Advertisement

PCSO readies financial assistance to 6,241 Lotto and Keno Agents

Good news to the thousands of Lotto and Keno agents.

PCSO Vice Chair and General Manager Royina M. Garma announced on Friday in a press statement that six thousand two hundred and forty-one (6,241) individual Lotto and Keno agents all over the country will receive financial assistance totaling Eighteen Million Seven Hundred Twenty-Three Thousand Pesos (P18,723,000.00).

"We, at the PCSO Board understand the plight of our individual Lotto and Keno agents. That’s why, as our partners in raising revenues, we also have to look after their welfare during this global pandemic. I have instructed our Branch Managers and all other concerned officials to immediately facilitate the release of the assistance," GM Garma added.

The grant of financial assistance was approved through PCSO Board Resolution 109s. 2020 which was subsequently approved by the Office of the President.

The assistance aims to augment and subsidize the needs of these agents and to lessen the burden of stress and anxiety during this difficult time of public quarantine.

Qualified Lotto and Keno agents may coordinate with the PCSO Branch Office in their areas for details of the release of the said assistance.

It can be recalled that since March 17, 2020, in PCSO suspended lotto operations nationwide in order to protect the lotto agents, tellers and the gaming public from the deadly COVID-19 virus.

Topics: Royina Garma , PCSO Board , COVID-19 , PCSO Branch Office
COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by Manila Standard. Comments are views by manilastandard.net readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of manilastandard.net. While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with Manila Standard editorial standards, Manila Standard may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section.
AdvertisementSpeaker GMA
Advertisement