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Casinos in Mozambique

December 26th, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments
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The general shortage in the numbers of, Mozambique’s casinos is in 1 sense quite bewildering, in one way or another.

In past times, the region was a site where plenty of South Africans would go to to get away from the considerably restrictive policies on games of chance (and, it has to be said, mixing with other races) that they had at home. Thus, you might anticipate a aura of a developing industry to satisfy that tourist market.

At the same time, maybe it is not much of a surprise. The state is one of the most bankrupt over the world, having gone through a horrifying civil war (followed by destructive floods) from which it is still, very slowly, getting back on its feet. This can make a region less of a travel place, even though there is currently a inviting display along a few of the country’s attractive beaches.

It is added to that legitimate that regionally somewhat, casinos in Mozambique have had to contend with many others in the lately liberalized South Africa, which is inclusive of the famous Sun City founded by the Kerzner family establishment.

Here’s a list of Casinos in Mozambique:

Maputo: Polana Casino Hotel

There are seventy eight slot machines as well as video poker games, five tables of American roulette, four blackjack tables, along with a poker table.

Namaacha: Sol Libombos Hotel Casino

There are forty slot machines, American roulette, as well as two tables for poker and punto banco.

It is thought that over time the whole tourism sector in Mozambique will thrive greatly. While the local languages are, clearly, African, there is added to that the fraction of Portuguese from the old colonial power and the distinctive and accelerating origin of English, both from South Africa and as part of the worldwide phenomenon. The country is particularly cheap (evidently, as it is very poor) and as above, has some of the most stunning beaches worldwide, fronting onto the Indian Ocean. Those are the combination of features that make tourism authorities drool, and as the country elevates out of its current slump, it’s likely that not only will tourism expand, but that the list of casinos in Mozambique will grow longer also.

While the country is not expected to ever reinstate its character as a location for partying South Africans, as there are now other choices closer to home for them to oblige in, the development of a long distance tourism sector is being set-up. This would be to cater to Europeans seeking winter sun, as a break from the distress of the Northern Hemisphere winter. Plus, obviously, the best prawns (shrimp) over the world are just offshore, in the Mozambique Channel.

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