An informal meeting of a few casino operators was held on 13th June 2003 at the Mayfair Hotel, Nairobi. It was at this meeting that the idea of forming an association for all the operators in the country was floated by a prominent operator. The idea was supported overwhelmingly.

Indeed it was observed during the above meeting that while the Casino industry has been in existence in Kenya since around 1969, no formal forum existed to champion its interest despite the fact that the industry has made substantial positive contribution towards the development of the country in terms of employment and taxes.

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