Duterte Axes e-Sabong: Online Cockfighting Goes The Way Of The Dodo

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Normally, when discussing legal online gambling in the Philippines, we’re quick to point out that while the best offshore gambling sites offer Filipino gamblers a host of betting opportunities – from legal online casino gambling and legal online sports betting to legal online poker and legal online horse racing betting – the one area where …

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2021 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals Game 6 Delayed Due To Arena Blaze

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Last evening, we placed our bets on Game 6 of the 2021-2022 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals thinking Barangay Ginebra San Miguel would beat the spread and beat the Meralco Bolts to win the championship. The Finals had already stretched out to two weeks of intrigue, and we were ready for our ship to come in. …

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2021 PAGCOR Earnings Report Points To Philippine Gambling Recovery

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As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease up, the gambling market in the Philippines is demonstrating a sharp year-over-year recovery. Naturally, legal sports betting has gone up considerably lately, with major domestic and international leagues resuming mostly uninterrupted activities. For example, the 2021 PBA Governors’ Cup is back up and running, and the games have so …

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Basketball Betting Heats Up As PBA Resumes, FIBA Asian Qualifiers Tip Off

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After no small uncertainty over whether or not the 2021 PBA Governors’ Cup would be concluded or scrapped in favor of preparing for the 2022 PBA season, the popular Philippine basketball conference – to the delight of Philippine online sports bettors everywhere – has been allowed to commence as previously planned. No major changes have …

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Philippine Gambling Cleared For Landing In 2022

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As COVID lockdowns slowly come to a (hopefully permanent) end in the Philippines and abroad, things are moving apace in the local gambling market. And while all the most recent developments aren’t necessarily things to write home about – i.e. the Misasmis Oriental casino scandal, the Boracay casino protests, and the general political pushback on …

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Avoid Lockdowns And Suspensions With Legal Offshore Philippine Gambling

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Casual gamblers in the Philippines are struggling to find local games and events to bet on. However, that will hopefully be remedied in short order, as the country is on pace to reduce its COVID-19 threat levels in the coming weeks. Reportedly, the overall impact of the so-called Omicron variant has waned significantly of late. …

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New For 2022: All The Philippine Gambling News That’s Fit To Print

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As we usher in 2022 under a cloud of growing uncertainty – the Omicron variant is causing new COVID lockdowns, the 2021-2022 PBA Governors’ Cup conference remains suspended, and the upcoming Philippine Presidential election is still several months away – one thing is clear: The country is all in on gambling expansion. Rather, that is …

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E-Sabong Could Be Bigger Philippine Gambling Scandal Than POGOs

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In the Philippines, you can bet on almost anything online. Despite the various domestic limitations, Philippine gambling is readily – and legally – available on the Internet. If you know where to look. So while you can’t bet sports online with MegaSportsWorld and probably don’t have the necessary “VIP” status to play real-money online casino …

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E-Sabong Under Microscope As 2022 Philippine Presidential Election Nears

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Online casino gambling in the Philippines has been in the spotlight for two different reasons of late. Firstly, due to the last two years of coronavirus lockdowns, the Philippine government has recently allowed major resort casinos in Entertainment City to offer iGaming platforms to their VIP patrons. Naturally, most gamblers in the nation aren’t established …

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Macau Casino Crackdown Targets Alleged POGO Operator Alvin Chau

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It’s no secret that despite being home to Macau – the world’s largest destination casino district – China is no fan of gambling. But China has an even bigger distaste for online gambling, which has been the market segment to bear the brunt of the country’s new and stricter oversight of the Macau gambling industry. …

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