Kenyan lawmakers have dropped a planned rise in gambling tax to 50 percent, while Gambia’s new leader is rescinding his predecessor’s ban on gambling in the country.
Potential expansion in the Pennsylvania gambling market and UK charity lotteries is joined by news of election manifesto commitments, while political conflicts dog Nevada and the Philippines.
Uganda regulators have closed 28 illegal gambling venues in the capital city of Kampala and announced plans to start a nationwide registry of gamblers to crack down on tax avoidance and underage...
Politically motivated bids to heap punitive taxes on the Kenyan betting industry do not reflect the progress being made towards regulation in many east and central African countries, according to...
Tax analysts have warned that a huge hike in all gambling taxes in Kenya is “discriminatory” and unlikely to be successful in cutting down the level of betting in the country.
A Kenyan advisory group is recommending the government better enforce and raise taxes on betting and gambling, treating them like other “sin taxes”, just a few months after tax rises kicked in on...
Kenyan watchdogs have put forward a new gambling bill after rejecting proposed tax changes that were fundamental to draft legislation designed to crack down on the country’s booming gambling...
Kenya’s betting operators have claimed that planned changes to gambling legislation are unconstitutional, incoherent and will cause some firms to close.
Regional authorities in Kenya have been ordered to close gambling kiosks and remove gaming terminals from shops after a report suggested gambling is a growing problem among the country’s school...
Betting, gaming and lottery operators in Kenya face a significant rise in taxes after lawmakers passed a new finance bill in a move seen as a way to either discourage gambling or boost government...

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