Tag Archives: jueteng
- Philippine cops told to get rid of illegal gambling or get lost
August 1, 2017
Philippine police officials have been given two weeks to eradicate illegal gambling or turn in their badges, after a top cop blew his stack. On Monday, Philippine National Police (PNP) chief director general Ronaldo ‘Bato’ dela Rosa told reporters that all PNP regional directors had been ordered to “go all...
- Philippine lottery to cut police funding over ‘anemic’ illegal gambling crackdown
July 19, 2017
The Philippine lottery administrator is cutting funding for local police due to the force’s “anemic” efforts to stamp out illegal gambling operators. Last October, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced that it was teaming up with the Philippine National Police (PNP) to eradicate the illegal jueteng operations that compete...
- Philippine numbers operators warned: go legal or go to jail
January 24, 2017
The head of the Philippines’ state-run lottery operator has given illegal number game operators an ultimatum: go legal or go to jail. On Tuesday, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager Alexander Balutan told local media that the Small Town Lottery (STL) was the “only legal and authorized numbers game...
- Philippine lottery teams with cops to stamp out illegal numbers games
October 6, 2016
The Philippines state-run lottery operator has declared war on illegal gambling operators and the police that protect them. On Thursday, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced it would impose tougher rules and regulations on small town lottery (STL) operations in a bid to stamp out the illegal jueteng numbers...
- Former First Gentleman tabbed as one of “three kings” of jueteng operations
December 21, 2012
What initially began as an accusation against a provincial governor by a town mayor is shaping into something much bigger involving powerful and highly influential individuals in the Philippines. Days after Bugallon Mayor Rodrigo Orduna disclosed the alleged involvement of Pangasinan governor Amado Espino Jr. in the continuing jueteng operations...
- DILG chief issues “no-nonsense” crackdown on jueteng operations
December 19, 2012
Despite allegations being made that the government's renewed efforts on cracking down on jueteng are politically motivated, Department of Interior and Local Government secretary Mar Roxas was steadfast in his directives to new Philippine National Police Deputy Director General Alan Purisima to strike hard against those involved in the illegal...
Manila Rep. wants to legalize jueteng in the Philippines
March 27, 2012
Philippine numbers operators warned: go legal or go to jail
January 24, 2017