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Rappler
Uncertainty hounds online gaming in the PhilippinesUP IN THE AIR. 'There will be no renewal of e-gaming licenses. We found out tha
Uncertainty hounds online gaming in the Philippines
Rappler / Posted yesterday
UP IN THE AIR. 'There will be no renewal of e-gaming licenses. We found out that over 100 outlets were in violation of distance requirements,' PAGCOR's Domingo tells senators. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – PhilWeb... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Duterte backtracks on gamingShare prices of PhilWeb Corp. and Leisure & Resorts World Corp. soared in Thurs
Duterte backtracks on gaming
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
Share prices of PhilWeb Corp. and Leisure & Resorts World Corp. soared in Thursday trading after President Rodrigo Duterte said he might allow online gambling to resume with some conditions. Shares of PhilWeb, which used to supply software to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Online gambling may return if …did not like it that even children were playing in casinos, and there was no pr
Online gambling may return if …
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
did not like it that even children were playing in casinos, and there was no proper way to collect taxes from the games. “I was angry because there are persons, oligarchs, who are getting the privileges, concessions, franchise and their... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pagcor mulls new online gambling permits, targets foreign punters By Enrico Dela Cruz The Philippine government will issue online gaming licen
Pagcor mulls new online gambling permits, targets foreign punters
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
By Enrico Dela Cruz The Philippine government will issue online gaming licenses soon for operators that target overseas punters, seeking a new revenue source after deciding not to... Read more
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Rappler
PhilWeb plans to revive mobile lotto gamingFIGHT VS ONLINE GAMING. The fight against online gaming comes after President R
PhilWeb plans to revive mobile lotto gaming
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
FIGHT VS ONLINE GAMING. The fight against online gaming comes after President Rodrigo Duterte publicly named Roberto Ongpin (L) as one of the oligarchs he wants to destroy. Andrea Domingo's photo (R) from PAGCOR website The embattled listed gaming... Read more
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Reuters
Philippines' Duterte says willing to allow online gambling resumptionPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks before soldiers during a visit at C
Philippines' Duterte says willing to allow online gambling resumption
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks before soldiers during a visit at Capinpin military camp in Tanay, Rizal in the Philippines August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Erik De Castro MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday he's... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PhilWeb revives text lottery bid after egames closure PhilWeb Corporation is now asking the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corpora
PhilWeb revives text lottery bid after egames closure
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
PhilWeb Corporation is now asking the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) to allow it to operate a lottery using “text” or the short messaging service of mobile phones after the... Read more
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Rappler
Pagcor to allocate funds for health programsBUDGET BRIEFING. PAGCOR officials Sharon Quintanilla and Andrea Domingo face th
Pagcor to allocate funds for health programs
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
BUDGET BRIEFING. PAGCOR officials Sharon Quintanilla and Andrea Domingo face the House Committee on Appropriations on August 23. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – State-owned and -controlled Philippine Amusement and Gaming... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Final push to save jobs, investmentsBUSINESSMAN Roberto “Bobby” V. Ongpin is making a final attempt to save 6,000 P
Final push to save jobs, investments
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
BUSINESSMAN Roberto “Bobby” V. Ongpin is making a final attempt to save 6,000 PhilWeb and e-Games workers who may just lose their jobs, the operators of e-Games cafes numbering 131 entities and their investment of P1.8 billion; and most importantly,... Read more
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Rappler
Ongpin offers PAGCOR his P20B PhilWeb shares for drug rehab'FIRM BELIEVER.' 'I am a firm believer in the President [Rodrigo Duterte]'s dri
Ongpin offers PAGCOR his P20B PhilWeb shares for drug rehab
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
'FIRM BELIEVER.' 'I am a firm believer in the President [Rodrigo Duterte]'s drive against the drug menace,' embattled Roberto Ongpin says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Roberto Ongpin has asked the state-owned gaming firm... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Philippines' anti-gambling campaign sends bingo company tumblingThe Philippines' largest operator of electronic bingo games has become the late
Philippines' anti-gambling campaign sends bingo company tumbling
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The Philippines' largest operator of electronic bingo games has become the latest victim of President Rodrigo Duterte's campaign to eradicate online gambling. Shares of Leisure & Resorts World Corp. plunged 21 percent, the most in almost eight... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ongpin’s final offer: drug rehab centerBUSINESSMAN Roberto Ongpin is not done with his overtures to the Duterte govern
Ongpin’s final offer: drug rehab center
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
BUSINESSMAN Roberto Ongpin is not done with his overtures to the Duterte government to prevent the closure of his gaming technology company. A day after the state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) rejected Ongpin’s offer to donate... Read more
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Sun Star
Despite non-renewal of permit from Pagcor: E-bingo continues operationDESPITE the expiration of PhilWeb Corp's agreement with Philippine Amusement an
Despite non-renewal of permit from Pagcor: E-bingo continues operation
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
DESPITE the expiration of PhilWeb Corp's agreement with Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) as service provider, operations of e-games and e-bingo in Baguio City continue. On August 10, PhilWeb's Intellectual Property Licensing and... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pagcor rejects Ongpin donation, revised donation now for Drug rehab center Businessman Roberto V. Ongpin is making a last ditch effort to save PhilWeb C
Pagcor rejects Ongpin donation, revised donation now for Drug rehab center
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Businessman Roberto V. Ongpin is making a last ditch effort to save PhilWeb Corporation after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) rejected his earlier... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ongpin appeals to Pagcor anewBusinessman Roberto V. Ongpin has appealed to the state-controlled Philippine A
Ongpin appeals to Pagcor anew
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
Businessman Roberto V. Ongpin has appealed to the state-controlled Philippine Amusement & Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) to reconsider his offer to donate a 49-percent stake in gaming technology provider Philweb Corp. to the gaming regulator. The businessman... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Ongpin’s P21-b donationOn Wednesday, Aug. 17, businessman Roberto “Bobby” Ongpin offered to donate nea
Ongpin’s P21-b donation
Manila Standard Today / Posted 8 days ago
On Wednesday, Aug. 17, businessman Roberto “Bobby” Ongpin offered to donate nearly half or 49 percent of listed company PhilWeb to the state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp., the country’s biggest gambling operator and the third biggest... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Philweb shares up, but Pagcor turns down Ongpin offerShares of gaming technology service provider Philweb Corp. rose by 35.38 percen
Philweb shares up, but Pagcor turns down Ongpin offer
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Shares of gaming technology service provider Philweb Corp. rose by 35.38 percent on Thursday following businessman Roberto V. Ongpin’s offer to donate a 49-percent stake to state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor). After the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pagcor rejects Ongpin’s PhilWeb sharesprovided by PhilWeb, patrons can choose from more than 300 casino games, includ
Pagcor rejects Ongpin’s PhilWeb shares
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
provided by PhilWeb, patrons can choose from more than 300 casino games, including baccarat, blackjack, various slot machine games, video poker and sports betting. There were 287 operating e-Games cafés across the country, a majority of which are... Read more
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The Manila Times
Pagcor rejects Ongpin’s last-ditch offerSTATE-RUN Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) on Thursday rejected b
Pagcor rejects Ongpin’s last-ditch offer
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
STATE-RUN Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) on Thursday rejected businessman Roberto Ongpin’s surprise offer to donate 49 percent of his shareholdings in gaming technology firm PhilWeb Corp., pointing to President Rodrigo Duterte’s order... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Pagcor rejects Ongpin’s offer to donate stakeRoberto V. Ongpin and Pagcor Chairman Andrea Domingo (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO AND p
Pagcor rejects Ongpin’s offer to donate stake
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Roberto V. Ongpin and Pagcor Chairman Andrea Domingo (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO AND pagcor.ph) MANILA — The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. closed the door, on businessman Roberto Ongpin, on Thursday, saying it had rejected his offer to donate the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Philweb’s shares rise after Ongpin’s offer to donate stake to PagcorPhilweb Corp. games (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO) MANILA — Shares of gaming technology
Philweb’s shares rise after Ongpin’s offer to donate stake to Pagcor
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Philweb Corp. games (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO) MANILA — Shares of gaming technology service provider Philweb Corp. rose by 35.38 percent on Thursday, following businessman Roberto V. Ongpin’s offer to donate a 49 percent stake to the state-owned... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest news and rumoursWest Brom. The dates of Villa U23 side’s Premier League International Cup fixt
The latest news and rumours
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
West Brom. The dates of Villa U23 side’s Premier League International Cup fixtures have been confirmed. Villa’s Group E games will all kick off at 7pm and are as follows: Aston Villa v Valencia (Villa Park) - October 5. Aston Villa v Celtic... Read more
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The Manila Times
Ongpin donates 49% PhilWeb stake to PagcorBusinessman Roberto V. Ongpin, who was tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte as a
Ongpin donates 49% PhilWeb stake to Pagcor
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
Businessman Roberto V. Ongpin, who was tagged by President Rodrigo Duterte as an “oligarch” that he wanted to destroy, has cancelled the auction of his 53.76-percent stake in PhilWeb Corp., and instead donated the bulk of it to state-owned Philippine... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest news and rumoursWest Brom. The dates of Villa U23 side’s Premier League International Cup fixt
The latest news and rumours
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
West Brom. The dates of Villa U23 side’s Premier League International Cup fixtures have been confirmed. Villa’s Group E games will all kick off at 7pm and are as follows: Aston Villa v Valencia (Villa Park) - October 5. Aston Villa v Celtic... Read more
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Rappler
Ongpin offers to donate bulk of his PhilWeb shares to PAGCORMOOT AND ACADEMIC. Roberto Ongpin tells PAGCOR that he will no longer sell his
Ongpin offers to donate bulk of his PhilWeb shares to PAGCOR
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
MOOT AND ACADEMIC. Roberto Ongpin tells PAGCOR that he will no longer sell his PhilWeb shares through public bidding, declaring it 'moot and academic.' Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Roberto Ongpinhas offered to donate 49%... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ongpin to donate 49% stake in Philweb to PagcorBusinessman Roberto V. Ongpin has offered to donate 49 percent of his stake in
Ongpin to donate 49% stake in Philweb to Pagcor
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
Businessman Roberto V. Ongpin has offered to donate 49 percent of his stake in gaming technology service provider Philweb Corp. to the state-owned Philippine Amusement & Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) as a last-ditch attempt to preserve the nationwide e-Games... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Deciphering DigongIn the past, the toughest part of the Palace spokesman’s job is defending the p
Deciphering Digong
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
In the past, the toughest part of the Palace spokesman’s job is defending the president from allegations of wrong doing. Today, the challenge is how to explain what the president really meant to say. Digong has such colorful language and when he... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PhilWeb studies all options to save companyMANILA, Philippines - Listed gaming technology company PhilWeb Corp. is studyin
PhilWeb studies all options to save company
Pilipino Star / Posted 12 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Listed gaming technology company PhilWeb Corp. is studying all options to save the company, including a management buyout of the shares of embattled businessman and former trade minister Roberto V. Ongpin which were put on the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Online gambling must stopcustomers can choose from more than 300 casino games like blackjack, baccarat,
Online gambling must stop
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 days ago
customers can choose from more than 300 casino games like blackjack, baccarat, poker, and slot machines. Naturally, the games are designed to favor the house. These stations are obviously very profitable. If it were otherwise, they would have... Read more
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The Manila Times
PSE lifts PhilWeb shares suspensionAugust 11, 2016 10:15 pm The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has ordered that
PSE lifts PhilWeb shares suspension
The Manila Times / Posted 15 days ago
August 11, 2016 10:15 pm The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has ordered that the trading halt on the shares of PhilWeb Corp. be lifted after details of the gaming technology provider’s plans have been disclosed to... Read more
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Sun Star
Making a last ditch effortwalked in. At e-Games, patrons could choose from more than 300 casino games, i
Making a last ditch effort
Sun Star / Posted 15 days ago
walked in. At e-Games, patrons could choose from more than 300 casino games, including baccarat, blackjack, slot machine games, video poker and sports betting using Philweb’s technology. And while Marilyn has been selling candies, junk food,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Lightning-struck Ongpin selling PhilWeb stakeprovided by PhilWeb, patrons can choose from more than 300 casino games, includ
Lightning-struck Ongpin selling PhilWeb stake
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
provided by PhilWeb, patrons can choose from more than 300 casino games, including baccarat, blackjack, various slot machine games, video poker and sports betting. There were 268 operating e-Games cafés across the country, a majority of which were... Read more
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Rappler
Ongpin to sell his entire 53.76% stake in PhilWebLAST ATTEMPT. In his last effort to save the firm, Roberto Ongpin is selling hi
Ongpin to sell his entire 53.76% stake in PhilWeb
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
LAST ATTEMPT. In his last effort to save the firm, Roberto Ongpin is selling his entire stake in PhilWeb. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Roberto Ongpin will sell his entire 53.76% stake in PhilWeb Corporation through an... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Ongpin to sell Philweb stakeBUSINESSMAN Roberto V. Ongpin has put on the auction block his controlling stak
Ongpin to sell Philweb stake
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
BUSINESSMAN Roberto V. Ongpin has put on the auction block his controlling stake in gaming technology service provider Philweb Corp., hoping this would take the heat off the company. In an emergency meeting of Philweb shareholders on Wednesday,... Read more
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The Manila Times
PSE suspends trading of PhilWeb sharesAugust 10, 2016 2:43 pm The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Wednesday suspe
PSE suspends trading of PhilWeb shares
The Manila Times / Posted 16 days ago
August 10, 2016 2:43 pm The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Wednesday suspended the trading of PhilWeb shares, after the company asked the exchange for a voluntary trading halt. Philweb shares were placed... Read more
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The Manila Times
PSE suspends trading of PhilWeb sharesAugust 10, 2016 2:59 pm The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Wednesday suspe
PSE suspends trading of PhilWeb shares
The Manila Times / Posted 16 days ago
August 10, 2016 2:59 pm The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Wednesday suspended the trading of PhilWeb shares, after the company asked the exchange for a voluntary trading halt. Philweb shares were placed... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PhilWeb suspends trade as operations wind downMANILA, Philippines — PhilWeb Corp. voluntarily sought for suspension of shares
PhilWeb suspends trade as operations wind down
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — PhilWeb Corp. voluntarily sought for suspension of shares on Wednesday after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) refused to renew its license. The Philippine Stock Exchange approved its trading suspension for a... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PhilWeb suspends trade amid shut downMANILA, Philippines — PhilWeb Corp. voluntarily sought for suspension of shares
PhilWeb suspends trade amid shut down
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — PhilWeb Corp. voluntarily sought for suspension of shares on Wednesday after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) refused to renew its license. The Philippine Stock Exchange approved its trading suspension for a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PSE suspends Philweb trading for 10 daysTHE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange has approved a 10-day trading suspension on Philw
PSE suspends Philweb trading for 10 days
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
THE PHILIPPINE Stock Exchange has approved a 10-day trading suspension on Philweb Corp. until Aug. 23 as the company grapples with gaming regulators’ decision to terminate the company’s license as service provider to a network of e-games... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PhilWeb to shut down — PagcorPagcor will not renew/extend the contract. PhilWeb informed Pagcor that they ar
PhilWeb to shut down — Pagcor
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 days ago
Pagcor will not renew/extend the contract. PhilWeb informed Pagcor that they are doing their wind up operations,” Philippine Games and Amusement Corp. assistant vice president for corporate communications Maricar Bautista said in a text... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PhilWeb shutting down todayprovided by PhilWeb, patrons can choose from more than 300 casino games, includ
PhilWeb shutting down today
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
provided by PhilWeb, patrons can choose from more than 300 casino games, including baccarat, blackjack, various slot machine games, video poker and sports betting. There are currently 268 operating e-Games cafes across the country, a majority of... Read more
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The Manila Times
70% of share price lost in 4 days on threat of closureAugust 9, 2016 11:01 pm FACING the ugly prospect of closure, listed gaming tec
70% of share price lost in 4 days on threat of closure
The Manila Times / Posted 17 days ago
August 9, 2016 11:01 pm FACING the ugly prospect of closure, listed gaming technology provider PhilWeb Corp. has seen its stocks tumble in four consecutive trading days. The threat of shutting... Read more
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Rappler
PhilWeb to close e-Games outlets despite Ongpin resignationPOOR INVESTOR SENTIMENT. A day after PAGCOR said it won't renew its contract, P
PhilWeb to close e-Games outlets despite Ongpin resignation
Rappler / Posted 17 days ago
POOR INVESTOR SENTIMENT. A day after PAGCOR said it won't renew its contract, PhilWeb shares plunged to their lowest level on the local bourse. MANILA, Philippines – Roberto Ongpin was unable to save listed gaming firm PhilWeb Corporation from... Read more
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Inquirier.net
No license renewal, extension for PhilWebThe Philippine government is set to deal embattled online gaming firm PhilWeb C
No license renewal, extension for PhilWeb
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
The Philippine government is set to deal embattled online gaming firm PhilWeb Corp. what could be a lethal blow, with the head of the state casino regulator saying the company should not expect a fresh government mandate when its operating license... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Pagcor rejects new contract of PhilWebBy Norman P. Aquino and Cecilia Yap PhilWeb Corp., which operates and manages
Pagcor rejects new contract of PhilWeb
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
By Norman P. Aquino and Cecilia Yap PhilWeb Corp., which operates and manages electronic casinos owned by the Philippine gaming regulator, saw its shares tumble to a 22-month low after the agency said it won’t renew the company’s contract. “We... Read more
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Sun Star
PhilWeb: Ongpin resigned to ‘save the company’PHILWEB Corp., the listed gaming technology company that has become the focus o
PhilWeb: Ongpin resigned to ‘save the company’
Sun Star / Posted 18 days ago
PHILWEB Corp., the listed gaming technology company that has become the focus of attention following President Duterte’s anti-oligarch and anti-online gambling pronouncements, has issued a statement on the resignation of its chairman, Roberto V.... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
The real oligarchsWhile listening to President Duterte last week, I almost fell from my chair whe
The real oligarchs
Manila Standard Today / Posted 18 days ago
While listening to President Duterte last week, I almost fell from my chair when I heard him say he wanted to destroy the oligarchs. In fact, he cited businessman Roberto “Bobby” Ongpin as an example. I referred to my trusty Webster’s Concise Desk... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pagcor won’t renew PhilWeb licenseMANILA, Philippines - PhilWeb Corp. will appeal to gaming regulator Philippine
Pagcor won’t renew PhilWeb license
Pilipino Star / Posted 18 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - PhilWeb Corp. will appeal to gaming regulator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) for the renewal of its license on grounds that it is not an online gaming company. Company president Dennis Valdes said PhilWeb wrote... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Pagcor won’t renew Philweb’s license State-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is not inclined to r
Pagcor won’t renew Philweb’s license
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
State-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is not inclined to renew the licence of Philweb Corp., which the gaming firm would like to clarify with the regulators. Without giving any reason, Andrea... Read more
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Inquirier.net
5,000 online game workers may lose jobsoperates e-Games stations, or internet cafés dedicated to casino games, includi
5,000 online game workers may lose jobs
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
operates e-Games stations, or internet cafés dedicated to casino games, including baccarat, blackjack, various slot machine games and video poker. Most e-Games cafés operate on a 24/7 basis. Philweb’s key subsidiaries include BigGame Inc., Premyo... Read more
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