Online Gambling Sites in DR Congo - July 2024

Displaying online Gambling sites that accept players from DR Congo. To change country go to Country selector or to see all sites in our database visits Online Gambling Directory.

Gambling Laws in DR Congo

Various laws make gambling in DR Congo legal in much of its variety. Within the Congolese gambling legislation, the main regulatory acts are the Inter-ministerial orders 041/MJS/CAB/2100/01/2011 and the ordinance No. 059/CAB/MIN/FINANCES/2005 from the 25th June 2005. All these acts make various forms of gambling in DR Congo legal, but do not include within this scope online gambling. Online gambling in the country is until today not regulated. The regulatory body of the land-based activities is an office within the Ministry of Economy of DR Congo. Beside its function as supervisor, this office is the official body which grants licenses to all Congolese casinos, sportsbooks, or other types of gambling providers, brick and mortar as well as online.  According to Congolese gambling laws minors, under 18 years of age are prohibited to participate in gambling activities.

Is Online Gambling Legal in DR Congo?

No all forms of online gambling are not regulated in DR Congo.

Online Casinos in DR Congo

Beside the not regulated status of online gambling online casinos in DR Congo amount to several licensed providers most of which offer other types of gambling games beside the classical casino games. PremierBet is one of those operators. Although they are more famous on the African market for their sports betting offer, PremierBet’s sites also provides special rooms for slot games, roulette and table games. Foreign internet casino sites are not available in the country.

Online Poker in DR Congo

There are no special Congolese online poker laws. While poker is widely played within the licensed land-based casinos online poker is considered to be not regulated. As of January 2019, there are no specialized Congolese internet poker sites. However some limited variety of poker can be played on the PremierBet website under their poker section.

Online lottery in DR Congo

The National Society of Lottery (Sonal) is the state licensed provider for all sorts of lotto games in the country including the online lottery in DR Congo. The lottery was reformed with the Law 08/008 of July 07, 2008 but retained its mission from the earlier Presidential Orders O84-155 and 85-156 from 4 July 1984. Like its predecessor, the Colonial Lottery (Belgian Congo), created on May 29, 1934, its contributions go for the benefit of social, artistic and other works in DR Congo. However, as of October 2019, they do not offer online lotto games, the land-based versions being the only options for the locals.

Online bingo in DR Congo

There are no specific Congolese online bingo laws. However, the general regulations regarding  games of chance in DR Congo apply and land-based bingo is considered to be legal in the country. However, as of January 2019, there are no specialized sites for online bingo in DR Congo. Online bingo, as it is the case with other online gambling games is not regulated in the country. Bingo rooms, licensed elsewhere, can easily be accessed from the country.

Online sports betting in DR Congo 

Online sports betting in the country is highly popular beside the not regulated status of online gambling in general. There are various online sportsbook sites in DR Congo, PremierBet, being the one with highest rank among them. Their betting offers in DR Congo is quite rich, encompassing most of the available sports and sports event worldwide. Since 2016 the sportsbook has launched special smart phone app for easier access. Foreign internet sportsbook sites are not being blocked by the authorities.

Online daily fantasy sports in DR Congo

Online DFS sites in DR Congo do not have a legally regulated status. As the whole online gambling sector in the country is rather non regulated, there is little probability that internet Daily Fantasy Sports would soon  receive a legal status in DR Congo.