Philippines online gambling firm Oriental Game mainly targets Chinese gamblers. Photo: Tory Ho
Philippines online gambling firm Oriental Game mainly targets Chinese gamblers. Photo: Tory Ho

China holds the cards as online betting booms in the Philippines

  • Online casinos have gone on a hiring spree for Chinese nationals, to cater to their biggest group of customers
  • The Duterte administration is developing warmer relations with Beijing, but debate on the influx of workers continues before next year’s midterms

Philippines online gambling firm Oriental Game mainly targets Chinese gamblers. Photo: Tory Ho
Philippines online gambling firm Oriental Game mainly targets Chinese gamblers. Photo: Tory Ho
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