A framework for community VLT plebiscites is outlined in The Gaming Control Local Option (VLT) Act.
The Crystal Casino closes as the redeveloped McPhillips Street Station and Club Regent casinos prepare to open. These expanded sites include full-service restaurants and lounge facilities, non-gaming attractions and table games.
The First Nations Casino Project Selection Committee (Selection Committee) is established. The Selection Committee is charged with selecting up to five First Nations casino proposals in keeping with the Bostrom Report recommendations.