HONG KONG Feb 7 Casino operator Genting
Singapore PLC and Chinese property developer Landing
International Development Ltd said on Friday they
would jointly develop a $2.2 bln casino resort in South Korea.
The complex will be located in Jeju island and is due to
open in 2017, the companies said in a joint statement.
South Korea has 16 foreigner-only casinos whose primary
customers come from China and Japan. The country forbids its
citizens from gambling in casinos outside of Kangwon Land
, an isolated resort which is a three-hour drive from
(Reporting by Farah Master; Writing by Miral Fahmy; Editing by