Philippines Gambling News

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.

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PacMan For President? 2022 Philippine Election Odds Get Interesting

September 21, 2021

In the Philippines, there are a host of things to bet on. The domestic market is growing apace despite coronavirus lockdowns, new integrated resorts in Boracay have been approved, PIGOs … Read more

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POGOs Fold As PAGCOR Goes All In On PIGOs

September 14, 2021

Once a thriving (if controversial) industry in the Philippines, POGOs – or Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators – are now becoming a thing of the past. Before the recent coronavirus pandemic, … Read more

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Philippines Approves Two Boracay Casinos To Boost Gambling Revenues

September 7, 2021

As in 2020, the coronavirus lockdowns in the Philippines have put a serious hurting on domestic casino revenues. That said, because the nation learned from the pandemic’s economic impact over … Read more

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To Axie Infinity And Beyond: NFT Gaming Comes To The Philippines

August 31, 2021

Today, we’re going to change things up. We’ve already filled you in on the state of casino gambling during the current Philippines COVID lockdown, and we’ve already discussed Pac-Man’s past … Read more

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Pac-Man Falters In Ring, Gains On Presidential Betting Boards

August 24, 2021

This past weekend, in what may have been his final fight, Manny Pacquiao lost a decision to welterweight WBA (Super) champion Yordenis Ugas. Despite being a -400 favorite at most … Read more

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Big Win: MegaSportsWorld Moves Online In Philippines

August 17, 2021

Well, that only took forever. But as we reported earlier – and as you’ve no doubt seen all around you – the COVID outbreak has caused many aspects of the … Read more

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With So Much Legal Philippines Gambling, Black Market Betting Is A Sucker’s Game

August 10, 2021

Many Philippines residents are under the impression that there’s a thin line between legal and illegal gambling in the islands. However, that’s not really true. The line is actually fairly … Read more

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PIGOs To Be Tested As Manila Casinos Undergo New Quarantine

August 3, 2021

After a tumultuous 2020 that saw the Philippines casino industry brought to its knees, the first half of 2021 saw a return to normalcy for the nation’s brick-and-mortar gambling market. … Read more

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Filipino Weightlifter Wins Country’s First Ever Olympic Gold Medal

July 26, 2021

The Philippines have been an Olympic mainstay for almost 100 years, after first competing in the prestigious Summer Games in 1924. However, the nation hasn’t found much success historically, claiming … Read more

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President Duterte Relents On Gambling Bans, Hints At Expanded Markets

July 26, 2021

And just like that, we were right. Of course, so was everyone else. Back when the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic first kicked off in 2020 and led to long-term Manila casino … Read more