The entire process of living in Zimbabwe is something of a risk at the moment, so you may imagine that there might be very little appetite for visiting Zimbabwe’s gambling halls. Actually, it seems to be working the other way around, with the crucial economic circumstances leading to a higher desire to wager, to attempt to find a quick win, a way out of the difficulty.

For many of the citizens subsisting on the meager local earnings, there are two dominant types of gaming, the state lotto and Zimbet. As with almost everywhere else on the planet, there is a state lottery where the chances of winning are extremely tiny, but then the winnings are also very large. It’s been said by financial experts who study the situation that the majority do not buy a card with the rational assumption of winning. Zimbet is built on either the national or the English soccer divisions and involves predicting the outcomes of future games.

Zimbabwe’s gambling dens, on the other hand, cater to the incredibly rich of the state and travelers. Up until not long ago, there was a considerably substantial vacationing industry, centered on safaris and visits to Victoria Falls. The economic anxiety and connected violence have carved into this trade.

Among Zimbabwe’s gambling halls, there are 2 in the capital, Harare, the Carribea Bay Resort and Casino, which has five gaming tables and slot machines, and the Plumtree gambling den, which has only slot machine games. The Zambesi Valley Hotel and Entertainment Center in Kariba also has just slots. Mutare has the Monclair Hotel and Casino and the Leopard Rock Hotel and Casino, the pair of which contain 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, the two of which have video poker machines and tables.

In addition to Zimbabwe’s gambling dens and the aforementioned talked about lottery and Zimbet (which is quite like a pools system), there is a total of two horse racing tracks in the nation: the Matabeleland Turf Club in Bulawayo (the second metropolis) and the Borrowdale Park in Harare.

Given that the economy has deflated by beyond 40 percent in recent years and with the associated deprivation and violence that has cropped up, it isn’t understood how healthy the vacationing business which supports Zimbabwe’s casinos will do in the near future. How many of the casinos will still be around till conditions get better is simply unknown.