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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Full smoking ban could jeopardize social welfare, casinos claim

Macau’s six casino operators yesterday presented the complete KPMG study into the proposed smoking ban to the Second Standing Committee of the Legislative Assembly, arguing that a total ban could negatively impact GDP, while compromising social welfare i
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:21
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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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[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-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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[Macau] Suncity boss: VIP sector not replaceable, full-smoking ban worsening drop

Chau also said that he predicts that the VIP sectors will see their business drop by 15 per cent more following the implementation of a full smoking ban. “Even Singapore, with its strict government, let gaming operators build indoor smoking rooms inside t
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:20
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55 PERCENT OF MACAU CASINO WORKERS UNWILLING TO WORK IN SMOKY VIP ROOMS

The University of Macau conducted street interviews last week, surveying 1,031 casino workers, found that 12.7 percent of that number would have no problems working inside VIP rooms if their salaries were increased. Nothing quite like the allure of more
CalvinAyre.com
added May 27, 2014 10:48
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[Macau] Assembly to debate full smoking ban in casinos

The Legislative Assembly yesterday gave a unanimous nod to debating amendments to the tobacco control law next month, urging the government to immediately implement a full smoking ban in casinos. Assembly member Ella Lei Cheng I, who tabled the motion, s
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Mar 26, 2014 03:57
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Smoke lounges soften tobacco ban effects: ex-boss DICJ

GGRAsia (mo)
added Dec 2, 2015 18:57
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[Asia-pacific] Macau casinos insist on smoking lounges

Lawmaker Andrew Chan Chak Mo said that the city’s six gaming operators and the Macau Gaming Junket and Entertainment Association (AMJEM) insist that the government should not ban smoking lounges in casinos.
Macau News (mo)
added Nov 12, 2015 12:20
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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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