About GRAF
The Gaming Regulators Africa Forum (GRAF) promotes cooperation between gaming regulators, facilitates dialogue and helps campaigns to promote responsible gambling.
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Global Partners
The Gaming Regulators Africa Forum (GRAF) works together with other organisations representing gaming regulators throughout the world.
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Membership
Membership is open to all gambling jurisdictions on the African continent. Current members include Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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MONEY LAUNDERING 

Anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing

The exchange of large amounts of cash within the gaming industry, often involving the movement of funds between accounts in multiple countries, is making the gaming industry particularly vulnerable to money laundering activities. This is a look at global efforts to curb money laundering activities. 

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REGULATION

Internet-base technology has now made it possible to offer gambling activites traditionally associated with land-based gambling establishments in a virtual space. However, this new form of gambling remains prohibited in some African countries including South Africa. Are attempts to ban interactive gambling doomed to fail? 

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CYBER CRIME

The increasing digitisation of gambling presents an attractive target for cyber criminals who wish to steal money and personal information from gaming operators. GRAF encourages information sharing and colloboration between gaming regulators to protect the public from online fraud. 

Our Mission

GRAF is an organisation of African countries, working to foster cooperation between gambling regulators, facilitate dialoque, promote responsible gambling and sustainable economic growth in the continent.

Presentations and Publications

Access publiicly-available research papers, presentations and reports from GRAF members and gaming regulators around the globe.

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Essential Reading

Presentation on the regulations and the future landscape of the gambling industry. Presented by the National Gambling Board South Africa. 

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Presentation on anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism. Presented by the Botswana Gambling Authority. 

Latest News

Cyber threats in the gambling industry

The increasing digitisation of gambling presents an attractive target for cyber criminals who wish to steal money and personal information from gaming operators. GRAF encourages information sharing and colloboration between gaming regulators to protect the public from online fraud. 

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Anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing

Work to ensure gambling stays free from crime and the proceeds of criminal finance continues to be a major area of concern for gaming regulators across the globe. Are gaming regulators paying enough attention to financing of terorism in line with the rise of the level of terrorism in the world.

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Legislation and regulation of new forms of gambling

Internet-base technology has now made it possible to offer gambling activites traditionally associated with land-based gambling establishments in a virtual space. However, this new form of gambling remains prohibited in some African countries including South Africa. Are attempts to ban interactive gambling doomed to fail?

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