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Paradise City to open indoor amusement park this week

Paradise City, which is operated through a joint venture between Paradise Co. and Sega Sammy, plans to open an indoor family amusement park later...

New Silkroad swings to profit for 2018, casino business gains

New Silkroad swung to a profit in 2018 and posted an almost 60 percent gain in revenue on sales from its South Korean casino...

Fire breaks out at Paradise City casino

More than 280 tourists were forced to evacuate from the Paradise City casino in Incheon on Sunday after a fire broke out on the...

Landing COO steps down

Landing International Chief Operating Officer Jay Lee stepped down from his post at the Hong Kong-listed operator in January, according to the executive’s LinkedIn...

Korean TV stars quit over gambling scandal

Two cast members of South Korea's KBS reality show Two Days and One Night have resigned after being accused of involvement in gambling large...

New Silkroad gets green light for Jeju IR

New Silkroad Culturaltainment said one of its units has received permission to build an integrated resort on Jeju island, which the company said will...

Suncity, Paradise in talks over Busan venture

Hong Kong-listed junket, Suncity Group, said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korea’s Paradise on a possible cooperation in the operator’s Busan casino.

Korean govt using “China-style” internet censorship, say critics

The Korean government has come under criticism after blocking hundreds of gambling and porn websites using a method described as “China-style internet censorship,” The...

Sports integrity, lack of understanding, pose risks for esports wagering

The stellar projections for esports revenue have whet the appetite of online wagering operators, though the absence of regulation, questions over sports integrity and lack of expertise mean widespread adoption in the gambling industry may be far away.

Jeju cracking down on Korean overseas residents

Jeju authorities are stepping up their surveillance of Korean overseas residents attempting to enter the island’s casinos.Locals are banned from gambling in South Korea,...

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