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PH Central Bank reminds banks to only work with registered POGOs

The Central Bank of the Philippines reminded banks and financial institutions to deal only with registered online gaming businesses registered by government.

Registrations revoked for two POGOs after failing to comply in AML check

Two POGO operators have been named by the AML Council as having failed or refused to cooperate with the Anti-Money Laundering Council. 

PAGCOR flags P1.36 billion hole left by delinquent POGOs

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) failed to collect P1.4 billion worth of receivables from POGOs in 2020, according to a report from the Commission on Audit.

PAGCOR head says POGOs left country for Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos

PAGCOR Chair Andrea Domingo says that Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) that have left the country are setting up shop in Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos.

Philippines cockfighting revenue seen outstripping POGOs

The Philippines' online cockfighting sector, known as eSabong, is seeing surging revenue, with the performance outstripping that of offshore gambling operators.

“Revenge comeback” for POGOs in Philippines, report

Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGOs) are reportedly making a "revenge comeback" to the nation after suffering a mass exodus due to COVID-19 and increased regulations.

About half of POGOs shuttered, hitting PAGCOR revenue

Philippines Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) Chair Andrea Domingo said about half of the country's online gaming operators have shuttered permanently, affecting as many...

POGOs required to register for AML reporting

Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) have been given one month to register for the electronic reporting system of the Anti Money Laundering Council (AMLC). 

POGOs win tax battle, but maybe not the war

Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) have won a reprieve from a punishing franchise tax, which may stop the exodus from the country, but uncertainty over business conditions remains high, industry insiders say.

Philippines amends AML laws to cover POGOs

The Philippine Congress has approved amendments to its Anti-Money Laundering legislation, which include bringing Philippine Offshore Gambling Operators (POGOs) and their service providers under the law.