3 weeks No live, online ‘sabong’ allowed—Pagcor MB |Biz
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) said that placing bets on cockfights streamed online are prohibited amid government ban on derby events in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Andrea Domingo, Pagcor chairman and chief executive, reminded all gaming operators that they should abide government’s order, which banned “sabong,” a popular bloodsport involving gamecocks. Last Monday, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque Jr. reiterated that cockfighting events, whether live or streamed online in real time, have long been “absolutely prohibited” under the community quarantine rules. Sought for comment, Domingo said that “if there is no sabong (cockfighting) allowed, there ... more