Pagcor Expansion Criticized - Wednesday 28th of June 2006

PHILIPPINES – As reported by the Manila Standard Today: "Despite jobs for residents and millions to the city coffers, one official thinks that Manila has one casino too many.

"The state-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. is set to open more gaming tables in fun houses and exclusive clubs with VIP rooms which translate to better lighted streets and well-paved roads.

"The windfall, according to a city official, who requested anonymity, was not justified.

"…Manila is host to casino and slot machine operations at the Manila Pavilion Hotel, Gran Boulevard Hotel, Pan Pacific Hotel, Manila Hyatt Hotel and selected arcades…"

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