Two PAGCOR employees charged with falsifying slot machine jackpot

first_img Self-contained POGO hubs aimed at separating Chinese workers from locals: PAGCOR RelatedPosts PAGCOR puts freeze on approval of new POGO applications Two employees of Philippines gaming regulator PAGCOR have been charged with falsifying a slot machine receipt in order to steal a Php36,200 (US$675) jackpot prize.The incident, which took place at PAGCOR’s Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino on 20 September 2017, allegedly saw the regulator’s slot machine head Lope Cristobal and slot data control employee Mark Paul Fransisco falsify the slot machine receipt system to make it appear that a customer had won a jackpot. Later checks revealed that no such jackpot had been won. Load More The casino subsequently filed a complaint with Prosecutor Simaco Labata.According to Labata’s resolution, issued this week, “The act of respondents in preparing a fictitious receipt with an amount of Php36,200, making it appear there was a customer who won a winning jackpot from the slot machine, constitutes a crime of falsification of public document.” PAGCOR revenue to hit Php75 billion in 2020last_img

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