Bloomberry looks north for Manila expansion

Bloomberry Resorts Corporation, owner and operator of the Solaire Resort & Casino, is looking north for future expansion. Its latest casino venture, which will be using the Solaire brand, is slated to be in Quezon City, the northern part of Manila, as part of a strategy to capture the untapped mass gaming sector there. Owner, billionaire port tycoon, Enrique Razon told local media that he’s looking to benefit from improved access provided by the Ninoy Aquino International Airport’s Skyway, and an expected influx of Chinese tourists due to eased visa requirements. There are also likely to be increased flights from NAIA and the new Clark International Airport. “The mass market segment is a fast growing segment of the Philippines gaming market therefore I believe the gaming pie is only getting bigger and will be able to support the growth of existing casino operators and the planned casino in Quezon City,” said Richard...

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