Mohegan to open IR in South Korea in 2022

Mohegan Gaming will open an integrated resort in South Korea in 2022 and has shared details on the project.

South Korea.- Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, one of the biggest gaming operators in the US,  has shared details about its project in South Korea. The integrated resort will open in 2022 in Incheon and will include a five-star hotel.

According to Incheon International Airport Corp. (IIAC), the project called Inspired will also include a concert arena, a Paramount Pictures theme park and a casino, Korea Times reported. The company started building its resort in the territory back in May.

Mario Kontomerkos, CEO of Mohegan Gaming, said: ”All of the major permits that are necessary to break ground, we received in May and we are under construction as we speak and we are looking forward to opening in the early part of 2022.”

The construction

Mohegan revealed that the construction of the IR in South Korea will happen in four phases, to be completed in 2031. The opening of the first phase is scheduled for June 2022, and the facility will become Mohegan’s first IR outside of America.

“Inspire will be unlike any other integrated resort in Asia and the reason for that in addition to the typical amenities that you will see in an integrated resort, we are also going to integrate seamlessly into this resort a 15,000-seat arena that will bring Western concert entertainment as well as Korean and other Asian concert entertainment,” he said. “We will be bringing Digital Street, which will be a great showcase for local Korean food, retail and technological talent and finally we will have a theme park that will be unlike any other in Asia.”

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