Duterte Makes Huge Announcement Before Midterms

Philippine Midterm Elections

Days before the Philippines midterm election Duterte backs off anti-gambling stance. In an impromptu campaign announcement supporting his fellow PDP-Laban party allies on May 11th, President Duterte announced backing off his strong anti-gambling stance. He was heard saying, “I cannot stop it anyway and I know I am lacking,” followed with “I will not meddle …

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Philippine POGO Licenses Are Getting Harder To Acquire

PH federal building

The Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has requested the gaming regulator PAGCOR to require in-person registration before issuing a Phillippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) license. The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation has been regulating the gaming industry in the Philippines since 1976 when they were first commissioned by a Presidential Decree 1067-a to regulate …

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