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PAGCOR cancels CGC Tech POGO license and ends Sun Valley Clark hub

Philippine gaming regulator PAGCOR has cancelled the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) license of CGC Technologies, an offshore gaming service provider based in Pampanga, as well as the offshore gaming accreditation of the whole of the Sun Valley Clark hub.

Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: PIGO/POGO licenses changed recruitment

Recruitment strategies are changing across Asia, as different markets react to new industries, personal and professional needs, and an aversion to the workplace.

PAGCOR cancels accreditation of POGO service provider after detecting illegal activities

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has canceled the accreditation of offshore gaming customer relations service provider CGC Technologies Inc. (CGC). 

PAGCOR issues ‘stern warning’ to illegal POGO operators

Philippine gaming operator and regulator PAGCOR has issued a ‘stern warning’ to POGO providers ‘engaged in illegal activities’, as calls for a shutdown of the sector continue to grow.

Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: PH Senator aims to shut down every POGO

Philippine Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is done with POGOs, and aims to take them all down as quickly and efficiently as possible.

PH Senator Gatchalian: time to end all POGOs [podcast]

The end of all POGOs. That’s the objective of Philippine Senator Sherwin Gatchalian. Speaking to AGB, the official says that just ending POGOs is not enough to restore the country’s reputation, also calling for a complete restructuring of the regulatory body – confining PAGCOR to only be an operator, while setting up a new regulator – the opposite of PAGCOR’s current divestment plans.

PH Department of Justice to meet PAGCOR to comb over POGO list after raid on Pampanga facility

The Philippines Department of Justice is going to take an in-depth look at the licenses issued by PAGCOR to Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs), after a raid on a business processing company in Pampanga over suspected internet scamming and human trafficking.

Philippines’ government rules to refund POGOs franchise tax

The Philippines’ Supreme Court (SC) has declared with finality its decision from last year, ruling that the government's 5 percent franchise tax on gross bets from the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) is unconstitutional.

PH senator calls for special zone to be set up for POGOs

A Philippine senator has called for the creation of “POGO zones”, rather than completely eliminating the offshore operators in the country, after submitting a Senate committee report on POGO operations in the nation.

PAGCOR stands by POGOs, promising to engage third-party auditor

Philippine gaming regulator PAGCOR has reiterated his position to keep the country’s POGO (Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators) industry, while also pledging to clean up the sector, even as the chair of the Senate Committee of Ways and Means aims to take it down.