Casino staff reluctant to work in smoky VIP rooms

A survey has found that over 55 percent of casino employees are unwilling to work in VIP gaming rooms, where smoking will still be allowed after smoking is banned on casino mass gaming floors on October 6.?The survey was conducted by the University of Macau and commissioned by the Health Bureau.?It found that 90.4 percent of the casino employees questioned approved of smoking rooms with no gaming tables or slot machines, which will be allowed after October 6.?Over 1,000 casino employees were surveyed.?At present smoking is allowed in designated smoking areas covering no more than half a casino’s gaming floor.