PAGCOR owned casino opens after being forced to close its doors in January due to the Tall Volcano erupting.
Philippines.- The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (PAGCOR) has announced that Casino Filipino in Tagaytay is to resume operations on March 16, after a closing its doors due to the threat of the Taal Volcano.
Casino Filipino Tagaytay suspended operations in January 12 following an eruption of Taal Volcano that sent ash 1.6 kilometres up into the sky and buried the island of Taal under a thick layer of ash.
Subsequent reports said the ash plume reached as high as 14 kilometres, which is near the upper edge of the Earth’s atmosphere.
PAGCOR said that a “grand reopening ceremony” for Casino Filipino Tagaytay would be held on March 19.
It added: “Aside from the table games and slot machines which will be opened, musical shows and other forms of entertainment will welcome customers. Regular gaming operations will run 24 hours a day.”
The town of Tagaytay is near the northwestern shore of Taal Lake, about 67 kilometres (41.6 miles) south of Metro Manila.