POGO Coronavirus Hospitals? Illegal Chinese Medical Facility Raided

Philippine inspectors raid an illegal Chinese coronavirus hospital near Manila

POGOs have been controversial in the Philippines since their launch in 2016. These Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators are domestic businesses in the islands, and they exist almost entirely to give mainland Chinese citizens access to offshore gambling. Due to the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, most Philippine businesses have been shuttered as part of the broad … Read more

Nearing The End Of Gaming In The Philippines

President Duterte Sunglasses

The discussion to end gaming in the Philippines has been long but we may finally see the result of these talks. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has expressed ending the development of more casino resorts following his instructions given to PAGCOR to crack down on illegal gambling and switch gears from operator to becoming solely a … Read more

PAGCOR Asks Duterte To Ease Casino Ban To Boost Industry

PAGCOR President

In January of 2018 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte issued a nationwide moratorium¬†on new domestic casino licenses stating that there are already too many casinos. Now Andrea Domingo, the current head of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is asking the President to lift the casino ban. The Philippines stopped issuing new brick-and-mortar casino licenses … Read more