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Pagcor closing down Airport Casino


The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) is set to close down Airport Casino Filipino, one of the biggest casinos it operates, because it has started to incur losses.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

PNP: Drug deals done inside casinos


The Philippine National Police (PNP) said drug deals are now being held inside casinos where money laundering is done.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Another casino planned in Boracay amid opposition from Church


A gaming firm is planning to put up a poker facility and club on Boracay Island despite opposition from Church and other groups against gambling on the island-resort.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Chinese man held at Resorts World for guns, grenades

A Chinese man carrying several firearms and explosives in his vehicle was arrested early Thursday morning at the VIP parking area of Resorts World Manila, a casino and entertainment complex in Pasay City.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

35,000 new jobs expected in Parañaque

Job fair in SM City Davao. Photo by Karlos Manlupig/INQUIRER MINDANAO

The Parañaque government sees brighter employment prospects in the city in the following year, with a casino resort and business process outsourcing (BPO) companies expected to open in the next 12 months.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Video of LTO chief at slot machine last straw for Aquino

LTO chief Virginia Torres in a YouTube video. YOUTUBE GRAB

That 36-second YouTube video did her in.

Posted: October 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Solons’ Clark casino owes P100M, is closed


The state-owned Clark Development Corp. (CDC) has given a gaming firm, whose registration papers showed its stockholders included two lawmakers, until Oct. 17 to pay more than P100 million in casino gross revenue share dating back to October 2009.

Posted: October 1st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DOTC to probe into video showing LTO chief in casino

DOTC Secretary Joseph Abaya  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Transportation and Communications is to investigate a video posted on YouTube showing a person resembling Land Transportation Office chief Virginia Torres gambling at a casino.

Posted: August 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Casinos get a pass in laundering law


Casinos were given a free pass as Congress Wednesday passed a tougher law against money-laundering but protected the government’s bid to chase mega-dollars in Asia’s gaming boom.

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Venetian Macau sues 2 gamblers over $4.5M in debts

In this Dec. 18, 2007 file photo, visitors queue up for entry of the new MGM Grand Macau casino resort after the opening ceremony in Macau. The Chinese arm of U.S. casino company MGM Resorts International won official approval for its new casino-resort in the world’s most lucrative gambling market, Macau. Notice of MGM China’s plan to build a US$2.5 billion resort in the Cotai district was published Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 in Macau’s official government gazette. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

U.S. billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s flagship Macau casino is suing two mainland Chinese high-rollers over gambling debts worth millions.

Posted: January 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Palace threatens to cancel casino project

Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The license issued to Universal Entertainment Corp. of Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada to operate a casino on reclaimed land on Manila Bay would be canceled if found to have been obtained through bribery, Malacañang said Monday.

Posted: November 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Pagcor worker says theft of casino was solo act

THE security officer who surrendered nearly a month after he stole P2.8 million from a casino vault of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) in Mandaue City insisted he was alone in committing the theft.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Casino security officer who stole P2.8 M surrenders to police in Capiz


An internal security officer of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. in Cebu City who took P2.8 million from the Casino Filipino in Mandaue City last month has surrendered to the police in the town of Panay in Capiz, police said Friday.

Posted: August 10th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  3. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  4. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  8. Reckless driver endangered lives of Aquino, entourage–report
  9. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima


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  • ‘Asedillo’ location thrives
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  • PH banks not ready for Asean integration
  • Stocks down on profit-taking
  • Banks allowed to use ‘cloud’
  • SMIC to issue P15-B bonds
  • Honda upgrades PH plant
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  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
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