House OKs bill penalizing game-fixing

Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – March 17, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Voting 211-0, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading the measure that will pave the way for the indictment of individuals who will be found guilty of game-fixing in any kind of sport. House Bill 8870, which House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero (1Pacman party-list) authored, got the overwhelming approval in plenary. The legislation will cover both amateur and professional sports in the country. Romero, president of the 54-member Party-list Coalition Foundation Inc., said the bill seeks t…

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