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Beau Rivage goes smoke free in most rooms

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BILOXI, Miss. (AP) - The standard 1,740 guest rooms are now non-smoking at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino.

The Sun Herald reports that those staying in the 95 suites still have the choice to smoke.

Resort spokeswoman Mary Cracchiolo-Spain says Beau Rivage adopted the policy in December.

Groups who advocate non-smoking have repeatedly asked the Biloxi City Council to ban smoking in restaurants and casinos. The council has allowed business owners to create their own policy.

Cracchiolo-Spain says the gourmet restaurants, including BR Prime, Stalla, Jia, Memphis Q and Coast, all have small smoking sections. Other restaurants are smoke-free.

Smoking is allowed on most of the casino floor but is not allowed in the area next to the poker room in the southeast corner of the casino floor.


Information from: The Sun Herald,

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