The Kenyan company SportPesa has decided to cancel all of its sponsorship deals after a dispute with the government over new taxes.
After several complaints over the 35 percent tax hike in Kenya, the sports betting firm wants to expand the business in Uganda.
After a recent tax increase on gambling revenue in the country, SportsPesa has announced the cancellation of its sponsorship of sports bodies in Kenya.
Tanzania gave this week a gaming license to SportPesa in order to operate regular sports betting offerings in the African market.
SportPesa, a sports betting company, sued the government of Kenya over the 50 percent tax rise for the complete gaming industry.
The reestructuring of gambling laws in Kenya has raised concerns among betting industry and sports stakeholders.