Functions of the Board.

The Board shall—

  • Regulate and supervise the establishment, management and operation of lotteries, gaming, betting and casinos in Uganda;
  • License casinos in Uganda;
  • License persons operating in a casino and any other employee of a casino;
  • Approve devices or equipment for lotteries, gaming, betting and casinos;
  • Designate and license premises for lotteries, gaming, betting and casinos;
  • Collect lottery, gaming, betting, and the casino tax from both the owners and the gamblers;
  • Approve games that may be made available for casinos lotteries, gaming, betting and casinos;
  • Approve and set standards for the supply, installation or adaptation of gaming and betting software;
  • Participate and contribute to good causes in accordance with this Act;
  • Protect members of the public from adverse effects of gaming and betting including the promotion of transparency and accountability;
  • Implement Government policy relating to lotteries, gaming, betting and casinos;
  • Promote public awareness of the gaming and betting industry;