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Malaysian group sells off Pacific Online stake

Pacific Automated Systems Corp., a Philippine subsidiary of Malaysia's Tanjong Group, sold 34.59 million shares of lottery company Pacific Online Systems Corp., representing a...

Writer on illegal Philippine gambling killed

Vergel Bico, a newspaper columnist, editor and publisher who frequently wrote about illegal gambling, was killed in Calapan City. Bico riding his motorocycle when...

Witnesses implicate Pagcor officials in bribery

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said investigators are working with "potential witnesses who have implicated Pagcor officials" in their probe of   bribery allegations against...

SBOBET adds two more Premier League clubs to side

SBOBET, the Philippine-based online bookmaker, reached agreements to be the Asian betting partner of two additional English Premier clubs, adding Southampton and West Ham...

PhilWeb reshuffles board

  PhilWeb Corp. named Anna Bettina Ongpin, daughter of controlling shareholder Roberto Ongpin, to its board, days after Craig Ehrlich, a Hong Kong telecommunications executive,...

188BET and TLC88.com sign Premier League deals

  Manchester City Football Club announced a two-year deal to make 188BET its official international betting partner. The English Premier League club said 188BET would...

Philippine transport official probed over slots video

  Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said that Land Transportation Office chief Virginia Torres will not be immediately removed after a YouTube video surfaced showing her...

Bloomberry eyes overseas casino opportunities

  Bloomberry Resorts Corp. hopes to use its $1.2 billion Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila, which opened in March, as a base to expand...

Bodog signs on with Arsenal

  Arsenal Football Club reached a three-year, "multi-million pound" deal to enlist Bodog as its official Asian betting partner. The British soccer team said Bodog...

Media group takes over Thunderbird resorts

Magnum Leisure Holdings Inc. reached a deal to buy two casino resorts from Thunderbird Resorts Inc. for a net after-tax price of $26.5 million....

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