• Zimbabwe gambling dens

    The prospect of living in Zimbabwe is somewhat of a gamble at the current time, so you could envision that there would be little appetite for patronizing Zimbabwe’s gambling halls. In reality, it seems to be operating the other way around, with the atrocious market conditions leading to a greater ambition to wager, to try and find a fast win, a way out of the difficulty.

    For many of the citizens living on the meager nearby earnings, there are two established forms of gaming, the state lottery and Zimbet. As with almost everywhere else on the globe, there is a state lottery where the probabilities of profiting are surprisingly small, but then the prizes are also very high. It’s been said by economists who look at the concept that the majority don’t purchase a ticket with the rational expectation of winning. Zimbet is founded on one of the local or the British football leagues and involves predicting the outcomes of future games.

    Zimbabwe’s gambling halls, on the other foot, mollycoddle the astonishingly rich of the country and tourists. Until a short time ago, there was a considerably substantial tourist industry, built on safaris and trips to Victoria Falls. The economic woes and connected violence have cut into this trade.

    Amongst Zimbabwe’s casinos, there are two in the capital, Harare, the Carribea Bay Resort and Casino, which has 5 gaming tables and one armed bandits, and the Plumtree Casino, which has just the slots. The Zambesi Valley Hotel and Entertainment Center in Kariba also has just slot machines. Mutare has the Monclair Hotel and Casino and the Leopard Rock Hotel and Casino, the two of which offer table games, slot machines and video poker machines, and Victoria Falls houses the Elephant Hills Hotel and Casino and the Makasa Sun Hotel and Casino, the two of which has video poker machines and blackjack, roulette, and craps tables.

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

    Given that the economy has diminished by beyond forty percent in recent years and with the associated deprivation and crime that has arisen, it isn’t known how healthy the tourist business which funds Zimbabwe’s gambling halls will do in the next few years. How many of the casinos will be alive till things get better is simply not known.

     December 27th, 2015  Alvin   No comments

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