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SportPesa to stop club funding from January - The Star, Kenya

SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri appears before the National Assembly Labour and Social Welfare committee in Parliament on February 16 /HEZRON NJOROGE. Association of Gaming Operators Kenya yesterday expressed fears that the recent 35 per cent ...and more »

Kenyan Sports Betting Firm SportPesa Ends Local Sport Sponsorship Over Gambling Tax Hike - Forbes

Sportpesa, Kenya's leading sports betting company, reportedly plans to end its sponsorship of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) after the government imposed a substantial tax increase on gaming revenue. A few days ago Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta ...and more »

SportPesa to end Kenya football league sponsorship over tax - BBC News

Sport betting company SportPesa has announced it will end sponsorship of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) after the government imposed a hefty tax increase on gaming revenue. Company boss Ronald Karauri said the 35% increase would negatively ...and more »

Everton shirt sponsor SportPesa ready to pull out of Kenyan deals over tax law - Liverpool Echo

Everton's new shirt sponsor are said to be withdrawing funding for clubs and unions in Kenya. SportPesa , it has been reported, will officially pull out of certain deals from January 1, 2018 in response to the passing of new tax laws on gambling revenues.and more »

SportPesa scrap Kenya sports deals after gambling tax hike - CalvinAyre.com

Kenyan sports betting operator SportPesa will cancel its sponsorship of local sports bodies after the country approved significant tax hikes on gambling revenue. On Friday, SportPesa CEO Ronald Karauri used his personal Twitter account to announce that ...and more »

SportPesa likely to withdraw sponsorships over betting tax - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By MARGARET NJUGUNAH, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 23 – Sportspesa Kenya will withdraw all its affiliate sponsorships effective January 1 2018. The company's CEO Ronald Karauri says the move follows passing of the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming ...and more »

10000 jobs and sponsorship deals at risk, betting firms warn - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

The gaming and betting industry faces possible total collapse and with it tens of thousands of jobs once the taxation law is effected in January 2018. The Association of Gaming Operators Kenya (Agok) Friday said their business cannot sustain the ...and more »

Betting firm SportPesa to withdraw sponsorship - Goal.com

SportPesa have announced they will withdraw all sponsorship meant for clubs and federations starting January 1, 2018. Betting firm SportPesa have announced that they will withdraw all sponsorship for clubs and federations starting January 1, 2018.and more »

KPL terms SportPesa exit a huge blow - Goal.com

KPL CEO Jack Oguda reveals that the imminent exit of betting firm SportPesa from sponsoring teams will affect league. The Government through 11th parliament passed a law that led to increase of taxation for gambling firms from 7.5% to 35% effective ...and more »

Sportpesa withdraws favors from Kenya after Uhuru's decision, details - TUKO.CO.KE

Mega betting firm Sportpesa have announced that they will withdraw their sponsorship from Kenyan football clubs. - The move will take effect from January 2018. - According to reports, the move comes as a result of President Uhuru Kenyatta's assent of a ...and more »