Sports Betting In Africa – An Industry At Growth


Since the dawn of time, humankind has gotten involved in gambling. The Ancient Romans embraced gladiator fights as a means of betting on sports as we know it today. Ancient Chinese loved their lotteries especially during the Han Dynasty between 205 and 187 BC when the game of Keno was people’s favorite. Gambling continues to give a thrill to humans all over the world and no continent is excluded. This article will turn to Africa where sports betting is a fast growing industry.

Looking at the current boom of gambling on sports in Africa we can start by concluding that it’s actually not a new phenomy. Africans have had a passion gambling activities for millenniums. However, it was only in the middle of the 20th century that these forms of betting started to be officially supervised by government officials. The gambling industry is growing steadily and experts claim it has the potential to change the face of the economy on the continent. Some would even argue that more peaceful…

Source: Complete Sports