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Resorts World to reopen casino’s 2nd floor two years after deadly...

TRAVELLERS International Hotel Group, Inc. (TIHGI), the owner and operator of Resorts World Manila (RWM), expects double-digit growth in gross gaming revenues (GGR) as reopens the second floor of its casino area in July, two years after a gunman shot up the casino and started a fire that killed 36 people.

Belmonte says IRR for QC gambling ordinance to be made in...

QUEZON City Mayor-elect and outgoing Vice-Mayor Maria Josefina G. Belmonte said the city ordinance which will regulate gaming firms and require city residents to pay entrance fees to casinos may be implemented in her term as mayor.

QC Council approves ordinance seeking to regulate gambling

THE Quezon City (QC) Council recently approved an ordinance seeking to regulate gaming firms operating within the city, which includes the collection of entry fees to minimize residents’ access to casinos, as well as e-games and e-bingo hubs.

PHL sees record gambling revenue, braces for competition

MANILA — The Philippines is banking on a steady stream of foreign high rollers to drive gambling revenue to a record this year even as it braces for greater competition from neighbors who want to cash in on the casino boom, the head of the state gaming regulator said on Tuesday.

Duterte sacks OGCC head during speech

President Rodrigo R. Duterte in his speech on Monday, May 28, lashed out and sacked the head of the Office of the Government Corporate...

Melco revenues up 15.7%

THE developer of City of Dreams Manila grew its revenues by 15.7% in the fourth quarter of 2017, supported by the generally strong performance...

Gov’t firms up dirty money reporting

THE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING Council (AMLC) has released new rules requiring banks and other covered firms to submit reports and alerts through the regulator’s online...

Solaire operator’s profit surges in Q3

THE OWNER and operator of Solaire Resort and Casino posted a 31% increase in attributable profit in the third quarter of 2017, driven by...

Offshore gaming operators push demand for Manila office space

By Arra B. Francia, Reporter AS BUSINESS process outsourcing (BPO) firms put expansion plans on the back burner in 2017 due to perceived country risks,...

Okada Manila set to open in December

By Zsarlene B. Chua IT’S FINALLY happening. After a year of delays, Tiger Resort and Leisure Entertainment, Inc.’s integrated mega casino-resort will be opening before the...