Friday, June 2, 2023

Tag: Rodrigo Duterte

Duterte reverses stance on gambling, looks to raise funds

Rodrigo Duterte reverses stance on gambling
President Rodrigo Duterte appears to have changed his stance on gambling, suggesting it could help raise necessary funds for the government amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Is president Duterte set to soften his stance on casinos?

Rodrigo Duterte Philippines casino stance
While president Rodrigo Duterte is known for his opposition to the gambling industry, his comments at a recent campaign rally suggest that he may intent to moderate his position.

Bloomberry wins Supreme Court favour in corporate tax battle

Casino Review Bloomberry Resorts
Philippine operator Bloomberry Resorts will no longer be subject to a 30 per cent corporate tax rate – after a  favourable ruling from the highest court in the land.   Bloomberry Resorts, the Philippine owner and operator of the Solaire Resort and Casino in Manila, has announced that the country’s Supreme Court has ruled in its favour regarding a corporate tax imposed...

“Gamble until you die” – Duterte U-turn on online gambling crackdown

Casino Review Philippines Rodrigo Duterte
The Philippine’s president has announced that he is willing to allow a resumption of online gambling within certain conditions.   Philippines president, Rodrigo Duterte, appears to have softened his stance against the gambling industry and  has stated that he is prepared to allow online gambling after all. Immediately after taking office Duterte added online gambling to his hit list of vices and...