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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,...

Former Kangwon CEO to serve three years prison

The former head of state-run casino operator Kangwon Land has been sentenced to three years prison for conducting illicit hiring practices between 2011-2014, local...

Paradise Co. 2018 revenue gains 16 percent 

Paradise Co. reported an almost 16 percent gain in casino revenue for 2018, with both table games and machine revenue showing strong growth.

Paradise Co.

South Korean casino operator, which runs four foreigner-only casinos -- Walker-hill, Jeju Grand, Incheon Paradise City and Busan Casino. Paradise City is a joint venture...

Paradise Co. Nov. sales drop 5 percent

Paradise Co. casino sales fell almost 5 percent in November as a gain in electronic gaming machine revenue failed to offset a drop in tables.

Paradise October sales jump 39.2 percent

Paradise Entertainment posted a 39.2 percent jump in October casino sales from the same month last year, lead by table games.

Can Asia be the driver for mainstream crypto gambling adoption?

*By Ed Brennan As the adoption of blockchain-based crypto-enabled platforms gathers momentum in iGaming, a persistent question continues to come up: what is going to...

Paradise Sept. revenue flat

Paradise Co., which runs foreigner-only casinos in South Korea, reported flat September revenue, though for the first nine months of the year, sales have risen 17 percent.

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