Swazi Gambling Information
Swaziland allows online casinos, internet poker rooms and live casinos. As recently as 2005, Swaziland had a national lottery in the form of Swazi Lotto, but this one-year old lottery company ended operations in 2005. Presumably, the lotto is still legal in Swaziland.
Below is a list of the online and live casinos in Swaziland. The biggest gaming operator in Swaziland is Piggs Peak Caisno, though Royal Swaz Spa has a larger single casino operation.
Casinos in Swaziland
Royal Swaz Spa (Mbabane) - Royal Swaz Spa Resort Casino offers 156 gaming machines and 15 gaming tables, including 6 blackjack tables, 8 roulette wheels and 2 poker tables. The casino floor also has a 200-seat bingo hall, 3 restaurants, a bowling alley, convention center, horseback riding, jacuzzi, squash court and tennis court. The sp offers two hotels: Ezulwini Sun and Lugogo Sun. To call Royal Swaz Spa & Casino, dial +286 416 5000 or visit the website at www.suninternational.com/resorts/royalswazi.
Nhlangano Sun Hotel and Casino (Nhlangano) - Nhlangano Sun Casino is found in Nhlangano, Shiselweni in Swaziland. The casino offers 30 slot machines, 2 Blackjack tables and 2 Roulette tables. If you want general information about Nhlangano Sun Hotel and Casino, call +268 207 8211.
Piggs Peak Casino (Piggs Peak) - Piggs Peak Casino & Orion Hotel Piggs Peak has 80 slots and 8 table games, including 4 blackjack tables, 3 roulette games and 1 poker table. There are two restaurants on the hotel property, as well as a tennis court, squash court, horseback riding, bar and private gaming area for those new to casinos. Dial Piggs Peak Casino at +268 437 1104 for more information, or visit their web site at www.piggspeak.com.
Online Gambling in Swaziland
Swaziland started issuing licenses in 1998 which allow certain Swazi gaming interests to sponsor online gambling.
The first of these gaming interests to receive a license was Piggs Peak Casino, a brick-and-mortar casino in Swaziland. This casino is allowed to run an online casino and poker room. One thing to keep in mind is that Piggs Peak Online Casino is allowed to deposit Rand (a Swaziland currency) over the internet, which somewhat limits play to Swaziland, Namibia, Lesotho and South Africa. This is further restricted by a 2007 South African law which bans South Africans from playing on Swaziland online casinos and poker rooms.
Here is more information about the two online casinos which are licensed in Swaziland.
Online Casinos in Swaziland
Piggs Peak casinos is owned by Casino Enterprises Ltd., which owns two other online casino sites. The Piggs Peak Online Site is powered by Microgaming software. As mentioned before, the Rand is the currency used on the website and English is the only language supported.
Online deposits at Piggs Peak Casino are American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Autopay and Diners Club. Withdrawal methods are more limited, restricted only to Poli and Reverse Withdrawal Request. Also note that 11 U.S. states do not allow its residents to play at the Swaziland casinos. These US states are the same eleven which don't allow internet gambling to other international web casinos: New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, Wisconsin, Indiana, Louisiana, Washington, Oregon and South Dakota.
To call the online management at Piggs Peak, dial +268 404 1411 or try infornation at firstname.lastname@example.org. The primary address for Piggs Peak are www.piggspeak.co.sz and www.piggspeak.co.za.
Volcanic Gold Casino is the second online casino located in Swaziland. Like Piggs Peak, Volcanic Gold is owned by Casino Enterprises Limited and powered by Microgaming software. Once again, the language supported by the site is English and the currencies accepted are Rand. Deposit methods for Volcanic Gold Casino are Mastercard, Visa, Poli, AutoPay and Bank Wire Transfer.
To get ahold of the online support for Volcanic Gold Casino, email customer service at email@example.com, or visit their website at www.volcanicgold.co.sz.
Lottery in Swaziland
Swaziland no longer has a lottery. In 2004, Swaziland officials allowed lottery gambling and licensed Swazi Lotto owned by Afrilotto Pty Ltd. to run the game. The were 42 weekly drawings before the lottery company shut down business operations in 2005.
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