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What it's like to dine 150 feet in the sky

May 17, 2018 - 9:52 AM

Is the 'Dinner in the Sky' experience worth it?

UNIQUE EXPERIENCE. The stunning view of the Manila Bay sunset or the evening cityscape of Manila becomes the backdrop of this unique event. All photos by Tedrick Yau/Rappler

3 Philippine hotels receive 2018 Forbes 5-Star award

Feb 20, 2018 - 9:43 PM

Nüwa at City of Dreams Manila, Marco Polo Ortigas Manila, and Sky Tower at Solaire Resort and Casino are all 5-Star properties, according to the Forbes Travel Guide

This holiday season, treat your balikbayans to an indulgent, festive experience

Dec 22, 2017 - 3:08 PM

Got loved ones flying in for Christmas and New Year’s Day? Indulge them through staycations, meals, and holiday hampers exclusively available at Solaire Resort and Casino

FOR SOPHISTICATED PALATES: Special Holiday Menus for Christmas Eve, Christmas Lunch, and New Year’s Eve are available at the following Solaire restaurants: Finestra, Yakumi, Red Lantern, and Waterside. Sets start at P2,200 / person

Razon sells 350 million shares in Solaire operator

Sep 12, 2017 - 1:51 PM

The chief of the casino operator says increased liquidity in the stock will be beneficial for investors and the company

CONFIDENT. 'I am very confident of the prospects for Bloomberry,' billionaire businessman Enrique Razon Jr. Photo courtesy of Forbes

All-time high gaming boosts Bloomberry's income 24-fold

Aug 11, 2017 - 12:10 PM

Solaire s consolidated gross gaming revenue GGR rises by 14 to P12 22 billion in the 2nd quarter of 2017 – the highest since it opened in March 2013

FAST FACTS: What you need to know about the Philippine casino industry

Jun 08, 2017 - 8:04 PM

Despite challenges Pagcor Chairperson Andrea Domingo says the local gaming industry s total revenues in 2017 may still expand to P160 billion

GAMING. The billion peso casino industry is in the spotlight as attacks on a luxury resort-casino led to the death of at least 36 people.

Solaire reports booking cancellations after Resorts World attack

Jun 08, 2017 - 6:29 PM

It should normalize soon now that it s clear it is a robbery not a terrorist attack says Bloomberry Resorts Corporation chairman and CEO Enrique Razon Jr

BOOKING CANCELLATIONS. Enrique Razon Jr of Solaire says the incident puts the industry in an 'extremely sensitive' situation as casinos are in hospitality business. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Gambling addiction: How the Philippines prevents, handles 'problem gamers'

Jun 06, 2017 - 2:15 PM

Local casinos are practicing minimum responsible gaming standards set by regulators But compared to global practices the Philippines seems to be just catching up

RESPONSIBLE GAMING. About 220 gamblers in the Philippines turned to a to self-exclusion program, volunteering to be banned from casinos in an attempt to go cold turkey. Rappler file photo

Bloomberry's 2nd hotel, casino eyed for development in 2018

Apr 20, 2017 - 8:46 PM

The Razon led company had hoped to start developing its 1 56 hectare property within Vertis North in Quezon City this year but informal settlers are still occupying it

ANOTHER CASINO. The owner, operator of Solaire wants to build another hotel and casino in Quezon City in 2018. Rappler file photo

Solaire operator swings back to profitability in 2016

Mar 23, 2017 - 10:20 PM

Bloomberry Resorts Corporation registers its highest gross gaming revenue in a year since opening in 2013

GOOD YEAR. The owner of Solaire Resort & Casino swings back to profitability, driven by record revenues from gaming and non-gaming businesses. Rappler file photo

Bloomberry's Jeju casino sale collapses

Dec 09, 2016 - 5:17 PM

We had a sale already done but it fell through Enrique Razon Jr says

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Bloomberry reports turnaround profit on gaming, non-gaming units

Nov 15, 2016 - 3:55 PM

The 3rd quarter of 2016 produces the best ever quarterly VIP volume mass table drop and EGM coin in for Solaire thus far

GOOD YEAR. The owner of Solaire Resort & Casino reports a turnaround profit, driven by record revenues from gaming and non-gaming businesses. File photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Former partner of Bloomberry can claim 8.7% stake in Solaire

Sep 29, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The dispute stems from Bloomberry s move to terminate its 5 year management agreement with Las Vegas based company Global Gaming Philippines LLC

DISPUTE. Bloomberry chief Enrique Razon Jr (L) had terminated management agreement with Bill Weidner's (R) Global Gaming for 'material breach.' Photo of Razon by Franz Lopez/Rappler. Photo of Weidner by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Solaire operator returns to profit on strong gaming segments

Aug 11, 2016 - 5:40 PM

Bloomberry Resorts Corporation posts a P1 33 billion net income in the second quarter of the year a complete reversal from its P787 million net loss in the same period a year ago

BACK TO BLACK. Bloomberry posts its best ever quarterly mass table drop and electronic gaming machines (EGM) coin-in for Solaire and coupled with a high VIP volume. Photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Bloomberry to sell Jeju casino property

Jun 23, 2016 - 8:00 PM

The purchase price is 102 29 million

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Razon plans to build hotel, casino in Quezon City

Apr 25, 2016 - 6:35 PM

The chief of Bloomberry Resorts Corporation says it will be similar to Solaire

2ND CASINO. Enrique Razon Jr says he plans turn the Quezon City land into a mixed-use development similar to Solaire

PXC partners with Solaire for 4-event deal in 2016

Nov 27, 2015 - 3:09 PM

The Guam based MMA promotion will host 4 shows at Solaire Resort which will include in venue betting stations and a premium VIP experience

HIGH STAKES FIGHTING. PXC will host 4 events at Solaire in 2016.

Razon bets on better PH gaming climate in 2016

Nov 04, 2015 - 10:10 AM

Casino operator Bloomberry Resorts Corporation narrows losses in the third quarter of 2015 on the back of improving Philippine operations

PH IS NOT MACAU. 'Our high rollers in the past two years did not come from China. They come mainly from Southeast Asia. They are still around…that will still continue,' Enrique Razon of Bloomberry says. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Travellers net income up P1.7B; Bloomberry has P533M loss

May 18, 2015 - 12:56 AM

Both casino operators are attempting to rein in operating expenses due to expansions

Record gaming revenues fuel Bloomberry turnaround

Mar 19, 2015 - 5:24 PM

The firm posts a P1 55 billion profit for the end of 2014 a turnaround from P2 489 billion in losses at the start of the year

MORE ROOMS. Solaire casino and resort is expanding to cater to a fast-growing gaming client base. File photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

PH casino operator Bloomberry buys South Korean island

Mar 17, 2015 - 3:28 PM

As part of its maiden overseas expansion bid Bloomberry is also acquiring 92 of a casino operator in the popular Asian country

PH casino operator Bloomberry to expand in South Korea

Jan 27, 2015 - 2:20 PM

Razon led Bloomberry is set to build a leisure and tourism complex in South Korea s Incheon Free Economic Zone

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Solaire hits triple jackpot with gross revenue of P14.16B

Aug 01, 2014 - 7:55 PM

Gaming remains the company’s biggest revenue generator at 95 5

Ayala Land to operate mall at Solaire

May 13, 2014 - 3:40 PM

Bloomberry says Ayala Land will be leasing and marketing 5 000 square meters of the gross leasable area opening under Phase 1 A of the Solaire expansion project

SOLAIRE. File photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Bloomberry Resorts hits early jackpot with P1.46-billion profit in Q1

Apr 28, 2014 - 8:19 PM

This is a turnaround from the P1 056 billion loss in the same period last year at the time its casino Solaire was throwing its doors open to the public

PROFITS. Enrique Razon's Bloomberry Resorts Corp., operator of Solaire Resorts and Casino, reported a net profit of P1.461 billion in the first quarter of 2014. File photo by Aya Lowe/Rappler

Boxing: Servania gains mental edge over Munoz at weigh-in

Mar 01, 2014 - 7:41 AM

Genesis Servania won the early mental battle against former world champion Alexander Munoz before Saturday night s fight at Solaire Resort

READY TO FIGHT. Genesis Servania (left) and Alexander Munoz (right) pose at Thursday's press conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

#AskMegan: Miss World PH 2013 Megan Young

Sep 28, 2013 - 7:13 PM

The newly crowned beauty queen is in the Rappler studio to answer your questions

MEGAN IS IN THE RAPPLER STUDIO! The new Miss World Philippines lets us in on her journey from celebrity to beauty queen and how she's preparing for the next big challenge. Graphic by Rappler

Will Megan Young win Miss World title?

Aug 19, 2013 - 8:18 PM

What are Megan s chances of winning the Philippines first ever Miss World crown?

STRONG CONTENDER. Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young has conquered the national round. Up next: the international bout. All photos by Arcel Cometa

IN PHOTOS: Ms World Ph 2013 coronation

Aug 19, 2013 - 12:57 PM

Here is the coronation night s story in photos

MISS WORLD PHILIPPINES 2013 WINNERS. (From left) 4th Princess Omarie Linn Osuna, 1st Princess Janicel Lubina, Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young, 2nd Princess Zahra Saldua and 3rd Princess Bianca Paz. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

WINNERS: Miss World Ph 2013

Aug 18, 2013 - 8:28 PM

Here are the night s big winners

CONGRATULATIONS! With the national competition done, the new Miss World Philippines prepares for the international pageant on September 28 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo by Arcel Cometa

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss World Ph 2013 coronation night

Aug 18, 2013 - 6:33 PM

Rappler brings you the event as it happens

WHO IS THE NEXT QUEEN? Reigning Miss World Philippines Queenierich Rehman will pass on her crown to one lucky lady on August 18. Photo by Manman Dejeto

Girls to watch: Miss World Ph 2013

Aug 18, 2013 - 1:55 PM

WHO RUN THE WORLD? Watch out for these ladies in the August 18 Miss World Philippines 2013 coronation night. Rappler live blogs straight from the Grand Ballroom of Solaire Resort and Casino. All photos by Jory Rivera/OPMB

IN PHOTOS: Miss World PH Gala

Aug 15, 2013 - 9:05 AM

A change in the line up of candidates is also revealed to the press

MODELS FOR THE NIGHT. The Miss World Philippines 2013 candidates walked the runway in Filipino couture. All photos by Manman Dejeto

Actress in beauty pageant

Aug 01, 2013 - 8:55 PM

Megan Young is lone celebrity in Miss World Philippines 2013

HER DREAM. For Megan Young, the time to conquer the 'World' has come. Photo from her Facebook

Meet the Miss World Ph 2013 candidates

Aug 01, 2013 - 2:20 PM

Rappler s exclusive pictures from the press presentation of the Miss World Philippines 2013 official candidates

HELLO, WORLD! The 26 candidates of Miss World Philippines 2013. All photos by Arcel Cometa

Solaire casino plans to tap boxing crowd

Jul 21, 2013 - 5:39 PM

Casinos and boxing have been enjoying a symbiotic relationship for several decades beginning in the late 70s when the big fights started to move away from New York City to the deserts of Las Vegas and shores of Atlantic City

Photo by Alvin S. Go.

Tensions with Taiwan affect Solaire revenues

Jun 25, 2013 - 4:25 PM

Solaire casino loses out on VIP revenues due to diplomatic tensions between the Philippines and Taiwan

DIPLOMATIC DETERRENT. Will diplomatic tensions between the Philippines and Taiwan and China impact future gaming revenues? Photo by Rappler/Aya Lowe

Casino firms welcome San Miguel win in NAIA Expressway

May 27, 2013 - 9:26 AM

The 4 locators requested for the construction of the elevated ramp and was initially willing to shoulder half or P6 5 billion of the project cost

PhilWeb's goal: become a multinational firm

Apr 02, 2013 - 9:25 PM

PhilWeb looks to new Asia Pacific markets to grow its profit

ASIA EXPANSION. PhilWeb looks to increase its footprint in Asia. Photo by Rappler/AYA LOWE

Solaire's extravagant plans for $1-M launch

Mar 15, 2013 - 10:51 PM

From flying in ingredients fresh from Italy to following steps for good feng shui Enrique Razon led Bloomberry Resorts Corporation is pulling out all the stops at the opening of its new hotel casino development

NEW CASINO. Solaire Manila opens in the Entertainment City on March 16. Photo by Aya Lowe

Solaire casino banks on high rollers

Mar 14, 2013 - 11:51 AM

High rollers or those who spend as much as P50 million per visit are the main target of Solaire the first casino hotel to open at Entertainment City

SPECIAL TREATMENT. Casino high rollers get special treatment at Solaire Manila, which opens March 16. Photo by Aya Lowe