Getting the Deal Through
In Nigeria, gambling is conducted according to laid-down legislation on gambling that is referred to as ‘lottery’ in most jurisdictions, which collectively determines the types of gambling permitted in the country.
The legal elements of gambling are determined at two levels: nation- ally and individually among the 36 states that make up the Nigerian Federation. Consequently, gambling is defined to encompass different elements of gaming in each legislation. At the national level, the National Lottery Act defines gambling to include ‘any game, scheme, arrangement, system, plan, promotional competition or device for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance, or as a result of the exercise of skill and chance or based on the outcome of sporting events or any other device which shall be operated according to a licence’.
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