Quezon City Council nods US$30 casino levy for locals GGRAsia · June 11, 2019 at 10:50 pm The Quezon City Council in the Philippines has passed a regulatory ordinance covering gambling operations in the city. It includes a provision that city residents should pay a PHP1,500 (circa US$30) entry levy per 24-hour period spent in any casino within the city limits, or PHP30,000 per year if such an establishment offers annual membership. That is according to a statement from Quezon City’s public affairs department, posted online on Monday. The BusinessWorld media outlet additionally reported – citing Quezon City councillor Franz Pumaren – that the ordinance had been forwarded to the mayor’s office for final approval. The news organisation also stated that – under the Local Government Code of the Philippines – the city mayor had 10 days either to approve or veto the ordinance.