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Tour packages for visitors to PH Entertainment City urged

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Local governments and businessmen in western Metro Manila cities surrounding Entertainment City should develop tourism packages for foreigners expected to flock to the future gaming and entertainment complex, according to a travel agencies’ association executive.

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Japanese businessman summoned over multi-billion peso Pagcor gaming corp.

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Kazuo Okada AP FILE PHOTO

The Department of Justice will summon a Japanese businessman to answer a criminal complaint filed against him over for his alleged involvement in a multi-billion peso gaming project of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp.

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

Transactions legal, says law firm in Entertainment City controversy

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Kazuo Okada AP FILE PHOTO

The law firm that has been linked to the controversial plan by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. to put up a multi-billion peso Entertainment City in the country took exception “in the strongest possible terms” to a government panel’s recommendation to include its lawyers in the case to be filed against a Japanese investor and a company funding the project.

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

De Lima extends probe of alleged Pagcor payoff

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Sunday said she had given a three-member fact-finding panel one more month to wrap up its investigation into allegations a former consultant of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) received a $5-million bribe from Japanese investor Kazuo Okada.

Posted: January 14th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate sets own Pagcor probe

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Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Senate on Sunday joined the investigation into bribery allegations hounding past officials of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor).

Posted: December 3rd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Gambling boom

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In a matter of months, the government will unveil Entertainment City Manila, also known as Pagcor City Manila on an eight-square kilometre reclaimed lot of Manila Bay. The gambling and resort complex was initiated by the state-run Pagcor or Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. in 2007 through investments from private companies that set up resorts [...]

Posted: November 22nd, 2012 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Pagcor: Local players can play at Entertainment City

LAS VEGAS-LIKE  A scale model of the rising Entertainment City Manila, simply known as Pagcor City, a Las Vegas-like gaming and entertainment complex.

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) assured that local players will be allowed to play in its Entertainment City, which is expected to start its operations in 2016.

Posted: October 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Casiño questions ownership of casinos

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Bayan Muna Rep. Teodoro Casiño monitored the report of the fire fight and linked INQUIRER.net’s breaking story to his tweet. “This is one hell of a shootout,” he tweeted.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A militant congressman on Thursday asked the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) to suspend construction of the $2-billion Entertainment City amid questions on the percentage of foreign ownership of a company involved in the Las Vegas-style casino project.

Posted: August 3rd, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Casino talk boosts local property mart

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Buzz about possible hotel-casino partnerships for Manila’s rising Entertainment City is adding fizz to the property play in the country.

Posted: July 15th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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