Real-Life Squid Game Taking Place In South Korea, Minus The Killing
In Gangwon Province, South Korea, a hotel announced that it will be holding a real-life version of Squid Game later this month.
According to The Korea Times, St. John’s Hotel in Gangneung will be hosting the event. The hotel’s official site is publicizing the real-life take on the popular Netflix series, where the winner will receive 5 million won ($4,178), far less than the prize money on the show.
The event is not only restricted to guests of the hotel, and all ages can join in. It costs 10,000 won ($8.39) to register in advance. The Korea Times reports, however, that the event is already fully booked and there are no slots left.
Those who are competing will get a mysterious business card with a phone number. Then, they will go to a pine forest near the hotel and compete in four games: “the Mugungwha flower has bloomed” (“Red Light, Green Light” in English), tug of war, “ttakji chigi” (paper tile flipping), and the