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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NBA Finals Odds Live At Top Philippine Sportsbooks, New PBA Odds Coming Soon

June 2, 2022

Last month, after Bongbong Marcos and Sara Duterte-Carpio were elected as the next Philippine President and Philippine Vice President respectively, we floated the question about what exactly there was left … Read more

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What To Bet On Now That The Philippines Has A New President

May 11, 2022

While the official results of the 2022 Philippine Presidential election aren’t yet finalized, it’s obvious that betting favorite Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr., has won in an historic landslide. With a … Read more

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2022 Philippine Election: Sports Bettors Called It For Bongbong, Mayor Sara

May 9, 2022

The 2022 Philippine Presidential election has come and gone, and while the vote tallies aren’t totally finalized, it looks for all the world that the bettors were right on the … Read more

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2021 Governors’ Cup Champion Crowned As Okada Manila Rolls Out Legal iGaming

April 26, 2022

Well, the 2021 PBA Governors’ Cup is officially over, with Barangay Ginebra San Miguel completing their historic run to the title. As the 6-seed, Barangay Ginebra was the underdog at … Read more

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2021 Governors’ Cup Finals Has Series Leader As Game 6 Underdog, Plus More

April 19, 2022

It’s remarkable how such a “small” tournament – at least, compared to things like the NBA Playoffs or NCAA March Madness – can last for what feels like so much … Read more

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Wednesday Governors’ Cup Games Could Close Out The Semis, And Other News

March 29, 2022

It always occurred to us how – compared to the NBA  – the PBA conferences seem so slow. Naturally, that makes sense, as the seasons are more or less the … Read more

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Philippine e-Sabong Bigger Than All Vegas Sports Betting Combined

March 8, 2022

Over the years, we’ve reported on sabong betting with some regularity. However, because our focus is on online gambling rather than in-person gambling – and because sabong has historically been … Read more

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Legal e-Sabong To Go Offline As Investigation Into Kidnappings Ramps Up

March 1, 2022

As the 2022 Philippine Presidential election approaches, one of the chief topics of debate – at least in the gambling realm – has been that of eSabong. While sabong is … Read more

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Philippine Casino Self Exclusion Is Rare, And That’s A Good Thing

February 23, 2022

As online gambling enthusiasts (and big fans of brick-and-mortar gambling when we can find the time for it), we have mixed feelings on various subjects having to do with gambling … Read more

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PBA Governors’ Cup Restarts As Philippine “President’s Cup” Heats Up

February 15, 2022

The 2021 PBA Governors’ Cup is finally back in action! After a six-week coronavirus-related layoff, the last leg of the 2021 PBA season is once again underway. Hopefully, with pandemic … Read more