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Philippines targets P32b in unpaid POGO taxes

The Philippine government is reportedly targeting about P32 billion ($609 million) in estimated taxes that have not been paid by foreign employees of Philippine...
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Malacañang backs BIR’s POGO targeting

The Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is asking for PAGCOR’s assistance in assuring Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) register with the tax department before their licenses can be renewed.

POGO income for 2018 tops target

Philippine Gaming and Amusement Corp Chair Andrea Domingo said the regulator had pulled in total income of P6.72 billion *$128.5 million) in 2018 from its offshore online gaming licensees, topping its target.

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.

POGO revenue to double under new audit system: Pagcor

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) Chair Andrea Domingo says the regulator expects to double the revenue it receives from its offshore online gaming...
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Cagayan promises better infrastructure, security

Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) CEO Raul Lambino told a forum that CEZA is implementing initiatives and various infrastructure support projects, particularly the rehabilitation...

Philippine online sector sees POGO problems

The introduction of a new layer of online licenses in the Philippines has created confusion in the industry, with an attempt to set up an national online audit system adding to a mounting crisis of confidence over regulation of the sector. Industry insiders say something needs to be done and quickly to bring a stable regulatory framework to stop companies leaving the country. 
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Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) 2022

The Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) is the place to see new products and services, network, attend thought-provoking seminars, seek business partners and generate sales....
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Life After POGOs – AGB Pop-Up Forum

The Philippines and Asia’s online gaming industry is going through uncertain times, with the gaming regulator seeing more and more operators leaving the country for greener pastures.
AGB Webinar - Acquiring and Retaining iGaming Customers

Acquiring & Retaining iGaming Customers

In this AGB Webinar Series, we covered the newest strategies for iGaming player acquisition and retention.

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G2E Asia 2021

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Asia Gaming Briefings – June 2021 Edition

For this edition of our magazine, we focus on Southeast Asia, with a particular look at the Philippines. The country’s casino industry has been among the hardest hit in Asia, with the integrated resorts in Manila’s Entertainment City having remained mostly closed to the general public since the beginning of the crisis last year.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – April 2021 Edition

In this April edition of Asia Gaming Briefings we take the pulse of how the North Asia jurisdictions of Japan, Korea and the Russian Far East have fared.
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Asia Gaming Briefings – Feb 2021 Edition

The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.