Kenyan Gaming Bill Debates See Calls For Expanding Advertising Tax

Kenyan discussions on the Gaming Bill 2019 have seen widespread support for increasing the proposed minimum amount that can be wagered and expanding an advertising tax to cover all mediums, but politicians differ on the need to introduce a disputes tribunal for regulatory decisions.

The Kenyan Revenue Authority (KRA) and the Betting Control and Licensing Board (BCLB) last week reiterated their support for the bill’s proposed 35 percent gambling advertising tax in front of the National Assembly’s sports, culture and tourism committee.

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