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Casino Pyongyang is the Casino that operates in the basement of the Yanggakdo international hotel for the use of tourists. It may be found by working down the staircase at the back of the hotel adjacent to the lobby.

It is a professionally ran casino operated by a Chinese company[1] hosting a array of slot machines and various games, becoming a popular destination for Chinese tourists. For locals, gambling is banned in North Korea and subsequently North Koreans using the hotel are banned from the facility[2].

Slot machine in the casino, with an "out of order" notice on it

The Casino operates at night and closes at around 3am Pyongyang time. It likewise offers a range of currency changing services which includes the US dollar, the Euro, the Chinese RMB, the British pound sterling and the Hong Kong dollar.



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