Online Gambling in Kenya

Gambling laws were established in Kenya in 1966 when the Betting Lotteries and Gaming act was introduced.Betting and gambling in Kenya is controlled by the Betting Control an Licensing Board which is under the interior ministry .Kenya is home to numerous casinos and online gambling has taken off with the increased penetration of high speed internet .Sports betting is now estimated to be worth billions of  shillings with an online betting firm SportPesa being the leading online betting company in Kenya .

Recently ,the government introduced a a 35 tax hike on all on all gambling revenues leading to suspension of activities by some firms