Jeju Dream Tower casino to increase staff

The Jeju Dream Tower casino opened on June 11.
The Jeju Dream Tower casino opened on June 11.

Lotte Tour Development has announced it will increase its Jeju Dream Tower casino staff by about two hundred.

South Korea.- The Jeju Dream Tower casino will expand its casino staff by two hundred additional employees in order to ensure good casino management.

Lotte Tour Development said it would hire employees in different areas, including for the casino floor, accounting, security, marketing, IT and gift shop.

Jinhee Kim, Lotte Tour Development’s executive vice president of human resources, said: “With the operation of an additional 850 rooms in the second half of the year, we have decided to secure additional manpower, focusing on local talent.”

Since opening on June 11, the Jeju Dream Tower casino has received an average of 300 visitors per day. The venue recorded over KRW5bn (US$4.4m) in sales between the day of the inauguration and July 4.

The Jeju Dream Tower casino has 5,367 square metres (57,770 sq. feet) of gaming floor. It has 141 game tables offering five types of table game, 190 slot machines, and 71 electronic gaming machines. 

It also includes an ETG master table. The previous venue had 27 just tables and 51 machines.

Jeju government starts inspection of gaming equipment

Jeju authorities have sent special casino game equipment inspectors to review gaming equipment in the casino and gaming sector on the island to control if it has been altered or if games have been forged.

There are eight foreigner-only casinos located on Jeju island, although only three of them are currently operating, including the recently opened Jeju Dream Tower casino.

Together, the casinos have 446 electronic gaming machines, and the inspection will certify they are working properly to guarantee transparency in the casino industry. Inspections are carried out by local authorities once every three years or earlier if there is a malfunction with a machine. 

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