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Paradise Group sees 16% yoy growth in casino revenue

South Korean foreigner-only casino operator Paradise Group has recorded a 16.1 percent yearly and monthly increase in casino revenue in June, at nearly KRW16.05 billion ($14.2 million).

Only two out of eight Jeju casinos currently open

Only two out of eight casinos are currently open on Jeju island in South Korea, which saw revenue from its foreigner-only properties drop 60 percent last year.

Jeju Dream Tower casino transfer get official approval

Hong Kong-listed Landing International has been given the official go-ahead to transfer its casino license from an existing hotel to its new property on Jeju Island, South Korea.

Landing 2020 revenue down, but locals fuel H2 recovery

Landing International said its foreigner-only integrated resort in South Korea generated positive revenue in the second half of the year after it switched its focus to marketing to locals.

Jeju Dream Tower casino gets council nod

Jeju Dream Tower is one step closer to getting a casino after the local council approved its request to transfer an existing license to the new property.

Opposition from civic groups could delay Jeju Dream Tower casino

Lotte Tour Development is eagerly awaiting official permission to open the Jeju Dream Tower casino, something which will likely boost revenues considerably. However, the licensing process has been proceeding more slowly than anticipated. Originally thought likely to open in March, rearguard opposition from some civic groups could delay the matter past the end of April.

Union pledges to fight for livelihoods of Jeju casino workers

A local union in Jeju held a public demonstration in which it pledged to work for the interests of casino workers who have been badly affected by the coronavirus pandemic and related crisis for the tourism industry.
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Landing now expects to recover most Jeju robbery cash

Landing International Development has turned optimistic on its prospects for recovering most of the cash that it lost in the bold robbery carried out in Jeju over the New Year holiday period.

Jeju casino criticized for forcing female dealer to dye hair

The local Human Rights Commission has judged that it constituted discrimination that a casino in Jeju demanded that one of its female dealers dye her gray hair to a darker color against her will. The media reports do not specify which casino was involved, except to suggest that it was one of the larger casinos on the island.

Jeju Dream Tower hosts promotion for Jeju residents

Lotte Tour Development held a special promotion for Jeju residents at Jeju Dream Tower that gathered more than 13,400 participants. Some residents won a one-night stay at the Grand Hyatt.
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