Lotteries and regulatory Board to close illegal Gaming operations starting tomorrow.

By Damali Mukhaye

The lotteries and regulatory Board is set to close down the illegal and non- compliant Gaming operations across the country starting tomorrow.

Addressing journalists at media center, the  chief executive officer of lotteries and regulatory board Edgar Agaba says that illegal businesses that have been carrying out underage gambling, unlicensed operations, operating in non-gazetted areas like shops, tax evasion, non-conformity  are all going to be closed down tomorrow.

He also warned that they gave directed Uganda communication commission to close down over 500 on line betting sites that have been operating within the country without licenses.

He also explained that the move is meant to streamline the industry and ensuring that the operators follow the law in conducting their businesses.