With cashflow drying up and points of sale closed, many of Africa's local bookmaking operations are facing financial wipe-out, with a consolidation phase set to begin, according to market watchers.
As governments across Africa continue to intensify their restrictive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, operators in the burgeoning gambling industries of Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria are...
Gambling regulators and operators across Africa are beginning to implement restrictions on gambling venues as they attempt to avert the kinds of mass closures blighting the rest of the world.
SportPesa is ending its high-profile sponsorship deals with a Racing Point Formula 1 team and Everton Football Club, all while the company remains exiled from its home market of Kenya.
DraftKings ties up New Hampshire sports-betting deal, Virgin's Richard Branson reportedly in for the UK National Lottery again and Australia releases draft nationwide self-exclusion legislation. 
Kenyan operators have succeeded in a legal bid to change a withholding tax on winnings to not include stakes, but former market leader SportPesa has not committed to resume its operations in the...
Technology giant Google has expanded the jurisdictions in which it allows gambling advertising, to include most of the US states with regulated sports betting.
Major League Baseball's Seattle Mariners pushing for official data clause in Washington, Ireland's small bookmakers to get tax break and PAGCOR raids nearly 200 unlicensed online operators in the...
Kenyan gambling market-leading operator SportPesa has cut 400 employees and warned the government that the country’s increasingly hostile tax regime will favour foreign and black-market operators.
SportPesa and Betin have thrown in the towel and abandoned their bids to have their licences reinstated in Kenya after lawmakers unexpectedly approved a 20 percent betting excise duty.

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