Harrah’s Casino claims $70 million in losses from New Orleans smoking ban

By Sarah Gamard

Representatives from the global casino enterprise Caesar’s Entertainment outlined for the Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force the negative impact of a local smoking ban on its No. 1 Louisiana enterprise, Harrah’s Casino & Hotel in downtown New Orleans.

The casino is one of the three in Louisiana owned by Caesar’s. The other two are in Bossier City.

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