Shares in the listed Manila operators jumped after the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp gave them the green light to begin taking online bets. Resorts World Manila, Solaire Resort & Casino and Okada Manila were all given permission.

News PAGCOR was considering the application was first reported by Asia Gaming Brief last week.

Phiippines allows land-based casinos to accept bets online (Bloomberg)

PAGCOR mulls online gambling for casinos (Asia Gaming Brief)