National gaming board closes 99 gaming centers

By Deo Wasswa

The National gaming board, has so far closed a total of 99 illegal and none compliant gaming premises since July 2017.

The board has also managed to confiscate 557 illegal slot machines and 29 unlicensed gaming devices.

While addressing press conference at Uganda media center, Agaba Edgar, the chief executive officer of the board has noted that the operation is in line with enforcing the regulations in the gaming sector as well as protecting the betters from  being cheated.

According to him, the board has also introduced new guidelines to regulate the sectors and these includes, registering  all telecommunication companies that act as intermediaries, registering each person who enters in the betting premises and the central monitoring system that will be monitoring all betting activities across the country