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.

President Duterte Smiles

Duterte’s New Casino Ban Might Be Lifted Soon

July 25, 2019

In 2018, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told the media that no new casinos would be built during his presidency. Now almost a year later that decision might be reversed according … Read more

Pacman and Thurman

Pacman Fighting To Deliver Thurman’s First Professional Loss

July 19, 2019

This Saturday Manny “Pacman” Pacquaio will enter the ring for his 71st professional boxing fight. This time Pacquaio will be fighting for a welterweight belt held by Keith “One Time” … Read more

eSport Teams PH

The Nationals are Bringing Legitimacy To Esports In The Philippines

July 12, 2019

The Nationals is an electronic sport (eSports) league in the Philippines that was established in 2018. They are the first franchise-based electronic sports league in the Philippines and are launching … Read more

NBI makes arrests

Casino Loan Sharks Pose Risks Of Kidnapping In Philippines

July 2, 2019

The Philippine National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has issued a warning to casino tourists that loan sharks are targeting them and offering unassociated casino loans. The NBI has warned casino … Read more

Philippine Supreme Court

PAGCOR and Quezon Fight to Go To Supreme Court

June 20, 2019

After Vice Mayor of Quezon City attempted to restrict casino gaming, gambling regulator PAGCOR stepped in. Vice Mayor of Quezon City Joy Belmonte attempted to enact an ordinance which would … Read more

Dennis Uy and Rodrigo Duterte

President Signs New EO Which Benefits Casinos

June 19, 2019

Clark City to see more extensive investments and growth thanks to a new Executive Order, but why now? On June 4th, President Rodrigo Duterte signed an Executive Order declaring the … Read more

Fake US Currency

Philippine Casinos Face Counterfeit Currency Issue

June 13, 2019

Gamblers using fake US cash were recently busted by authorities, casinos are now on the lookout for more. Numerous Philippine casinos are on high alert for counterfeit US currency after … Read more


2019 Q1: Philippine Casinos Revenue Results

June 12, 2019

The Philippines is expected to outpace Macau with its casino gaming industry according to financial analysts. In the first quarter of 2019, the casino sector in the Philippines produced PHP52.52 … Read more

Philippines Clark City Casinos

Casino Projects Start Back Up Again

May 31, 2019

After President Duterte threw in the towel regarding his strong stance against gambling, casino projects are back on track – mostly. The Emerald Resort and Casino in Mactan, Cebu and … Read more

President Duterte Gives up

Duterte Finally Backs Off: Gambling To Rise Again

May 14, 2019

After years of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s harsh stance on gambling, it seems the politician has had a change of heart – conveniently just before the elections. The usually fiery … Read more