CIDG chief to public: Do not patronize illegal numbers game

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 11/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With around P20 million monthly losses that the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) incurs due to the operation of the illegal numbers game in Mandaue City alone, enforcers here appeal to the public…

Bettor from Samboan wins P36.8M in Lotto

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A bettor from Samboan town in southern Cebu is now a millionaire. This after he won the jackpot for the 6/42 lottery draw, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced on Wednesday, September…

PCSO: Authorized STL agents in Cebu City, Bohol in July

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 06/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) plans to deploy two authorized Small Town Lottery (STL) agents in July this year as they hope to regain their losses in Cebu City and Bohol province.…

Crackdown on illegal STLs in Cebu City: 64 structures taken down, more to be demolished

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The sheer number of Cebu City’s illegal small-town lottery (STL) surprised the Prevention, Restoration, Order, Beautification, and Enhancement (PROBE) team as they continue to tear down STL stalls in barangays (villages). As of…

Demolish illegal STL structures — Labella

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella wants unauthorized small-town lotteries (STL) that have encroached roads, sidewalks, and public spaces to be demolished. This is his latest order over the issues of unauthorized STLs sprouting…

Montejo to illegal STL operators: Cease operations or end up in jail

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Follow the law or end up in jail. This was the stern warning issued by Police Brigadier General Ronnie Montejo, the director of the Police Regional Office (PRO-7) to operators of illegal Small Town…

PCSO loses P12M per day in Cebu City and Mandaue due to illegal outlets

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 05/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager, retired Police Colonel Royina Garma is issuing a challenge to the Philippine National Police (PNP) — clear all unauthorized STL outlets in the cities of Cebu…

18 STL ‘ushers’, bettors nabbed in 10 days in Cebu City

Pegeen Maisie Sararana 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Policemen in Cebu City have arrested 18 illegal bet collectors or “ushers” and bettors of the Small Town Lottery (STL), a numbers game, in 10 days of anti-illegal gambling operations. The 10-day period…

CCPO intensifies operations vs illegal STLs

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Illegal numbers game outlets in Cebu City, your days are numbered! This was the warning issued by the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) on Friday, April 9, as they start implementing the orders…

STL operations nationwide to resume on Oct. 1

Meg Adonis 09/29/2020

MANILA, Philippines — After six months of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Small Town Lottery (STL) in the country will resume operations on Thursday, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) said. PCSO General Manager Royina Garma…

PCSO exec nabs man who offers her P100K bribe

Dexter Cabalza 08/28/2020

A man has been arrested and charged for allegedly offering a P100,000 bribe to Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager Royina Garma in exchange for signing a document. A report from the Mandaluyong police identified the…

PRO-7 prepares for resumption of PCSO gaming operations in August

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) is preparing for the resumption of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) gaming operations this August. Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, director of PRO-7,…

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