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Ponte 16 and Studio City smoking lounges approved


Only two casinos in Macau have had their smoking rooms approved to start operating in 2019, according to a report from Macau TDM. The two casinos a

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New smoking legislation to crimp VIP revenue


Macau’s new smoking regulations could crimp VIP revenue, but overall the impact will be relatively limited, JP Morgan said in a note. The firm said

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Operators have 2019 deadline to upgrade smoking rooms


Casino operators will have until January 1st 2019 to upgrade their smoking lounges or set up new ones according to the new standards laid out by healt

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Smoking lounges in favor: survey


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

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Government considers keeping smoking lounges


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

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Macau staff union urges smoking ban enforcement


A Macau casino labor union has petitioned the government to strengthen the enforcement of its smoking ban in gaming venues, local media reports. The p

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Smoking lounge planning, time and money wasted if total ban is enforced


Macau’s casino operators will have wasted a great deal of time and money if they are forced to abandon smoking lounges in the event of a blanket smo

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