Filipino casinos could be privatised.

Casino Filipino Source: Casino Filipino

THE Covid-19 crisis has rekindled debate over the potential privatisation of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp casinos to raise funds to fight the pandemic.

The regulator has so far resisted calls to sell off the properties, arguing that they are profit making and already generating funds for the government. However, concern has been raised on multiple occasions about PAGCOR’s dual role as regulator and casino operator.

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