Pesos on a pile of playing cards. Thousands of Chinese people working in the Philippines’ gambling sector may have to leave. Photo: Shutterstock
Pesos on a pile of playing cards. Thousands of Chinese people working in the Philippines’ gambling sector may have to leave. Photo: Shutterstock

‘Self deport’: China staff made to leave Philippines in Pogo gambling crackdown

  • Six Chinese employees of online gambling sector were this week escorted to a flight home, while thousands more illegal workers may also face deportation
  • But while crime, including murder and kidnapping, is rife in the industry, some business leaders worry any shutdown may affect the economy

Pesos on a pile of playing cards. Thousands of Chinese people working in the Philippines’ gambling sector may have to leave. Photo: Shutterstock
Pesos on a pile of playing cards. Thousands of Chinese people working in the Philippines’ gambling sector may have to leave. Photo: Shutterstock
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