Tag Archives: casino workers

Interview with Colorado Senator Ken Gordon

Colorado Senator Ken Gordon talks about passing the law making all state regulated casinos in Colorado smokefree.

Bold is Beautiful

Bold is Beautiful

This print advertisement outlines the benefits of smokefree casinos for business, employees, and patrons.

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Nathan’s Story

As sovereign nations, tribal governments are not required to follow state law, but given the significant negative health effects of smoking, and the disproportionate morbidity and mortality among Native Americans…

step out of the old and into the bold

Step Out Of The Old And Into the Bold

This print advertisement outlines the health, economic, and corporate social responsibility benefits of casinos going smokefree.

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Backgrounder on Smokefree Casinos

Casinos and other gaming venues are expanding at a rapid rate across the U.S. and are one of the leading employers, providing over one million jobs in commercial and tribal…

Secondhand Smoke and Gaming Facilities

This Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights fact sheet provides information on the health hazards of secondhand smoke exposure; information on ventilation claims; patron support for smokefree casinos; and more!

Nate Forbes, Horseshoe Casino

Nate Forbes, co-owner of the Horseshoe Casino in Cleveland, Ohio, speaking at a media event in Cleveland City Council chambers about the casino’s smokefree experience.

Treva's Story

Treva’s Story

Treva shares her story of what it is like to work in casinos. Treva is now a casino dealer in a smokefree  casino and she loves it!

Sheryl's story

Sheryl’s Story

Hear Sheryl’s powerful story of working decades in smoke-filled casinos, resulting in her battle with throat cancer. You will note that Sheryl’s voice was weak in this recording (2011). Soon…

Fighting for Smokefree Air: President Shelly’s Story (Navajo Nation)

President Ben Shelly talks about the importance of taking care of the health of the Navajo people, including those working at tribal casinos within Navajo Nation. This interview was conducted…