Group Profile

The founding directors, all ex Sun International, met in Southern Africa during the early Holiday Inns / Sun International gaming boom of the 70's and 80's. In the early 90's, KaiRo owned and managed casinos in the highly respected TGI Group which consisted of 9 operations in Turkey and Northern Cyprus.

In 1996 KaiRo sold its Turkish interests and opened its first African casino in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania in 1997. Since then, the Group has grown throughout Africa and, together with local gaming authorities, has been influential in the creation of legalised frameworks for the African gaming industry. 

The KaiRo International Group is supported by a dynamic team of international gaming executives with their head office's based in Gibraltar, and regional offices in Tanzania and Ghana. The Group understands and values the importance of transparency and ensures that all its companies are audited by well-known and reputable auditors which include Ernst & Young and Grant Thornton.

KaiRo has been influential in the creation of legal frameworks for the gaming industry over the last 20 years and holds approved gaming licenses in various countries, having passed rigorous probity checks in many jurisdictions. KaiRo is actively involved with numerous Gaming Boards on the African continent and has a strong track record of successfully completing several projects worldwide. 

The Group currently operates land based casino operations  and betting shops throughout Tanzania (since 1997), and Ghana (since 2004) with a combined 50+ tables, 250+ electronic gaming machines and 50+ sports betting terminals. Furthermore, the Group is responsible for the marketing and management of on-line Ladbrokes.com products for the African continent and the Indian Ocean Islands, under a marketing agreement with Ladbrokes Betting and Gaming Limited in place since 2002.

In all of its operations, KaiRo works under approved international gaming standards with a strict set of company procedures which are adapted to local regulations. It has "in-house" systems, developed over many years, which are constantly improved and updated as technology changes. All of this is complimented by a well-trained workforce of more than 200 staff worldwide, ensuring that our customers enjoy the best entertainment and gaming experience possible.