It is an old saw in the gambling industry that antismoking policies hurt revenue by driving away the best customers. With Massachusetts preparing to open three smoke-free casino resorts, the industry’s conventional wisdom will be put to the test. The local casinos will have to compete with established facilities elsewhere that permit smoking. “It will be an interesting experiment to see whether people will drive an extra two hours to smoke,” said Kevin DeSanctis, chief executive of Revel Entertainment Group
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