalisation in Arab countries 1 week ago Szarlot CASINO WORLD NEWS Novomatic attains G4 certificate in Italy and Spain 1 week ago Iwo Bulski CASINO WORLD NEWS CT Interactive in strategic deal with Kajot 1 week ago Iwo Bulski CASINO WORLD NEWS Novomatic Italia acquires majority shares in HBG Gaming 3 weeks ago Szarlot CASINO GAMES NOVOMATIC – Presenting Superia CASH CONNECTION™ Volume 2 4 weeks ago Samuel BETTING TUNISIA Nigeria likely to replace Tunisia in FIFA World Cup 1 month ago Samuel CASINO SOUTH AFRICA Graceland Hotel, Casino and Country Club celebrates 25 years in Secunda 1 month ago Szarlot CASINO HISTORY KENYA Sex, gamblers and Mafia 1 month ago Iwo Bulski CASINO SOUTH AFRICA Novomatic moves its Africa office 1 month ago Szarlot CASINO WORLD NEWS Who Has Lost the Most Money in Gambling? 2 months ago Iwo Bulski Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.