Tag Archives: economic impact

Ad title What is the cost of keeping secondhand smoke in casinos

What’s the Real Cost of Keeping Secondhand Smoke in Casinos?

A lot has changed in the gaming industry since 2008. Today 85 percent of U.S. adults are nonsmokers, and smokefree indoor air is now the expectation for gaming enthusiasts cross…

Interview with Cynthia Hallett, ANR President and CEO

Cynthia Hallett, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights (ANR) President and CEO was interviewed by Casino Journal regarding smokefree air: ANR Aims to Clear the Air Casino Journal – November 3, 2016…

Smokefree Air and the Future of the Gaming Industry

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 CONTACT: Cynthia Hallett, MPH American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation cynthia.hallett@no-smoke.org [Las Vegas, NV] September 27, 2016: In the gaming industry, it’s said that…

Photo of smokefree Horsehoe Baltimore casino

Global Gaming and Smokefree Air: Good for Business

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 CONTACT: Cynthia Hallett, MPH American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation cynthia.hallett@no-smoke.org [Las Vegas, NV] September 26, 2016: Thousands of people who work in casinos…

Survey: Mesquite, NV voters want smoke-free casinos

A recent survey that found a clear majority of Mesquite city’s voters strongly support its efforts to ban indoor smoking in all workplaces, including the casinos. Click on the title…

photo of the Hollywood Columbus Casino sign and slot machines

Ohio gaming revenue increase tops Midwest, report says

Ohio casinos compete well in a regional market AND are smokefree indoors for the health of workers and the public. Ohio gaming revenue increase tops Midwest, report says CLEVELAND, Ohio…

Photo of Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore

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…

I heart smokefree casinos sticker

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…

image depicting gross revenue for Harrah's Casino February 2006 to April 2015

New Orleans Smokefree Casino Update

Gaming Revenue Trends and Harrah’s New Orleans Casino We know that secondhand smoke is a top cause of disease and death for casino and hospitality sector workers and musicians. The…

I heart smokefree casinos sticker

Ohio’s Smokefree casinos revenue up 35.5% while 4 neighboring smokey casino states saw declines

According to an article in the Dayton Daily News, “With three new racinos up and running, including one in Dayton, Ohio had a bigger boost in gambling revenue last year than…