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Kenyan Online Casinos Guide

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Kenyan Online Casinos Guide

Online gambling in Kenya is big business; especially with the advent of online casinos. More so, online casinos in Kenya offer a unique experience that most land-based casinos do not offer. This is because they are designed to provide players with unending entertainment. No wonder foreign-based online casinos dominate the online gambling market in Kenya.

However, various highlights of online casinos in Kenya and other important factors will be discussed here. Stay tuned!

How to Choose the Best Online Casinos in Kenya in 2021

The big question is, how does a player choose an online website? Of course, to get the most of your casino experience in Kenya, there are pointers you have to look out for. Below is a list of some of the most important factors to consider:

●       Licensing: The first thing to look out for in a casino is whether they are licensed or not. However, you need to know the licensing agent. Also, find out if the license is valid or not.

●       Game Portfolio: The second thing to find out is their gaming portfolio. A standard online casino should have a wide variety of gaming portfolio to select from. An online casino with only a handful of the game is a big red flag. To add, game software developers value their reputation a lot and would not partner with a casino that is not licensed and valid.

●       Payment Options: A good reputable online casino should not have any problem partnering with recognized payment providers. Casino sites that have just a few payment options that are not trusted should be avoided.

●       Welcome Bonus: Another thing to look out is whether the online casino offers new players a welcome bonus. Everyone loves a welcome bonus. A good online casino should have a mouth-watering welcome bonus.

●       Bonus and Promotions: Most online casino sites always have bonuses and promotional offers for new and existing players. Bonuses and promotions are a form of encouragement for repeat patronage for players. A good online casino ought to have lots of these offers.

●       Support: No one likes the idea of being in a fix, especially when having a bad day on a casino website. Imagine the agony of not getting assistance if you can’t withdraw from an online casino.  Hence, the support team’s effectiveness and responsiveness becomes important.

You can have a quick glimpse of this by evaluating the casino’s website for its customer-centric approach through the support team. A good website should have at least more than two ways of reaching support.

Regulations of Online Gambling in Kenya

Online casino gambling in Kenya is legal. Also, they are regulated by the Betting Control and Licensing Board of Kenya (BCLBK). The regulating body was created by the parliament in 1966. One important responsibility of the board is granting licenses to gambling operators and regulating their activities. Although you will not easily find a Kenyan-based casino operator, a few online casinos are operated by Kenyan-based companies. In fact, most of the online casinos in Kenya are foreign-based.

Online Casino Mobile Gaming in Kenya

Playing online casino games on the go has experienced a real surge among players in Kenya. Just as expected, most of these online casinos offer similar services for different mobile devices. To choose an online casino to pitch your tent, consider how their sites function on mobile devices. Also, check how easy it is to use their casino services on your mobile device. Finally, check the mobile casino compatibility with your Smartphone.

Online Casino Games available in Kenya

The casino’s gaming library has to be vast. Ensure that their gaming portfolios are provided by top-class casino software providers. Most top casino operators typically would feature hundreds of slot games. The casino should also offer solutions to cater to all player preferences. Progressive jackpot slots should be part of the online casinos library. However, slot games are not everyone’s favorite, hence the importance of having a diverse gaming portfolio.

Below are some of the real money games an online casinos in Kenya offer:

  • Video poker
  • Three card poker
  • Casino Hold ‘em
  • Keno
  • Sic Bo
  • Bingo
  • Live casino games
  • Baccarat
  • Blackjack
  • Craps
  • Caribbean Stud
  • Classic roulette

Final Verdict

As we draw the curtain on this guide, let’s quickly have a recap of some of the highlights of our discussion. As we all know, there are several licensed and safe online casino platforms that Kenyans can join. Top casino operators offer a rich library of real money games, generous bonus opportunities, and high-quality mobile applications.

Lastly, online casinos have come to stay in Kenya. Hence be sure to consult this guide before making any serious commitment to any casino operator.

Frequently Asked Questions about Online Casinos in Kenya

  1. Which online casino is the best in Kenya?

The best online casino would depend entirely on individual player preference. However, be sure to check off some of the indicators we have listed above that qualify a casino to be top – rated.

  1. Is making deposits at an online casino easy?

Yes, it is. Often it only takes a few simple steps to deposit at online casinos in Kenya.

  1. Which regulatory body issues casino licenses in Kenya?

The Betting Control and Licensing Board of Kenya (BCLBK) issues and regulates online casinos in Kenya.

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Flutter-owned Sisal Awarded Tunisian Gaming Contract

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Sisal, part of Flutter Entertainment, has won the contract for the management of games in Tunisia organised by Promosport, the sports betting administration under the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

This important milestone will enable Sisal to manage and develop a comprehensive product portfolio including sports betting, digital games, instant lotteries and online games for a period of 10 years. The games are distributed in Tunisia through an extensive retail and online network.

“Obtaining the award makes us very satisfied, as this tender has attracted the attention of the most important international players, with whom we have been competing in the various phases. The victory in Tunisia is strategic for us because it completes our growth path in an important area with considerable prospects for development in the future and at the same time certifies our leadership and know-how of Sisal at an international level,” Marco Caccavale, International Managing Director of Sisal, said.

The victory of the tender for the management of lotteries and sports betting in Tunisia is only the latest of the numerous results obtained by the company at an international level in recent years.

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Betika Partners with Fast Track for Automated Player Engagement

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Betika has chosen Fast Track as their partner in providing automated, personalised player engagement.

Betika is a sports betting operator founded in Kenya and now operating across 9 other African countries. As well as a focus on delivering an exceptional player experience, Betika invests in local sports via their initiative: “Betika Na Community”, and sponsors the Kenyan team: Sofapaka.

The operator has a vision of creating an automation-driven CRM strategy to increase retention. They have a high volume of monthly players, with Kenya being their largest market.

Betika chose Fast Track as their partner in developing automated CRM due to the player engagement platform’s capabilities and ease of use. Fast Track Lifecycles makes it easy to set up multi-channel automations, while the built-in segmentation model allows operators to create precise targeting for retention campaigns.

Johaar Bassier from Betika commented: “We’re delighted to find a solid CRM partner in Fast Track. Betika has player experience at the core of its values and working with Fast Track will assist us in developing this.”

Simon Lidzén, Co-Founder and CEO of Fast Track, commented: “Betika’s specialised experience in Kenya and other African markets makes them an exciting operator to work with. They have big plans for how automated CRM will change their player engagement and we are happy they have chosen us to support them in this next phase of their journey.”

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The return of Team Esports South Africa

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Mind Sports South Africa’s Student Team Eaports South Africa arrived home safely from Russia on Monday, 19 September 2022.

While there were critics who voiced their opinion that South Africa should not have sent a team to Russia, MSSA’s Board took the view that it was an important championship in which to compete as Team Esports South Africa would be able to gain valuable international experience.

Certainly facing the mighty CSGO and DotA 2 teams of Serbia, Russia and Khazakstan at first saw Team Esports South Africa overwhelmed, but such was the character and resilience of the South African team that the team members upped their games in subsequent games.

Simon Zandstra, captain of the CSGO team said of the experience, “It was a very good experience all round. Overall everyone had a rough time being introduced to international gaming as the standard is much  higher than what is found in South Africa.”

Suhail Khan, captain of the DotA 2 team said of the experience, “This was a worthwhile experience. This was the first time that a number of our players had participated in a first class international event. The hotel, hosts (Russian Esports Federation – ReSF), championships, and other players were absolutely amazing.” Sebastian continued to add, “The event has helped the entire South African team to grow and develop. This event will long be remembered as a watershed in terms of the improved standard of South African esports”.

Colin Webster, MSSA President, stated, “The team did South Africa proud. All of the team members are a credit to the country and I am sure all will grow in stature, experience, and skill as time goes on.”

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