Road in Bissau, the capital of Guinea-Bissau
Bissau, the capital of Guinea-Bissau

 

This is a guide to brick and mortar as well as online casinos in Guinea-Bissau. Find out what the best casinos and online casino sites are in Guinea-Bissau, or learn more about the legal status of casino gambling in the country.

 

Online casinos in Guinea-Bissau

 

Legal status: unregulated

Online casino gambling appears to be completely unregulated in Guinea-Bissau. Officially called the Republic of Guinea-Bissau -* not to be confused with Guinea and Equatorial Guinea -, the country is located in West-Africa and bordered by Senegal and Guinea, as well as the Atlantic Ocean. Guinea-Bissau was colonised by Portugal in the 19th century and gained its independence in 1973. Portuguese remains one of the official languages of the country, along with Upper Guinea Creole.

There seem to be no laws in Guinea-Bissau that would explicitly apply to online casino gambling. This is not exactly surprising, seeing as the internet penetration rate of the country is quite low: only about 6 percent of he population has access to the internet. This naturally limits the potential Bissau-Guineanonline casino gambling market and makes online casino regulation rather unnecessary.

The other reason for the lack of an active online casino gambling scene is most likely connected to the fact that about a third of the population of Guinea-Bissau follows Islam. The Islamic holy book, the Quran states that all forms of gambling are prohibited for Muslims. Gambling – which naturally includes online casino gambling – is considered to be as addictive as alcohol, turning people away from hard work and God.

Either way, there are currently no online casinos based in Guinea-Bissau. It is possible that, should an online casino apply for a licence, it would receive a gambling permit as gambling in general is legal in Guinea-Bissau, but there have been no precedents of this. As a result, international online casino sites likely constitute the best option for Bissau-Guinean gamblers.

Most international online casino sites welcome players from Guinea-Bissau, and many of them support Portuguese as well. Online casino sites are not actively blocked by Bissau-Guinean internet service providers.

 

Online casinos accepting players from Guinea-Bissau

The following online gambling websites accept players from Guinea-Bissau:

 

RichPrize Casino

This is RichPrize Casino's animated GIF banner advertising their new exclusive games and their free spins and casino bonuses. You can read about these promotional offers below the animated banner. By clicking on the banner you will be taken to the casino's website where you can register and play.
RichPrize Casino bonus offers
USA and Canada players are accepted. However, US players can only deposit and withdraw money using cryptocurrencies! (this restriction only applies to US players, and only in this casino)
  • 100% match bonus, up to $400 + 25 free spins, no code needed
  OR:
  • Confirm email or phone, apply code: LADYDAY, make deposit from 21 to 400 EUR/USD and receive 88% + 88 free spins, limited time only, if it is no longer valid, please drop a comment and let me know
  OR:
  • Confirm email or phone, apply code: WEST100 make deposit pf at least 21 EUR/USD and receive 100 free spins, limited time only, if it is no longer valid, please drop a comment and let me know
  Returning players usually get 25% - 33% cashback, one of the highest regular cashbacks online. Even if you end up losing you will get about 30% of your money back (returning players only).

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

All bonuses and promotions are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements.
  • Playthrough requirement: Bonus wagering x40 applied.
  • Free spins wagering x40 applied.
  Check the casino's web page for the specific, up to date, current playthrough requirements and wagering limitations, does not apply to bonuses for returning players which have different (significantly better) paythrough requirements.
Wagering limitation:
  • 7 days to wager bonus.
  • Slots wagering allowed.
  • Slots wagering participation 100%.
  • Min bet 0.01 EUR - Max bet 3 EUR.
  • Betting Games wagering not allowed.
  • Providers allowed for wagering: Limited to enabled games only.
  • Player can cancel bonus at any time. Please note: Upon cancellation of the bonus the balance will be adjusted to the balance before bonus activation.
 

 

UPDATE 2021: This particular online casino was removed due to complaints from the players and visitors to the website. We apologize for the inconvenience.
We will replace it with another recommendation as soon as possible. In the meantime, check out the other online casinos above and below, or the recent casino bonuses, free games or casino reviews.
If you have any issue with the other gambling platforms featured on the website, then please drop a comment or try the live chat (bottom right). We will investigate all reports and take action if necessary.
 

 

Betsson Casino and Sports Book

This is a gif animated banner displaying the casino + poker platform + online sports book Betsson's various current 2021 promotions. Under the banner you can read about these bonuses, their terms and conditions, paythrough requirements, wagering limitations. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to Betsson's internet platform ,where you can register an account.
European casino & sportsbook & poker, all in one
North American players are not accepted.
  • Welcome bonus, 100% up to €100
  • 101 free spins on your first deposit
  • €5,000 every week for one lucky active returning player (no wagering limitation, no playthrough requirement)

US players can not register. Betsson has over 1500 games, the most games of any online casino. You can read the review of Betsson casino here. You can read the other online casino reviews here, and you can find all the current casino bonuses, promotions, offers, codes here.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 35 times before withdrawal. No wagering requirement for the weekly extra money.
Playthrough requirement: No playthrough requirement for the extra weekly money. In case of the welcome bonus: • 100%: Slots • 10%: All Roulette (except Live), Caribbean Stud & Casino Stud Poker Games • 10%: All Casino Hold’Em, Red Dog, Pai Gow, Poker Games, Oasis Poker & Texas Hold’Em Poker Games • 5%: All BlackJack (except Live BlackJack), Baccarat, Video Poker, Pontoon, Beat Me, Punto Banco Games
Wagering limitation:
  • The bonus cannot be wagered on the following games: 1429 Uncharted Seas, Aliens, Big Bang, Blood Suckers, Castle builder, Castle Builder 2, Champion of the Track, Dead or Alive, Devil´s Delight, Eggomatic, Epic Gems, Eye of the Kraken, Kings of Chicago, Pearls of India, Robin Hood, Scrooge, Sea Hunter, Super Monopoly Money, The Wish Master, Tower Quest, Wild Gambler, Wizard Shop, Zombies.
  • Player from certain countries are not allowed use bonuses due to regular bonus abuse, check the casino's website for the ever changing up to date list.

 

Land-based casinos in Guinea-Bissau

 

The legal status of casino gambling in Guinea-Bissau is rather unclear. Gambling in general appears to be legal, but there are no laws in the country that would specifically regulate casino gambling. Other laws, however, such as the code of investment do mention that the regulations described in the document apply to games of chance, which makes it quite likely that casino gambling is, in fact, legal in Guinea-Bissau.

In accordance with this, there is certainly a number of gambling establishments where casino games are available. However, certainly none of these are significant enough to merit the title of casino. Whether because of the religious affiliations of the population of Guinea-Bissau or simply due to a lack of interest, there are no casinos to speak of in the country at the moment.

In case an investor would like to open a casino in Guinea-Bissau, they would most likely have to register at the Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Traditional Arts, as gambling is handled as part of tourism. For now, however, international online casinos are the best, and possibly the only option for locals and tourists alike.

 

Other forms of online gambling in Guinea-Bissau

 

The legal status of the various other forms of gambling is just as enigmatic as that of casinos and online casinos. There is very little information to be found concerning the regulations that apply to lottery games, sports betting and poker in the country.

As games of chance are mentioned by multiple Bissau-Guinean laws, it is safe to say that gambling is not exactly banned in the country. Still, there are very few traces of any gambling operators in Guinea-Bissau, not to mention online gambling operators.

One of the very few gambling ventures present in the country is the Loteria Nacional de Guiné-Bissau, the national lottery of Guinea-Bissau. Tickets to the lottery games are only available at physical retailers, however, and not online. In fact, though online gambling is not exactly banned, there are no online gambling operators whatsoever in Guinea-Bissau.

Fortunately for Bissau-Guinean gamblers with an access to the internet, due to the lack of prohibitonconcerning online gambling, international online gambling sites provide a convenient option for playing. Most international online sports betting, online lottery and online poker sites welcome players from Guinea-Bissau.

 

 

The following online gambling websites accept players from Guinea-Bissau:

RichPrize Casino

This is RichPrize Casino's animated GIF banner advertising their new exclusive games and their free spins and casino bonuses. You can read about these promotional offers below the animated banner. By clicking on the banner you will be taken to the casino's website where you can register and play.
RichPrize Casino bonus offers
USA and Canada players are accepted. However, US players can only deposit and withdraw money using cryptocurrencies! (this restriction only applies to US players, and only in this casino)
  • 100% match bonus, up to $400 + 25 free spins, no code needed
  OR:
  • Confirm email or phone, apply code: LADYDAY, make deposit from 21 to 400 EUR/USD and receive 88% + 88 free spins, limited time only, if it is no longer valid, please drop a comment and let me know
  OR:
  • Confirm email or phone, apply code: WEST100 make deposit pf at least 21 EUR/USD and receive 100 free spins, limited time only, if it is no longer valid, please drop a comment and let me know
  Returning players usually get 25% - 33% cashback, one of the highest regular cashbacks online. Even if you end up losing you will get about 30% of your money back (returning players only).

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

All bonuses and promotions are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements.
  • Playthrough requirement: Bonus wagering x40 applied.
  • Free spins wagering x40 applied.
  Check the casino's web page for the specific, up to date, current playthrough requirements and wagering limitations, does not apply to bonuses for returning players which have different (significantly better) paythrough requirements.
Wagering limitation:
  • 7 days to wager bonus.
  • Slots wagering allowed.
  • Slots wagering participation 100%.
  • Min bet 0.01 EUR - Max bet 3 EUR.
  • Betting Games wagering not allowed.
  • Providers allowed for wagering: Limited to enabled games only.
  • Player can cancel bonus at any time. Please note: Upon cancellation of the bonus the balance will be adjusted to the balance before bonus activation.
 

 

UPDATE 2021: This particular online casino was removed due to complaints from the players and visitors to the website. We apologize for the inconvenience.
We will replace it with another recommendation as soon as possible. In the meantime, check out the other online casinos above and below, or the recent casino bonuses, free games or casino reviews.
If you have any issue with the other gambling platforms featured on the website, then please drop a comment or try the live chat (bottom right). We will investigate all reports and take action if necessary.
 

 

Betsson Casino and Sports Book

This is a gif animated banner displaying the casino + poker platform + online sports book Betsson's various current 2021 promotions. Under the banner you can read about these bonuses, their terms and conditions, paythrough requirements, wagering limitations. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to Betsson's internet platform ,where you can register an account.
European casino & sportsbook & poker, all in one
North American players are not accepted.
  • Welcome bonus, 100% up to €100
  • 101 free spins on your first deposit
  • €5,000 every week for one lucky active returning player (no wagering limitation, no playthrough requirement)

US players can not register. Betsson has over 1500 games, the most games of any online casino. You can read the review of Betsson casino here. You can read the other online casino reviews here, and you can find all the current casino bonuses, promotions, offers, codes here.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 35 times before withdrawal. No wagering requirement for the weekly extra money.
Playthrough requirement: No playthrough requirement for the extra weekly money. In case of the welcome bonus: • 100%: Slots • 10%: All Roulette (except Live), Caribbean Stud & Casino Stud Poker Games • 10%: All Casino Hold’Em, Red Dog, Pai Gow, Poker Games, Oasis Poker & Texas Hold’Em Poker Games • 5%: All BlackJack (except Live BlackJack), Baccarat, Video Poker, Pontoon, Beat Me, Punto Banco Games
Wagering limitation:
  • The bonus cannot be wagered on the following games: 1429 Uncharted Seas, Aliens, Big Bang, Blood Suckers, Castle builder, Castle Builder 2, Champion of the Track, Dead or Alive, Devil´s Delight, Eggomatic, Epic Gems, Eye of the Kraken, Kings of Chicago, Pearls of India, Robin Hood, Scrooge, Sea Hunter, Super Monopoly Money, The Wish Master, Tower Quest, Wild Gambler, Wizard Shop, Zombies.
  • Player from certain countries are not allowed use bonuses due to regular bonus abuse, check the casino's website for the ever changing up to date list.

 

This article supplements the general guide to the legal status of gambling in Guinea-Bissau.

 

Simon’s Guide to Land-based and Online Casinos in Guinea-Bissau is part of Simon’s Online Casino Guide.

 

Last updated: 2021-01-14

 

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