Botswana Casinos

December 8th, 2009 by Keon Leave a reply »
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Botswana is one of Africa’s success stories; a city of diverse natural aura, ample lifestyle, also a quick-growing tourist location, enchanted by its proximity to South Africa and also by its appealing game reserves and national parks. Botswana casinos are a blossoming portion of the economy, and casinos have come forth in several cities in the country, like the capital, Gaborone, and the northern capital, Francis Town. Accordingly, the Botswana government has taken grand measures to certify that the cultivation of Botswana casinos perseveres in line with the growing amounts of outside visitors.

Francis Town is the largest city in northern Botswana and also home to two casinos, the Marang Hotel, along with the Admiral at the Thapama Hotel. The city was the site of southern Africa’s 1st "gold rush" in the mid 19th century, which appealed to visitors from all around the world in search of their fortune. Unfortunately for them, the gold proved uneasy and exorbitant to mine, and many of the mining operations fell into disuse, even though a handful remain. Nowadays, the casinos of Francis Town allot gamblers with the chance to strike it lucky; there is still gold here, if you are definitely blessed enough to find it!

Apart from Francis Town, the other leading center for Botswana casinos is the capital, Gaborone. This is home to Botswana’s largest casinos, the Grand Palm Hotel Casino Resort, which has seventeen table games and above two hundred and fifty slots and video gaming machines, the Gaborone Sun Casino, which is the oldest and most gigantic casino in Botswana, as well as a brand-new development at the Gaborone Hotel. Hence, the capital is making a bid to bring in a number of the games business away from its northern opposer, and make itself a exceptional stopover for overseas guests on the way to the national parks of Chobe and Okavango in the north of Botswana, which are the country’s choice tourist enticement currently.

Africans enjoy wagering, and Botswana casinos are developed to appeal to locals and visitors from abroad. Acknowledging this, the government has been mindful not to overburden the Botswana casino industry with regulations and barricades, though the industry has obviously carefully been scrutinized to certify that it preserves the most optimum levels of character. Consequently, the Botswana casino sector goes on to grow to meet the demand of individuals from across the globe, enthusiastic to gather their fortune, like the prospectors of old.


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