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PCSO game used as ‘jueteng’ front

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The operations of a numbers game sanctioned by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) have become a front for the illegal numbers game “jueteng,” sources from the police and bet collectors told the Inquirer.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

N. Vizcaya turning into gambling ‘haven’

The popularity of licensed gaming and lottery operations have made some residents in the province fearful, amid suspicions that these are being used as alleged fronts for “jueteng.”

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Pagcor closing down Airport Casino

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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is set to close down Airport Casino Filipino, one of the biggest casinos it operates, because it has started to incur losses.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Lawmakers cool to more ‘jueteng killer games’

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guyito-0217

Some lawmakers sound like they want to have their cake and eat it, too.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Billionaire Packer in relationship with Kerr – reports

Miranda Kerr. AP FILE PHOTO

Billionaire gambling tycoon James Packer has reportedly found love with top Australian model Miranda Kerr, just weeks after both announced marriage break-ups.

Posted: December 2nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Chinese nabbed for $242-M pyramid scam back home

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The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has arrested one of China’s most wanted fugitives, a businessman accused of operating a multimillion-dollar investment scam and gambling racket that victimized more than 40,000 people in his country.

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

2 cops involved in Atimonan shootout go AWOL

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A member of the National Bureau of Investigation forensic team examines marks left by a hail of bullets that hit this SUV and another vehicle, and killed all 13 onboard, including police officers and soldiers. Most of the bullets were believed to have been fired by a police-military team stationed at a checkpoint in Atimonan, Quezon. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Two more police officers involved in the Atimonan shooting incident last January have gone on absent-without-leave in what authorities could be interpreted as an apparent attempt to escape the law, a Philippine National Police (PNP) said Thursday.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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Customs authorities inspected on Friday 14 40-foot containers loaded with smuggled items, including onions and used clothing worth P67.4 million.

Posted: September 14th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Leave of absence up to Torres, says DOTC secretary

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LTO chief Virginia Torres in a YouTube video. YOUTUBE GRAB

It’s up to Land Transportation Office chief Virginia Torres to go on leave or stay at her post while she is being investigated for going to a casino when government officials are expressly forbidden to do so.

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

86-year-old farm owner bags P44M lotto jackpot

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It’s not yet too late for an 86-year-old woman from Bulacan to experience life as a millionaire.

Posted: September 3rd, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

In The Know: Gov’t officials playing at gambling casinos

The law that created state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) specifies who are qualified to play—and who are not—in gambling casinos.

Posted: August 16th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

LTO chief caught on video inside casino; Palace tosses case to DOTC chief

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Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. FILE PHOTO

Land Transportation Office chief Virginia Torres is under fire after a video surfaced on YouTube showing her playing slot machine at an undisclosed casino.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOTC to probe into video showing LTO chief in casino

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DOTC Secretary Joseph Abaya  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Transportation and Communications is to investigate a video posted on YouTube showing a person resembling Land Transportation Office chief Virginia Torres gambling at a casino.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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