Top betting firm SportPesa says it is waiting for a go-ahead from the Betting Control and Licensing Board (BCLB) to resume its full operations.
Speaking on phone, SportPesa on Friday, September 20, communications boss Jean Kiarie explained they have applied for the renewal of their licence following a directive by BCLB and hope they will be up and running soon.
“We received a letter on Wednesday asking us to reapply for the licence which we did immediately. We remain hopeful the board will not take their sweet time to verify our application,” she said, adding that once cleared, they will hit the ground running.
Ms Kiarie said they understand the frustration among their clients, but was quick to indicate it will soon be a thing of the past.
She expressed hope and optimsm that the board will act fast on their application.
“We understand our clients’ frustrations but we promise to make sure we clear the hurdles very soon.”