Gambling in Mauritania
In Mauritania, all forms of gambling are illegal. According to the government’s consensus, 100% of the country’s population is Muslim. Islam bans almost all forms of gambling, and the government heavily enforces this law.
Casino gambling, sports gambling, and lottery gambling are all illegal, and the punishments for getting caught playing these games for money, or operating a gambling establishment in Mauritania are very severe including both heavy fines and jail time.
Online Gambling in Mauritania
Gambling online in Mauritania is also highly illegal, and is punishable by law. The government actively tries to ban its citizens from accessing gambling websites, but it is still possible to play many of them. The government has also been known to search for online gambling users, so make sure to consider the consequences before playing!