Tag Archives: POGO
- Leechiu: Online gaming sector is the second largest PH office space occupant
September 25, 2017
The online gaming sector is providing a lifeline to the Philippine office space sector as the demand for business process outsourcing (BPO) softens. In the latest real estate market call, Leechiu Property Consultants reported that the online gambling sector is now the second largest occupier of office space in Metro...
- PAGCOR taps GLI for POGO systems certification
September 14, 2017
State-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has chosen technical consultancy firm Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) to certify online gaming systems operated by holders of a Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) license. In a statement, GLI said that the company is the first independent test laboratory that PAGCOR has accredited...
- DFNN to list on Philippine bourse next year sans IPO
August 4, 2017
Philippine-based game technology provider DFNN is eyeing to go public next year as the company claws its way out of a deficit. The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported that DFNN, through its gaming service unit HatchAsia, will list some of its affiliates on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) by the second...
- Philippine regulator dispatching on-site agents to monitor online gambling licensees
July 8, 2017
Philippine-licensed online gambling operators will be subject to increased on-site monitoring as part of the country’s ongoing overhaul of its gaming industry. This week, holders of the new Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) licenses received communications from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) informing them of the imminent arrival...
- Philippine online gambling operators ordered to stop using BBIN game content
June 20, 2017
The Philippines’ gaming regulator has issued its first warning regarding an unapproved online gambling technology provider. On Monday, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) issued a cease-and-desist order to all its Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) regarding their use of gaming content from Eaglesky Technology Amusement and Gaming Company....
- Philippines-licensed gambling sites face new casino games tax
May 29, 2017
Philippines-licensed online gambling operators are facing a change in their online casino tax obligations. When the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) initially announced its new Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) licensing regime last year, it was accompanied by a flat tax system for online casino products, which PAGCOR said...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017