PAGCOR Not Looking To Benefit From Cambodia Online Gambling Shutdown

Andrea Domingo PAGCOR

While speaking to the media during a press conference, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) chairman Andrea Domingo said the Philippines are not looking to benefit from the online gambling ban in Cambodia.  After receiving pressure from China, the Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen decided the country would ban all online gambling operators by …

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POGO Operators Contribute More To Philippines Economy Than Outsourcing Companies

Pogo Players

Leechiu Property Consultants released a statement claiming that Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) are now contributing more to the local Philippine economy than outsourcing companies, another PH big business.  POGO operators now contribute nearly P551 Billion to the Philippine’s economy yearly. Salaries consume most of the income, but office rental and housing rentals also play …

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Central Bank Governor Says Banning Online Gambling Would Not Hurt Philippines Economy

PH Central Bank President Benjamin Diokno

While on a business trip to Singapore, the Philippine Central Bank Governor Benjamin Diokno told reporters that banning online gambling operators from the country would have little to no effect on the PH economy.  Several weeks ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping told Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte that he needs to ban online gambling operators targeting …

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How The Philippines Are Fighting Casino Kidnappings

Police President

So far there have been 28 casino kidnappings in Philippine casinos since the start of 2019. The trend has sparked outrage from Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte calling for the kidnappers to be caught dead or alive, preferably dead. At a launch event for the Golden Topper Group in Paranaque City, Duterte told the press that …

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Manny Pacquaio And His Efforts To Halt Illegal Basketball Betting

Manny's jumpshot

When asked if he would run for President of the Philippines one day, Pacquaio responded that he was not thinking about that right now, but he also did not rule the possibility out.  One thing few outsiders know about Manny Pacquaio is his love for basketball. While most of the world has seen him throw …

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Offshore Gambling Operators Are Welcome In The Philippines, For Now

President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte told the media last week that he does not plan on banning offshore gambling sites operating from the Philippines despite the request made by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Duterte told the Filipino people that despite his dislike for online gambling and gambling in general, he will not pose a ban on the …

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181 Illegal POGO Workers Arrested In Cebu City

Arrested workers

The Philippine Police force has arrested 181 Illegal POGO workers in Cebu City for violating cybercrimes and gambling laws.  The Xin Huang Jin Cheng Company operated out of a 12-story building in Lapu-Lapu City and were the target for the Philippine National Police-Criminal investigation raid. The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Detection Group-Central Visayas …

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President Duterte Will Not Ban Online Gambling

President Duterte ponders

President Rodrigo Duterte told media sources that he would not ban online gambling licenses in the Philippines despite China’s request. The meeting between Duterte and China’s President Xi Jinping has been anticipated for some time now. Last month, the China Embassy in the Philippines told media sources that online gambling was illegal in China and …

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Manny Pacquiao Seeks To KO Gambling Fraud In Philippines

Manny Pacquiao fights gambling corruption

Manny Pacquiao is a fighter. And when he’s not fighting in the boxing arena, he’s fighting against corruption and fraud in the sporting arena. Pacquiao is no stranger to the scourge of fixed sporting events, as boxing has long been viewed as a bastion of dishonesty, particularly among judges and promotions. Even boxers themselves have …

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