You are here: Home / News / Tribal casinos remain last refuge for California smokers, at least for now

Tribal casinos remain last refuge for California smokers, at least for now

Michael Cabanatuan December 26, 2019 Tribes can set the rules for their casinos, and only three of California’s 69 casinos are entirely smoke-free.

Smoking is prohibited in almost every enclosed public place in California, from bars and restaurants to sports arenas and movie theaters. Even parking garages ban the noxious fumes.

But tribal casinos in California remain a smoky outlier — at least for now. Only here can bettors play slot machines and other Vegas-style games in a setting reminiscent of the era when smokers were free to light up nearly anywhere they pleased.

Complete article: Tribal casinos remain last refuge for California smokers, at least for now