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Japan casino plan has South Korea nervous

If Japan ends its ban on casinos, South Korea needs to brace for the financial impact.

Singapore: market set to be region's No 2

Singapore will rise to become the Asia-Pacific region's second-largest casino market next year.

South Korea: Popstar accused of defaulting on gambling debt

South Korean popstar suspected of owing gambling debt that he has not repaid.

Korean housewives busted for illegal gambling

International news brief: Police arrested a group of housewives for illegally gambling at an unauthorized house run by crime figures.

South Korean baseball players busted for illegal online gambling

International news brief: Between 12 and 14 baseball players played Baccarat on an internet site, according to prosecutors.

Korean casino shares drop as country plans to curb gambling

International news brief: Shares of Kangwon Land, the operator of South Korea's only casino open to local citizens, dropped 15 percent.

Manila-based online gambling site busted South Korean officials

International news brief: South Korean prosecutors have busted an online gambling ring operated by Koreans from the Philippine capital Manila.

Seoul casino industry grows

International News Brief: Thanks to new competition, the Seoul, South Korea, casino market has exploded.

South Korea approves new casino measures

nternational News Brief: The South Korean Cabinet approved new measures making it mandatory for casino owners to report any suspicious money-laundering activities to the government.

South Korean scandal grows

International News Brief: Prosecutors are questioning two former officials from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism over suspicions that they took bribes from a company issuing state-licensed vouchers used for payouts at video game arcades.

South Korea bans video game arcades

International News Brief: Minister of Culture and Tourism Kim Myung-gon Friday said that the government will ban video game arcades from using gift certificates for payouts in April next year as part of the efforts to eradicate illegal gambling.

Officials named in South Korean gambling scandal

International News Brief: The South Korea’s Board of Audit and Inspection has forwarded to the prosecution a list of 36 people, including former and incumbent government officials, who it said are involved in the video arcade gambling machine scandal.

Flights Bring Another Asian Tourism Push

New flight service from Asia to Las Vegas is giving tourism officials fresh opportunities to show off the city's recreational assets.

South Korea Shuts Down Gambling Sites

nternational News Brief: The South Korean government is continuing to shut down access to Korean-language gambling Web sites, whose operations are based in foreign countries.

South Korean Illegal Casino Busted

International News Brief: A South Korean investigation reveals an illegal casino had raked in 130 billion won from 43,000 gamblers.

Alleged South Korean Gambling Kingpin Arrested

International News Brief: Prosecutors in South Korea have arrested a comedian-turned-entrepreneur who they believe is a central figure in a recent nationwide gambling scandal.

Citizens Proclaim War Against Gambling

International News Brief: A hundred and sixty South Korean senior citizens have launched a nationwide campaign to root out gambling.

South Korean Government Accused in Gambling Scandal

International News Brief: South Korea’s largest opposition Grand National Party on Monday suggested that a number of governing camp leaders have been involved in a video gambling scandal.

South Korea Targets Illegal Gambling

nternational News Brief: The National Tax Service yesterday began tax audits on 54 gaming arcades and internet cafes suspected of running illegal gambling.

Lotteries, Casinos Booming in South Korea

nternational News Brief: In what is seen as a harbinger of change in the pecking order in the South Korea’s legal gambling industry, lotteries and casinos are booming in contrast to a decline in the traditional industry’s mainstay of horse and bicycle racing.

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