Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Tag: Philippine

Domingo: Philippine regulator has ‘no conflict of interests’

Speaking at an ICE VOX event in London, Andrea Domingo, CEO of the Philippines’ regulator PAGCOR, gives a staunch defence of the country’s gambling policy - and its controversial status as both operator and regulator. The Philippines regulator is often criticised for a conflict of interest: simultaneously running its own land-based casinos, while regulating the operations of its competitors. In a...

Pagcor confirms five casino proposals made prior to licence moratorium to go forward

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hilippine regulator-come-operator, Pagcor has clarified that a moratorium on further land-based casino licences in the country was intended to protect investments made by existing operators. Nevertheless, Pagcor’s president and COO, Alfredo Lim…

Philippine casinos set for more stringent anti-money laundering laws

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Money laundering in the Philippines will be the focus of a number of rigorous new laws dealing with land-based casinos.   Philippine lawmakers look set to introduce laws requiring land-based casinos to observe more stringent anti-money laundering rules. According to reports, the House of Representative of the Philippines is considering legislation that would require the nation’s land-based, shipboard, and online casinos to...