Ghana passed the Lotto and Betting Act 94 in 1960, just three years after the country gained independence from Britain. The Act allowed for national lotteries to be set up, in the hope of raising funds for the country’s development. Nearly fifty years later, in 2006, the country passed the National Lotto Act 722 and the Gaming Act 721. They also appointed the National Lottery Authority to regulate, monitor and supervise lotteries which are still legal, and very popular today.
The Gaming Act 721 permitted the four land-based casinos to operate legally, as well the creation of online betting sites in Ghana, provided they adhere to regulation from the Gaming Commission of Ghana (GCG) who are responsible for issuing licenses to all gaming operators and permits to companies and individuals that wish run promotions with elements of game of chance.
Sports betting is very popular, especially European and English football amongst the younger generation. An increase in internet access and the availability of mobile phones has expanded the market in the last decade and bought gambling to ordinary Ghanaians, who are now able to place online, and not have to visit a physical sports betting shop.
There are more than 20 local companies operating the market plus hundreds international names pushing to get a stronghold of this growing market. Below is a list of the top 20 online sites, listed alphabetically.
Best Betting sites in Ghana
So which are the best betting sites in Ghana to join and play on? It really depends on what you value on a Ghana betting site. Some users like big jackpots, others like retail shops, some value customer service above all else.
For the most frequent, and largest jackpots in Ghana, there are 2 options. 1 is Betway Ghana and the second is Powerbets Ghana. They both have jackpots happening daily with various number of matches and various bonuses.
Supabets Ghana has plenty of retail outlets and these are useful for cash out or if you have any issues with contacting them and want an issue resolved.
For the best mobile site experience and top notch customer service, Betway Ghana really seems to be the best betting site in Ghana at the moment.