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Old December 6th, 2009, 01:44 PM
li_ka_shing168 li_ka_shing168 is offline
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Hi everyone, I have searched the forum about korea, the info is a bit dated for Seoul's casino but I didnt found any info for cheju island. Please can someone provide me updates of the BJ game in Seoul + info for cheju. I am now on a trip in HK and would like to play some profitable games in korea. Thanks in advance
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Old December 20th, 2009, 08:31 PM
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Not to be a jerk, but if you are going, then just go.

I don't honestly think much has changed in Seoul although it HAS been a while since I have been there.

Please go and just report back.

Good luck
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Old December 21st, 2009, 03:42 AM
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I will be going, but i need to know which one between cheju or seoul would be better. I know there is something like 9 casino on cheju island but i never got any info about the casino there, what if i go and they are all csm's. I would have gone there for nothing.
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Old December 22nd, 2009, 06:47 PM
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Not to be a jerk, but if you are going, then just go.

I don't honestly think much has changed in Seoul although it HAS been a while since I have been there.

Please go and just report back.

Good luck
The whole point of a forum is for people to find information they need ... what a pointless post that is!

May be phone up the korean casino and ask ?

Ming
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Old December 23rd, 2009, 11:50 PM
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Its not like the Asia forum is alive with tons of posts.

Given that, its not likely that anyone who hasn't already visited and posted wouldn't have already reported conditions.

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LKS: If you are that concerned about Seoul vs C isle than just go to Seoul where there are reports on the games there.
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Old February 20th, 2010, 10:11 PM
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I only visited one Seoul casino, but the conditions are the same as they have been reported before,
At the 7 luck.

8 decks, hand shuffled
dealer draws to 16 stands on all 17s
BJ pays 3-2
split any pairs
double any two cards
about 85% penetration
insurance pays 2-1
side bet of pairs, pays 11 - 1


Its quite as a library in there. One thing that was funny, there was a tables of blackjack that I was watching. when the true count for the table went to +5, everyone raised their bets accordingly. and in the next hand when it went down, everyone bet the minimum. I just had to laugh at that. I was wondering if I was seeing a full table of counters. Anyway, not much countermeasures taken here I presume.

I'll be visiting the other 2 casinos in Seoul in a few days. And then Cheju Island in a month or so. I'll keep you posted.
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Old February 23rd, 2010, 06:02 AM
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In the few times I have been able to go, I have seen players openly count at Seven Luck Casino in Seoul at the Millenium. If Ray Charles were dealing, he would even know they were counting. I'm starting to think they really don't care, or maybe the players are in the red so they don't care as much. Or maybe they figure its just the normal hit and run tourists. I really don't know, but it was definitely obvious.

Several years back at Walker Hill Casino in Seoul, same thing. I only heard of a Chinese group that was banned from playing there.

Good luck and win a truckload of Won!

JS101
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Old May 4th, 2010, 02:38 AM
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I've been counting cards in Seoul for a while. Lately, I had encountered TC over 28 in one of the casinos. Over 28, can you believe it? It was the end of shoe and less than one deck left. The running count was 28.

I understand it doesn't mean anything for just one shoe. But I had also encountered many shoes ended at RC over 15, less than one deck left. I also counted 4s, 5s and Aces but I didn't find anything unusual. Anyway, I just want to let you know that if you count cards in Seoul, just be careful. Maybe there's a reason why the casinos don't care about people counting cards.

San
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Old June 24th, 2010, 10:17 AM
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Just updating the tread w/ what I have encountered. Have been counting in Korea past couple months.

7 Luck is 6 deck (not 8)

Walker Hill is 8 deck (however of about there 15 tables, 1 of them was a 6 deck)
. kinda stange, but anyhow...


One thing in Korea, that I find "odd" is that after they break out a new deck, they do NOT flip the cards over to show u all of them. (whereas in the USA, that is something the casino MUST do). I haven't asked for it either though, I was tempted, but at the time I was up a good bit of money, so I did not want to bring added attention.

I notice, everytime you sit down at a new table, they like to count up your chips, and they input it to their little screen. So I always keep my profit in my pocket, so i appear near broke while i am sitting there.

Even though 7 luck has 6 decks, I still prefer Walker hill.
My first time at 7 luck (i did not have basic stradegy memorized)...i asked the dealer if i can use my laminated wallet size BS card. she was kool. But then later, the pit boss said "no counting" and made me put away the BS card.
- She thought BS card = counting. Either clueless, or intentionall...who knows
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Old June 27th, 2010, 06:37 AM
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Just updating the tread w/ what I have encountered. Have been counting in Korea past couple months.

7 Luck is 6 deck (not 8)

Walker Hill is 8 deck (however of about there 15 tables, 1 of them was a 6 deck)
. kinda stange, but anyhow...


One thing in Korea, that I find "odd" is that after they break out a new deck, they do NOT flip the cards over to show u all of them. (whereas in the USA, that is something the casino MUST do). I haven't asked for it either though, I was tempted, but at the time I was up a good bit of money, so I did not want to bring added attention.

I notice, everytime you sit down at a new table, they like to count up your chips, and they input it to their little screen. So I always keep my profit in my pocket, so i appear near broke while i am sitting there.

Even though 7 luck has 6 decks, I still prefer Walker hill.
My first time at 7 luck (i did not have basic stradegy memorized)...i asked the dealer if i can use my laminated wallet size BS card. she was kool. But then later, the pit boss said "no counting" and made me put away the BS card.
- She thought BS card = counting. Either clueless, or intentionall...who knows
Hi

In Walker Hill, you could ask pit boss to use 6 decks instead of 8 decks. However, it's only available in high limit table (min 50,000 KRW, about US$50). I had seen some Japanese tourist asked for 6 decks and the pit boss allowed it. But I'm not sure if it would bring up some heat as I never do it.

San
 

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