By Noli Ermitanio
A man who worked as “sentensyador” or referee at cockfights in Malabon died after getting stabbed accidentally in the chest and abdomen by the razor-sharp steel spurs of a cock he was handling, police said.
Investigators say a Romanian princess sold food and alcohol during cockfighting derbies that she and her husband are accused of running at their Oregon ranch.
By Juan Escandor Jr.
A neophyte provincial board member raised alarm over the proliferation of illegal cockfighting in Camarines Sur and how it shortchanges the provincial government in terms of revenues from amusement taxes.
By Michael Lim Ubac
Attention gamblers: Sunday, Rizal Day, is not only a nonworking holiday but also a gambling holiday. Malacañang has found an old, little-known law that prohibits gambling on Dec. 30, Rizal Day. Republic Act No. 229 specifically prohibits cockfighting, horse racing and jai alai on Rizal Day.
By Niña Calleja
A Barangay captain from Meycauayan town in Bulacan province was gunned down by two motorcycle-riding men at the parking lot of a cockpit arena in Valenzuela City Sunday morning.