Tag Archives: entertainment city
- Okada Manila plans to build port for large cruise ships
September 26, 2016
Will Japanese gaming mogul Kazuo Okada’s multi-billion dollar integrated resort complex in Manila’s Entertainment City be enough to launch a thousand cruise ships? Tiger Resort, Leisure and Entertainment Inc. is mulling on building an exclusive port along the coast of its integrated resort complex Okada Manila in order to accommodate...
- Philippine casinos face end of tax holiday
August 11, 2016
Casinos in the Philippines’ Entertainment City gaming zone are bracing for the abrupt end of their tax holiday. On Thursday, Andrea Domingo, who heads the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR), announced plans to revoke the temporary tax breaks it offered the four brick-and-mortar casino operators in Manila’s Entertainment City...
- Kazuo Okada takes page out of Trump playbook, puts his name on Manila resort
July 19, 2016
Japanese billionaire Kazuo Okada is taking a page out of Donald Trump’s playbook by changing the name of his new Philippines casino to Okada Manila. On Tuesday, the Okada-controlled Tiger Resorts Leisure & Entertainment announced that its in-development $4b integrated resort in Manila's Entertainment City gaming zone was ditching its...
- City gov’t reaps from Pagcor’s Entertainment City tax windfall
July 11, 2016
Casino resorts in the Entertainment City continue to prove their worth as one of the Philippines’ biggest players. In the city of Paranaque, where the 120-hectare Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation’s (Pagcor) development project is located, officials said operators of the City of Dreams Manila and Solaire Resorts and Casino...
- Travellers Int’l delays Entertainment City casino opening until 2020 or 2021
June 17, 2016
The opening of the West Side City Resorts World casino in Manila’s Entertainment City gaming zone could be delayed by as long as two years, according to the project’s joint venture partners. On Friday, The Standard quoted Travellers International Hotel Group president Kingson Sian saying the project in Manila’s Entertainment...
- City of Dreams Manila, Solaire lead city taxpayers in the Philippines for 2015, report says
February 12, 2016
Integrated resorts in the Entertainment City are proving themselves to be the country’s biggest players, particularly in terms of local taxes. The 120-hectare Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation’s (Pagcor) development project is located in the city of Paranaque, and the local government said operators of the recently-opened City of Dreams...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017