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Betting Control and Licensing Board Kenya
Address: Betting Control and Licensing Board Kenya Charity Sweepstake House
3rd and 8th Floor, Mama Ngina Street Nairobi,
Nairobi Municipality Kenya
Phone: +254 20 220 186
Fax: +254 20 227 127
Population: 40,046,566
Executive Director: Mr. A. O. Kwasi
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Background Information

The Betting Control and Licensing Board is charged with the responsibility of controlling and licensing of Betting and Gaming premises, facilitation of tax collection, authorization of public lotteries and prize competitions, inspection and elimination of illegal gambling.

Lottery News Archive for CY2018

Lottery News Archive for CY2017
February 21, 2017 Tax from Betting Firms Tripled in Two Years
February 19, 2017 Betting Control and Licensing Board Rejects Tax Proposals in Bill
February 17, 2017 Gaming Operators Call on MPs to Defer Debate on Contentious Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Amendment Bill
February 16, 2017 Revenue Authority Targets Betting, Lottery, Gaming Firms to Raise Revenue
January 26, 2017 ‘Goma Lotto’ to Launch on Friday
January 23, 2017 Another International Betting Firm Showing Interest in the Kenyan Gambling Market
January 22, 2017 Kenya Stops the Importation of Gaming Equipment, Machines and Devices
January 18, 2017 Betting Firms Oppose Amendments to Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act
January 9, 2017 Betting, Lotteries and Gaming (Amendment) Bill Would Stifle Sports
January 4, 2017 Pambazuka Lottery Unveils Kenya’s Latest Millionaires

Lottery News Archive for CY2016
December 10, 2016 Government Orders Lottery Firms to Deposit Advertised Jackpot Amount in Bank
October 14, 2016 Betting Licensing and Control Board Sets about Asserting Its Authority in Streamlining the Local Gaming Industry
October 2, 2016 BCLB to Start Shutting Down Illegal Gaming and Betting Machines
September 11, 2016 Sports Betting Firms Have Virtually Assumed the Role of Supporting Football Clubs within Kenya
August 31, 2016 MPs Authorise Higher Taxes for Betting Firms
August 29, 2016 MPs Back Bill Proposing Higher Taxes on Gaming Industry
August 9, 2016 National Assembly Reject Motion to Probe Betting Industry
March 7, 2016 Betting, Lotteries and Gaming (Amendment) Bill Now Requires Betting Platforms to Pay Tax
January 12, 2016 Gaming Regulator Presses Government to Abandon Withholding Tax in Favour of Gaming Levy


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