Philippines Gambling News For April 2024

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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POGOs Aren’t The Only Tax Dodgers In The Philippine Gambling Market

December 20, 2019

There is seemingly no end to the various “controversies” around the domestic Philippines gambling industry. Usually, the issues of import arise from the tenuous, Chinese-dominated POGO (Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator) … Read more

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Philippines Report Shines New Light On POGO, Casino Scandals

December 16, 2019

2019 has been an adventurous – if not tumultuous year – for the Philippine gambling industry. Between admonishments from neighboring China and the influx of migrants to President Rodrigo Duterte’s … Read more

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Manny Pacquiao, Nesthy Petecio To Light SEA Games Torch, Betting Odds Coming Soon

November 27, 2019

The 2019 Southeast Asian Games – or SEA Games – are set to get underway on 30 November in Luzon, with the competition lasting through 11 December. And while Philippine … Read more

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This Week In Philippines Gambling: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

November 22, 2019

For the domestic gambling industry, it’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the Philippines. There are three major stories of note concerning the gaming landscape in the island nation, … Read more

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Nonito Donaire Loss Paves Way For Next Generation Asian Champion

November 8, 2019

This past Thursday at 6:00 pm local time, every Philippine casino, betting parlor and restaurant in the islands aired the title bout between hometown favorite Nonito Donaire and Japanese up-and-comer … Read more

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Hong Kong Company Invests In Manila Casino Development

October 29, 2019

For the last several months, tensions have flared between China and the Philippines, with the former asking the latter to halt its online casino industry. Calls from inside the Philippines … Read more

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With Chinese Exodus, New Clientele And Higher Taxes Could Save POGO Industry

October 25, 2019

Seemingly week to week, the gambling situation in the Philippines appears to change. Indeed, the politics of POGOs (Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators) and local gaming venues have lately been the … Read more

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Manny Pacquiao: The Story of the Ring and Beyond

October 24, 2019

Emmanuel “Manny” Dapidran Pacquiao, also known as “Pac-Man,” is a Filipino professional boxer, basketball player, entertainer, and politician. As the only eight-division world champion in the history of boxing, many … Read more

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The Current State Of Legal Philippine Gambling

October 17, 2019

The current state of gambling in the Philippines – in all its guises – continues to be problematic, according to various interested parties in government and the private sector. In … Read more

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Manila Gaming Expo Highlights China-POGO Conflict

October 10, 2019

Despite ongoing disagreements with Beijing and a local enforcement initiative against tax-dodging Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs), the Philippines seem to be moving full speed ahead in embracing the burgeoning … Read more