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

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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 the best Philippine sports betting sites for just about every single contest. First, they knocked off TNT Tropang Giga in a twice-to-beat quarterfinal, beating the … Read more

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

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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 longer than these massive events. And while it’s obviously a volume thing, it’s also a cultural thing and – most likely – a COVID scheduling … Read more

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

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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 same length, but with its three-tournament format and 11-game “regular season” for each leg, many clubs in the Philippine Basketball Association only play 33 games … Read more

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

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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 cases dropping significantly in severity, the current relaxation of quarantine and lockdown mandates will last long enough for the PBA to crown its 2021 Governors’ … Read more

PBA Betting Resumes, Tom Brady Retires, Washington Goes Nuts, And More

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Another week, another weekly Philippine legal online gambling roundup. And, as you might expect, we have both good news and bad news to report. The good news comes by way of the latest PBA developments: On Sunday, the league announced a February 11 restart for the 2021-2022 Governors’ Cup. The move comes as a relief … Read more

Shutdown Averted: 2021 PBA Governors’ Cup To Resume In Early February

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Last week, we told you about the latest news regarding the restart of the 2021 PBA Governors’ Cup. Due to coronavirus concerns amid the outbreak of the so-called Omicron variant, the conference was suspended on December 26 after just two and a half weeks of play. Most teams managed to play a full five games … Read more

PBA Commissioner: 2021 Governors’ Cup Could Be Canceled Outright

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Aside from a few developments in the Opol casino drama, there’s nothing much to report on regarding legal gambling in the Philippines. On the sports betting side of things, there’s also not much happening, as the PBA Governors’ Cup is still suspended due to lockdowns resultant from the current COVID Omicron outbreak. Fortunately, there’s plenty … Read more

With The New Year, Legal Philippine Basketball Betting Comes Into Focus

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In the Philippines, basketball reigns supreme. While sabong and e-sabong are both hugely popular, basketball is – by most accounts – the national sport. And right now, the betting’s getting good. In the PBA, the 2021 Governors’ Cup is about a third through its elimination round, although the standings are less representative of the final … Read more