Anti-smoking advocates question link between New Orleans ban and casino revenue drop

By Sarah Gamard

New Orleans’ smoking ban has driven Harrah’s customers away.

That was the argument on Tuesday (March 22) from Caesars Entertainment, the global casino enterprise that owns Harrah’s New Orleans Casino & Hotel. But Cynthia Hallett, president and CEO for Americans for Nonsmokers Rights, called those accusations “baseless.”

Read the story in Times-Picayune