Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries will invest US$ 45 million in this revamping
Canada.- Winnipeg’s McPhillips Station Casino is getting renewed thanks to a US$ 45 million investment to modernize its style, both outside and inside its facilities. The facelift includes a redesign of the façade as well as many improvements to its Hudson Room on the second floor.
John Stinson, CEO of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, explained: “Our goal is to update the casino on the main floor, and we are also exploring a whole variety of options for what we can do to bring more people up to the second floor.” As the CEO described the casino wants to support its existing gamers, but it also wants to expand its audience base. “We want to ensure there are options for people who might not necessarily be gambling,” he added.
Among those renewals appears a sports bar, an “escape room” (where gamers team up to escape a locked room solving puzzles in a certain amount of time,) and also “busking stations”, which Stinson explained would give exposure to local musicians and a good entertainment to casino attendees.
The upgrades, which will start in the spring and take a minimum of three years, are part of the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries’ overall casino plan, which also includes renovations at the Club Regent Casino.