Jeju casino sales fall 64 percent in 2020

Jeju’s foreigner-only casinos have seen a sharp 64 percent drop in sales, and a decrease of employees to the tune of 20 percent as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. 

Casino visitation fell 55 percent to 16,873, down from the previous year of 369,409, with most patrons foreigners staying in Korea. 

Currently only the Landing casino is open, with four out of eight companies closed since March of last year, and three in limited operations. 

A 60% drop in sales, a 20% decline in employment (Jeju News)