SportPesa to cease Kenyan operations after latest tax hike

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Kenya’s largest sports betting firm SportPesa has closed its operations in the country following the imposition of a new 20% tax on all player bets. In a statement issued by SportPesa on its website, the company said the introduction of a 20% tax on player bets added to the “already heavy tax burden” the company…

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