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Mario Bautista, has been with the entertainment industry for more than 4 decades. He writes regular columns for People's Journal and Malaya.

Jul 3, 2014

PAGCOR's Search For Miss Casino Filipino 2014 Is Now On!

THE PAGCOR nationwide beauty pageant is again searching for beautiful talented ladies who’ll be this year’s Miss Casino Filipino. Asst Entertainment VP Bong Quintana says that since its launch in 2011, the Miss Casino Filipino pageant has given many young Filipinas the chance to showcase their beauty and do community service. “We have seen how these beautiful women developed and joined other major local pageants after Miss Casino Filipino contest. They did very well in those competitions. Miss Casino Filipino pageant basically promotes personal growth and development among young Filipinas and help them become role models for the younger generation. PAGCOR honors traditional Filipino traits like honesty, good moral character, talent, intelligence and leadership. It also provides financial assistance through cash prizes and employment opportunities to the winning candidates.”

Miss Casino Filipino 2014 is open to all single Filipinas 18 to 25 years old. It requires contestants to choose her Filipina role model and share how her chosen icon influenced her life. They should also present their personal advocacy that will serve as her guide during her reign as Miss Casino Filipino. Past winners who became mainstay PAGCOR artists are Raine de Guzman, Carin Ramos, Kimberly Pajares and Reynalin Yamanouchi. They are now members of the all-female performing group called Krazy Chikz. These Miss Casino Filipino beauty queens previously did fashion shows at the different CF gaming venues. Today, aside from their modeling engagements, they are also regular performers in various Casino Filipino branches. “We have discovered their potentials and through workshops, they have really grown as talented artists,” Quintana adds.
The Miss Casino Filipino 2014 offers P500,000.00 in cash for the top winner, the runners-up will get P400,000.00 (1st); P300,000.00 (2nd); P200,000.00 (3rd) and; P100,000.00 (4th). Winners of special prizes such as Best in Talent, Best in Long Gown, Best in Swimsuit, Miss Friendship and Miss Photogenic will each receive P10,000.00. Deadline of submission of applications will be on the following go-see dates in various Casino Filipino branches: July 25 (Bacolod); July 29 (Cebu); August 1 (Davao); August 6 (Iloilo); August 12 (Olongapo); August 15 (Angeles); August 19 (Hyatt); August 22 (Tagaytay); August 26 (Malabon Satellite); and August 29 (Pavilion). Each branch will select three grand finalists who will participate in the Miss Casino Filipino 2014 Grand Coronation Night on September 19, 2014 at 8 p.m. to be held at the Midas Hotel and Casino. For more details, please call / text the PAGCOR Entertainment & Bingo Department 0923-5800844 / 0918-5919214, log on to www.pagcor.ph visit and ‘like’ the Casino Filipino Facebook page at www.facebook.com/casinofilipino - www.facebook.com/pagcorartists or follow us on Twitter at Casino Filipino (casinofilipino) on Twitter