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Casino trades smoke for slots

21 August 2007

MANITOBA -- As reported by CBC News: "A native-owned casino north of Winnipeg is going smoke-free as part of a deal that will see it double its stable of slot machines and share more money with northern reserves.

"The expansion project at the South Beach Casino, located on the Brokenhead Ojibway Nation near Grand Beach, will increase the number of gaming devices to 600, up from 300.

"...As part of the expansion plan, they will voluntarily become smoke-free, officials with the casino, the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs and the province announced Friday.

"The casino will also share some profits of the new machines with more than a dozen northern First Nations, said Dave Chomiak, minister responsible for the Manitoba Gaming Control Commission..."

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