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[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

[Asia, China] Smoking ban to hurt Macau on regional competition: Chow

The Macau gaming industry is likely to lose out financially to regional competitors if a full smoking ban is approved, said David Chow Kam Fai (pictured), co-chairman and chief executive of casino services firm Macau Legend Development Ltd.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Jun 9, 2015 10:57

[Asia] Macau casino workers against smoking lounges: legislator

GGRAsia (mo)
added May 26, 2015 08:11

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

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.
added Feb 7, 2015 16:43
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