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Kenyan Minister: Tax-evading operators will lose licenses
The Kenyan government is planning changes to its betting regulation, with a focus on licensing and control. Speaking to the press, Kenya’s...
Kenya burns 105 illegal slot machines and threatens deportations
In a bold move to tackle crime, Kenya has burned at least 105 illegal gambling machines and threatened to deport any...
Kenyan gambling tax increase given judicial support, SportPesa reacts
A Kenyan judge has ruled that the country’s controversial gambling tax increase has been delivered in a legal manner, resulting in...
Nigeria to remove 18 licences from lottery operators
The House of Representatives of Nigeria has this week announced its intentions to withdraw the licences of 18 lottery operators over...
South Africa’s GGR forecast to reach £2bn in 2021
According to a recent report published by auditing firm PwC, South Africa’s gross annual gambling revenues (GGR) are forecast to reach...
Kenya plans to curb slot machines with new bill
The government of Kenya has announced further changes into the undergoing gambling regulation with its latest plans to curb slot machines....
South Africa's gambling industry showing steady growth
The National Gambling Board of South Africa has released its 2016/17 financial year report revealing strong growth in global gaming revenue...
SportPesa signs sponsorship deal with Cape Town City FC
Africa based sports betting company SportPesa has announced the signing of a four year deal with South African PSL football team,...
Twelve40 will provide AfroMillionsLotto software platform
Twelve40 has announced its latest partnership with Ofertas365 to launch AfroMillionsLotto in Nigeria, becoming Africa’s largest lotto jackpot. Twelve40...
Western Lotto Nigeria launches US and European lottery brands
With the technical support of Lot.To (UK), entertainment and gaming company Western Lotto Nigeria Limited (WLN) have now launched on the...
SportPesa continues fight against new Kenyan tax regulation in court
Africa-focused online gaming company SportPesa is heading to court to fight Kenya's new 35% tax rate bill on all gambling revenue....
SportPesa threatens to leave Kenya due to sharp tax increase
Online gaming provider SportPesa has warned that it could shut down its Kenyan operations if the new taxation regime is imposed...
SportPesa pulls out of Kenya sponsorship deals due to new 35% tax rate
Kenya’s leading sports betting company, SportPesa has terminated its sponsorship deals with various football clubs and the Kenyan Premier League due...
Nigerian House orders suspension of lottery activities with telcos
The House of Representatives Committee that investigated the activities of telecom operators in Nigeria has told the National Lottery Regulatory Commissions...
Kenyan MPs reject 50% gambling tax
Members of Parliament in Kenya have overwhelmingly rejected the introduction of measures that would see the country's gambling tax rise to...
SportPesa launches in Tanzania
Online sports betting firm SportPesa officially launched its business in the East African country of Tanzania, at a ceremony in the...
Dafabet continues global expansion plans to Kenya
Sports betting platform, Dafabet has announced that it will now be available in the Kenyan market, joining other industry players such...
Kenya proposes legislation to tighten control of sports betting operators
Kenyan sports betting firms risk tighter controls if Parliament approves changes to the “Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act”, with the proposed...
Scientific Games secures 12th contract with Sun International
Scientific Games has extended its affiliation with South African casino and entertainment group Sun International. By signing its 12th contract it...
BtoBet CEO to speak on eSports betting in South Africa at BiG Africa Summit
I-gaming stakeholders are meeting in Cape Town this week as the 4th Annual BiG Africa Summit gets underway today. Compliance...
SportPesa once again involved in a Premier League partnership
SportPesa has again targeted football’s Premier League for marketing its brand, as the operator has been confirmed as the official betting...
Colossus Bets strikes Nigeria deals
Nigeria-based 1960Bet and NairaBET have gone live with the products of fellow operator Colossus Bets, including the flagship Pick 7 Colossus. ...
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