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Mohegans Tapped For Korean Casino Venture

INCHEON, South Korea (CelebrityAccess) — The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, operators of the Mohegan Sun and Mohegan Sun Pocono announced that they have signed on to build and operate a gaming and entertainment complex at Incheon Airport in South Korea.

The integrated hotel-casino resort will feature entertainment and hospitality attractions, as well as the only casino-resort anywhere connected to a major airport.

While the details are still being hammered out, the development is expected to include:

  • Two-tower luxury hotel complex with 1,000 guest rooms, which will be split between 300 6-star rooms and 700 5-star rooms;
  • A private jet terminal.
  • As many as 60 retail shops and 20 food and beverage outlets.
  • A Korean cosmetics and beauty hub
  • A 20,000 capacity entertainment arena suited for concerts and sporting events
  • 18,500 feet of gaming space
  • An Indoor-Outdoor amusement park with 18,500 sq. meters of the latest high-tech amusement rides and more than 12 outdoor attractions
  • The deal is expected to be finalized by the end of June, 2015.

    "Upon its completion, the integrated hotel-casino resort will cement Incheon Airport's position as one of the best airports in the world and create an epicenter for Korea's growing entertainment, tourism and hospitality industry," the parties said. – Staff Writers