Kangwon Land, Korea’s only casino open to the local people, has announced that it will extend its Covid-19 closure yet again, this time until May 4 at 6 am.
Operations at Kangwon Land were originally suspended on February 23, and the period of the closure has been repeatedly extended in line with continuing concerns about the spread of coronavirus infection.
The company’s resort facilities may be reopened in stages, though no precise schedule has yet been provided.
Interblock has been working hard throughout 2020 with continuous product improvements and market developments under the global pandemic restrictions. Covid-19 has significantly affected the industry, however, one of our highlights is notably the successful bidding to supply a 64-seat ETG stadium to Kangwon Land Casino, South Korea. The only casino that allows locals to gamble.
The world is bouncing back, or at least coming to grips with the fact that going forward not much will be the same as before. Commendably, this industry quickly understood the need to adapt to a new normal, and that the days of targeting the low hanging fruit of the VIP sector are gone.
Over the years, many of the answers have been remarkably prescient in their forecasts for the near-term direction of Asia’s gaming industry. However, we can safely say that no one came anywhere close to guessing what 2020 may have had in store.