Atlantic City’s casino smoking ban now in effect
Gamblers were barred from lighting up Wednesday when a blanket smoking ban went into effect over the objections of the casino industry.
Related Casino News:
- Smoking Banned In Atlantic City Casinos
- Atlantic City Casinos Create Smoking Lounges
- Atlantic Citys oldest casino brings back coins
- AP NewsBreak: Atlantic City to try again for casino smoking ban
- Smoking ban for Atlantic City casinos delayed; Nevada casino goes smoke-free
- Atlantic City casinos must enforce no-smoking laws
- AC moves to delay casino smoking ban for a year
- Smoking Ban in Atlantic City Casinos Delayed
- Atlantic City Set To Delay Casino Smoking Ban
- Atlantic City to vote on casino smoking ban delay
- Atlantic City delays casino-floor smoking ban for 1 year due to bad economy
- Community groups hurting under smoking ban
Interesting gambling facts:
- At land-based casinos, both the player and the boxman need to be on the lookout for crooked dice in the game of craps. Each number when added together with the number on the side opposite it, will add up to 7. For example, 6 is opposite to 1. When the dice are crooked, they do not add up to 7.
- The second oldest casino hotel resort on the Las Vegas Strip was the Last Frontier and it opened in October of 1942. It had 105 guestrooms and the property was made to look like an old western town. The first casino hotel resort opened just 18 months earlier and was called El Rancho.
- People earning $10,000 per year gamble more than twice as much money as people earning $30-40,000 per year. People earning $10,000 per year gamble four times as much money as those making $80,000 or more per year.
- In 1980, the American Psychological Association included pathological gambling in their Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Third Edition (DSM-III).