Club Regent and McPhillips Street Station open. The new facilities replace government-owned bingo facilities.
Manitoba’s first problem gaming prevalence study is undertaken. The study shows a prevalence rate of 4.1 per cent.
The Manitoba Lotteries Foundation becomes a Crown Corporation and is renamed the Manitoba Lotteries Corporation (MLC).
VLTs are introduced in Winnipeg. Two months later, a moratorium is placed on expansion of the province’s VLT program.