Gambling and gaming establishments are NOW allowed to operate in Pasig City, Manila, Philippines. An ordinance legalizing and regulating their existence was passed by the city council..
Ordinance No. 17, by Councilor Ronaldo Lipana, is aimed at regulating the establishment and operation of gambling and betting activities in the city.
The law covers online Internet gaming centers, poker, card games, casino, bingo, lotto, off-track betting, jai alai fronton and other activities approved by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor).
The United States should take lessons!!!
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