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Manila primes for casino boom despite graft spotlight

People mill outside the Solaire casino which due to open in three months at Entertainment City in Pasay city, metro Manila December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

People mill outside the Solaire casino which due to open in three months at Entertainment City in Pasay city, metro Manila December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

People mill outside the Solaire casino which due to open in three months at Entertainment City in Pasay city, metro Manila December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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Workers paint the ceiling at the yet to be completed lobby inside the Solaire casino at the entertainment city in Pasay city, metro Manila December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Workers paint the ceiling at the yet to be completed lobby inside the Solaire casino at the entertainment city in Pasay city, metro Manila December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Workers paint the ceiling at the yet to be completed lobby inside the Solaire casino at the entertainment city in Pasay city, metro Manila December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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