Quezon City grants special permit for e-games ops

MANILA The Quezon City Council on Wednesday granted a special permit to a company for the operation of its e-games (electronic-games) in the city's territorial jurisdiction.

The City Council, via a resolution, granted a special permit to a private gaming corporation, allowing it to operate an Electronic Bingo in Barangay Manresa.

Councilor Ivy Xenia Lagman authored City Resolution 7458-2018, which states that the Total Gamezone Extreme, Inc., represented by Samuel Jardin, is being issued a special permit to operate an e-games establishment at the corner of Banawe Avenue and Panultaran Street.

The issuance of the special permit was in accordance to Ordinance 2285-2014, pursuant to the provisions of Republic Act No. 7160, or the Local Government Code of 1991.

The aforesaid business activities will provide employment to the residents and additional revenue to the city government, thereby boosting the city's economy for the welfare of its inhabitants, the resolution said.

The issuance of the permit was subjected to the rules and regulations promulgated by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation.

The authority to operate was granted the Total Gamezone Extreme, Inc. subject to the following conditions: the establishment should only be for the playing of e-games; minors should be prohibited from playing e-games; and the operator should remit to the City Treasurer a franchise fee of three percent of their gross revenue. (PNA)

Source: Philippine News Agency

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