PAGCOR Ramps Up Efforts Against Illegal Philippine Gambling Operators

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As the new Philippine Presidential administration prepares to take over, it appears that the nation’s anti-e-Sabong initiative will continue to be prioritized. As the massively popular game has been pushed from the regulated space back to the black market, the potential for more abuses – abuses that will no doubt be along the same lines … Read more

Kazuo Okada Hits Legal Jackpot, Wins Back Namesake Manila Casino

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For the most part – including the run-up to and immediate aftermath of the 2022 Philippine Presidential election – there’s been a general dearth of “scandal” to report on in the legal Philippine gambling sector. For months, the biggest story has been related to the alleged kidnappings associated with the now-banned e-Sabong market, with a … Read more

What To Bet On Now That The Philippines Has A New President

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While the official results of the 2022 Philippine Presidential election aren’t yet finalized, it’s obvious that betting favorite Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr., has won in an historic landslide. With a bit over 98% of the vote in, Marcos has received over 31 million votes compared to just 14 million for main rival Leni Robredo. As … Read more

2022 Philippine Election: Sports Bettors Called It For Bongbong, Mayor Sara

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The 2022 Philippine Presidential election has come and gone, and while the vote tallies aren’t totally finalized, it looks for all the world that the bettors were right on the money. Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos, Jr. – to the horror of the globalist West – is headed for a truly historic victory. And as always, election … Read more

2021 Governors’ Cup Champion Crowned As Okada Manila Rolls Out Legal iGaming

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Well, the 2021 PBA Governors’ Cup is officially over, with Barangay Ginebra San Miguel completing their historic run to the title. As the 6-seed, Barangay Ginebra was the underdog at the best Philippine sports betting sites for just about every single contest. First, they knocked off TNT Tropang Giga in a twice-to-beat quarterfinal, beating the … Read more

2021 Governors’ Cup Finals Has Series Leader As Game 6 Underdog, Plus More

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It’s remarkable how such a “small” tournament – at least, compared to things like the NBA Playoffs or NCAA March Madness – can last for what feels like so much longer than these massive events. And while it’s obviously a volume thing, it’s also a cultural thing and – most likely – a COVID scheduling … Read more

Wednesday Governors’ Cup Games Could Close Out The Semis, And Other News

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It always occurred to us how – compared to the NBA  – the PBA conferences seem so slow. Naturally, that makes sense, as the seasons are more or less the same length, but with its three-tournament format and 11-game “regular season” for each leg, many clubs in the Philippine Basketball Association only play 33 games … Read more

Philippine e-Sabong Bigger Than All Vegas Sports Betting Combined

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Over the years, we’ve reported on sabong betting with some regularity. However, because our focus is on online gambling rather than in-person gambling – and because sabong has historically been a live betting sport with no online component – we haven’t covered it as much as a dedicated “all-things gambling” site might. However, now that … Read more