Kenyan sports betting operator SportPesa sacks over 400 staff after shutting local operations due to ongoing tax fight with Kenyan government.
A massive data breach resulted in the personal information of over 11.5 million gamblers being compromised.
Kenya's gambling industry is in turmoil after gov't orders gamblers to withdraw account funds within 48 hours before payment channels are closed off.
Kenya's government 'requests' that leading mobile payment processors halt business with gaming operators whose licenses were suspended on July 1.
Kenya's government declines to renew gambling licenses, including 19 betting operators, as part of its new 'get tough' approach to gaming sector.
It was determined that the privacy of its customers had been breached when the gambling data of 11.5 million Safaricom customers was possibly stolen.
Kenya-licensed sports betting operators SportPesa and Betin file legal challenges of government's attempts to collect millions in disputed back taxes.