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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Online Gambling Has Another Path To Market In The Philippines

May 20, 2021

City of Baguio lawmakers propose legal online bingo, e-gaming The new market would help recoup losses from COVID-19 Local pushback could complicate the initiative Over the last several months, the … Read more

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Three PIGO Licenses Granted To Metro Manila Casinos

May 12, 2021

PIGOs are slowly replacing POGOs in the Philippines Three Metro Manila casinos have already received PIGO licenses For now, PIGO access is limited to select IR VIP members As the … Read more

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POGOs Bounce Out Of Philippines As COVID Bans Persist

May 3, 2021

POGO operations have been cut nearly in half by COVID-19 Related gambling revenue is expected to fall by 50% to PHP 16 billion PIGOs aren’t yet ready to pick up … Read more

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2021 Philippine Cup Pushed Back Again Due To COVID Concerns

April 23, 2021

In the Philippines, PBA season is one of the most exciting times of the year. The popular professional basketball league is the highest level of the sport in the Islands, … Read more

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VisMin Game Max Betting Scandal Rocks New PH Hoops League

April 16, 2021

With lockdowns once again affecting the domestic Philippines casino market, there’s not a tremendous amount of market news to share currently. However, casino gambling is just one aspect of the … Read more

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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