Betting Control and Licensing Board domiciled at the Executive office of the President following the Executive Order No. 1 of 2023 – Organization of the Government of the Republic of Kenya. The Board is established by an Act of parliament known as the Betting Lotteries and Gaming Act Cap 131 Laws of Kenya


To be a world class gaming regulatory agency


To ensure that gaming is conducted honestly, responsibly and competitively with minimum cost but maximum contribution to society, and that it is free from criminal activities

Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Professionalism
  • Equity


The Act provides for the control and licensing of Betting and Gaming premises and the activities carried therein; for the imposition and recovery of taxes, for the authorization of lotteries and prize competition as well as eradication of illegal gambling.


  • To regulate and control betting, lotteries and gaming
  • To protect members of the public against fraud
  • To eradicate illegal gambling
  • To promote responsible gaming

What we do

  • Supervising and Inspecting Betting and Gaming Activities
  • Presiding over Public Lottery and Prize Competition draws
  • Conducting spot checks on betting, Lotteries and Gaming Operations Country wide
  • Authorizing amusement machines and pool tables

Contact Us

ACK Gardens Annex , Bishop Road, 1st  Ngong Ave,

Nairobi – Kenya

Opening Hours:

Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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