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2020-12-01
The Australian Medical Association (WA), Australian Council on Smoking and Health WA and Cancer Council WA are calling on Crown Perth to make its high-roller gaming areas at the casino entirely smoke-free. The group has stopped smoking in its Melbourne...

2019-04-18
Backed by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike and the Tokyo Medical Association, the "No Smoking Promotion Business Consortium” was launched on Thursday as the latest effort to bring Japan’s public policies on smoking in line with most other advanced nations.

2019-01-07
Tightened liquidity and a full smoking ban in Macau will likely pressure VIP and premium mass growth in 2019, warned Morgan Stanley analysts. On Mo

2018-03-21
At least two casinos in Macau have applied to build smoking lounges in their casinos, said the Health Bureau on Wednesday, local media reports. Last y

2017-06-20
The attack on Resorts World Manila, a likely public smoking ban and a proposed casino entry fee are putting pressure on the Philippine gambling industry. It was the best-performing in Asia last year and tipped again for strong growth, but smoking bans...

2017-05-29
The new rules and regulations related to the public smoking ban in the Philippines will be released in July, reports SunStar Manila. Earlier this mont

2017-05-18
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order banning smoking in public places nationwide, local media reports. Health Secretary

2017-02-13
More than 50 percent of gaming employees in Macau are in favor of smoking lounges, according to a survey commissioned by the city’s gaming concessio

2016-12-03
Macau’s government is considering a proposal to keep smoking lounges inside its casinos, foregoing a full smoking ban, local media reports. The anno

2016-04-10
Macau has had a weak start to April, with GGR reported at MOP 5.5 billion (US$688.7 million) from April 1 - 10, according to a note from Bernstein. AD

2015-11-23
If smoking lounges in Macau casinos are retained the city’s GDP may only decrease by 0.71 percent compared with a potential decline of 16 percent if

2015-07-07
Macau’s Legislative Assembly is set to begin debating and vote on a bill that would see smoking fully banned from casinos and the removal of smoking

2015-06-14
Macau legislator Si Ka Lon has made a written request to the government asking for the rationale behind a full smoking ban and its potential effect on

2015-06-03
Macau’s junket association appears to be running out of luck in appealing the impending smoking ban after the Secretary for Economy and Finance, Lio

2015-05-12
Macau’s Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Alexis Tam, said an amended legislation that would see a universal smoking ban in casinos should b

2015-05-03
A total of 1,800 people, including around 300 casino workers, took to the streets for Labor Day demonstrations in Macau to demand that the governmen

2015-02-16
Macau table-only GGR calculations for the first two weeks of February by Sterne Agee amount to $1.14b, indicating a year-over-year monthly result of

2015-02-11
The CEO of SJM Holdings said his company supports smoking in casinos and that by having designated smoking areas casinos can respect the habits of th

2015-02-09
Macau’s casinos are expected to be completely smoke free next year, according to the Health Bureau’s tobacco prevention director. Tang Chi Ho sa

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