Tag Archives: SportPesa
- SportPesa halts sponsorships as tax war with Kenya gov’t heats up
August 9, 2019
Kenya's leading betting operator SportPesa up the ante in its tax fight with the government, halts all sponsorships of local sports bodies and teams.
- Kenyan betting ops, gov’t in court over payment suspension
August 6, 2019
- Kenya taxman now claims betting operators owe $586m
July 31, 2019
A Kenya Revenue Authority official tells Senate committee that "raised assessments" mean that suspended betting operators owe total of $586m in back tax.
- SportPesa says it’s not quite dead yet despite Kenya crackdown
July 18, 2019
Kenyan online sports betting operator SportPesa issues statement reassuring bettors that the company isn't shutting down despite gov't crackdown.
- Kenya’s betting operators come up short in court fight with gov’t
July 17, 2019
Kenya's High Court declines petition by betting operators to restore their payment processing while they appeal the suspension of their licenses.
- Kenya’s central bank cuts service to suspended betting licensees
July 16, 2019
Kenya's central bank orders private banks to halt provision of services to 27 firms whose gaming licenses were suspended on July 1.
Kenya gov’t imposes new 50% tax on all gambling revenue
March 30, 2017
Dafabet launch Kenyan site as springboard to rest of Africa
March 16, 2017
Ex-Amaya CEO Baazov accused of stealing from Kenya charity
November 30, 2017