You must have been reading something very old: As Irish Shark said, there is no smoking in the dining rooms or the buffet. You can smoke by the pools on one side. Many people go to the buffet and bring their food to the smoking area out by the pools. We actually found very few smoking areas on the Amsterdam. Even the casion was no smoking 2 nights. You could smoke at the sports bar adjacent to the casino only if you were sitting at the bar, not standing near the casino or in the lounge by the bar.
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