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Appeals court orders PAGCOR to issue casino license

The Philippine Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling ordering the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. to issue a license for Waterfront Philippines to operate an IR in Manila’s Entertainment City.

Okada Manila has strong potential, though risks remain: Fitch

Fitch Ratings assigned Universal Entertainment Corporation a “Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating of 'B+' with a Stable Outlook” after providing a modestly optimistic assessment of the firm, especially its Okada Manila IR in the Philippines.

PH GGR to reach P192 billion by end 2018

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) chair Andrea Domingo says she expects GGR to reach P192 billion by the end of 2018. The result...

International Entertainment swings to profit on other income

Hong Kong-listed International Entertainment Corp. recorded a profit of approximately HK$14.6 million (US$1.9 million) for the six months ended September 30, 2018, up from...

PAGCOR to carry out random checks on POGOs

The Philippine market regulator plans to carry out random inspections of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators amidst concern they are employing illegal foreign workers, according to media reports.

PH senator wants a revision of gaming laws

Philippines Senator Leila de Lima has urged the Senate to look into and possibly revise laws governing the online and land-based gaming industry in...

GEA Summit gathers 2,500 visitors

The inaugural launch of the GEA Summit, touted as a “small-sized and lightweight buyer-seller meeting”, gathered around 2,500 guests from the industry, according to...

Duterte warns police against gambling at Okada

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte has warned police not to set foot in Okada Manila, an integrated resort in Paranaque City, saying it attracts “the...

Police arrest 104 people in online gambling raid

In the country’s latest gambling crackdown, police in the Philippines have arrested 104 persons for illegal online gambling in Pasig City, local media reports....

Philippines to crackdown on foreign workers in gambling

The Philippines plans to crackdown on illegal foreign workers in the country’s casinos and online gambling industry, according to local media reports.

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