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Caesars and Lippo mull appeal options

  Caesars Entertainment Corp. and partner Lippo Group Ltd. each said they are still considering whether to appeal the decision by South Korea’s Ministry of...

Korean cruise ship casinos likely to be foreigner-only

  The government will move forward with legislation to govern the operation of foreigner-only casinos on South Korea-based cruise ships in a bid to help...

Korean soldiers accessing gambling sites from bases

  South Korean military officials said that 230 enlisted troops and low-ranking officers have logged onto online gambling sites while on base this year, up...

TV host sent to prison for gambling

  A Seoul judge has sentenced Kim Yong-man, a prominent television host and comedian, to eight months in jail and two years' probation for illegal...

Paradise/ Sega JV acquires Incheon casino

  A  joint venture by a South Korean casino operator and Japanese gaming company has acquired the Paradise Casino Incheon in a step toward the...

Caesars and Universal rejected

   The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism said its review committee had rejected applications from Japan's Universal Entertainment Corp. and from a consortium that...

Illegal gambling overshadows legal forms

  Illegal gambling turnover in South Korea is expected to reach 75 trillion won ($67.7 billion) this year, according to a report by the National...

Higher lottery sales cap recommended

  The finance ministry recommended that lottery ticket sales next year be capped at 3.61 trillion won ($3.23 billion), up 3.6 percent from this year's...

Deep six for 8City

  The developers of the giant proposed 8City resort project in Incheon failed to make deadline to deposit 50 billion won ($45.3 million) to secure...

Lottery Commission faces audit

  The Board of Audit and Inspection is probing allegations of corruption involved with contracts awarded by the Korea Lottery Commission as well as auditing...

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