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[Asia] Macau total smoking ban means no more casino smoking lounges

Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture Alexis Tam Chong Weng said Tuesday there would be no more smoking lounges in local casinos once a blanked smoking ban is implemented in the gaming industry. The policy secretary attended a Q&A session in the legis
Macau News (mo)
added May 14, 2015 01:17
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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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Full Macau casino smoking ban expected by 2016

A government official in Macau says a full smoking ban for casinos is likely by 2016.The legislation is expected to include VIP rooms which are critical for the sector.Forecasts on the impact of the smoking ban vary widely, Deutsche Bank has one of the mo
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 11, 2015 22:12
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[Asia] Full Macau casino smoking ban likely 2016: govt officer

A full ban on smoking in all indoor workplaces in Macau – including all casinos and other gaming venues – is likely by 2016, said Tang Chi Ho, director of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Office of Macau’s Health Bureau.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:13
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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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Macau Considering New Smoking Ban Despite Poor Revenues

Following last year’s 2.6 percent dip, the first annual gaming revenue drop since American casinos entered the market in 2003, China’s Vegas will soon consider prohibiting smoking in all casinos including private rooms.
Casino.org
added Feb 7, 2015 16:43
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STUTZ: Inside Gaming: Macau, already reeling, faces possible total smoking ban

After implementing a partial casino smoking ban in October, Macau is contemplating a total prohibition on smoking in all areas of the region's gaming market. Talk about throwing gasoline on a raging inferno.
Casino City Times
added Feb 4, 2015 14:21
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[Asia] Macau Proposes Full Smoking Ban; Galaxy, Wynn Macau Most Affected

The Macau government will submit a bill to the legislature, proposing a full smoking ban in casinos, including VIP rooms. The bill may also ban the airport-style smoking pods on mass gaming floors.
Barron's Blogs
added Jan 29, 2015 10:13
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Smoking ban: What steps should Macau take?

Smoking is now only allowed in VIP rooms and enclosed airport-style smoking rooms that do not contain any gaming tables or slot machines. Some expressed concerns that the policy could hurt gaming operators’ revenue which is already declining due to Beijin
CSR Asia (hk)
added Jan 28, 2015 08:08
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Dark clouds hang over gaming industry in Macau ($$)

Last October, casino mogul Steve Wynn told analysts on an earnings call that it was unclear if Macau's unexpected summer lull in revenue growth was a "squall or the rainy season".
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 13, 2015 09:53
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