To become a world class gaming regulator that contributes meaningfully to social and economic development of Tanzania.
To properly regulate the gaming industry in Tanzania to ensure integrity, maximization of long term social-economic benefits and protection of the gaming public from gaming hazards by enforcing a world class gaming legislation and adapting best practices.
Major activities of the Gaming Board of Tanzania include the following:
Gaming Board of Tanzania is responsible for issuing licenses to all gaming operators. Until the end of the financial year 2006/2007, a total of eight casinos and one national lottery were in operation including 219 slot machine route operations.
In ensuring compliance to the gaming law and regulations, inspections are carried out continuously to ascertain full compliance of the pertinent law. Inspections include inter alia, suitability of gaming premises, safety requirements, organization structure and gaming employees licenses. Other areas of inspection include compliance with gaming devices minimum requirements and casino internal control procedures.
Advising on Gaming Tax
The responsibility of advising the government on gaming tax matters.