Barangay Manoc-Manoc in Malay, Aklan, is where a Boracay casino will likely be built, should talks on it push through
Will a casino be built in Boracay Island?
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(UPDATED) Contrary to the statement of the Department of Tourism, Leisure & Resorts World Corporation says it has not abandoned its Boracay project with Galaxy Entertainment
'They are now looking for another venue. That is very much welcome,' says Tourism Assistant Secretary Frederick Alegre
The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation clarifies Galaxy Entertainment Group and its local partner still need to follow a 'long and tedious' process before getting a regular casino gaming license
President Rodrigo Duterte says, 'But master plan, wala akong master plan diyan, linisin ko muna iyan kasi agricultural 'yan'
But Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque does not elaborate on President Rodrigo Duterte's views on casinos in the popular island
Amid the Philippine government's plan to rehabilitate Boracay, the gambling firm of 89-year-old Lui Che Woo plans to build a $500-million integrated resort and casino there
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President Rodrigo Duterte also says he will 'give' Boracay land to farmers instead