Sports betting popular in Zambia is increasing online space. It is mainly due to the expansion of Internet coverage and an increase in the number of people connected to mobile communications. With over 14,000,000 people, 60% of them already own mobile phones.
The profitability of the online betting companies is steadily increasing, so the Zambian government welcomes bookmakers together with licenses for its operations. The national Betting Control Act controls bookmaker services.
Zambia is also a Gambling Regulators of Africa Forum (GRAF) member. This organization studies online betting technology along with its impact on the population of betting companies.
While the licensing board of Zambia initiates the betting legislation, millions of Zambian people join betting sites with or without a license to make a good stake.