Tag: Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs)

Press Briefing: POGOs, DepEd’s “splitting of contracts”, Commemoration of the declaration of Martial Law

Sen. Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada, in a presser on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, vowed to dig deeper into the Department of Education’s (DepEd) alleged practice of “splitting of contracts” among select suppliers of the agency. He also answered questions on the upcoming commemoration of the declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines.

WATCH: PH Senator Jinggoy Estrada weighs in on POGOs, 50th Martial Law anniversary | ANC

ANC Soundbytes: Philippine Senator Jinggoy Estrada weighs in on offshore gaming operators in the country, and the 50th anniversary of Martial Law tomorrow.

Revilla, Estrada urge gov’t to only shutdown erring POGOs that do not comply with PH laws

Two senators on Tuesday, September 20 cautioned the government against imposing a total shutdown of the entire Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) industry saying it should only close down those that do not comply with the country’s laws. “I don’t believe that shutting down the entire POGO industry is the solution we need in addressing…
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3 senators back POGO

(Daily Tribune) At least three senators rejected the proposal to prohibit Philippine Offshore Gaming Operations, citing its contributions to the Philippine economy. Senators Jinggoy Estrada, Ramon “Bong” Revilla, and Robinhood “Robin” Padilla said the total shutdown of POGOs in the country is not the solution to the recent increase in kidnapping cases in the country.…
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