CCPO ordered to investigate, remove STLs in Carreta

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has ordered the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) to investigate and remove illegal small town lottery (STL) outlets in Barangay Carreta. This after Carreta Barangay Captain Marciano Ando…

Police prepares for resumption of STL operations on Oct. 1

Immae Lachica 09/30/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— With the resumption of the Small Town Lottery (STL) nationwide on Thursday, October 1, 2020, police will be on full alert in checking if outlets in the region are legal and can supply…

Ferro warns public: Only one gambling table allowed in wakes or else

Alven Marie A. Timtim 02/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are now targeting wakes in their illegal gambling drive in Central Visayas. This developed after Police Brigadier General Albert Ignatius Ferro, Police Regional Office in Central Visayas director, warned the public that…

PRO-7 director to police station chiefs: Close illegal gambling booths in your areas or be relieved

Alven Marie A. Timtim 12/16/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Station commanders and provincial directors under the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) may be relieved from their post if there will still be illegal gambling booths operating in their areas of…

Labella to CCPO: Stop illegal gambling in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/26/2019

Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella (right) | CDN Digital File Photo CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella has written to Police Colonel Gemma Vinluan, Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) director, to trace and apprehend…

Police to inspect STL outlets in Cebu City

Alven Marie A. Timtim 08/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will be inspecting all the Small Town Lottery (STL) operations in Cebu City to check if they have complied with the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office’s (PCSO) requirements…

Police tell STL outlet owners: don’t operate or else…

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has only allowed the resumption of Lotto operations in the country. Other forms of gambling operated by the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) remains suspended, says Police Brigadier General Debold…

Cebuano bettors saddened by lotto outlets’ closure, but they back Duterte’s move

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/27/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some Cebuano lotto and small town lottery bettors in Cebu were saddened by the temporary closure of gaming activities under the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) in the country. However, they also…

Sinas tells PCSO gambling outlet owners: Cease operations or face arrest

Alven Marie Timtim 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Anyone who will defy President Rodrigo Duterte’s order against the operation of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) gambling outlets will be arrested. Police Brigadier General Debold Sinas, director of the Police Regional Office…

PRO-7 orders closure of 2, 462 PCSO gambling outlets

Alven Marie Timtim 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) ordered closed a total of 2, 462 Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) gambling activities as of 4 p.m. today, July 27. This included Lotto, Small…

In Photos: Lotto, STL outlets in Cebu City closed

Alven Marie Timtim 07/27/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Lotto and Small Town Lottery (STLs) operators in Cebu City no longer opened their outlets  for the day in compliance with the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to have all gaming activities of…

Local STL regulation sought

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/06/2018

SMALL TOWN LOTTERY OFFICIALS of the League of Mayors of the Philippines (LMP) Cebu Chapter are seeking the regulation of Small Town Lottery (STL) in the province. Speaking during a session of the Cebu Provincial Board (PB)…

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