Gatchalian’s Call To Expel POGO Licenses Now Has Senate Majority Support

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The Philippine Offshore Gambling Operators (POGO) sector of the gambling industry has faced intense scrutiny over the past few years, with select Senators and business owners calling for an expulsion of the program. With links to major crimes, including kidnapping, trafficking, homicide, and enslavement, the calls to rid the program from the country have intensified.  … Read more

PAGCOR Announces Regulatory Transition & Casino Privatization 

PAGCOR casino locations

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has announced that it will transition to a complete regulatory commission and sell its government-owned casinos to privatize the industry.  Chairman and CEO of PAGCOR, Alejandro H. Tengco, released a statement giving a two-year timeline for the sale of all PAGCOR-owned casinos. Tengco stated that the strategic shift is to … Read more

E-Sabong Scandal Leads To Charges Against Former PAGCOR Officials

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More than 10 Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) employees and former bosses are getting dragged back to court to face charges for abuse of authority from an e-sabong agreement. The lawsuit centers around a payment of PHP75 million (1.32 million USD) to the Philippine gambling regulator from Kamura Highlands Gaming and Holding Inc. The … Read more

New Specialty Games Available At Philippine Online Casinos

Specialty Games online

While most online casino players stick to the classics like online slots, online blackjack, or other popular table games, specialty games have always lived in their category and offer players a break from their routine. Today, specialty game titles have doubled in size and provide more than just a break; they offer fun new ways to … Read more

New Online Casino Game Titles For 2023 Players

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Online casinos for Philippine players often add new titles to keep their account holders entertained and to attract new players. This year, more game titles have been added to the most reputable online casino sites, including new slot titles, table game variations, live dealer games, and more. New Slots Slots are a casino staple anywhere, offering … Read more

PAGCOR Plans To Privatize Their 45 Owned Casinos By 2025

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has announced that they plan to sell their 45 government-owned casinos to privatize the industry and focus on regulating all gambling entities throughout the country. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Alejandro H. Tengco told the House Appropriations Committee that the sale of the casinos will start in the third quarter … Read more

PAGCOR Address Maryland License Plate Scandal & Slams Illegal Gambling

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Recently the state of Maryland issued over 780k license plates with a link to an unlicensed Philippine gambling site, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has recently responded. The site, which we will not mention, branded a URL once owned by a non-profit organization that commemorated 200 years from the War of 1812. The license … Read more

BetOnline Adds More Live Dealer Games For Summer 2023

BetOnline live dealer games

Betting on live dealer games with online casinos has been a staple of the industry for several years, but there were only a few options for players until now. BetOnline just launched a much bigger live dealer casino than most are accustomed to seeing. New live dealer games include lottery games, poker, dice duel, Wheel of … Read more

PAGCOR Plans To Launch Worldwide Virtual Reality Casino In 2024


The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has announced that they intend to launch a worldwide virtual reality (VR) online casino in 2024. When speaking at the SiGMA Asia Summit 2023, PAGCOR Chairperson and CEO Alejandro H. Tengco told attendees that they are working on launching a VR casino under the Casino Filipino brand. The … Read more