GAB launches Combat Sports Website

Glendale G. Rosal 06/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Before stepping down as the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman, Abraham “Baham” Mitra and the agency’s Boxing and Other Contact Sports Division launched the “GAB Combat Sports Website,” on Wednesday, June 29,…

GAB welcomes 2 new pro basketball startups

Glendale G. Rosal 02/23/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) welcomed two new basketball startups that applied for professional licenses for their respective leagues which are set to open this year. GAB Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra…

GAB to start-up leagues: Avoid sponsorships, donations from political candidates

Glendale G. Rosal 02/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As numerous regional basketball leagues are expected to start their respective seasons this year, the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) have strongly reminded them to avoid accepting donations and sponsorships from political candidates.…

Gabunilas, Suganob are GAB’s ‘Boxers of the Month’

Dale Rosal 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) named Cebuano John Paul Gabunilas and Boholano Regie Suganob as its ‘Boxers of the Month’ for December. The latest Philippine boxing ratings from GAB was announced on Thursday, January…

GAB said boxing promotions flourished in last quarter of 2021 despite the pandemic

Glendale G. Rosal 01/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) noted the very active professional combat sports scene in the country during the last quarter of 2021 despite the current health crisis grappling the country. In total,…

GAB working to bring back fans in venues 

Dale Rosal 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) is optimistic that professional sports in the country may soon welcome back its patrons and spectators amidst the continuing downtrend COVID-19. In the monthly press conference of GAB,  chairman…

GAB chairman Mitra brings home WBC award

Dale Rosal 11/19/2021

Cebu City, Philippines—Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra will fly back to the country with a prestigious award from the World Boxing Council (WBC) after attending the 59th WBC Convention in Mexico City, Mexico.…

GAB professionalizes MPBL

Glendale G. Rosal 11/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) is rebranding the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) into a ‘pro league’ starting with its invitational tournament set from December 11-23, 2021. This was after the sports…

Green and go for Pilipinas VisMin Cup second conference

Dale Rosal 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) issued the clearance for the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup to hold its much-anticipated second conference in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur tentatively slated on November 6, 2021. The league’s…

PH eSports flourishes despite pandemic

Glendale G. Rosal 09/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vibrant and highly competitive eSports scene in the Philippines identified the challenges they’ve been battling amidst the COVID-19 pandemic during the Games and Amusements Board’s (GAB) 3rd Professional Sports Summit on Wednesday,…

Mitra highlights GAB’s “historic” achievements during sports summit

Glendale G. Rosal 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman, Abraham “Baham” Mitra highlighted the agency’s ‘historic’ achievements under his leadership during the 3rd Professional Sports Summit on Wednesday, Sept. 29, held on a virtual platform.…

GAB suspends SMB’s De Guzman for failure to attend game-fixing hearing

Glendale G. Rosal 09/24/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) has temporarily barred San Miguel Beermen 3×3 player Daniel De Guzman from playing in the PBA 3×3 tournament for failing to attend a virtual meeting invitation…

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