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[Nevada] Outside gaming expo, table-game dealers push for smoke-free casinos

They’re tired of the carcinogenic puffs of smoke in their faces. Tired of gaming executives placing profits over employees’ health. And tired of inaction from the Nevada Legislature. “If the state goes nonsmoking, there’s no competition,” said Cynthia Fa
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 30, 2015 09:36
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[Macau] Smoking ban forecast only to shave casino revenue

The Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau estimates that the forthcoming ban on smoking in Macau’s casinos will reduce their gross gaming revenue by between 2.76 per cent and 4.6 per cent, Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion has said.
Macau Business (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:26
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[Asia-pacific] Macau total smoking ban may pare casino revenue by up to 4.6 percent

Health Bureau (SSM) says in a statement it estimates that the city's gaming revenue would be reduced by up to 4.6 percent if a blanket ban on smoking in all gaming venues was implemented, adding that it had taken a preliminary assessment conducted by the
Macau News (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:25
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Singapore] Macau Casinos Are Fuming as China's Gamblers Puff Away Elsewhere

A bill being considered by Macau legislators to fully outlaw smoking in casinos promises to set the city’s 35 betting parlors further apart from rivals in Singapore and other Asian gaming destinations. While a blanket ban would be a victory for public hea
Bloomberg News
added Sep 11, 2015 00:23
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[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
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[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
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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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[Louisiana] Harrah's and French Quarter bars sue the City of New Orleans in smoking ban dispute

Harrah's Casino and many French Quarter bars and clubs have filed a suit against the City of New Orleans to halt the impending smoking ban set to take effect April 22. The suit was filed in Civil District Court, which has set a hearing date for the case
Gambit (New Orleans, LA)
added Apr 18, 2015 15:44
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] Can Smoke-Free Casinos Still Cash In?

The boom times are over in Macau. The Chinese gambling hub's gross domestic product plunged a horrifying 17.2 percent in the fourth quarter, and the government has curbed its projected casino revenue for the year by 27 percent. China's slowing economy an
Bloomberg News
added Mar 24, 2015 11:37
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[Texas] VIDEO: Irving City Council Votes To Ban Public Smoking With Few Exceptions

have passed a 6 to 3 vote approving an ordinance that would ban smoking in all public places in the city except for 8 restaurants and 1 bingo parlor....The chairmen of the city’s Board of Health along with 2 other colleagues resigned immediately as a resu
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Feb 21, 2015 10:23
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