GAB: More sports events back as country normalizes from COVID-19

Glendale G. Rosal 03/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) is pleased and excited to see more and more sports events unfolding this month as the country allows more professional sports events under Alert Level 1. As…

GAB warns sportsmen of consequences of game-fixing

Glendale G. Rosal 01/03/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) reminded the professional sports scene that they would remain watchful and vigilant against game-fixers in 2022.  In a statement released by GAB Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra on…

Filbasket eyes Oct. 28 tipoff date, but GAB says not yet or else …

Glendale G. Rosal 10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The inaugural season of basketball startup, FilBasket or the Filipino Basketball League, is looking at October 28, 2021 as its tipoff date at the Subic Bay gymnasium in Subic, Zambales.  In a Facebook post…

GAB revokes professional licenses of Siquijor Mystics for involvement in alleged ‘game-fixing’ scandal

Glendale G. Rosal 10/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) dropped the hammer on the entire Siquijor Mystics by officially revoking their professional licenses for their involvement in last April’s alleged ‘game-fixing scandal in the Pilipinas VisMin…

GAB’s hematoma machines used for first time in PH boxing event

Glendale G. Rosal 09/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Games and Amusements Board’s (GAB) newly procured hematoma screening machines were utilized for the first time in a boxing event last Saturday, September 4 at the Urdaneta Sports and Cultural Center in Pangasinan.  The…

Apolinar is GAB’s ‘Boxer of the Month’ for July

Glendale G. Rosal 08/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) silver featherweight champion, Pete “Thunder” Apolinar, was named as the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) “Boxer of the Month” for July.  Apolinar who had a spectacular…

GAB gives green light for VisMin Super Cup’s Mindanao leg

Glendale G. Rosal 05/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Good news awaits for the Mindanaoan basketball fans as the  Games and Amusements Board (GAB) gives the clearance for the resumption for the preparation of the Mindanao leg of the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin…

SBP chief: We back GAB probe on controversial VisMin Super Cup game

Glendale G. Rosal 04/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) expressed its strong support to the Games and Amusement’s Board (GAB) for its ongoing investigation of the controversial Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup game between the Siquijor Mystics…

GAB suspends Mindanao leg of VisMin Super Cup

Glendale G. Rosal 04/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) has remained adamant on their stand against fraudulent activities in sports, and as a testament to it, they decided to suspend the Mindanao leg of the 2021…

GAB chief: MPBL move to demote players joining VisMin Cup unnecessary

Glendale G. Rosal 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra finds the move of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) to demote players, who will join the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup, unnecessary. In a statement…

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