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Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp.
Address: Corporate Head Office
E 6F Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila M.H. Del Pilar cor. Pedro Gil Streets Malate, Manila, Philippines 1000
E-mail Address: Email: or
Phone: Trunkline: (63 2) 242-0121 Connecting all departments
Key Executives
Pagcor chairman and CEO Cristino Naguiat Jr
President and Chief Operating Officer Jorge V. Sarmiento
Member, Board of Directors Enriquito M. Nuguid
Eugene D. Manalastas
Jose S. Tanjuatco
Year Founded: 1984
Revenue 2011
Revenue 2010
P36.65 billion
P31.46 billion
Beneficiaries: Vital Government services.
Jurisdiction: The Philippines

Background Information

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is a government-controlled corporation, and is a top income earner of the government and whose principal beneficiaries include the President's Social Fund, the Philippine Sports Commission, and government health, education, and scientific programs, among others.
Its charter was created by Presidential Decree No. 1869, which authorizes the corporation to put up games of chance, recreation centers and facilities, entertainment outlets, casinos, and sports and tourism-related undertakings.

News Archive for CY2018
November 22, 2018 PAGCOR Official Drops Appeal Against Wynn Macau, Considering Action in the US
July 10, 2018 Philippines Tax Reform Package May Have Massive Tax Implications for PAGCOR
February 2, 2018 Pagcor’s 2017 Income Up Nearly 11pct on Higher Gaming Revenue

News Archive for CY2017
July 26, 2017 PAGCOR Record 25 Per Cent Uptick in Income for H1
June 29, 2017 PAGCOR Restores Gambling License of Resorts World
June 9, 2017 PAGCOR Suspends Resorts World Manila License
June 1, 2017 Senate Bill 1471 Would Privatize PAGCOR

News Archive for CY2016
December 28, 2016 Pagcor to Bid Out Online Gaming Contracts
December 9, 2016 State-Run Agency PAGCOR Asserts Authority Over Offshore Online Gaming
November 16, 2016 Government Has Started Privatizing PAGCOR Operated Casinos
November 15, 2016 Two More Charged in PAGCOR Funds Misuse
October 30, 2016 State-Run Gaming Corporation Posts P3.2 Billion Profit
October 25, 2016 VACC File Plunder and Graft Charges Against Former PAGCOR Executives
October 11, 2016 76 Firms Seek PAGCOR Offshore Gaming Licenses
October 5, 2016 Proposed Philippine Amusement and Gaming Commission to be Purely Regulatory
September 27, 2016 Government Backtracks;  Pagcor Reinstates Licenses for eBingo
September 14, 2016 State Owned Gaming Company Opens the Door for Online Gaming Exclusively to Overseas Players
September 6, 2016 PAGCOR Rejects Proposals to Preserve Philweb’s e-Games Network
September 1, 2016 Gambling Regulator Rejects PhilWeb's Mobile Lottery Proposal
August 31, 2016 PAGCOR to Privatize Casinos
August 26, 2016 PAGCOR Eyes Offshore Online Gaming Market
August 24, 2016 President Pushing for the Merger of State-Owned Gaming, Lottery Companies PAGCOR and PCSO
August 23, 2016 Philippines to Issue New Online Gambling Permits, Targets Foreign Punters
August 19, 2016 Philippines’ Largest Operator of Electronic Bingo Games Becomes Latest Victim of President’s Campaign to Eradicate Online Gambling
August 10, 2016 PhilWeb Fails in Last Minute Talks to Have Licensing Deal Extended
August 9, 2016 PAGCOR: No License Renewal, Extension for PhilWeb
August 8, 2016 President’s Stance Against Online Gambling Would Cost the Government at Least P2.1 Billion in Royalty Fees
July 30, 2016 PAGCOR Voids 124 Online Gaming Permits
May 3, 2016 State Owned Gaming Corporation Record an 11% Increase in Net Income, Surpasses Target
March 3, 2016 Financial Action Task Force Has Gaming Sector in Its Sights
February 12, 2016 State-Run Gaming Corporation Report Income Up 18%

News Archive for CY2015
August 25, 2015 State-Owned Gaming Corporation Surpasses Income Target by 16%
August 18, 2015 Pagcor Donate 482 Classrooms to 74 Public Schools
July 21, 2015 Pagcor Posts Record-Breaking Net Profit


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