There are over 30 licensed casino and betting companies in Uganda as of 2020.The full list is provided below:
|No.||Company/Trade Name||Facility Licensed for|
|1||Arua Casino Limited T/A Gal VIP||Casino Operating License /land based|
|2||Audley Limited T/A Kampala Casino||Casino Operating License /land based|
|3||Audley Limited T/A Pyramids Casino||Casino Operating License/land based|
|4||Crown Casino Limited T/A Crown Casino||Casino Operating License/land based|
|5||Firma profit International Limited T/A Bigwin||Casino Operating License/land based|
|6||Fortuna Limited T/A Mayfair||Casino Operating License/land based|
- Garden City Investment Limited T/A Simba Casino Operating License /land based Casino
- Golden Tripod Limited T/A Golden Tripod Casino Operating License/land based Casino
|9||Grand Victoria Limited T/A Diamond Casino||Casino Operating License/land based|
|10||Intel World Limited T/A Betpawa Casino||Casino Operating License/ online|
|11||Mauugan Enterprises Limited T/A Bet Lion||Casino Operating License/ online|
|12||Mena sports consulting limited T/A Betin||Casino Operating License/ online|
|13||Rubine Box Limited T/A Victoria Casino||Casino Operating License /land based|
|14||Vas Garage (PTY) Limited T/A Supa Casino||Casino Operating License/online|
- Visvar Investments Limited T/A Nile View Casino Operating License/land based Casino(Mbale/Jinja)
|16||Gaming East Africa Limited T/A Empire Casino||Casino Operating License /land based|
|17||The Rangers Limited T/A Betway||Casino Operating License/online|
|18||Star Casino Limited T/A Start Casino||Casino Operating License/land based|
|19||Sunset Casino Limited T/A Sunset Casino||Casino Operating License/land based|
|20||Tai Chi Casino Limited T/A Tai Chi Casino||Casino Operating License/land based|
|1||Aba Betting Limited T/A Ababet||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|2||A Better Place Limited T/A Gals Sports Betting||General Betting Operating License/land based and|
|3||Advanced Gaming Limited||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|4||Best Holdings (U) Limited T/A Bet Win||General Betting Operating License/land based|
|5||Bet City Limited T/A Bet City||General Betting Operating License/online|
|6||Betyetu (U) Limited T/A Betyetu||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|7||Blue Cube Limited T/A Kagwilawo Sports||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|8||Canon Bet Limited T/A Canon Bet||General Betting Operating License/ online and land|
|9||Eldorado Company Limited T/A Premier Bet||General Betting Operating License /land based|
|10||Enterprise Gaming (U) Limited T/A Bet Ug||General Betting Operating License/land based|
- Fair Sports Betting Limited T/A Fair Sports General Betting Operating License/land based Betting
|12||Firma profit International Limited T/A Bigwin||General Betting Operating License/land based|
|13||Gaming East Africa Limited T/A Lolly Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based|
|14||Garden City Investment Limited T/A Simba Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based and|
|15||Gateway Gaming Creations Limited T/A U-Bet||General Betting Operating License/online|
|16||Game Pros Company Limited T/A Bet Yaffe||General Betting Operating License/online|
|17||Goal Sports Betting Limited T/A Goal Sports||General Betting Operating License//land based and|
|18||Good Bet Limited T/A Good Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based|
|19||Grand Victoria Limited T/A Forte Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based and|
|20||Intel world Limited T/A BetPawa||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|21||Kings Investments Limited T/A Kings Sports||General Betting Operating License/land based and|
|22||Lev (U) Limited T/A Ultimate Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based|
|23||Lucky Sports Betting Limited T/A Luck Sports||General Betting Operating License/land based|
|24||Mauugan Enterprises Limited T/A Bet Lion||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|25||Mena sports consulting limited T/A Betin||General Betting Operating License/online and land|
|26||Palbet Limited T/A Palbet||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|27||Paragon Gaming T/A Paragon Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based|
|28||Parsha International Limited T/A Champion Bet||General Betting Operating License /online|
|29||Quick Venture Limited T/A Quickbets||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|30||Rambo Resource Limited T/A Wonder Bet||General Betting Operating License/online|
|31||Rubine Box Limited T/A Beetle Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based|
|32||Sports Betting Africa T/A SBA||General Betting Operating License/land based|
|33||Top Bet Sports Betting Limited T/A Top Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based and|
|34||The Rangers Limited T/A Betway||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|35||Vas Garage (pty) Limited T/A Supa Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based and|
- Victory Sports Betting Limited T/A Victory General Betting Operating License/land based Sports Betting
- Wolf Sports Betting Limited T/A Wolf Sports General Betting Operating License/land based Betting
|38||World Star Limited T/A World Star Betting||General Betting Operating License/land based and|
|39||5 Point Investments Limited T/A Bunga Bet||General Betting Operating License/land based and|
|40||Elite Bet Bookmakers Limited T/A Elitebet||General Betting Operating License/ online|
|POOL BETTING LICENSE|
|1||Pool Betting Limited T/A Pool Bet||Pool Betting Operating License/ online|
|1||Best Holdings (U) Limited T/A Bet Win||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|2||Club Win (U)Limited T/A Club Win||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|3||Eldorado Company Limited T/A Premier Slots||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|4||Enterprise Gaming (U) Limited T/A Bet Ug||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|5||Firma profit International Limited T/A Bigwin||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|6||Gemex (U) Limited T/A Gemex||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
- Goal Sports Betting Limited T/A Goal Sports Slot Machines Operating License /land based Betting
8 Grand Victoria Limited T/A Forte Bet Slot Machines Operating License /land based
- Kings Investments Limited T/A Kings Sports Slot Machines Operating License /land based Betting
|10||Lev (U) Limited T/A Jokers Club||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|11||Sastoss Amusement Limited T/A Sastoss||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|12||Top Bet Sports Betting Limited T/A Top Bet||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|13||Universal Gaming Limited T/A Universal Games||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|14||Vas Garage (pty) Limited T/A Supa Slots||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
|15||5 Point Investments Limited T/A Bunga Bet||Slot Machines Operating License /land based|
Licensed companies should adhere to the Law and Regulations and in particular.
- Rebranding and change of name
Effective 1st February 2018 the board rebranded and redefined its name to the National Gaming Board. The regulator’s name should be appended on all adverts targeting the public.
Section 1 of The Lotteries and Gaming Act defines a minor as a person who is below 25 years of age.
Section 57 of the Act further incriminates accepting payments from a minor or accepting access or entry into a casino, gaming or betting premise.
Rule 5 of Lotteries and Gaming (Betting) Regulations SI. No 9 2017 obliges an operator of casino, gaming or betting to require an individual to present a national identity card for nationals or passport for foreign nationals as proof of age before permitting persons access to premises or to engage in gambling activities.
- Terms and Conditions of every License
All licenses are issued subject to terms and conditions specified there under and any others as maybe prescribed by the Board from time to time.
Rule 31 of the Lotteries and gaming (Licensing) Regulations S. I No. 7 of 2017 prescribes the terms and conditions of every license among others.
Section 5 of the Lotteries and Gaming Act 2016 the Board shall have powers to search the premises of any licensed person in accordance with the Act and it is by this, that Rule 18 of the Lotteries and Gaming (Licensing) Regulations states clearly the standards as follows.
Betting and slot machines premises guidelines
- The premises shall be situated only in a City, Municipality or Town Council.
- Be of minimum size of 30 square meters;
- Permanent structure;
- Away from a school in accordance to section 7 the Lotteries and Gaming (Betting) Regulation No 9 Of 2017 and any contravention of the above carries a fine of 48 currency points or imprisonment not exceeding two years or both, a hospital, a market, a place of worship or government offices;
- Have accessible facilities of convenience and a common area for clients;
- Accommodate all the intended activities within to avoid public nuisance. Clients, Notice Boards, TV screens, and other gaming equipment must all be contained within the premises and strictly not be visible from outside the premises.
- Have a strong-room for purposes of securing monies collected.
- Have a notice board placed in a conspicuous place within the premises for the display of licenses, government notices, the rules of games promoted, telephone numbers of the Board, disclaimers regarding the effects of gambling and any other matter required to be displayed by the Board.
- Have Security to control access and ensure security of clients and property in line with the police terror guidelines.
Note: All operators are required to apply to the Board for approval all intended operational locations for 2018. Only premises that comply with the above standard for betting and casinos will be approved and issued with licenses.