Lee Soo-geun pays 700 million for illegal gambling 2015/01/27, Source, It looks like comedian Lee Soo-geun who was charged with illegal gambling, will have to pay a fine of 700 million won.
According to legal professions, Bull's One Cooperation sued Lee and his management for compensation and the court ordered Lee to pay up 700 million won (~US$700,000),...More
TV Personalities Get Suspended Sentence for Online Gambling 2013/12/31, Source,
TV personalities Lee Soo-geun, Tak Jae-hoon, and singer Tony An were given a year's suspended sentences for gambling hundreds of millions of won on online betting sites. The Seoul Central District Court on Friday said the sentence took into account the social status of the defendants and the scale of their gambling but also that they are "genuinely repentant" and have no prior convictions,...More
Why Celebrities Get Hooked on Gambling 2013/11/16, Source,
A spate of celebrities are being investigated for online gambling, most prominently Tony An of the defunct boy band H.O.T., comedian Lee Soo-geun, singer and TV host Tak Jae-hoon, Andy of the six-man band Shinhwa and others. Gambling is illegal in Korea except for a couple of state-run and strictly limited flutters. But celebrities often risk their careers and popularity with an unusually censorious public by gambling illegally,...More
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