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Can Smoke-Free Casinos Still Cash In?

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BloombergBusiness examined a ban on smoking on the main floors of Macau casinos that took place last October to see if it has impacted revenue for those casinos. The restriction on cigarette smoking is limited to the main gaming floors, with people still allowed to light up in VIP rooms and smoking lounges. The government is readying a proposal for lawmakers to implement a complete ban next year.

GASP recommends reviewing our resources which show that historically, casinos do not lose revenues due to going smokefree. 

GASP publishes a list of jurisdictions across the globe that ban smoking in gaming venues.