Analysis of the gaming industry as a career prospect in Kenya ( A case of casinos in Mombasa)
Though shrouded in secrecy, the gaming industry makes a reasonable contribution to the economy of this country in terms of employment and generation of revenue. Gaming is a legitimate consumer pursuit that requires vigorous promotion. According to the Betting lotteries and gaming act cap 131 (1966), whose main objective is to license betting and gaming premises and advice on the imposition and recovery. The gaming industry also provides career opportunities to those who wish to pursue careers in the industry. This study was carried out to establish career prospects in the gaming industry in Kenya. The researcher studied the extent and contribution of the gaming industry to the economy of this country. The study established effective ways of conducting the gaming business to benefit both the investors, the Kenyan government with regard to tax payment, as well as employees and prospective employees. This study was confined to Mombasa district. The researcher employed descriptive research design in the study. Questionnaires were given to government inspectors" employees and operators or proprietors of casinos in Mombasa district. Stratified random sampling method was used to draw a sample of 161 respondents from a target population of 268 people. The data collected was analyzed and presented in form of tables, graphs and charts. The researcher concluded by making recommendations on ways of improving the performance of the gaming industry. The researcher also suggested areas for further research collected will be from casinos in Mombasa - the area under study, with a total work force of 268 employees. Stratified random sampling was used to obtain the sample for the study which will be the operators of the casinos, their employees and the government betting inspectors.
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