Good morning. POGO discussions in the Philippines are heating up, with the head of the senate committee tasked with investigating the online operators calling PAGCOR’s development plan “plain rubbish“. Meanwhile, The Star has finally submitted its responses to Queensland gaming authorities, attempting to justify whether it should keep its two gaming licenses in the state, or face a similar fate as its Sydney casino.

Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: PH senator calls POGO plan "plain rubbish"

What you need to know

  • PAGCOR’s proposed development of POGOs has been called “plain rubbish” by the head of the committee looking into online gaming operators.
  • Embattled Australian gaming operator The Star has responded to Queensland regulators regarding its potential to retain its gaming license.

On the radar

  • Century Entertainment hopes Cambodia mass tables reopen in December.
  • Macau records four new cases, no signs of mass testing on the radar.
  • Far East nil revenue, $18.8mln loss in six months ended Sept. 30th.

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Senator says PAGCOR’s POGO plan is “plain rubbish”

The senator in charge of investigating POGOs in the Philippines has called PAGCOR’s presented plan “plain rubbish”, pointing out a lack of international benchmarks and questioning the increasing revenue expectations in the coming years. The official has already called for a restructuring of the watchdog/regulator as he finalizes his committee’s investigation into the online operators.

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