Paradise Co

South Korean foreigner-only casino operator Paradise Co. has reported a 55.6 percent rise in sales during the third quarter of 2022, topping KRW189.48 billion ($140.3 million). The amount was also a quarterly rise of 80.1 percent.

The company also reversed a KRW6.19 billion net loss in the third quarter of 2021 to a KRW39.36 billion ($29.15 million) profit during the quarter, a 111.6 percent increase quarterly.

According to reports, casino revenue rose 148 percent yearly, to KRW71.46 billion ($53 million), also a quarterly rise of 148 percent.

The group operates four casinos – Paradise City in Incheon, Jeju Grand, Busan Casino Paradise and Paradise Walkerhill in Seoul.

In a previous announcement, the group had said that its third-quarter profit was supported by the return of Japanese VIP clients, after visa-free entry to the country was opened in August for document holders from Japan, Macau and Taiwan.

Regarding the group’s integrated resort with Sega Sammy, at Paradise City in Incheon, the group saw annual sales rise 51.6 percent, to KRW78.9 billion ($58 million), a quarterly rise of 74.5 percent.