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REPRIEVE FOR BETTING FIRMS AS PARLIAMENT VOTES AGAINST 50 PC TAX INCREASE

MPs voted to shoot down the proposal by the Treasury to impose a 50 percent tax on betting firms. The legislatures, who were voting for the second time, argued that the proposed 50 PC tax, which was to be paid after paying out winnings, was punitive and likely to kill the sector. “The economic benefits […]

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SHOULD STRINGENT MEASURES BE PLACED ON BETTING IN KENYA?

Betting has gained popularity in Kenya especially from 2014 where we have witnessed a mushrooming of betting firms with over 21 companies in operation. Gambling has indeed taken the country by storm, the industry is thriving and sports’ betting leads the way. Though betting isn’t illegal in Kenya, the government had to intervene and put […]

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Posted in Latest news, Sports

GAMBLING AMONG SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN ON THE RISE

A new survey has revealed that betting is on the rise among school going children with the trend spilling to primary school pupils. According to the survey by consumer insight, seven in every 100 primary schools have gambled. The study however notes that gambling is more prevalent in institutions of higher learning. A third out […]

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