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Smoke-free law did not affect revenue from gaming in Delaware
Tobacco Control (2005)
  • Lev L Mandel, MSc.
  • Benjamin Alamar, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
  • Stanton A. Glantz, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
Abstract

Objective: To determine the effect of the Delaware smoke-free law on gaming revenue.

Methods: Linear regression of gaming revenue and average revenue per machine on a public policy variable, time, while controlling for economic activity and seasonal effects.

Results: The linear regression showed that the smoke-free law was associated with no effect on total revenue or average revenue per machine.

Conclusion: Smoke-free laws are associated with no change in gaming revenue.

Keywords
  • economics; gambling; gaming; public policy
Publication Date
February, 2005
Citation Information
Lev L Mandel, Benjamin Alamar and Stanton A. Glantz. "Smoke-free law did not affect revenue from gaming in Delaware" Tobacco Control Vol. 14 Iss. 1 (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/benjamin_alamar/7/