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Botswana is one of Africa’s success stories; an area of individual natural habitats, affluent lifestyle, as well as a fast-advancing tourist sector, allured by its proximity to South Africa and also by its admirable game reserves and national parks. Botswana casinos are a developing sector of the economy, and casinos have developed in several cities in the country, such as the capital, Gaborone, and the northern capital, Francis Town. Appropriately, the Botswana government has taken grand processes to guarantee that the progression of Botswana casinos advances in line with the expanding amounts of foreign visitors.

Francis Town is the gigantic city in northern Botswana and also home to two casinos, the Marang Hotel, as well as the Admiral at the Thapama Hotel. The city was the site of southern Africa’s 1st "gold rush" in the mid nineteenth century, which brought individuals from all around the world in search of their fortune. Sadly for them, the gold proved not easy and costly to mine, and many of the mining operations fell into disuse, though several remain. Now, the casinos of Francis Town provide visitors with the chance to strike it rich; there is still gold here, if you are only fortunate enough to find it!

Apart from Francis Town, the other leading center for Botswana casinos is the capital, Gaborone. This is home to Botswana’s biggest casinos, the Grand Palm Hotel Casino Resort, which has 17 table games and in excess of 250 slots and video gaming machines, the Gaborone Sun Casino, which is the earliest and most gigantic casino in Botswana, as well as a new development at the Gaborone Hotel. Therefore, the capital is making a bid to allure some of the gaming business away from its northern opponent, and make itself a exceptional retreat for faraway individuals on the way to the national parks of Chobe and Okavango in the north of Botswana, which are the country’s exemplary tourist attractions just now.

Africans are fond of gaming, and Botswana casinos are set up to captivate locals and all individuals from elsewhere. Acknowledging this, the government has been cautious not to put pressure on the Botswana casino industry with standards and red tape, although the industry has definitely thoroughly been checked out to certify that it upholds the best means of reliability. Hence, the Botswana casino sector pursues to build to meet the interest of individuals from all over the world, eager to collect their fortune, like the prospectors of old.