Google is updating its Gambling and Games policy for Mozambique, effective February 7, 2024. The key changes include:
- No More Online Casino Ads: Google will no longer accept applications for certification to run ads for online casinos in Mozambique.
- Enhanced Restrictions on Online Gambling Ads: Google will tighten its restrictions on online gambling ads, focusing on licensed operators only. Only ads for online bingo, lotteries, sports betting, and websites providing information about or comparing licensed gambling services in Mozambique will be allowed.
- Stricter Certification Requirements: Advertisers of online gambling products will need to undergo a more rigorous certification process to ensure compliance with Google's policies. This includes providing detailed information about their operations and financial standing.
Mozambique is a country located in Southeastern Africa, bordering Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and South Africa and Eswatini to the south. Its long coastline on the Indian Ocean extends for 2,700 kilometers, from the Cabo Delgado province in the north to the border with South Africa in the south.
Mozambique's estimated population as of 2023 is 31.69 million people. Portuguese is the official language of Mozambique.