Walker-hill Casino

In 1963 South Korea President Park Chung Hee named a hill in Seoul overlooking the Han River after US Army Lt. General Walton Harris Walker, a hero during the Korean War.
In 1963 Walker-hill Hotel opened on that site.
In March 1968 Walker-hill Casino opened and became the 2nd casino in South Korea.
There were many chips issued from the opening of Walker-hill Casino until present.
Walker-hill Casino was also called Continental Club and Casino Continental.
It became Paradise Walker-hill Casino on January 8, 2001 and is part of the Paradise Group.
Walker-hill Casino is located in the Sheraton Walker-hill Hotel.

Postcard c. 1960's

Casino entrance in May 2006

These two chips are DieCar mold and manufactured by Burt Co./Atlantic Standard.  The hot stamp reads Casino Continental Walker-Hill.  They are the same on both sides and are not coin or medal aligned.

 
This 1,000 chip is of an unknown manufacturer. The hot stamp reads Casino Continental Walker-Hill and is the same on both sides. This is a Walker-hill Casino house mold. Note the logo on the mold:
 
This logo is found on Walker-hill tokens. It is possibly "CC" for Casino Continental or Continental Casino.
  
These two chips have the same house mold as the previous chip and the hot stamp reads Casino Walker hill - Seoul, Korea. The chips are the same on both sides.
 

These two chips have a large key mold and the hot stamp reads Continental Club - Seoul Korea. They were manufactured by B.C. Wills & Co. and dates between 1960's to 1980's.  It is the same on both sides.  They have unusual denominations of 100 & 500 (won).

These two chips have a house mold of an unknown manufacturer. Both chips have Walker-hill Casino Seoul - Korea on the mold.  They are the same on both sides.

 
This is a spun Coin-in-Center chip with a plastic, incused DieCard mold.  This chip was manufactured by The Burt Co.  The coin is stamped "Continental - Walker Hill Seoul Korea" with a denomination of 10,000 won.  It can be identified by a red line running around the edge of the chip.

 
This is a Coin-in-Center chip with a plain mold and of an unknown manufacturer.  The coin is stamped "Casino Walker-hill Seoul-Korea" with a denomination of 10,000 won.  The chip can be identified by six red lines on the edge between each red insert.  This plastic chip has not held up well, unlike the Burt Co. chip above.  It has numerous chips and dents.

 
This chip was manufactured by Bourgogne-et-Grasset.  It is the same on both sides.  This chip is no longer available in the casino.
This chip is available for trade or sale.
 
 
These three chips were manufactured by Bourgogne-et-Grasset and are the same on both sides. The chip on the left has a dark inlay and a red color ring.  The center chip has a light inlay with an orange ring.  The chip on the right has three rectangular breaks in the ring around the inlay. All three chips were obtained from the tables in May 2006.
These chips are available for trade or sale.
 
 
These two chips were manufactured by Bourgogne-et-Grasset and are the same on both sides. They were obtained from the tables in May 2006.
These chips are available for trade or sale.


These two chips were manufactured by Bourgogne-et-Grasset, identified by "BG" at the bottom of the inlay. They are the same on both sides and were obtained from the tables in May 2006.
These chips are available for trade or sale.


Walker Hill Continental Club chips
These chips have no denomination and was possibly used for Roulette or Tai Sai.  These chips have a DiaSqr mold and were manufactured by the Burt Co./Atlantic Standard.


Walker-hill Key Ring Chip 
This is a key ring chip, unknown when it was issued. It appears to be a brass core and is 36mm in diameter. It came in a brown bag.

 
This is another key ring chip and was obtained in October 2010. It can be identified by a hole at the top and came in a plastic case.  It was probably manufactured by Bourgogne-et-Grasset.
 
 
 
Unknown Chip
This chip was among Walker-hill Casino chips when found.  It looks like a Knights of Columbus logo.  If you have any info please contact me.

Walker-hill Tokens
MM = Mint Mark



Walker-hill Slot Cards
These slot cards are also called mileage cards and can be used for identification to gain entry into the casino. The names have been blurred.

Walker-hill Flattened Matchboxes
The matchboxes on the left and middle were obtained from the casino in May 2006. It is unknown when the right one was issued.
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