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Zimbabwe gambling dens

The act of living in Zimbabwe is somewhat of a risk at the moment, so you could think that there would be very little appetite for patronizing Zimbabwe’s casinos. In reality, it seems to be working the opposite way, with the crucial market circumstances creating a higher eagerness to gamble, to try and find a quick win, a way out of the situation.

For nearly all of the citizens surviving on the tiny local money, there are two common types of betting, the state lottery and Zimbet. As with almost everywhere else in the world, there is a state lottery where the odds of succeeding are unbelievably low, but then the winnings are also surprisingly big. It’s been said by economists who look at the idea that most don’t buy a ticket with an actual assumption of winning. Zimbet is founded on either the national or the United Kingston soccer divisions and involves determining the outcomes of future games.

Zimbabwe’s gambling halls, on the other hand, pamper the extremely rich of the society and vacationers. Until a short time ago, there was a very big tourist business, based on safaris and visits to Victoria Falls. The market collapse and connected violence have carved into this market.

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

In addition to Zimbabwe’s casinos and the aforestated mentioned lottery and Zimbet (which is considerably like a pools system), there is a total of two horse racing tracks in the state: the Matabeleland Turf Club in Bulawayo (the 2nd metropolis) and the Borrowdale Park in Harare.

Seeing as that the market has diminished by more than 40 percent in recent years and with the associated deprivation and violence that has resulted, it isn’t known how well the sightseeing business which supports Zimbabwe’s gambling dens will do in the near future. How many of the casinos will carry on until conditions improve is simply not known.

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