Simon’s Guide to Equatorial Guinea Online Casinos and Land-based Venues

This is a photo of the front entrance of the Games World International venue Game Joker Casino in Bata, a coastal town in the Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Under this picture, on this page, you can find a list of all terrestrial Equatoguinean casinos, info about the legal status of gaming venues, slot halls, their taxation regime, licensing system, and you can find a list of Equatorial Guinea licensed online casinos, which accept players from the country.

Equatorial Guinea Casinos Guide (on the picture: Game Joker Casino in Bata)

This is a guide to brick and mortar as well as online casinos in Equatorial Guinea (officially the Republic of Equatorial Guinea – República de Guinea Ecuatorial, EG for short, a small and poor Central African country with legalized gambling, a former Spanish colony, with a population of only 1.5 million). Find out which are the best land-based casinos and licensed online casino sites in Equatorial Guinea, or learn more about the legal status of casino gambling in the country.

 

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Online casinos in Equatorial Guinea

Legal status of digital casinos in Equatorial Guinea: not regulated, players can freely play online

 

Online casinos are not regulated in Equatorial Guinea.

The gambling legislation (1995 Juegos de Recreo y de Azar1) does not specifically address online casino gambling.

This is not surprising, considering:

  • the gambling legislation wasn’t updated since 2005;
  • only 26% of the population has access to the internet2.

 

The current Equatoguinean casino gambling law states that casino gambling is only legal in establishments with a valid gambling licence (details of this can be seen below, in the land-based casino section below).

There aren’t any Equatorial Guinea licensed online casinos, and online casinos are not issued.

Players are free to play on foreign online casinos, that is not prosecuted. However, operating an unlicensed online casinos within Equatorial Guinea is illegal and a criminal offence, punishable by a fine and/or a prison sentence.

/Comment: The laws of Equatorial Guinea do not apply outside of the borders of the country, outside of the so-called ‘jurisdiction’.

Casino websites registered and licensed in other countries are outside of he jurisdiction of EG, and the law of EG do not apply to them./

Some international online casinos accept players from Equatorial Guinea, and practically all of them support at least one of the country’s official languages (Spanish and French).

By scrolling below you can find a list of online casinos, which accept Equatorial Guinean players.

 

Can tourists play online while visiting Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, tourists, expats or migrants can play online freely while enjoying their stay in the country.

 

Online casino licensing and regulatory body of Equatorial Guinea:

N/A, online casino licences are not issued in the country currently.

 

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Taxation of online casino sites in Equatorial Guinea: 

N/A, there is no set online casino tax in EG.

 

For the players, taxation of online casino gambling winnings in Equatorial Guinea:

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Age requirement of Equatoguinean online casinos: not set online casino gambling age

 

Sources, main pieces of Equatorial Guinea online casino gambling legislation:

1Boletín Oficial del Estado – Juegos de Recreo y de Azar

2Datareportal – Equatorial Guinea Digital, Internet Penetration

 

List of online casinos, which accept players from Equatorial Guinea

The following online gambling websites accept players from Equatorial Guinea. They all accept players from the country, and are accessible from within the country, at the time of writing. If they no longer accept players from Equatorial Guinea, or if they are blocked for some reason please leave a message in the comments section, so I can investigate it. Thank you.

 

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General bonus terms and conditions at the 888 gambling websites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for new players
  • bonuses are available in US Dollars, GBP, Euros or Canadian Dollars
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: no free spins currently, free spins expire after 14 days
Wagering limitation:
Game type: Contribution:
Video slots & other types of slots, Scratch cards, Keno, Race, Arcade, Dice (and all other types of games not specifically mentioned below) 100%
Pai Gow, Caribbean Poker, Triple Card Poker and other kinds of table poker 20%
Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Live casino games, Video poker 10%
Craps 5%
 
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Miami Club Digital Casino Destination

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Miami Club 18+

  • Welcome bonus, 100% up to $100 on your first 8x deposit (up to $800 total)
  • Exclusive bonus code: MIFREE20, $20.00 free, every month, not just for new players, for returning players as well
  • Free spins, use coupon HOTWINGS to get 150% up to $150 plus 30 spins on the Funky Chicken 5-reel, limited time only (by the time you are reading it probably expired, only valid for a few days)

USA players accepted, Canada, Netherlands, Israel, France, Australia and UK players are not accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Check the gambling website for the most recent bouse promotions and playthrough requirement and wagering limitation information. The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 40x times before withdrawal, depending on the type.
Type of game: Count towards wagering requirement: 
Keno, Dazzling Dice, Poker Slots, Bingo Bucks - 100%
Table games 10%
Blackjack or video poke 10%
Slots 100%
Roulette, Craps or Baccarat 0% - Forbidden!
 
Wagering limitation:
  • UPDATE 2022: The wagering of any portion of a non-deposit bonus on Roulette, Craps or Baccarat games is strictly forbidden!
  • Currently, bonuses are not available to players registering accounts from the following countries: Russia, Ukraine.
  • Bonuses cannot be combined.
  • Miami Club casino requires that a deposit of at least $25 is made on all accounts before any cash withdrawal is processed to comply with anti money laundering laws + mandatory ID check required by law (law to fight financing of terrorism and payment processor require this as well). The deposited $25 can be withdrawn afterwards with the winnings.

Bet Online Casino, Bookmaker & Poker

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Bet Online sports-book, poker and casino, cross platform and mobile compatible, bitcoin accepted.

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Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

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Playthrough requirements of every bonus and promotion:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal, usually (sports betting and poker bonuses 10x)
  • Forfeiting the bonus will result in the bonus and any subsequent winnings associated with it to be removed from players accounts.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time, playthrough requirements must be met before additional promotions can be received.
  • Players must use the related bonus code in order to receive a bonus (if it has a code, not every promotion requires one).
  • Bonus funds will only be available on the Betsoft games, the other providers are not eligible,, unless otherwise stated.
  • In cases where rollover or other criteria specified in the individual bonus terms and conditions are not met within 30 days, any remaining bonus funds and associated winnings will be forfeited automatically.
  • Wagering requirements must be fulfilled before any winnings can be withdrawn.

Playthrough requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (progressive jackpot slots excluded) 100%
Roulette (All versions), Draw High-Lo, 3 Card Rummy 20%
Baccarat, Blackjack (American & European), Poker 3, Oasis Poker, Single Deck Blackjack, Triple Edge Poker, Caribbean Poker, Three Card Poker, Video Poker 10%
Pirate 21, Blackjack Super 7, Pai Gow, 21 Burn, Ride’m Poker, All forms of Keno, Red Dog, Pontoon, Top Card Trumps 5%
Craps, Live Casino, All Games with Progressive Jackpots, Virtual Racebook. Speciality games ie Keno’s and Scratcher game offered by Betsoft 0%
This only applies to casino bonuses, sports betting or poker bonuses have different wagering limitations (can be found on the company's website). BetOnline does not accept players from:

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Fair Go Australian casino, 18+

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  • Special Neosurf bonus, deposit using Neosurf and get a 200% welcome bonus (only once per player), promo code: 200-NEO

Only one bonus can be active at a time. North American players are accepted at the casino. FairGo Casino does not accept players from: Moldova, Israel, UK. You can read the full review of Fair Go casino here.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Disclaimer: The casinos is not actually an Australian online casino, the company is not registered in Australia, it's only "Aussie" themed.
All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date). Terms and conditions of every bonus and promotion:
  • Players from the following countries do not qualify for any bonuses: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Hungary, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time.
  • Only real money players, who completed the registration are eligible for a bonus.
  • No deposit bonuses hold a maximum cash out limit which is 5x the bonus amount unless otherwise specified.

Playthrough requirement:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 60 times before withdrawal, unless otherwise stated.

Wagering requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (a.k.a. Pokies) 100%
All types of Blackjack, Video Poker, Craps, American Roulette, Baccarat and other table games and non-pokies games 0%

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Mr. Bit casino & bookmaker, current 2022 bonus offers, welcome bonus and free spins + offers for returning players, 18+

  • 100% welcome bonus Up To €500 + 50 Free Spins
  • Free spins every day for returning players
  • 33% reload bonus for returning players

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General bonus terms and conditions at Mr. Bit and its sister sites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for 30 days after account creation
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 27x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 27 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal.
Playthrough requirement: No playthrough requirement for the extra weekly money. In case of the welcome bonus:
  • Minimum deposit amount: €10
  • Maximum bonus amount: €500
  • Wagering requirements: x27 (deposit + bonus)
In case of the free spins:
  • Participating slots: Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx
  • Bet per spin: €0,10
  • Wagering requirements: x30 (bonus)
  • Limit on withdrawing from the free spins: x10
  • 7 days for wagering

Wagering limitation:
  • 7 days for wagering
  • 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.
  • Please note that the free spins will appear on the account, once the 150% bonus has been wagered. Your players will get 10 free spins per day over the course of 5 days (50 free spins in total).

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Mr Bit Casino does not accept players from:

 

Land-based casinos in Equatorial Guinea

Legal status of casinos in Equatorial Guinea: legal since 1995, operators require a licence

 

Casinos are legal in Equatorial Guinea since 1995, according to Ley Num. 2/1995 por la que se regula las modalidades de autorizacion, explotacion y control de los juegos de recreo y de azar en la republica de Guinea Equatorial (better known as the 1995 Recreational Gambling Games Law)1, which was last updated in 2005 and it is the main piece of the casino gambling legislation.

Casinos in Equatorial Guinea must obtain a gambling licence in order to operate. Slot halls licenses are not issued, slot halls must acquire a casino licence.

The licensing authority is the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (details of the casino licensing process and fees can be found below).

There used to be 6 casino in Equatorial Guinea.

/Comment: Quite a lot, considering that the country is poor, only has a population of 1.5 million, and it receives a very low number of tourists./

UPDATE 2022: However, 4 of them closed, mostly due to the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on businesses and the tourism and hospitality sector of the country.

Equatorial Guinea is said to be the 6th least visited country in the world, which has a very bad effect on the casino sector. However, this is just an estimate, the government does not publish any sort of information about the number of tourists entering the country2. Therefore, the exact effect of the global pandemic on the tourism sector is also unknown4.

The remaining casinos are located in Malabo, the current capital of the country, and in Bata.

/Comment: Ciudad de la Paz, a.k.a. Oyala, the new and still under construction capital of the country does not yet have any casinos. However, upon completion it is likely that many casinos will relocate there./

All of the casino n the country are operated by the African gambling company Games World International, which has a de facto monopoly on casino gambling in Equatorial Guinea currently.

Equatorial Guinea does not, and never had big casinos. The biggest casino of the country is El Barco Casino (and even El Barco is considered tiny by international standards).

You can find all the currently operating brick and mortar casinos in the list below.

 

Can locals visit the casinos in Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, both locals and tourists are allowed to enter the casinos.

 

Casino licensing and regulatory body of Equatorial Guinea:

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Ministro de Cultura, Turismo y Francofonia) is responsible for issuing licences to casino gambling establishments in Equatorial Guinea. You have to contact them if you want to open a casino in the country. They do not seem to maintain a website.

Because they lack any sort of online presence the licensing fees and requirements are not known, if you know anything about them please leave a comment. Thank you.

Ministerio de Cultura, Turismo y Francofonia
Address: Presidente Nasser s/n MALABO , EQUATORIAL QUINEA
Tel.: 002409 3426, 2444
Telex: 5405 GBNOM EG

 

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Taxation of brick & mortar gambling establishments in Equatorial Guinea: 

Unknown, we couldn’t find any information about the casino tax rates (if any) in EG3, if you know anything about them please leave a comment. Thank you.

/Comment: We don’t know for sure, because the Equatoguinean government does not make an effort to make information publicly available online, but it seems like there are no specific gambling taxes, gambling companies instead pay fixed licensing fees, the amount of which are unknown.

This system is actually pretty common in poorer African countries, where tax evasion and corruption are still huge and prevalent issues./

The corporate tax rate is a very high 35%.

 

For the players, taxation of casino winnings in Equatorial Guinea:

The taxes payable on online casino winnings are not known. If you know please leave a comment. Thank you.

 

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Age requirement of land-based casinos, slot parlours in Equatorial Guinea: not set casino gambling age officially, although all of the casinos require players to be at least 18

 

Sources, main pieces of the land-based casino legislation in Equatorial Guinea:

1Boletín Oficial del Estado – Juegos de Recreo y de Azar

2The World Bank – International tourism, number of arrivals – Equatorial Guinea

3EY – Worldwide Corporate Tax Guide 2020, book

4EY – Equatorial Guinea announces new tax measures to mitigate impact of COVID-19

 

List of all casinos in Equatorial Guinea

This is a list of all casinos in Equatorial Guinea, with address, opening hours, number and types of games, dress code, entrance fee, reviews and a video of each gambling establishment, if one is available.

 

1., El Barco Casino & Restaurant
This is a picture of the front entrance of El Barco Casino & Restaurant. This is the first and last casino on this list of all Equatoguinean casinos. This is the biggest and most iconic casino in Equatorial Guinea right now. You can read more about this gaming venue to the right of the picture: its' address, opening hours, dress code, entrance fee, and you can watch a video of the venue as well.

El Barco Casino

El Barco Casino, Tapas Bar & Restaurant, address: KM 4, Carretera del Aeropuerto, Apdo 970

El Barco (The Barge) is located in the harbour of Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea.

This is the most iconic casino gaming venue in all of Equatorial Guinea, it has become the unofficial symbol of the EG casino sector.

The casino itself is small but very unique, it is built to mimic a cruise liner, both outside and inside (hence the name).

This is one of the two Games World International casino in Equatorial Guinea, the other venue is Casino Joker in Bata, which you can see on this casino list, below.

Complementary drinks for players.

/Comment: Giving free alcohol to players in a casino is forbidden in many countries, but apparently not in Equatorial Guinea./

 

Games: around 30 gaming machines (slots, video poker, outdated, not a good selection of slots, below average selection even by African standards), and around 5 tables (blackjack, American Roulette, Oasis Stud Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em, Treasure Poker)

 

Video of El Barco Casino:

There are no videos of the casino online.

 

Opening hours: 12:00 – 03:00, daily

UPDATE COVID-19: open

Dress code: no dress code according to the official website

Entrance fee: there is no entrance fee

Meta review analysis: The casino gets good reviews 4/5, no major problems, some people complain about the old machines.

 

18+, ID, and passport for tourists, is needed to enter.

2., Casino Joker
This is a picture of the front entrance of Casino Joker in Bata. You can read more about this gaming venue to the right of the picture: its' address, opening hours, dress code, entrance fee, and you can watch a video of the venue as well.

Casino Joker

Casino Joker, address: VQ98+8GW, Paseo Marítimo de Bata, Bata

Also called Game Joker Casino.

This is the second and smaller venue of Equatorial Guinea’s biggest casino group, Games World International (you can find their other casino above).

This is the casino on the picture at the top of the page.

This small casino is in operation since 2013.

Complementary drinks for players.

UPDATE 2022: Closed temporarily due to covid-19, unknown when it will reopen, the official website of the casino has no information about it whatsoever. If you know please leave a comment at the bottom of the page, thank you.

 

Games: around 25 gaming machines (slots, video poker, outdated, not a good selection of slots, below average selection even by African standards), and around 5 tables (blackjack, American Roulette, Oasis Stud Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold’em*, Treasure Poker)

 

*Ultimate Texas Hold’em tutorial, explanation: If you are new to this card game watch the following video tutorial to learn how to paly Ultimate Texas Hold’em Poker:

Video of Casino Joker:

There are no videos of the casino online.

 

Opening hours: closed currently

UPDATE COVID-19: temporarily closed

Dress code: no dress code

Entrance fee: there is no entrance fee

Meta review analysis: There aren’t any reviews of this casino online.

 

18+, ID, and passport for tourists, is needed to enter.

The following casinos were closed over the years and have been removed from the casino list above:

  • Game Queen
  • Game King
  • Game Master
  • Game VIP

 

Other forms of online gambling in Equatorial Guinea

While casino gambling and lottery-like games are legal in Equatorial Guinea (in a licensed gambling establishments), the Equatoguinean gambling legislation does not address online gambling at all.

This means that there are no licensed local online gambling platforms. Additionally, the government does not plan on better regulating internet wagering due to the low internet penetration (and therefore low potential tax revenue from the sector).

Therefore, for the foreseeable future, Equatorial Guinean players can only play on offshore gambling websites. Players are not prosecuted for placing bets on foreign gambling websites.

You can learn more about the legal status of the various forms of offline and online gambling in Equatorial Guinea here.

 

Bitcoin casinos in Equatorial Guinea

Legal status: not regulated

 

Equatorial Guinea is one of the Central African States, a collection of countries, in which the Central African franc is the official currency. They also have a shared central bank (The Central bank of The Central African States).

Cryptocurrencies are not regulated by the aforementioned central bank, and therefore placing bets via virtual currencies (bitcoin, litecoin, ripple, ethereum etc….) are unregulated in all of the Central African States (including Equatorial Guinea)*.

Right now players from EG can only gamble using crypto coins by visiting offshore bitcoin gambling websites, because none of the domestic gambling companies accept virtual currencies due to the complete lack of regulation. Players are not prosecuted for placing bets using digital currencies.

The bitcoin casinos below accept players from Equatorial Guinea.

Source: *Freeman Law – Cryptocurrency in the Central African States 

 

The following casino websites accept players from Equatorial Guinea:

888 Casino, Poker, Bingo and Sportsbook

This is a banner displaying the various bonus offers of thee 888 gambling platforms (including casino, poker, sports betting platforms). On this page, right under the banner, you can read about these promotions, free spins and their terms and conditions, playthrough requirements, wagering limitations and their player protection, self exclusion and harm mitigation features. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to website of 888 casino, where you can register an account and play for real money. Full disclaimer: by registering an account I (the website owner) will receive a small percentage of the amount of money you deposited, self exclusion from the casino website is possible.

888 casino, poker, bingo & bookmaker, current 2022 promos, UK players accepted

  • €1500 welcome bonus package

USA players are not accepted, but UK players are accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the drop down menu below. UK licensed casino website, accept players from the United Kingdom and British territories. All in one gambling destination with poker, sports betting, live dealer games, bingo and over 1000 casino games (review coming soon).

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at the 888 gambling websites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for new players
  • bonuses are available in US Dollars, GBP, Euros or Canadian Dollars
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: no free spins currently, free spins expire after 14 days
Wagering limitation:
Game type: Contribution:
Video slots & other types of slots, Scratch cards, Keno, Race, Arcade, Dice (and all other types of games not specifically mentioned below) 100%
Pai Gow, Caribbean Poker, Triple Card Poker and other kinds of table poker 20%
Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat, Live casino games, Video poker 10%
Craps 5%
 
UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic for promotion.
888 Casino does not accept players from:
   

Miami Club Digital Casino Destination

This is Miami Club gambling website's GIF animated banner displaying the various bonuses and promotional offers offered currently and their terms and conditions and required player protection information. The picture also acts as a link and by clicking on it you will be taken to the gambling website, where you can check out the most recent 2022 bonuses, promotions and you can register and play if your over the age of 18.

Miami Club 18+

  • Welcome bonus, 100% up to $100 on your first 8x deposit (up to $800 total)
  • Exclusive bonus code: MIFREE20, $20.00 free, every month, not just for new players, for returning players as well
  • Free spins, use coupon HOTWINGS to get 150% up to $150 plus 30 spins on the Funky Chicken 5-reel, limited time only (by the time you are reading it probably expired, only valid for a few days)

USA players accepted, Canada, Netherlands, Israel, France, Australia and UK players are not accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Check the gambling website for the most recent bouse promotions and playthrough requirement and wagering limitation information. The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 40x times before withdrawal, depending on the type.
Type of game: Count towards wagering requirement: 
Keno, Dazzling Dice, Poker Slots, Bingo Bucks - 100%
Table games 10%
Blackjack or video poke 10%
Slots 100%
Roulette, Craps or Baccarat 0% - Forbidden!
 
Wagering limitation:
  • UPDATE 2022: The wagering of any portion of a non-deposit bonus on Roulette, Craps or Baccarat games is strictly forbidden!
  • Currently, bonuses are not available to players registering accounts from the following countries: Russia, Ukraine.
  • Bonuses cannot be combined.
  • Miami Club casino requires that a deposit of at least $25 is made on all accounts before any cash withdrawal is processed to comply with anti money laundering laws + mandatory ID check required by law (law to fight financing of terrorism and payment processor require this as well). The deposited $25 can be withdrawn afterwards with the winnings.

Bet Online Casino, Bookmaker & Poker

Bet Online digital bookmaker, internet poker and online casino website's animated GIF banner displaying the latest 2021 promotional offers and bonus codes offered currently by the gambling platform to new and existing, returning players. This is a paid promotional banner, and acts as a link. By clicking on it, you will be taken to website betonline.ag , where you can register and start playing if you so choose.

Bet Online sports-book, poker and casino, cross platform and mobile compatible, bitcoin accepted.

  • Welcome bonus, $3000, 100% up to $1,000 on your first three deposits. Use the code BOLCASINO
  • 25% sports betting reload on every qualifying bet, code: LIFEBONUS 
  • +100% welcome match bonus up to 100% on your first deposit using Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin or DASH. No code required + 5% crypto boost afterwards on future deposits
  • 10% weekly rebate, cashback for returning players

You can read the review of BetOnline here. List of countries, from which they do not accept players can be found in the review and below. North American players accepted.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date).
Playthrough requirements of every bonus and promotion:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal, usually (sports betting and poker bonuses 10x)
  • Forfeiting the bonus will result in the bonus and any subsequent winnings associated with it to be removed from players accounts.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time, playthrough requirements must be met before additional promotions can be received.
  • Players must use the related bonus code in order to receive a bonus (if it has a code, not every promotion requires one).
  • Bonus funds will only be available on the Betsoft games, the other providers are not eligible,, unless otherwise stated.
  • In cases where rollover or other criteria specified in the individual bonus terms and conditions are not met within 30 days, any remaining bonus funds and associated winnings will be forfeited automatically.
  • Wagering requirements must be fulfilled before any winnings can be withdrawn.

Playthrough requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (progressive jackpot slots excluded) 100%
Roulette (All versions), Draw High-Lo, 3 Card Rummy 20%
Baccarat, Blackjack (American & European), Poker 3, Oasis Poker, Single Deck Blackjack, Triple Edge Poker, Caribbean Poker, Three Card Poker, Video Poker 10%
Pirate 21, Blackjack Super 7, Pai Gow, 21 Burn, Ride’m Poker, All forms of Keno, Red Dog, Pontoon, Top Card Trumps 5%
Craps, Live Casino, All Games with Progressive Jackpots, Virtual Racebook. Speciality games ie Keno’s and Scratcher game offered by Betsoft 0%
This only applies to casino bonuses, sports betting or poker bonuses have different wagering limitations (can be found on the company's website). BetOnline does not accept players from:

Fair Go Aussie Themed Casino

This is an animated gif banner ad featuring all the current 2022 promotions, bonuses of FairGo Australian ("Aussie") themed casino. The picture also act as a link, by clicking on it you will be taken to the free to play area of the casino, where you can try out their games for free without spending any money, and you can register a real player account if you are 18+. Terms and conditions and requirements can be seen below the banner.

Fair Go Australian casino, 18+

Promotions:
  • 100% welcome bonus up to $200, on your first 5 deposits (total $500), coupon code: WELCOME
  • 100 free spins with code: DOD-GOW (limited time only, please let me know when the code expires)
  • 150% bonus and 50 spins on the new slot Lil Red ($20 minimum deposit requirement), coupon code: LILRED150, or on the slot Hyperwins, bonus code: GETHYPED
  • Special Neosurf bonus, deposit using Neosurf and get a 200% welcome bonus (only once per player), promo code: 200-NEO

Only one bonus can be active at a time. North American players are accepted at the casino. FairGo Casino does not accept players from: Moldova, Israel, UK. You can read the full review of Fair Go casino here.

Playthrough requirements and wagering limitations

Disclaimer: The casinos is not actually an Australian online casino, the company is not registered in Australia, it's only "Aussie" themed.
All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date). Terms and conditions of every bonus and promotion:
  • Players from the following countries do not qualify for any bonuses: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Hungary, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, North Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Germany, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan.
  • Only one bonus can be active at a time.
  • Only real money players, who completed the registration are eligible for a bonus.
  • No deposit bonuses hold a maximum cash out limit which is 5x the bonus amount unless otherwise specified.

Playthrough requirement:
  • The deposit bonus amount must be wagered 60 times before withdrawal, unless otherwise stated.

Wagering requirement contributions: The following table show the contribution of the various types of games towards the fulfillment of the wagering requirement.
Game types: Contribution:
Slots (a.k.a. Pokies) 100%
All types of Blackjack, Video Poker, Craps, American Roulette, Baccarat and other table games and non-pokies games 0%

Mr Bit Casino and Sportsbook

This is a banner displaying the various bonus offers of Mr Bit casino. On this page, right under the banner, you can read about these promotions, free spins and their terms and conditions, playthrough requirements, wagering limitations and their player protection, self exclusion and harm mitigation features. This is an advertisement, by clicking on the banner you will be taken to website of Mr. Bit, where you can register an account and play for real money. Full disclaimer: by registering an account I (the website owner) will receive a small percentage of the amount of money you deposited, self exclusion from the casino website is possible.

Mr. Bit casino & bookmaker, current 2022 bonus offers, welcome bonus and free spins + offers for returning players, 18+

  • 100% welcome bonus Up To €500 + 50 Free Spins
  • Free spins every day for returning players
  • 33% reload bonus for returning players

You can read the full review of Mr Bit casino here. USA and UK players are not accepted. Full list of banned countries can be found in the review and below.

Playthrough requirements, wagering limitations, terms and conditions and list of restricted countries

All bonuses, free spins, and other promotional offer are subject to the following wagering limitations and playthrough requirements. Although, we strive to update this  section often, it's best if you check the company's website for the latest and up to date bonus terms and conditions (they change it quite often, with every new bonus, it's possible we have missed something, or it's no longer up to date by the time you are reading this).
General bonus terms and conditions at Mr. Bit and its sister sites:
  • welcome bonuses are only available for 30 days after account creation
  • the minimum deposit to receive any bonus is €10
  • the bonus + deposit needs to be wagered within 7 days from date of activation
 
Playthrough requirement of the welcome bonus: 27x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 27 times before withdrawal. Playthrough requirement of the free spins: 30x, the deposit bonus amount must be wagered 30 times before withdrawal.
Playthrough requirement: No playthrough requirement for the extra weekly money. In case of the welcome bonus:
  • Minimum deposit amount: €10
  • Maximum bonus amount: €500
  • Wagering requirements: x27 (deposit + bonus)
In case of the free spins:
  • Participating slots: Jungle Jim and the Lost Sphinx
  • Bet per spin: €0,10
  • Wagering requirements: x30 (bonus)
  • Limit on withdrawing from the free spins: x10
  • 7 days for wagering

Wagering limitation:
  • 7 days for wagering
  • 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.
  • Please note that the free spins will appear on the account, once the 150% bonus has been wagered. Your players will get 10 free spins per day over the course of 5 days (50 free spins in total).

UPDATE COVID-19: The online casino does not use the global pandemic situation for advertisement purposes, or to encourage the usage of its online gambling platform. In fact, it's forbidden to use the namesake, name, likeness and official logo or any depiction of the casino/company (and this casino gambling blog) in conjunction with any marketing campaign, which uses the novel coronavirus pandemic to advertise.
Mr Bit Casino does not accept players from:

 

FAQ – frequently asked questions about Equatorial Guinea online casinos

 

FAQ section

The following are some of the frequently asked questions about casinos in Equatorial Guinea. Click on the dropdown menu below to see the questions and answers.

Q&A

Are casinos legal in Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, casinos are legal in Equatorial Guinea since 1995.

Are online casinos legal in Equatorial Guinea?

No, online casinos are not regulated in Equatorial Guinea. However, locals can paly freely online in foreign internet casinos.

Are there any casinos in Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, there are 2 casinos in the country. There were 6 casinos in the country prior to the coronavirus pandemic, but most of them closed because of the effects of the global epidemic and for other reasons.

Can I play in an online casino from Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, Equatorial Guinea players can play in international online casinos. You can see a list of them on this page.

Are bitcoin casinos legal in Equatorial Guinea?

Cryptocurrency accepting casinos are not yet specifically addressed by the Equatorial Guinea gambling legislation.

Are there online casinos, which accept players from Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, the licensed international online casinos listed on this page accept players from Equatorial Guinea.

Can tourists play in the casinos of Equatorial Guinea?

Can tourists place bets in online casinos while staying in Equatorial Guinea?

Yes, the casino gambling laws and regulations mentioned on this page only apply to the locals. Tourists, migrants, expats visiting Equatorial Guinea can play freely online.

What is the age requirement of Equatorial Guinea online casinos?

There is no official gambling age set in Equatorial Guinea. However, casinos still require patrons to be at least 18 years old.

Do casinos in Equatorial Guinea have dress codes?

No, they do not have official dress codes.

How much tax do I have to pay in Equatorial Guinea on my gambling winnings from an online casino?

The tax payable on gambling winnings in Equatorial Guinea is not known. If you know anything about the taxation of gambling winnings in EG please leave a comment. Thank you.

Are there any digital casinos licensed in Equatorial Guinea?

No, online casino licenses are not issued in the country.

How many casinos are there in Equatorial Guinea?

There are only 2 casinos in Equatorial Guinea. There used be 6 casinos prior to the covid-19 pandemic, but 4 of them closed.

Do casinos in Equatorial Guinea have entrance fees?

No, the casinos in Equatorial Guinea do not charge entry fees, it's not customary in the country.

Which is the biggest casino in Equatorial Guinea?

The biggest casino in Equatorial Guinea is El Barco Casino & Restaurant.

Which is the biggest casino group in Equatorial Guinea?

The biggest casino group in Equatorial Guinea is Games World International.

 

Simon’s Guide to Land-based and Online Casinos in Equatorial Guinea is part of Simon’s Online Casino Guide with interactive global map.

Last updated: 2022-05-18

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Simon's Guide to Online Casinos in Equatorial Guinea
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A guide to the legal status of terrestrial casinos and licensed online casinos in Equatorial Guinea, including a list of the biggest and best rated terrestrial casinos of the country, and a list of licensed internet casino platforms, which accept Equatorial Guinean players.
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