Zimbabwe Casinos

Monday, 11. February 2019

[ English ]

The act of living in Zimbabwe is something of a risk at the current time, so you could envision that there would be little affinity for patronizing Zimbabwe’s casinos. Actually, it seems to be functioning the other way, with the desperate market circumstances creating a larger ambition to bet, to attempt to discover a quick win, a way out of the difficulty.

For many of the locals living on the tiny nearby money, there are 2 dominant types of wagering, the state lottery and Zimbet. Just as with almost everywhere else in the world, there is a national lotto where the odds of winning are surprisingly small, but then the jackpots are also extremely big. It’s been said by economists who look at the situation that many don’t purchase a card with an actual expectation of winning. Zimbet is based on one of the domestic or the British football leagues and involves predicting the results of future games.

Zimbabwe’s gambling halls, on the other shoe, mollycoddle the very rich of the country and vacationers. Until not long ago, there was a exceptionally big sightseeing business, centered on safaris and visits to Victoria Falls. The economic woes and connected crime have carved into this trade.

Among Zimbabwe’s casinos, there are 2 in the capital, Harare, the Carribea Bay Resort and Casino, which has 5 gaming tables and slot machines, and the Plumtree gambling den, which has only slot machines. The Zambesi Valley Hotel and Entertainment Center in Kariba also has just slot machines. Mutare has the Monclair Hotel and Casino and the Leopard Rock Hotel and Casino, both of which contain gaming tables, slots and video poker machines, and Victoria Falls houses the Elephant Hills Hotel and Casino and the Makasa Sun Hotel and Casino, each of which have slot machines and blackjack, roulette, and craps tables.

In addition to Zimbabwe’s casinos and the previously mentioned lottery and Zimbet (which is considerably like a parimutuel betting system), there is a total of 2 horse racing complexes in the nation: the Matabeleland Turf Club in Bulawayo (the second metropolis) and the Borrowdale Park in Harare.

Given that the market has deflated by more than 40 percent in recent years and with the connected poverty and conflict that has arisen, it is not well-known how well the tourist industry which is the foundation for Zimbabwe’s gambling dens will do in the in the years to come. How many of the casinos will survive until conditions improve is merely not known.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.