Philippines Gambling News For March 2023

The Philippines Islands are quickly recognizing the value that legal gambling has brought to the region. With the benefits of an economic boost and increased tourism, the online and offline gambling industry is constantly expanding and evolving in the region. This section of our website is where you can stay up to date on the latest news and human interest stories related to legal casino gambling in the Philippines.

We will include news concerning all aspects of the industry, focusing on both legal online casino gambling in the Philippines as well as the segment of the industry dedicated to brick and mortar casinos. Any shifts that take place in the legal landscape or laws of the Filipino gambling industry will be covered here as well to ensure you have access to the most current information at all times.


PAGCOR Seeks 75% Income After Operations Privatization

March 15, 2023

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is expected to privatize its operations and retain 75% of its annual revenue.  PAGCOR vice president Sharon Quintanilla said that 75% of the agency’s income … Read more

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PH Senator Sherwin Gatchalian Calls For PAGCOR Split

February 28, 2023

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has been the sole regulator for the gambling sector of the Philippines since its conception in 1977; however, they also own and operate its domestic … Read more


PAGCOR Photography Contest Offers P1.6 Million In Prizes

February 14, 2023

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is reviving its nationwide photography contest and offering over P1.6 million prizes for both armature and professional photographers.  The PAGCOR photography contest will formally … Read more

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Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation Under Fire For POGO Accusations

January 31, 2023

Several lawmakers are calling for the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), the national gaming regulator, to be split into two entities due to a conflict of interest. Currently, PAGCOR is … Read more

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How To Play Philippine Online Bitcoin Casinos 

January 17, 2023

Casino gambling with Bitcoin is one of the most popular ways to wager on table games, slots, and video poker online, but still, many players are not sure how to get … Read more

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Pasig City Outlaws Online Gambling Operators Inside City Limits

January 3, 2023

Philippine Offshore Gambling Operators (POGO) license holders will have to move out of Pasig City after the local government announced that they would not allow license holders to operate within … Read more

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Jingle All The Way With Popular Online Casino Options

December 20, 2022

Tis’ the season to be jolly, and legal online casinos in the Philippines are sliding into the action with numerous Christmas theme slots, bonus rewards, and popular crypto gambling options for everyone! With … Read more

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Billionaire Manuel Villar Jr. Planning $1 Billion Casino Resort In Metro Manila

December 6, 2022

The Global South retail shopping complex in Metro Manila is about to get a complete overhaul as billionaire Manuel Villar Jr. plans to convert the site into an integrated casino … Read more

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AMLC Flags P14 Billion in Online Casino Transactions Suspected In Money Laundering Scheme

November 22, 2022

The Anti-money laundering council (AMLC) in the Philippines has flagged P14 billion in online casino gambling funds suspected to be a part of an elaborate money laundering scheme.  The transactions … Read more

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PAGCOR Sends Disaster Relief To Filipinos Affected By Typhoon Noru 

November 8, 2022

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has sent relief packs and approximately $10 million in funds to Filipinos affected by Typhoon Noru, known as Super Typhoon Karding, to those living in … Read more