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.

PAGCOR casino locations

PAGCOR Announces Regulatory Transition & Casino Privatization 

September 19, 2023

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has announced that it will transition to a complete regulatory commission and sell its government-owned casinos to privatize the industry.  Chairman and CEO of PAGCOR, … Read more

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E-Sabong Scandal Leads To Charges Against Former PAGCOR Officials

September 12, 2023

More than 10 Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) employees and former bosses are getting dragged back to court to face charges for abuse of authority from an e-sabong agreement. … Read more

Specialty Games online

New Specialty Games Available At Philippine Online Casinos

September 5, 2023

While most online casino players stick to the classics like online slots, online blackjack, or other popular table games, specialty games have always lived in their category and offer players a … Read more

Casino game titles

New Online Casino Game Titles For 2023 Players

August 29, 2023

Online casinos for Philippine players often add new titles to keep their account holders entertained and to attract new players. This year, more game titles have been added to the most … Read more

Wynn Casinos

Las Vegas Casino Mogul Steve Wynn Could Soon Be Banned From The Philippines

August 22, 2023

Casino mogul Steve Wynn is a former business partner to Kazuo Okada of Universal Entertainment Corp. and is under scrutiny for his statements about his former partner. Philippine politicians and … Read more

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PAGCOR Plans To Privatize Their 45 Owned Casinos By 2025

August 15, 2023

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has announced that they plan to sell their 45 government-owned casinos to privatize the industry and focus on regulating all gambling entities throughout the country. … Read more

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PAGCOR Address Maryland License Plate Scandal & Slams Illegal Gambling

August 8, 2023

Recently the state of Maryland issued over 780k license plates with a link to an unlicensed Philippine gambling site, and the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has recently responded. The site, … Read more

BetOnline live dealer games

BetOnline Adds More Live Dealer Games For Summer 2023

August 1, 2023

Betting on live dealer games with online casinos has been a staple of the industry for several years, but there were only a few options for players until now. BetOnline just … Read more


PAGCOR Plans To Launch Worldwide Virtual Reality Casino In 2024

July 25, 2023

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has announced that they intend to launch a worldwide virtual reality (VR) online casino in 2024. When speaking at the SiGMA Asia Summit … Read more

PAGCOR Chairman

PAGCOR Seeks To Extend Regulations To Online Poker Gaming

July 18, 2023

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has recently expressed interest in extending regulations to include online poker and enhanced slot machines to make the Philippines the leading gaming destination in Asia.  … Read more