Online Gambling in Gabon

Gabon is found in Central Africa and has a population of about 2 million. Gambling in all its forms is legal in Gabon. The Ministry of Finance is charged with issuing permits to the casinos on land. It collects a tax of 4.5 % from companies offering gambling services.

Persons under the age of 21 are considered minors and are not allowed to gamble in any way. Casino Croissete in Libreville is the sole gambling spot in Gabon. Gambling in Gabon takes various forms namely poker, bingo, sports betting, horse racing and lottery. To attract and maintain customers, bookmakers often entice gamblers with bonuses and free bets. Some common ones offered in Gabon include:

Common Free bets available to the Gabon people

Deposit bonus: refers to the bonus reward on your initial deposit. All betting requirements must be met before you are allowed to withdraw it and may vary in different bookmakers.

Free bet if you lose: part of the bet placed is re-credited in free bets should the selection win.

Bet and get: on placing a bet one gets a free bet of different value to the money waged. It is usually double your initial wager.

Free matched bet: one receives a complimentary bet equal to the stake of your initial bet.

Multistep offers: involves putting a chain of real money wagers and receiving a free bet at different stages

Deposit options available to gamblers in Gabon

Gamblers in Gabon use platforms such as Neteller, Skrill when it using e-wallets. Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are preferred when making payments via credit card.

Sports betting in Gabon

Though legal, gamblers do not have much to choose from on sports events. Sports’ betting here is mostly exclusive to horse racing and is overseen by Pari Mutuel Urbain Gabonaise. Though it lacks its own tracks, locals are welcome to bet on French horse racing events

Here’s a list of the top 5 online sports betting sites in Gabon in no particular order.
1. 1XBet
1XBet is quite popular betting site in Gabon since it offers o bonus of 65000XAF to its new customers in Gabon. It is also known for its competitive odds and sports variety.
2. 22Bet
It has a multi-language element which allows it to have a wider reach. When it comes to payment options bettors are spoilt for choice as it offers quite a variety.
3. BetWay
Betway has made itself known for sponsoring sports franchises like English Premier League team West Ham FC and Premier League Darts. 1st time bettors get up to £30 in free bets.
4. MelBet
It appeals to bettors for awarding 130% bonus on 1st time deposits of up to a €100.
5. BetWinner
It is known for making quick payouts and its exceptional online casino that features top games.

Online Poker in Gabon

Though legal in Gabon, physical poker dens are hard to come across. Locals who wish to play poker do so online on international poker sites. The commonly used language in such sites is French, Gabon’s primary language. Other than the conventional payment platforms, PayPal and ecoPayz are acceptable. Online sites that accept players from Gabon include:
1. Bet365 Poker: it offers €365 bonus to 1st time players which is redeemed installments based on points earned.
2. Party Poker: Party Poker gives up to $30 in free spin tickets.
3. 32 Red Poker: gives a welcome bonus of up to €200 in addition to free rolls and prizes.
4. Poker Stars: first timers can claim a 100% up to a maximum of $600 as a welcome bonus.

Online Bingo in Gabon

There are no definite laws regulating online bingo in Gabon. General regulations governing online games apply to Bingo. Gabon lacks online gambling sites catering for bingo lovers. Gamblers looking to enjoy a game of bingo access bingo rooms licensed in other countries across the world. Bingo online sites that accept players from Gabon are: Omni slots, King Billy Casino, 1XBet casino and Bet365 Sports book.

Online Lottery in Gabon

Lottery games in Gabon take the form of raffles and are organized by PMUG. Ntsame Meniewon’s win remains the biggest win to date in which he won a mansion valued at 70 million francs at the super tombola.

Online Daily Fantasy Sports

Daily Fantasy Sports is not as common as other mainstream sports like soccer but still has its fans. It can be played online or live. Gamers pick their teams virtually just like players in real life would be picked and earn points depending on how individual players score. Different gamers pick their teams too and once done you can play against each other. The winner is the gamer whose team got most points. Online DFS sites that accept players from Gabon are: Fanteam, Playon, The Fantasy Football and The Six Daily Fantasy Soccer.

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