Q&A: Inside the Kenyan sports betting row

EGR Compliance chats to Yahaya Maikori, partner in Africa-focused gaming law firm Law Allianz, about the escalating row over sports betting in Kenya and how this might serve as a marker for the future growth of the industry within the region

The bitter war of words between the Kenyan government and betting operators has dominated the region’s gaming news over the last month and a half. Sports betting operators have faced repeated attacks from legislators in Kenya over the alleged non-payment of taxes. It has been claimed that despite making a combined KES204bn (£1.5bn) in revenue…

Kenya | Law Allianz | Regulation | Tax