Zimbabwe gambling halls
January 29th, 2016 by Kirsten
[ English ]

The act of living in Zimbabwe is somewhat of a gamble at the moment, so you may imagine that there would be little desire for going to Zimbabwe’s gambling halls. Actually, it appears to be operating the other way, with the desperate market circumstances leading to a bigger desire to bet, to attempt to locate a fast win, a way from the difficulty.

For nearly all of the citizens surviving on the abysmal local earnings, there are two common forms of gambling, the state lottery and Zimbet. Just as with practically everywhere else in the world, there is a national lotto where the probabilities of hitting are remarkably small, but then the winnings are also extremely high. It’s been said by market analysts who look at the situation that the lion’s share do not purchase a card with an actual assumption of hitting. Zimbet is centered on either the national or the UK football divisions and involves determining the outcomes of future matches.

Zimbabwe’s gambling halls, on the other hand, look after the very rich of the nation and vacationers. Up till a short time ago, there was a extremely big tourist industry, centered on safaris and visits to Victoria Falls. The market anxiety and associated bloodshed have carved into this trade.

Amongst Zimbabwe’s gambling halls, there are 2 in the capital, Harare, the Carribea Bay Resort and Casino, which has 5 gaming tables and slots, and the Plumtree Casino, which has just the slot machine games. The Zambesi Valley Hotel and Entertainment Center in Kariba also has just slots. Mutare contains the Monclair Hotel and Casino and the Leopard Rock Hotel and Casino, both of which offer gaming tables, one armed bandits and video poker machines, and Victoria Falls has the Elephant Hills Hotel and Casino and the Makasa Sun Hotel and Casino, both of which offer gaming machines and tables.

In addition to Zimbabwe’s gambling dens and the above alluded to lottery and Zimbet (which is quite like a parimutuel betting system), there are a total of 2 horse racing complexes in the country: the Matabeleland Turf Club in Bulawayo (the second city) and the Borrowdale Park in Harare.

Since the economy has contracted by more than 40% in the past few years and with the associated poverty and crime that has arisen, it is not understood how healthy the tourist business which is the backbone of Zimbabwe’s gambling halls will do in the near future. How many of them will carry on till conditions get better is simply unknown.

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