Gatchalian: Senate to pursue probe on POGOs despite termination of PAGCOR, third party auditor contract

The Senate will continue to investigate all the key players in the anomalous transaction between the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) and Global ComRCI despite the latter’s termination of the contract as it third-party auditor for Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators or POGOs.

Pagcor ‘seriously consider’ selling casinos

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) said it is seriously considering the sale of its casino operations to focus solely on regulatory function.

Pagcore values

When Pagcor (Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation) Chairman and CEO Alejandro Tengco accepted the appointment, I had no doubt that Al knew that his taking on the job of heading the corporation tasked to regulate, operate, authorize and license gaming in the country wasn’t going to be a case of traipsing through a rose garden. Yes, since it’s inception, Pagcor has been a proven moneymaker/”rose garden” for the government’s coffers; but it’s also a government corporation that will always have it’s share of thorns and controversy.