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[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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[Louisiana] Casino blames smoking ban for 2nd drop in monthly take

Dan Real, general manager of Harrah’s New Orleans, asked the state Gaming Control Board on Thursday for support in efforts to change legal requirements that dictate how many employees the casino must hire, as well as restrictions on the land-based casino
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2015 19:25
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[Louisiana] Harrah’s New Orleans revenues down again, official blames smoking ban as gamblers flock to riverboat casinos to puff and play

It marked the second straight month since people were forbidden to smoke inside that the state’s largest land-based casino reported a significant decline in revenue. “It’s a tough situation,” Dan Real, general manager of Harrah’s New Orleans, told state
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jul 25, 2015 19:11
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[Asia] Macau smoke ban unlikely ready early 2016: legislator

The working committee of Macau’s Legislative Assembly asked to examine the revised tobacco control bill “may take about a year” to finish its report, legislator Chan Chak Mo said on Wednesday. He also announced a 60-day public consultation process.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jul 22, 2015 19:20
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[Louisiana] Should Baton Rouge ban smoking in local bars and casinos, like New Orleans?

Lindsay Turner American Cancer Society community representative “Yes” / Wade DutyWade Duty Executive director, Louisiana Casino Association “No”
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Jul 22, 2015 19:20
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[China] Macau: Smoking Lounges Are A False Hope And Government Intervention Is Not Expected To Boost Gaming Either

Scientific evidence points to smoking lounges as not being completely effective in protecting nonsmokers. I believe one of the less supported arguments in favor of a Macau recovery is the expectation that the Macau and Chinese governments will intervene t
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Jul 14, 2015 10:53
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[Asia] First-reading vote on Macau smoking ban delayed to Friday

During Thursday’s debate on the full casino smoking ban bill, Macau’s Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam Chong Weng – who oversees smoking control policies – said that to allow the retention of smoking lounges inside casinos – as advoca
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
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[Maryland] Smoking and slots – casinos' terraces ignite debate

Smoking is barred inside Maryland's five casinos. But slots player Gregory Wilson believes Horseshoe Casino Baltimore hit the jackpot with its eight outdoor "smoking terraces," which allow him to light up while indulging his passion for the machines.
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jul 8, 2015 21:55
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[China, Nevada] SMITH: Macau profits set to go up in smoke

Sooner or later, whether by enlightened self-interest or after a class action lawsuit over secondhand smoke, Nevada will have to join the new century. It’s ironic, and just a little suspicious, that Macau authorities have become so concerned about the l
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Jul 8, 2015 10:32
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[West Virginia] Mountaineer opens $2 million smoking pavilion

Mountaineer Casinos, Racetrack & Resort has opened a $2 million smoking pavilion to comply with a local clean air regulation. The pavilion has 210 slot machines, six table games, its own entrance, heaters and large ceiling fans.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 4, 2015 17:38
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