Philippines Gambling News For May 2023

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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Play’n Go Gets Authorization From PAGCOR To Offer Online Casino Games

April 4, 2019

Play’n Go a supplier of online casino games was recently permitted by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) to expand into the Philippines. PAGCOR’s authorization will allow Play’n Go … Read more

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Nearing The End Of Gaming In The Philippines

March 29, 2019

The discussion to end gaming in the Philippines has been long but we may finally see the result of these talks. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed ending the development … Read more

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PAGCOR Says Quezon City Cannot Impose Casino Entry Fee

March 21, 2019

Quezon city officials recently told media outlets that they are going to impose a casino entry fee on city residents. The proposed entry fee would generate additional income and detur … Read more

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Quezon City Looking To Block Proposed Casino, PAGCOR Responds

March 18, 2019

The Philippines has become known for its luxurious casinos that boost tourism and funds the local economy, but Quezon City is not ready to let more casinos move in. A … Read more

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POGO Licenses Now Require Registration

February 20, 2019

The Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has requested the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) suspend their POGO licensing scheme until clearance is secured by the tax agency. PAGCOR … Read more

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Philippine State-Owned Casinos Rake In $1.3 Billion For 2018

February 14, 2019

For 2018, state-owned casinos have reportedly earned $1.3b last year to end the year with an 18% increase from 2017.  The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) currently operates eight … Read more

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PAGCOR Asks Duterte To Ease Casino Ban To Boost Industry

February 5, 2019

In January of 2018 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte issued a nationwide moratorium on new domestic casino licenses stating that there are already too many casinos. Now Andrea Domingo, the current head … Read more

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Odds Are In Pacquiao’s Favor For His Next Fight Vs. Adrien Broner

January 17, 2019

Online sportsbooks are giving Pacquiao the edge over Adrien Broner in every round according to the prop bets listed at BetOnline.  January 19th, 2019, Manny Pacquiao is set to fight … Read more

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Manny Pacquiao Wants A Knockout January 19th

January 2, 2019

Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao has gone on record to state that he is looking for a knockout against upcoming opponent Adrien Broner. True to his fighter nature, Pacquiao told reporters … Read more

Waterfront Philippines Inc Casino License

Philippine Casino Regulatory Agency Ordered To Give License

December 20, 2018

After Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced his desire to cut down domestic gambling options, a Court of Appeals judge granted one venue its casino license regardless. The Waterfront Philippines Inc. … Read more