Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Davidoff Opens Cigar Lounge in Connecticut
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Guayabera Lady, Fuente Unite for Charity Event
Monday, August 25, 2014
Philip Wynn Invests in Costa Rica
Monday, August 18, 2014
Fuente Expanding Añejo Brand
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Macanudo Returns to Jamaican Roots
- More from News & Features
Smoking Now Back in Atlantic City
Posted: November 17, 2008
The temporary smoking ban imparted on Atlantic City is now over.
The ban ended at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, and casinos have now reverted to the old smoking regulations, which will allow people to smoke on no more than 25 percent of a casino floor.
Casino owners had vehemently opposed the new ban and called for immediate action from the City Council. Owners cited already-plunging revenues as their main argument for overturning the ban.
Atlantic City casino revenue has been steadily declining for about a year. A recent report showed that the amount casinos won from gamblers dropped 15.1 percent in September when compared to the same month a year ago.
After the ban went into effect Oct. 15, casino revenue, according to an Associated Press report, dropped 19.5 percent in the seven-day period between Oct. 17 and Oct. 24.
You must be logged in to post a comment.