Our Mandate

The Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board under section 4 of the Lotteries and Gaming Act, 2016 is mandated to issue licenses for Lotteries, Casinos, Gaming and Betting in Uganda. The mandate includes Licensing, Supervision, Enforcement and dispute resolution.

The Board has powers to conduct investigation, examination, inspection and issue guidelines, directives or instructions for the proper management of the industry.

The Board is Mandated to Inspect Operators, their operation premises and their activities, as well as monitor the impact of these activities on society.

The Lotteries and Gaming Regulatory Board is mandated under the Lotteries and Gaming Act 2016 to carry out enforcement to ensure compliance.

The Board is mandated by the law to receive, investigate and arbtrate or take appropriate action incase of complaints relating to lotteries, Gaming, Betting or Casinos. Acomplainant must lodge a formal complaint with the Board which is then delt with in accordance with the law.

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Edgar Agaba

Edgar Agaba



James Mpiirwe

James Mpiirwe

Manager, Compliance and Inspection

Compliance is the eyes and hands of the Board

Jonathan Jeffrey Kyeyune

Jonathan Jeffrey Kyeyune

Manager Public and Corporate Affairs

An institution is only as good as its image and its image is built by the brand

Juliet Namuli

Juliet Namuli

Manager Research, Planning and Strategy

We recognize that for most people, gambling is an occasional social activity that causes no harm...

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