Tag Archives: smoking ban
- Wynn Macau in hot water for possible smoking ban violation
October 6, 2017
Macau’s Health Bureau has launched an investigation into Wynn Macau’s possible breach of the city state’s smoking ban, following reports that the casino resort failed to post “no smoking” signs in an area inside its casino. In a statement, the bureau said it received a complaint that Wynn Macau was...
- VIP gambling reclaims Macau casino revenue throne
July 17, 2017
Macau’s VIP gambling market continued its resurgence in the second quarter of 2017, outpacing mass market growth by a factor of four. Figures released Monday by Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) showed the special administrative region’s casino operators enjoyed VIP baccarat revenue of MOP 35.85b (US $4.46b) in...
- Health Bureau probes Galaxy Macau over possible smoking ban violation
June 23, 2017
The government of Macau is looking into reports that the Galaxy Macau casino resort violated the special administrative region’s smoking ban. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Macau’s Health Bureau confirmed that that it is verifying claims of the alleged absence of “no-smoking signs in a no-smoking zone” in the...
- Macau casinos can keep smoking lounges, lose VIP exemption
February 20, 2017
Macau casino operators won a partial victory last week after legislators announced they were abandoning plans to push for a total indoor smoking ban. Last Thursday, Macau’s Health Bureau announced that the government had decided not to force casino operators to dismantle the designated smoking lounges they’d constructed after the...
- Study says Macau casino workers okay with smoking lounges
February 14, 2017
The majority of Macau casino workers support retaining designated smoking lounges on the gaming floor, according to the results of a new industry-funded study. The study, which was conducted by researchers at the University of Macau, queried over 14,300 casino employees, representing around 13.4% of all casino staff. Of these...
- Applications for Macau casino smoking lounges pile up
September 8, 2016
The number of pending applications for smoking lounges in Macau’s casino market has piled up on the government’s desk. Quoting a written reply of Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion to Macau legislator Ella Lei Cheng I, GGRAsia reported that at least 73 smoking lounges are still waiting for Macau...
Dragon Corp. wants to bring blockchain to Macau’s casino floors
September 25, 2017
Parisian Macao battling Legionnaires’ Disease outbreak
April 25, 2017
Macau night spots to hit when you’re not gambling
April 2, 2014