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Views on Gaming | Russia about to take on Macau as Asian gambling hub

about to open its doors in the far eastern region of Primorye, Russia could become the destination of choice...What is not known yet – and this could be a potential game changer for the success of Primorye over Macau – is if smoking will be allowed in spe
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 25, 2015 16:58

[Louisiana, Nevada] LETTER: Harrah's New Orleans article blowing smoke

Stutz writing that a smoke-free law is more devastating than Hurricane Katrina is highly offensive to the true victims of that horrible storm. Mr. Stutz should apologize ... seems to care about corporations substantially more than people.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Aug 24, 2015 07:16

[Asia-pacific, China] Profits at Macau casino operators fall 40%

Earnings at Macau's six biggest casino operators dropped by 40 per cent in the first half of the year as Chinese president Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown continued to take its toll on the only part of China where gambling is legal.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:57

[Iowa] Casinos continue to bet on smoking

Money isn’t the only thing being bet on with Iowa’s newest casino [“A $40 million bet on Jefferson’s new casino,” Aug.1]. Seven years after Iowa’s smoke-free-air law went into effect exempting gaming floors, the state continues to gamble with the health
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Aug 12, 2015 13:37

Inside Gaming: Harrah's New Orleans sees revenue drop under smoking ban

But a citywide ban on smoking in most public venues within Orleans Parish that went into effect April 22 has done more damage to the property on paper than any storm surge or 100-mph winds. Harrah's New Orleans officials warned city leaders last spring
Casino City Times
added Aug 12, 2015 13:36

[Utah] Mesquite group searches for way to push clean air initiative

Around 40 people packed the Clean Indoor Air meeting earlier this month, rallying for workplaces to go smoke-free, citing all the damage secondhand smoke can cause. Mesquite City Councilman Rich Green, who was present at the meeting, said the group shou
St. George (UT) Spectrum
added Aug 7, 2015 18:45

[Asia] Public opinion weighed re Macau smoking ban bill: govt

GGRAsia (mo)
added Aug 7, 2015 10:04


Key findings of the study include: • Before the smoke-free air law, the average level of fine particle air pollution, or PM2.5, was 257 .g/m3 in the 10 places permitting smoking. This level is “Hazardous” according to the US EPA Air Quality Index.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 5, 2015 13:00

[Louisiana] As New Orleans Marks 100 Days of Being Smoke-Free, Study Finds Air Pollution Levels Have Dropped 96 Percent in Bars and Casino

The level of fine particle air pollution fell by 96 percent in venues that had previously allowed smoking... "This study reinforces what we know to be true: Smoking is a source of indoor air pollution and New Orleans' comprehensive smoking ordinance is m
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 5, 2015 12:20

[Missouri] LETTER: Smoking ban gives city's casinos an advantage over small bars

the St. Louis City Smoke-Free Air Act of 2009 allows casinos, even casinos not yet in existence, to have smoking on their gaming floors for years to come. The ban's five-year sunset clause applies only to small bars. The smoking exemption for city casinos
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2015 05:42
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