PAGCOR celebrates "Maagang Pasko sa Casino Filipino"

IN LINE WITH ITS VISION OF promoting its casinos as premier venues for non-stop fun and first-rate entertainment, the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) will usher in the yuletide season with the simultaneous nationwide celebration of the “Maagang Pasko sa Casino Filipino” in all its branches come November 5, 2010.

For the whole month of November, patrons of the different Casino Filipino branches will be treated to various exciting activities including a showcase of premier entertainment from some of the country’s top artists. The branches are also bringing back the themes of its nightly shows such as Comedy Night, Pinoy Fiesta, Fashion, OPM Night, Celebrity Special, Bandahan Night and Bahala na (Anything Goes) Night.

PAGCOR celebrates "Maagang Pasko sa Casino Filipino"

The staging of the “Maagang Pasko sa Casino Filipino” comes on the heels of PAGCOR’s successful launch of the Spectacular September and October Pinoy Fiesta events. According to Bong Quintana, PAGCOR’s Assistant Vice President for Entertainment, the themed monthly celebrations in Casino Filipino have been getting positive reviews from the general public, especially casino guests. “They are glad that Casino Filipino now offers them a variety of entertainment shows, that no matter what the season of the year is, there is some kind of celebration going on in our different branches,” he said.

“In preparation for Christmas, we want to fill the halls of Casino Filipino with good music and unparalleled entertainment experience that will make the visit of our guests truly unforgettable. We just want to keep them coming back,” added Quintana.

On November 5, some PAGCOR branches will be presenting concert drawers such as Prince of Pop Erik Santos (Airport Casino Filipino Paranaque), Rockoustic Princess Yeng Constantinto (CF Heritage), music heartthrob Dingdong Avanzado (CF Mimosa), and the Philippines’ premier vocal group The CompanY (Alegria Lounge of CF Pavilion). On November 6, it is the turn of popular movie icon Gabby Concepcion to serenade audiences at the Casino Filipino Angeles.

Other featured performers in PAGCOR branches for November are sultry singers Verni Varga (CF Pavilion, November 9) and Rachel Alejandro (Airport Casino Filipino Paranaque, November 13) who recently starred in the local production of the Broadway Musical Xanadu.

During the month, Casino Filipino guests will also be treated to hilarious musical concerts featuring some of the country’s finest stand-up comics such as Teri Onor (CF Angeles, November 3 and 17 and CF Mimosa, November 26), Ate Shawie (CF Pavilion, November 5 and CF Hyatt, November 7), Joy Viado (CF Tagaytay, November 9 and CF Mimosa, November 26), Ethel Booba (CF Angeles, November 10 and 24), Allan K (CF Olongapo, November 24), Bayani Agbayani (Airport Casino Filipino, November 29) and Angelica Jones (CF Tagaytay, November 30).

For more information on the “Maagang Pasko Sa Casino Filipino” and the schedule of nightly entertainment at the PAGCOR branches, you may contact the Entertainment Department at 852-7760 or 852-7754 or visit our Entertainment portal.

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