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[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

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

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

[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

[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

[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

[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

Macau Details Plan For Full Casino Smoking Ban

The special administrative region’s government posted a notice to its official website on Tuesday, affirming its commitment to ending all smoking in Macau casinos. The plan mirrors Beijing’s efforts to reduce smoking in public places on the mainland to r
added Jul 1, 2015 11:42

‘War on smoking’ bill seeks Macau Legislative Assembly approval

A universal smoking ban inside casinos, a steep increase in taxes on tobacco products, the prohibition of electronic cigarettes sales and harsher penalties are all part of the amendments proposed by the government and sent for the approval of the Legisla
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jul 1, 2015 11:40

[Asia-pacific] Macau government stands firm on full casino smoking ban

Teng said on Tuesday that the government had decided to further tighten its tobacco control measures, including the prohibition of the sale of e-cigarettes and a blanket ban on smoking in casinos. Leong made the announcement during a press conference at
Macau News (mo)
added Jul 1, 2015 11:39

[Asia] Macau casinos want study on smoke ban economics

Macau’s six casino licensees have again pleaded with the Macau government to allow them to keep smoking lounges on mass market gaming floors in their venues. They have also called for “an in-depth study” to evaluate what economic effects such a ban and o
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jul 1, 2015 11:38
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