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Betting Games in Zambia: Legal Status and Interest



The legal status of betting games in Zambia is a bit of a grey area. There are no specific laws that regulate or prohibit these activities, but there are also no laws that explicitly allow them. This leaves many people wondering whether or not they can participate in these games without fear of legal repercussions.

Despite the lack of clarity on the legal front, betting games are still quite popular in Zambia. Many people are interested in these activities, in the number bet, playing lucky numbers, and the lottery, and there is a healthy market for them.

The legal status of betting in Zambia 2022

Is betting legal in Zambia? The legal status of betting in Zambia is currently under review by the government. The current laws date back to the colonial era, and there is no clear consensus on whether or not they should be updated. There have been several calls for a review of the laws, as they are seen as outdated and ineffective. The government is expected to decide on the matter. Those who wish to bet in Zambia currently do so through foreign bookmakers. It is unclear if this will change if the government decides to update the laws.

So, does the illegality of betting directly impact the fan base of this industry? Indeed, many people are still uncomfortable with breaking the law, no matter how minor the offense may be.

Why are betting games not as popular in Zambia as they are in the USA?

There are many reasons why betting games are not as popular in Zambia as they are in the USA. One reason is that Zambia has a much smaller population than the USA, so there are fewer people to play the games. Another reason is that Zambia is a poor country, and many people cannot afford to gamble. But most importantly, the legal status of gambling in Zambia is still in a grey area, so people who want to gamble are sometimes reluctant.

What impact have betting games had on Zambian society?

The impact of betting games on Zambian society will vary depending on several factors, including the specific game in question, the country’s geographical location, and its citizens’ socioeconomic status. However, it is safe to say that betting games have significantly impacted Zambian society. For many people, betting games provide a much-needed source of income.

In a country with high levels of poverty and unemployment, betting games can be a lifeline for many families. In addition to providing financial stability for some households, betting games also offer a form of entertainment for people who might otherwise have very little to do. This can be particularly important in rural areas where few other forms of entertainment are available. It is also worth noting that betting games can also have negative impacts on society. For example, they can lead to addiction and debt and can be associated with crime and violence.


Williams confirm Sargeant to stay with F1 team in 2024




Logan Sargeant

Williams have confirmed American driver Logan Sargeant will stay with the Formula One team next season. The British outfit have opted to retain Sargeant for a second campaign despite his troubled 2023 season. The 22-year-old, who scored just one point throughout the season, will race alongside Alex Albon, with the London-born Thai’s place already announced.

“I am thrilled to be continuing with Williams Racing for the 2024 season,” Sargeant said on Friday. It has been an incredible journey with the team so far and I am grateful for the opportunity to continue developing as a driver within such a talented and dedicated group.

“We have exciting plans for the future and I can’t wait to contribute to the team’s success in the coming year.”Sargeant claimed his maiden point in Formula One, the first American to score in the sport since Michael Andretti 30 years ago for McLaren, after Lewis Hamilton and Charles Leclerc were both disqualified from the United States Grand Prix in Austin in October.

Albon finished the year with an impressive 27 points to help Williams land seventh in the constructors’ championship, the team’s best result for six seasons.

“I am pleased to continue our journey with Logan into 2024,” said team principal James Vowles.

“Logan has demonstrated immense skill while under the pressure of the world stage, making him a perfect fit for our team. We have great confidence in his abilities and believe that together we can achieve even greater success in the upcoming season. The Formula One season will start in Bahrain on 2 March.

Source: Supersport

In other news – Zingah announces taking a break from his podcast

Zingah announces taking a break from his podcast, Choppin It With Bhuda T. The South African rapper announced quitting music two years ago, and shortly after that, he began the podcast which ran for two seasons.


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Max Verstappen toasts Tost after 19th win completes dominant season




Max Verstappen

It was a measure of Max Verstappen‘s spare capacity in a season of record-breaking success that the first person he mentioned on Sunday after winning the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was a retirement-bound F1 veteran team boss, Franz Tost.

After 18 years as the head of Red Bull’s junior team, an operation that has been a conveyor belt of talent for the Milton Keynes-based outfit and others, Tost was on the Alpha Tauri pit wall for the final time. Thank you to everyone,” said Verstappen on his in-lap after his record 19th win of the season and the 54th of his career.

“And thank you to Franz Tost. He has had lots of us under his wings and it is his last race – so thank you to Franz.”Verstappen’s progress from “Mad Max” in his early days of impetuous aggression through his determined arrival as a serial champion, following his controversial 2021 triumph at the Yes Marina Circuit, to his latest role as a record-breaking winning machine has been unstoppable.

On Sunday, he became the first driver to complete a season having led more than 1 000 laps – 1 003 of the 1 325 available – to deliver a percentage rate of 75.70 per cent, a feat that surpassed the 60-year-record of two-time champion Jim Clark, who led 506 of 708 laps at a rate of 71.47 in 1963.

“It’s been an incredible season,” he said. “It was a bit emotional on the in-lap, the last time sitting in the car which has, of course, given me such a lot. And I am very proud to win here in the last race and I have to say a big thank you to everyone at Red Bull. It’s been an incredible year — it will be hard to do something similar again.

“We know that, of course. You always want to do better but sometimes doing better is not only race wins and potentially winning the championship. We will see! We’re working hard for next year to have again a very competitive car.

Source: eNCA

In other news – Zahara reportedly hospitalized, she may need a transplant

Popular Mzansi star, award-winning singer Zahara, real name Bulelwa Mkutukana, has reportedly been hospitalised and is receiving treatment at a Johannesburg hospital after falling ill.


Sources have told Zimoja that the Loliwe hitmaker was initially admitted to a medical ward, but later transferred to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) as her condition became worse. Read more

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