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Presentation by Malawi Gaming Board (MGB) and the National Lotteries Board (NLB). Ensuring that the country has a dynamic, vibrant and well regulated gaming and lottery industry that shall contribute towards the socio-economic development of the country. >> View Presentation
2014 Annual Report Performance of the Board continues to rise year on year since its inception.   >> Click here to download
Request for Proposals for Casino Licence The Malawi Gaming Board (MGB) is inviting proposals for a Casino Licence at any location in Malawi in terms of the Gaming Act, 1996 (Act No. 26 of 1996), as amended. >> Read More  

About Malawi Gaming Board

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Promoting Responsible Gambling

The Malawi Gaming Board was established to regulate gaming; control and license gaming premises; to impose and collect tax on gaming; and further to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing. (Gaming Act No. 26, 1996). The Malawi Gaming Board established under the Gaming Act No. 26 of 1996, as amended in 1998 as a statutory body has, in terms of section 4, powers to: Issue licenses, vary, or, for good cause, suspend or cancel the licences. Inquire into complaints against licensees. Subject to any general or special direction by the Minister, regulate its own procedure. Authorize the Chief Executive Officer and other Officers of the Board to exercise on its behalf, at any time when it is not meeting, such powers as it may specify.

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Mission Statement

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The Board shall ensure that:

  • Licencing is rigorous
  • Gaming is crime free
  • Gaming brings meaningful economic benefits to the country
  • Problems associated with gaming are minimized

Gaming Act & Regulations

Main Content 0The Malawi Gaming Board established under the Gaming Act No. 26 of 1996, as amended in 1998 as a statutory body has, in terms of section 4

Gambling Responsibly

Main Content 0Gambling should be for leisure and entertainment. Although problem gambling has not been a concern amongst our people, it is reasonable to assume that as the gaming industry grows and advances, it brings about both good and adverse impacts. The gaming law clearly prohibits participation of children in gaming activities. Equally, the remaining part of our society requires protection against irresponsible gambling.

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Request for Proposals for Casino Licence

The Malawi Gaming Board (MGB) is inviting proposals for a Casino Licence at any location in Malawi in terms of the Gaming Act, 1996 (Act No. 26 of 1996), as amended. All procedural requirements are explained in a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that shall be released by the Malawi Gaming Board (MGB). The RFP also contains the evaluation criteria that will be applied by the MGB to award the Casino Licence.

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GBM Poll

Does the place where you play your games display the Gambling Licence?