No betting company will be allowed to operate from July 1 without proving it is tax compliant, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i has said.
He said a tax compliance bill will soon be presented in Parliament.
Matiang'i spoke on Monday during a meeting withthe Betting Control and Licensing Board.
He said some betting companies take advantage of Kenyans.
Matiang'i also raised concerns over advertisements of betting companies, calling upon the Communication Authority of Kenya to review the regime.
The CS said up to 76 per cent of youths in Kenya are involved in gambling.
The CS has also directed the Betting Control and Licensing Board to scrutinise all companies and forward a report in a month.
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