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NBI busts ‘jueteng’ ring in N. Vizcaya; 43 held

he National Bureau of Investigation has arrested 43 people suspected of operating the illegal numbers game “jueteng” in separate raids in three towns, following a crackdown against illegal gambling activities that supposedly use a government-sanctioned gaming operation as cover.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Town cop chief sacked over illegal gambling

The regional director of the Philippine National Police in Central Luzon has relieved the police chief of Baliwag town in Bulacan province after raids in the town led to the arrest of 29 people who were allegedly involved in the illegal operation of the state-sanctioned Small Town Lottery (STL).

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Manila’s top cops summoned to council hearing on illegal gambling


Several police officials were invited by the Manila City Council to a public hearing on Monday in connection with a resolution calling for a probe on alleged proliferation of illegal gambling in the city.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Cops demolish Digos frontons

Police demolished illegal betting stations here on Friday in what could be a determined drive to eradicate the illegal gambling operations being run by a big syndicate.

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

A green way to rage against gambling machines

Good for the media cameras, bad for the air we breathe. While lauding local governments for their antiillegal gambling campaigns, an environmental watchdog cautioned them against the public, open-air destruction of confiscated “video karera” machines, saying the usual practice of smashing their TV components to pieces releases toxic chemicals.

Posted: January 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »