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Macau casinos fume as China's gamblers puff away elsewhere

Monday, September 14, 2015 - 05:50
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A Galaxy Macau casino worker directing passengers to a bus. Operators say Macau's gaming revenue is likely to tumble 30% in the three months after a complete ban on smoking is implemented.

Hong Kong

MACAU'S casinos and gambling trip organisers are fuming over a proposed smoking ban there. Singa-pore's puffing gamblers show why.

Smoking has been prohibited for almost a year in Macau casinos' mass gambling floors, with the exception of a handful of designated lounges,