Online Gambling Sites in Benin - July 2024

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Gambling Laws in Benin

Land-based gambling in Benin is regulated by the 2002 Gambling Act (Loi No. 2002-28 du 29 mars 2001 Portant réglementation des jeux de hasard, d’argent et de paris en république du Bénin), which makes legal various forms of gambling, including casino gambling and lottery. In accordance with the law, gambling is proclaimed to be a monopoly of the state. However, the law envisions a licensing system that allows private companies to administer much of the organization of the games of chance in the country if they acquire a license from the relevant gambling authorities in Benin. Although this law makes various forms of land-based gambling legal, online gambling in Benin, remains unregulated. The only exception in this regard is the online betting sector. In this regard, Benin has been home of several online betting operators which are licensed under the current laws of the country to provide betting services in the country. According to Benin gambling laws minors, under 18 years of age are prohibited to participate in gambling activities.

Is Online Gambling Legal in Benin?

All forms of online gambling, with exception of online betting are unregulated in Benin.

Online Casinos in Benin

The largest casino in the country is the Lydia Ludic Benin - Amitie which is located in Cotonou. This casino facility operates with plenty of gaming and video poker machines which make it an attractive gambling location in the country. The casino, however, has not launched yet an online casino in Benin. Foreign internet casino sites are also easily accessible from Benin.

Online Poker in Benin

Poker in Benin is legal and part of the regular offer or the land-based casinos operating the country. Regarding online poker, however, there are no specific Benin online poker laws. There are also no specialized, licensed, online poker sites in Benin, as of March 2019. Foreign online poker sites can easily be accessed from the country. 

Online lottery in Benin

The Loterie Nationale du Bénin is authorized and licensed under the gambling legislations of the country to organize and conduct the land-based national lottery in Benin. Some of the most popular lotto games they currently offer on the market include Loto Fortune and Loto Star. However, Loterie Nationale du Bénin has not introduced a possibility for playing online lotteries in Benin, as of March 2019. As there are no specific Benin online lottery laws, the online lotto sector in the country is rather unregulated, with many unlicensed international lotto sites still having free access to the Benin market.

 Online bingo in Benin

There are no specific Benin online bingo laws. Therefore, online bingo in Benin is also considered to be unregulated. As of March 2019, there are also no specialized sites for online bingo in Benin. Bingo rooms, licensed elsewhere, can easily be accessed from the country.

Online sports betting in Benin

The Loterie Nationale du Bénin, the official lotto provider of the country, is also providing the most popular online sportsbook site in Benin. On their lotto portal one can access the ParisFoot game which is currently the only legally available betting game in Benin. In the lack of legal sports books offering online sports betting in Benin, many illegal providers, active mainly on the African market, target players from Benin.

Online daily fantasy sports in Benin

Online DFS sites in Benin do not have a legally regulated status. There is an ongoing debate on the status of this type of game, but considering the legality of online sports betting in the country it is very probable that internet Daily Fantasy Sports would soon receive a legal status in Benin.