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Kenya unveils sweeping restrictions on gambling ads

Betting adverts to be banned during the day as well as on social media platforms

The Kenyan government has unveiled new restrictions on gambling advertising, including banning ads between 6am and 10pm and on social media. Gambling ads will also be prohibited outdoors, as will celebrity endorsements. Kenya’s Interior Minister, Fred Matiangi, said he was unwilling to gamble with the country’s future. “Rogue behaviour in the betting and lotteries industry…

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