Rodrigo Duterte

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an end to online gambling in the country.

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Landing International eyes theme park in Philippines

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Pagcor revenues surge 17 percent in 2016

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    DOJ to crack down on illegal online casinos, STL tax liabilities

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    Jack Lam’s return offer still available

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Bloomberry pushes on with Quezon City casino

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Duterte pushes for Pagcor and PCSO merger

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Pagcor looking into CEZA-licensed online operators

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    PhilWeb chairman named as “oligarch”; resigns

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Pagcor revokes 124 online gaming licenses

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Okada wants to participate in infrastructure projects

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Duterte to ban govt officials from entering casinos

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

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    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Government to privatize casino assets

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Pagcor halts online licenses

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Duterte vows to ban online gambling

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Philippine operators to appeal smoking and liquor ban

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    PAGCOR earnings to go towards health and education

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Former immigration head appointed as Pagcor chair

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    LRWC says no decision made on Boracay, contradicting tourism officials

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Duterte nixes Boracay casino project

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Landing plans Philippine resort

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Duterte opposes Boracay casino

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    There was never a plan for a casino in Boracay: Duterte

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Duterte dismisses two Pagcor officials

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Duterte clarifies position on jueteng, reiterates Boracay not for sale

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Duterte sacks board of Landing’s local partner during IR ground breaking

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte announced he was firing the entire board of Landing International’s local partner, just as the two parties broke ground on a $1.5 billion theme park in Entertainment City.

    No new casinos during presidency: Duterte

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Landing project not dead: Justice Secretary

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Construction work not related to Landing IR

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    POGO boom drives real estate sales in Manila, Cebu

    Rodrigo Duterte born March 28, 1945), also known by the nickname Digong, is a Filipino lawyer and politician of Visayan descent serving as the 16th President of the Philippines since 2016. He is known for his tough stance on crime and drugs. Hours after he took his oath, President Rodrigo Duterte vowed to put an […]

    Philippine outlook clouded by smoking ban, RWM attack

    The attack on Resorts World Manila, a likely public smoking ban and a proposed casino entry fee are putting pressure on the Philippine gambling industry. It was the best-performing in Asia last year and tipped again for strong growth, but smoking bans have never been known to produce a positive effect on revenue, while the attack hits a country that has long struggled with the perception it is not safe. 

    On shaky ground

    Online gambling operators in the Philippines are facing a lack of clarity and regulatory confusion amid President Rodrigo Duterte’s clampdown on unlicensed sites. Since coming to power in June last year, Duterte has caused no end of confusion for online gambling operators plying their trade in the country. Back in December, he announced plans to pull down the shutters on iGaming sites, claiming they had no positive impact on the economy. 

    Okada paints the town plum as resort gears for opening

    Anyone visiting Manila in recent weeks may have noticed a distinct plum-colored tone to the local billboards and ads. The campaign has been part of an initiative to raise awareness for Universal Entertainment’s $2.4 billion Okada Manila resort, which is scheduled to preview next week. It will be the largest resort to open yet in the entertainment complex, which has seen robust growth. 

    A seismic shift

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has made a series of pronouncements since his inauguration in June that have shaken the established order in the Philippines, including rejecting long-term ally, the U.S., in favor of closer ties with China. The gaming sector hasn’t escaped his reach, with a crusade, since reversed, against online gaming companies and a call for The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) to shed its casino assets and focus on its role as a regulator.

    Risk premium clouds prospects

    “I hate gambling. I do not want it. “There will be no casinos outside of what are existing. I am not granting anything.”  
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