Tag Archives: PAGCOR
- Razon: Bloomberry QC casino project to push through
October 20, 2017
Philippine-listed casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corp. is not backing down from its plan to construct another casino outside Manila's Entertainment City gaming zone despite being met with opposition. Bloomberry chairman Enrique Razon Jr. is determined to push through with its planned hotel and casino development in Quezon City, although its...
- Philippine casinos flying high in 2017 thanks to junkets, slots
October 19, 2017
Philippine-licensed casino operators got big boosts from junket operators and slot machines in the first half of 2017. This week, the state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) reported its official financial breakdown of the country’s gaming industry for the second quarter of 2017. For whatever reason, it’s the first...
- PhilWeb eyeing a 2018 comeback
September 28, 2017
Philippine-listed game technology provider PhilWeb Corp. president Dennis Valdes has painted a rosy picture for 2018 as the company waits for Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation’s (PAGCOR) signal to resume operations. The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported that Valdes is seeing a reversal of PhilWeb’s fortune by next year now that...
- Bloomberry targets PAGCOR casinos
September 27, 2017
Chinese billionaire Lawrence Ho is apparently not the only person interested in acquiring the casinos of the state-owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR). Philippine-listed Bloomberry Resorts Corp. is planning to make a bid for PAGCOR's casinos, particularly those that are located outside Manila, according to a Reuters report. PAGCOR...
- PAGCOR taps GLI for POGO systems certification
September 14, 2017
State-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has chosen technical consultancy firm Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) to certify online gaming systems operated by holders of a Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) license. In a statement, GLI said that the company is the first independent test laboratory that PAGCOR has accredited...
- Melco Resorts eyeing PAGCOR’s 17 casinos
September 13, 2017
Hong Kong-listed casino operator Melco Resorts & Entertainment has expressed its interest in acquiring the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation's (PAGCOR) casinos once the Philippine government decides to put them on sale. Macau Business Daily reported that Melco is reportedly on the prowl for PAGCOR's casinos, which the government intends...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017