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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Macau Junket CEO Arrested, Accused Of Conspiring With Philippine POGOs

November 30, 2021

Alvin Chau, the CEO of Suncity Group Holdings, was taken into custody this weekend after a warrant for his arrest was issued in the Chinese city of Wenzhou on Friday. … Read more

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Philippine Casinos Back In Business As PAGCOR Reports Great Q3

November 23, 2021

The Philippines casino market is officially recovering. And no, we’re not talking about the country’s new iGaming initiatives, designed to stem the tide of coronavirus-related PAGCOR losses. After all, those … Read more

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Metro Manila Casinos Now Allowed To Reopen Near Max Capacity

November 9, 2021

Slowly but surely, the land-based Philippine casino industry is opening back up. After suffering through more extended lockdowns (albeit not to the extent that they were closed during 2020), major … Read more

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PacMan Takes A Hit From The Bongbong As TNT KOs Magnolia In Five

November 2, 2021

Well, that was anticlimactic. After a finals matchup that looked somewhat promising, the 2021 Philippine Cup championship turned out to be fairly lopsided. Top-seed TNT Tropang Giga – the favorite … Read more

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Philippine Anti-Gambling Activists Are Addicted To Fake News

October 26, 2021

It’s no secret that the Philippines has big plans for Boracay, with the gambling moratorium recently lifted and construction moving apace on new destination casino properties. However, the pushback – … Read more

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2021 PBA Philippine Cup Finals: TNT + Hotshots = FIREWORKS!

October 19, 2021

It’s finally that time of year again: The 2021 Philippine Cup Finals are upon us, and two of the three top seeded teams made it all the way to the … Read more

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Bet On The 2022 Philippine Election Before Breaking News Moves The Lines

October 5, 2021

You know, we could have headlined this story: “Manny Pacquiao To Fight Woman For Philippine National Championship” But while that will likely prove technically accurate down the road (albeit with … Read more


Philippine Election Odds, PBA Odds Highlight Week Of Betting

September 28, 2021

There’s not much to report in the realm of legal Philippines casinos, as the market is moving ahead per the directives and initiatives outlined in previous articles. In other words, … Read more

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PacMan For President? 2022 Philippine Election Odds Get Interesting

September 21, 2021

In the Philippines, there are a host of things to bet on. The domestic market is growing apace despite coronavirus lockdowns, new integrated resorts in Boracay have been approved, PIGOs … Read more

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POGOs Fold As PAGCOR Goes All In On PIGOs

September 14, 2021

Once a thriving (if controversial) industry in the Philippines, POGOs – or Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators – are now becoming a thing of the past. Before the recent coronavirus pandemic, … Read more