Compiled by World Casino Directory Staff, Sunday Jul 25th, 2021
Perhaps while traveling across the continent of Africa one might feel the urge to gamble in the form of playing a legal and legitimate lottery game. The continent of Africa is the second largest continent on the planet after Asia. One may find a lottery game to play literally anywhere on the continent of Africa.
Northern Africa LotteryTraveling thru Northern Africa may lead you to countries such as Morocco or Algeria. These two countries are keeping lotto games alive and well. Gambling in the form of the lottery is a very popular pastime. People all over the continent are playing the lottery.
Eastern Africa LotteryThere is access to many great lottery games in Eastern Africa in countries such as Zambia, Zimbabwe and Tanzanai as well as Mozambique, Mauritius, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Burundi.
Western Africa LottoThe Western part of Africa can lead one to a lotto game as well in countries like Benin, Burkina Faso and Gambia. Cote d'Ivoire, Togo, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Nigeria, Niger, Mali and Ghana also host lotteries.
Central Africa LotteryCameroon, in the central part of Africa host the Loterie Nationale.
Southern African LotteryThe people of Southern Africa play the lottery in Namibia and South Africa. South Africa is home of the very popular South African National Lottery games.
Uthingo is currently the lotto operator of South Africa's National Lottery. The National Lottery Game, Lotto, was launched in South Africa on Thursday, March 2, 2000. The President at the time, Thabo Mbeki launched the new lotto game at Yeye Butchery in Langa, outside Cape Town. The first Lotto Drawing was held on Saturday, March 11, 2000.
Africa LOTTO's first millionaire was Batsirayi Mupfawi who pocketed more than R13 million (R13,831,850) in the fifth lotto draw after the lottery Jackpot rolled over three times. The largest lotto win on an individual lottery ticket to date is R30 352 465 (16 November 2005) that was won by a Gauteng lotto player.
Studies have shown that seven out of ten people play the South African Lottery on a regular basis. In fact, people in many parts of Africa view the lottery as their major source of revenue. This does happen to make sense though as the National Lotteries Board in Cape Town, South Africa declared in 2005 that the National Lottery created over 473 millionaires since its inception in early 2000.
The National Lottery has been described as the most Invaluable National Asset? in South Africa. In late 2004, Uthingo which is South Africa's National Lottery had a world ranking of eighth in terms of size. Currently, it easily ranks among the top five lotteries worldwide. South African Lotteries prides itself on providing entertaining lotto games that enable us to generate maximum returns for the community in a socially responsible manner.
In short, the National Lottery would definitely be worth calling South Africa's biggest game ever.