Philippines Gambling News For July 2024

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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Philippine Gambling Revenue Grows 19% In Q1 of 2024

July 16, 2024

The gambling industry in the Philippines is set to have its best year on record, with 19% growth in quarter 1 of 2024. The Philippines saw $3.3 billion (USD) in … Read more

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Casino Filipino’s Online Casino Looks To Launch In Q4 of 2024

July 9, 2024

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) recently announced that their online casino, Casino Filipino, is expected to launch in Q4 of 2024, bringing a new era of gaming to … Read more

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Quezon City Mayor Tells Government Employees To Stay Out Of New Casino

July 3, 2024

According to the Manila Standard, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte has told 19,000 government officials and city employees that they are strictly forbidden from entering the new Solitaire Resort North … Read more

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Indonesia Opts Out Of Philippine & Cambodian Online Gambling Sites

June 25, 2024

The Indonesian Ministry of Communications has told telecommunications service providers to shut down access to lines linked to Philippine and Cambodian online gambling sites. Indonesia will focus on sites linked … Read more

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PH Congressman Johnathan Flores Seeks To Replace PAGCOR

June 18, 2024

Johnathan Flores, a senior member of the Philippines House of Representatives, is urging Congress to support House Bill 3559, which would reform gambling regulation in the country. HB3559 has been … Read more

Subic Bay casino

$300 Million Casino Breaks Ground In Subic Special Economic and Freeport Zone

June 11, 2024

The Accor International Group, a French hotelier, broke ground on its $300 million casino project in Subic Bay, the Philippines. Accor is one of the largest hotel groups in the … Read more

Alejandro Tengco PAGCOR Chairman

PAGCOR Gaming Market Could Soon Be Second Largest In Asia

June 4, 2024

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has confidently regulated the gambling industry since its establishment in 1977 through PD 1067-A. PAGCOR chairman Alejandro Tengco recently conveyed that the agency’s … Read more

Bocolod PD

Recent Illegal Gambling Raids Could Be Linked To Body Parts Left At Police Station

May 21, 2024

Last Friday, a sack containing human ears, a left foot, and a left hand were found discarded at the Police HQ in Bacolod. The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) is … Read more

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Okada Manila Owner Agrees To Fund Stalled Cebu Casino Project

May 14, 2024

A stalled integrated casino resort in Emerald Bay has a new life now that Tiger Resort Leisure and Entertainment, Okada Manila’s owner, has agreed to help fund the project. PH … Read more

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Okada Manila Sees 24% Revenue Decline In Q1 of 2024

May 7, 2024

After an intense year following a casino takeover and the ousting of the board member from whom the casino took its name, Okada Manila is reporting a 24% revenue decline … Read more