Tag: Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR)

Jinggoy to BI: Immediately deport POGO workers whose visas were cancelled

(MANILA BULLETIN) Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Monday, October 3 took to task the Bureau of Immigration (BI) in deporting the 48, 782 foreign employees of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) whose license to operate have been revoked by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR). As of now, the BI has begun processing the visa…
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Statement on the VISA cancellation of 48,782 POGO workers

The move of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is aligned with my earlier pronouncement urging for a crackdown on illegal or unlicensed offshore gaming operations in the country. There are no economic gains whatsoever in the continuing stay of unlicensed POGOs and their workers insofar as the government is concerned.  It would be unfair, to…
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