4 months Thousands decry STL shutdown in Gensan Manilatimes
GENERAL SANTOS CITY: Thousands of small town lottery (STL) operators strongly urged law enforcers not to shut down their STL outlets as this was the only way they can earn and sustain their basic daily needs. On Monday, General Santos City Police Director Alden Lagradante shut down the operations of all STL outlets after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered on Friday to stop STL and lotto nationwide. “Although STL operations are legal in nature because of their franchise or license from the PCSO, we cannot defy President Duterte’s order to stop all kinds of ga­ming schemes which we believe are just ... more