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House panel declares Wynn persona non-grata, clears Pagcor on bribery raps 02/28/2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

House panel declares Wynn persona non-grata, clears Pagcor on bribery raps

02/28/2012
The House committee on good government yesterday effectively banned contro-versial American casino magnate Steve Wynn from doing business in the Philippines after the panel declared him persona non grata for allegedly bes-mirching Philippine Amuse-ment and Gaming Corp. head

Cristino Naguiat and the country regarding his bribery accusation against the Pagcor chairman.

This even as the panel lauded Wynn’s corporate rival, Japanese gambling mogul Kazuo Okada, for his continued faith in the prospects of the Philippines as the next gaming and entertainment center in Asia.

At the committee hearing, panel chairman Manila Rep. Amado Bagatsing virtually cleared Naguiat of any wrongdoing when he was hosted by Okada during a visit to Wynn Resorts..... MORE

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