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Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: PH Congressman: House split 50/50 over gaming

Good Morning. The Philippine Congressman Gus Tambunting, says that there is an even divide on those who support and oppose gaming within the nation’s House of Representatives. However, the shift to privatize Casino Filipino should act as a strong signal that the nation is still supportive of gaming, and won’t “change the rules in the middle of the game”. Also in the nation, gross gaming revenue is expected to double by 2028, if recent data is a measure of the ongoing growth.

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Congressman Gus Tambunting:
House is split 50/50 on support for gaming

The move to privatize Casino Filipino is a sign of how serious the Philippines and its gaming operator PAGCOR are about keeping an open gaming environment in the nation. Congressman Gus Tambunting says, however, that PAGCOR needs more teeth in dealing with issues such as offshore gaming operators, and that the House is currently split 50/50 in regards to support for gaming operations.

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