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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Metro Manila Casinos Return To COVID Lockdowns As Cases Spike

April 7, 2021

As the 2020 coronavirus pandemic finally abated in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte lifted some of the lockdowns that previously caused the temporary closures of Metro Manila’s lucrative Entertainment City … Read more

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Forget POGOs, PIGOs Are The Future Of Gambling In The Philippines

February 26, 2021

A few interesting things happened for the Philippines gambling industry during the otherwise disastrous 2020. While commercial gambling houses saw their earnings virtually wiped out, the pandemic led to a … Read more

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Bet On Super Bowl 55 At Legal Online Philippines Sportsbooks

February 5, 2021

2021 has gotten off to a somewhat slow start for the Philippines gambling market. Sure, there are various developments to be excited about, like the slow rollout of domestic online … Read more

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Philippines Casinos Ante Up For Major New Post-Pandemic Projects

January 14, 2021

2020 was a rough year for everyone, and no industry was hit harder than the Philippines brick-and-mortar gambling market. And while the Chinese coronavirus pandemic did spur congressional action on … Read more

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Philippines House Moves To Regulate Online Sabong Betting

December 16, 2020

Things are moving apace in the Philippines regarding the country’s shift to legalizing domestic online gambling. First, as we recently reported, the popular international betting district in Manila was able … Read more

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Philippines Gambling Brand DFNN Leaps Over POGOs With New eGames License

December 8, 2020

The Asia Gaming Brief, an online gambling news site for the South East Asia region, is hosting a December 9 online forum, and PAGCOR CEO Andrea Domingo will be in … Read more

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PAGCOR Approves Limited Domestic Online Gambling For Philippines Residents

November 24, 2020

Our previous article about the impending legalization or allowance of online gambling at domestic Philippine casinos asked the following headlining question: “Is The Philippines Government All In On Legal Online … Read more

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Is The Philippines Government All In On Legal Online Casinos?

November 10, 2020

Well, it’s about time! As we’ve been saying for nearly a year now, the 2020 coronavirus pandemic has proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that the future for Philippine … Read more

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The PBA Restarts On Election Day, And Philippine Gamblers Can Bet On Both

November 2, 2020

If you live in the Philippines – just like if you live anywhere else on the planet in 2020 – you’re probably following the US Presidential election, which will be … Read more

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Betting Surprises Abound At Halfway Point Of 2020 Philippine Cup

October 26, 2020

Well, that didn’t take long. The 2020 PBA Season – reduced to just the Philippine Cup due to the impact of the Chinese coronavirus on the islands – is already … Read more