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Smokefree Casinos Video Library

 

On this page, you will find short video testimonials from casino workers, patrons, and other casino community stakeholders – both in smoke-filled and smokefree markets.

 


 

Patrons Express their Support for Smoke-free Casinos

Casino patrons are the life blood of the business. Listen to their reasons for supporting smoke-free casinos.

 

Colorado’s Smokefree Casinos: Rod and Stephanie Lane’s story

Long time casino goers Rod and Stephanie Lane talk about their passion and advocacy for smokefree casinos in Colorado and the need to protect everyone. Watch now.

 

 

Colorado’s Smokefree Casinos: Kathy’s Story

The ANR Foundation is proud to release “Kathy’s Story”, another powerful testimony in our series of personal interviews about secondhand smoke in casinos. Watch now.

 

 

 

 

Colorado’s Smokefree Casinos: Doug’s Story

The ANR Foundation is proud to release “Doug’s Story”, another powerful testimony in our series of personal interviews about secondhand smoke in casinos. Watch now.

 

 

 

 

Jay’s Story

Jay’s Story

Jay has been frequenting casinos for 25 years and remembers what it was like when Colorado’s casinos were smoke-filled. Because Colorado’s state-regulated casinos are smokefree now, he has seen the…Watch now.

 

 

 

 

Fighting for Smokefree Air: James Repace on Ventilation

Fighting for Smokefree Air: James Repace on Ventilation

James Repace explains why ventilation is simply not an solution for removing secondhand smoke from casinos.Watch now.

 

 

 

 


 

Casino Managers Advocate for Smoke Free Policies

Many casino managers understand the need for smoke-free air policies. Their views are clear on how smoke-free air will benefit everyone.

 

The Kaw Nation’s Smoke-Free Casino

This video describes the Kaw Nation’s new smokefree Southwind Casino. Watch now.

 

 

 

 

Nate Forbes, Horseshoe Casino

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. Watch now.

 

 

 

 


 

Policy Makers Support Smoke-free Casinos

The first priority for policy makers is to pass laws that protect citizens. The dangers related to secondhand smoke are a public health issue.

 

Interview with Colorado Senator Ken Gordon

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

 

 

 

 

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

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…Watch now.

 

 

 

 


 

Casino Workers Talk about the Dangers of Secondhand Smoke

Casino workers are sharing real life stories about the risks of working around secondhand smoke.

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! Watch now.

 

 

 

 

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). Watch now.

 

 

 

 

Vinny's Story

Vinny’s Story

After decades working at a smoke-filled casino, Vinny Rennich found out he had lung cancer. He had never smoked. Watch now.

 

 

 

 

Fight for Clean Air: Shane's story

Shane’s Story

Shane Kaufmann tells his story about what it is like to work in a smoke-filled environment. Watch now.

 

 

 

 

Cynthia

Fighting for Smokefree Air: Cynthia’s Story

Cynthia Falls has been dealing at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas for decades. She loves her job, but hates the smoke. Cynthia, a nonsmoker, used to be much more physically…Watch now.

 

 

 

 

Jane’s Story

Jane’s Story

An interview with former casino worker Jane (Janie) Kilgor in Las Vegas, NV. Hear from Jane, what is was like to work as a dealer in casinos in all that…Watch now.

 

 

 

 

 

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