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The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is a 100 percent government-owned and controlled corporation under the Office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines.

The Corporation was created during the Martial Law years by virtue of a Presidential Decree (PD1067-A) issued by then President Ferdinand Marcos in response to calls for the Philippine Government to put a stop to the growing proliferation of illegal casino operations in various parts of the country then. The law creating PAGCOR was later amended and consolidated under PD 1869 otherwise known as the PAGCOR Charter.

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PAGCOR approves P34.64 M financial support for host cities
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Five PAGCOR-funded evacuation centers in Cagayan to commence construction

Thu | 10.14.2021 | 3:00 PM

FIVE towns in Cagayan province became the latest recipients of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation's (PAGCOR's) Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center (MPEC) project after the agency recently turned over its financial grants to the beneficiaries to formally commence the construction of said structures ...

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PAGCOR’s Acting VP for Corporate Social Responsibility Group Ramon Stephen Villaflor (2nd from left) hands over the P50 million check to Tuao Municipal Mayor Francisco Mamba for the construction of a multi-purpose evacuation center in the town. Photo also shows PAGCOR’s Community Relations and Services Department Senior Manager Maria Eliza Cruz (extreme left) and Tuao Municipal Vice Mayor William Mamba (extreme right).


PAGCOR approves P34.64 M financial support for host cities
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PAGCOR approves P34.64 M financial support for host cities

Tue | 9.28.2021 | 2:30 PM

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on the local gaming industry’s revenue performance, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) recently approved the P34.64 million grant to cities and local government units that host a Casino Filipino branch...

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Casino Filipino – Angeles is based in Angeles City, Pampanga.


More towns in Laguna and Batangas receive funding for evacuation centers and PAGCOR Village project
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More towns in Laguna and Batangas receive funding for evacuation centers and PAGCOR Village project

Mon | 9.27.2021 | 5:00 PM

THE Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) formally released the funding for the construction of Multi-Purpose Evacuation Centers (MPEC) for two towns in Laguna on September 24, 2021....

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PAGCOR officers led by Senior Manager for Special Projects Division Maria Eliza Cruz (4th from left) and Senior Manager for External Affairs Division Joaquin Abejar, Jr. (3rd from left) join Mataas na Kahoy local officials and administrators of Mataas na Kahoy Senior High School during the ceremonial turnover of the four-storey, 24-classroom building funded by the agency.


Pagcor's former CSR Chief takes oath as new member of the board
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Pagcor's former CSR Chief takes oath as new member of the board

Fri | 9.16.2021 | 7:00 AM

Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation’s (PAGCOR’s) former Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility Group James Patrick Bondoc was officially appointed as member of the state-run gaming agency’s Board of Directors...

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NGO catering to PWDs receives P8M aid from PAGCOR
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NGO catering to PWDs receives P8M aid from PAGCOR

Fri | 9.10.2021 | 7:00 AM

A non-government organization catering to persons with disabilities (PWD) today received an P8 million grant from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) to support its operations ...

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PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo (2nd from left) and President and COO Alfredo Lim (left) release the state-gaming agency's P8 million grant to Physicians for Peace Philippines, Incorporated President Dr. Teodoro Herbosa (2nd from right) and Board of Trustees member Dr. Josephine 'Penny' Robredo Bundoc (right).

The grant will be used for the training of scholars for a prosthetics-making course.


PAGCOR releases P100-M for evacuation center projects in Kalinga and Laguna
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PAGCOR releases P100-M for evacuation center projects in Kalinga and Laguna

Thu | 9.2.2021 | 12:30 PM

TWO towns in the provinces of Kalinga and Laguna became the latest beneficiaries of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR)’s Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center (MPEC) project ...

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PAGCOR Chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo (3rd from left) hands over the P25 million check or the first tranche of PAGCOR’s P50 million donation for the construction of a Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center to Luisiana, Laguna Mayor Nestor Rondilla (2nd from right). Also present during the turnover ceremony were (from left) Acting Vice President for Corporate Social Responsibility Group Ramon Stephen Villaflor, PAGCOR’s Chief of Staff Alberto Regino, Jr., and Luisiana's town's Bookkeeper Maria Anabelle Palma.


PAGCOR achieves perfect resolution rate of citizens' concerns
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PAGCOR achieves perfect resolution rate of citizens' concerns

Tue | 8.31.2021 | 9:00 PM

THE Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) recently received a commendation from the 8888 Citizens' Complaint Center for its complete and timely action on several concerns that were referred to the agency for resolution.

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VIDEO:
Safety Protocols in Casino Filipino

Wed | 7.15.2020


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VIDEO:
PAGCOR Chairman & CEO Andrea Domingo’s Keynote Message - June 8, 2020, Day 1 of ICE Asia Digital - SIGMA Asia Focus online conference

Tue | 6.9.2020



COVID-19 News Archive


PAGCOR: a responsible partner of the Filipino

PAGCOR: a responsible partner of the Filipino

Tue | 12.4.2018

For more than three decades, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has been one of the government’s staunch allies in nation building.

Being one of the biggest revenue generators of the government, PAGCOR remits half of its income to the National Treasury. A sizeable portion is also allocated for its mandated beneficiaries and the underprivileged sectors of society.

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PUBLIC WARNING

Wed | 6.2.2021

PAGCOR warns public against fraudsters posing as employees

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is warning the public against some unscrupulous individuals who are using the agency’s name to engage in bogus bidding transactions.

The state-run-gaming agency recently received reports that fraudsters who are posing as PAGCOR employees asked some local business owners and unknowing suppliers to join a bidding for the supply of pastries and bottled water to PAGCOR, including its Casino Filipino branches.

These fraudsters used fake documents and forged the signatures of some PAGCOR officials to ask for hefty fees, which will allegedly help the suppliers secure a contract with PAGCOR.

PAGCOR is warning the public, especially local business owners, not to fall prey to these fraudulent activities. Instead, to avoid being victimized, we advise everyone to practice due diligence when engaging in any business transaction involving PAGCOR. You may verify the legitimacy of any PAGCOR-related transaction by emailing us at info@pagcor.ph or calling the contact numbers listed in the PAGCOR’s Contact Us page (https://www.pagcor.ph/contact-us.php) to direct you to the departments concerned.


Mon | 6.29.2020

Fraudsters are taking advantage of social media and the uncertainties brought by the COVID19 Pandemic to scam your money, steal your financial information, and use your identity for illegal purposes.

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has received information that certain persons have been organizing illegal Bingo games and internet/ online gambling and using Facebook to promote such illegal activities.

The public is warned not to patronize such schemes due to the risk of being scammed, identity theft, and credit card fraud. Betting on such illegal gambling activities is also a crime.

PAGCOR is responsible for licensing and regulating persons primarily engaged in gambling and their allied businesses.

No person other than those licensed by PAGCOR and other Government agencies may operate gambling in the Philippines. It is illegal for any person other than those referred to in the preceding sentence to in any manner, directly or indirectly take part in any unauthorized gambling activities, including online, internet, or remote gambling. (PD1602 in relation to RA10175, see also EO13 s. 2017).

PAGCOR is committed to the prosecution of persons involved in such illegal activities, because of the strong link between illegal gambling and organized crime who are also engaged in credit card fraud, identity theft, money laundering, among others.

If you encounter persons who may be promoting illegal gambling on social media like Facebook or know the identities of those committing these illegal gambling activities, please contact PAGCOR through info@pagcor.ph.


PRESS STATEMENT

Pagcor's statement on COA findings about uncollected receivables from Pogos

Tue | 9.07.2021

THE Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) would like to shed light on a recent report by the Commission on Audit (COA) over the agency's "inability to collect past due accounts receivable".

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Practice responsible gaming in legal E-Sabong, etc.

Wed | 9.01.2021

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) strongly reminds the public to practice responsible gaming if intending to engage in online games being offered by its operators.

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Action taken on COA findings regarding “Matuwid na Daan sa Silid Aralan” project

Mon | 8.30.2021

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) would like to shed light on some of the issues raised by the Commission on Audit (COA) in its 2020 Audit Report, specifically with regard to the state-run gaming agency’s school building program.

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PAGCOR reiterates public warning against illegal online gambling

Fri | 9.25.2020

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) once again strongly advises the public not to engage in any unauthorized gambling activities offered by unscrupulous individuals and groups.

PAGCOR’s public warning was made after the Philippine National Police Anti-Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG) conducted a successful operation against an illegal online bingo operator recently. Said operator was just one of several illegal gambling operations, which were under surveillance and case monitoring. [full statement]


PAGCOR warns the public and Facebook against illegal gambling

Tue | 6.30.2020

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) warned the public against certain persons who have been organizing illegal Bingo games and internet/ online gambling and using Facebook to promote such illegal activities.

According to the public warning, fraudsters are taking advantage of social media and the uncertainties brought by the COVID-19 pandemic to scam ... [full statement]


PAGCOR remits P9.54 million to PSC despite revenue losses

Fri | 6.19.2020

DESPITE suffering a huge blow in its revenue performance due to the temporary suspension of casinos and other gaming operations in the country, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) recently remitted P9.54 million to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) ... [full statement]


WHAT WE REPORT

To enhance transparency and enforce accountability

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

As of Jun. 30, 2021
(Posted: Jul. 29, 2021)

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BUDGET PERFORMANCE

As of Jun. 30, 2021
(Posted: Jul. 29, 2021)

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ANNUAL REPORT

CY 2020
(Posted: Sep. 30, 2021)

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AUDITED FINANCIAL

2008 - 2019


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How We Work

To enhance transparency and enforce accountability

TRANSPARENCY SEAL

Transparency and Accountability in all government

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GOVERNANCE

The framework of rules, systems, practices and processes in the corporation

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PROCUREMENT

Transparency in the procurement process and in the implementation

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9001:2015

Meeting customer expectations and delivering customer satisfaction

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FOI

Operationalizing in the Executive Branch the People's right to the information

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DPA

PAGCOR is committed to comply with the Philippine Data Privacy Act of 2012

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