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Universal Philippine license in jeopardy

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. chief Cristino Naguiat Jr. said the government regulator will revoke Universal Entertainment Corp.'s gaming license for its planned $2...

Decline in Philippine slots and chip sales hits EGA

Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc.'s second quarter consolidated revenue dropped 5 percent to $5.8 million from a year earlier, with drops in both its chip...

Congressman calls on Pagcor to cut intelligence and ads

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. has an annual intelligence budget of 250 million pesos ($5.74 million), according to Rufus Rodriguez, a congressman from Cagayan...

LRWC unwinding share trades after dividend error

The Philippine Stock Exchange allowed shares of Leisure & Resorts World Corp. to resume trading following a three-day suspension after the company began implementing...

Melco Crown finalizing hotel line up for Belle Grande

Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. will announce branding for the hotel portion of the Belle Grande Manila Bay casino complex next month, Willy Ocier, vice...

Cebu police chief vows to curb illegal gambling

Noli Romana, the new police chief of Cebu city, said he will crackdown on illegal gambling in the city, responding to critics who had...

SBOBET signs on with Norwich City

SBOBET, the Philippine-based online bookmaker, signed an agreement to be the official Asian betting partner of Norwich City, the English Premier League club, following...

Bodog to broadcast women’s volleyball tournament

  Bodog Asia has signed a six-figure sponsorship deal to cover the 2013 FIBA Championships. However, the exact amount was not disclosed. The women’s volleyball...

Swansea signs SBOBET as Asian betting partner

  Swansea City, the English Premier League club, announced it had entered an exclusive agreement with SBOBET, the Philippine-based online bookmaker, to become the club’s...

Cebu poker room vetoed

  Michael Rama, mayor of Cebu City, vetoed a city council resolution to authorize Cebu Grand Management Group Inc. to open a poker room inside...

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