Tag Archives: andrea domingo
- Japan, Philippines mulling limits on locals in casinos
June 22, 2017
Legislators in both Japan and the Philippines are separately considering new limits on local residents’ ability to patronize local casinos. This week, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported that the panel of civil servants advising the Japanese government’s development of secondary casino legislation had proposed using the nation’s new national identity card...
- PAGCOR backs government casino sale
March 22, 2017
State gaming regulator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) has backed the government’s plan to privatize the casinos under its control. PAGCOR Chairperson Andrea D. Domingo told reporters at the sidelines of the ASEAN Gaming Summit that they will not block the plan of Philippines’ Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez...
- Philippines to issue more POGO licenses to online gambling operators
March 21, 2017
The Philippines is set to issue a new set of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) licenses to online gambling companies. Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) chair Andrea Domingo told reporters in a news conference at the first day of the ASEAN Gaming Summit that there will be a second...
- PAGCOR eyes Cebu as Philippines’ next gambling hub
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is eyeing the holiday-island of Cebu as the Philippines' next major gambling destination. In a news conference during the ASEAN Gaming Summit, PAGCOR chair Andrea Domingo floated the idea of replicating PAGCOR Entertainment City in Cebu as she believes Manila is slowly becoming...
- PAGCOR targets $1.3 billion revenue for 2017
Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation chairman Andrea Domingo painted a rosy picture of the country’s gambling industry, saying that the introduction of its new licenses for online gambling will propel the state regulator’s revenue to PHP65 billion (US$1.3 billion) in 2017. In her keynote speech before the gambling executives attending...
- Frontier Capital’s ‘aggressive expansion’ dream ends after Clark casino closes
February 6, 2017
Failure to settle its remaining escrow has caused the demise of another casino in the Clark Freeport Zone in the Philippines, local media has reported. State regulator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) reportedly ordered the closure of Casablanca Casino at the Stotsenberg Hotel last week because its new operators...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017