Meron o Wala? Meron! - Online Sabong Live in 2021
We are at year 2021 and the spread of the COVID-19 virus continues worldwide, mass gatherings are still prohibited in most parts of the world especially in Southeast Asian Countries. With that being said, In-person sabong events are also still banned until further notice. Due to the rising cases of COVID-19, the organizers had to think of a way to keep the sabong events move forward despite the challenges of the pandemic, and what better way to keep ourselves busy in our homes during this pandemic than watching our favorite sports betting game online.
PAGCOR APPROVES ONLINE SABONG
In some parts of the world, cockfighting or sabong is still illegal due to the fact that their states prohibit possession of birds for fighting purposes. However, sabong is allowed in the Philippines because it is part of the culture that goes way back thousands of years ago. Although, the government has already controlled and adjusted how sabong events and their organizers make money off these events, there are still illegal sabong events happening across the country.
With the pandemic still ongoing Online Sabong Live was prohibited by the government because it violates the Presidential Decree 449, or the Cockfighting Law of 1974, “cockfighting shall be allowed only in licensed cockpits during Sundays and legal holidays and during local fiestas for not more than three days.”