Casino operator revises projected loss for the closure period to KRW22 billion (US$18.1 million).
South Korea.- Kangwon Land, the only casino in South Korea where locals are permitted to gamble, will remain closed until 9 March due to Coronavirus.
Over the weekend, casino management took the decision to extend the closure period until at least next Monday.
The closure is only the second time the casino has shut its doors to the public in its history. It previously closed for one day in 2012 to check security cameras following a security breach.
The company has also revised its projected loss for the closure period to KRW22 billion (US$18.1 million).
As of Sunday evening, there were 3,526 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 17 confirmed deaths.