The second First Nations casino begins operations. The South Beach Casino opens on the Brokenhead Ojibway First Nation, about 30 km north of Winnipeg.
Manitoba and AMC seek progress on gaming issues. The Manitoba government and the AMC sign a Letter of Understanding to work together to help close the gap in the standard of living between Manitoba’s First Nations people and other Manitobans. A Steering Committee is established to focus on moving gaming issues forward.