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Maryland Smokefree Casinos Succeed in Competitive Regional Market

February 2016 gaming revenue was up in Maryland one of the many states where all commercial casinos and gambling facilities are smokefree indoors – for the health of the gaming…

Bingo, smoking don’t go together in Duncanville, Texas

The Dallas Morning News reports that the Duncanville City Council voted against a proposed exemption from the smokefree ordinance for bingo parlors. Council member Dennis Schwartz stated, “The real problem…

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Revenue Increase in Ohio’s (Smokefree) Racinos

Ohio’s (smokefree) racino revenue jumps in January while casinos’ business flat Columbus Dispatch – February 8, 2016 http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/business/2016/02/08/racino-revenue-jumps.html Ohio’s racinos had a strong month in January, with revenue up 9…

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Congrats New Orleans!

Congrats New Orleans! This year marks the first Mardi Gras with smokefree indoor air. Musicians and the amazing hospitality workforce that make this city so special no longer have to…

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Going Smokefree Matters: Casinos

Ventilation systems do not address the health hazards of secondhand smoke in casinos. Learn more with this CDC infographic: Share this article…

Smoking section possible cause of casino fire

Lighthorse Police Department releases cause of WinStar fire Gainesville Daily Register – February 5, 2016 THACKERVILLE, Okla. — Ashes from a cigarette are believed to be the cause of a…

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Win-River Casinos Air Quality Study

A study has been published that measured secondhand smoke particulate matter in the Win-River Resort and Casino. Read the full study: Measuring Indoor Air Quality and Engaging California Indian Stakeholders…

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Winner’s Circle in Indianapolis Should Be Smokefree

We agree.  Winner’s Circle staff deserve right to breathe smokefree air in job just like everyone else in Indianapolis. Secondhand smoke is a top preventable cause of chronic disease, health…

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Air Quality at Arkansas Racetracks, Unsafe Environments?

An air quality study at Oaklawn Park Racing and Gaming and Southland Park Gaming and Racing measuring fine particulates. Share this article…

Alecia’s Story

Hear Alecia’s story in her own words about what it was like to work in Nevada’s smoke-filled casino industry, an industry that eventually took her life in 2015. Share this…