Pasig City Outlaws Online Gambling Operators Inside City Limits

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Philippine Offshore Gambling Operators (POGO) license holders will have to move out of Pasig City after the local government announced that they would not allow license holders to operate within the city limits.  The announcement comes after a string of bad publicity surrounding POGO licenses in the Philippines. The local Pasig city government said in … Read more

Jingle All The Way With Popular Online Casino Options

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Tis’ the season to be jolly, and legal online casinos in the Philippines are sliding into the action with numerous Christmas theme slots, bonus rewards, and popular crypto gambling options for everyone! With Christmas right around the corner, some thrill seekers are taking to the casino to try and score big this holiday season, but your best bet … Read more

AMLC Flags P14 Billion in Online Casino Transactions Suspected In Money Laundering Scheme

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The Anti-money laundering council (AMLC) in the Philippines has flagged P14 billion in online casino gambling funds suspected to be a part of an elaborate money laundering scheme.  The transactions in question were recorded between 2013 to 2019 and consist of over 1,031 different transactions. Suspicious transactions reports (STR) were filed during the seven years, … Read more

PAGCOR Sends Disaster Relief To Filipinos Affected By Typhoon Noru 

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has sent relief packs and approximately $10 million in funds to Filipinos affected by Typhoon Noru, known as Super Typhoon Karding, to those living in the Philippines. On September 21st, 2022, Typhoon Noru wreaked havoc on southeast Asia, especially the Philippines, where more than 38 people have been confirmed dead and more … Read more

PAGCOR Gaming Income Reaches P3.48 Billion As Casinos Return To Pre-Pandemic Levels

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has reportedly earned P3.48 billion PHP since January, an increase of nearly 1,800% compared to the previous calendar year.  This time last year, officials were shaking their heads when looking at the revenue reports as they had only earned P183.92 million this time last year. No surprise income was … Read more

Philippines Lost an Estimated $87M In Revenue Due To E-Sabong Ban

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According to the Philippine Business Bank (PBB), the country has missed an estimated USD 87M since online cockfight betting was banned.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, former President Rodrigo Duterte allowed online cockfight betting to produce revenue and keep residents away from the cockpits. Still, before leaving office, Duterte reversed course after claims of people missing … Read more

PH Gambling Revenue Expected To Return To Pre-Pandemic Levels

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There is no doubt that the 2019 COVID pandemic hurt gambling revenue across the Philippines. Still, with restrictions lifted and consumer confidence returning, many expect gambling revenue to return to pre-pandemic levels. Before the pandemic, the domestic gambling sector of the Philippines was thriving, with new casinos popping up and tourists flowing; however, all that … Read more