Lotteries and Gaming

The gaming industry in Manitoba is complex, requiring a comprehensive understanding of the commercial, regulatory, technical, as well as business aspects of this expanding trade. Our firm has a dedicated team of lawyers providing clear and concise legal advice and guidance on various gaming enterprises in Manitoba. Whether we are giving advice to a client on an extensive video lottery network or drafting a conduct and management agreement for a casino, our lawyers provide thoughtful and effective responses to any given issue or problem as it relates to this uniquie field of practice.

In addition to our familiarity with "smaller scale" lottery systems, our firm played a vital role in the expansion and development of the province's McPhillps Street Station and Club Regent casinos, and continues to be an integral participant in the negotiations, development, and implementation of the province's First Nations Casino Project.

Our legal team at D'Arcy & Deacon also possess considerable knowledge of the gaming legislation and regulations in Manitoba as well as other Canadian jurisdictions, having taken a leadership role in the drafting of The Gaming Control Act, which governs the regulatory and licensing scheme of gaming in Manitoba. Where clients require assistance as to the interpretation, implementation, and impact of the legislation on various gaming activities in Manitoba, D'Arcy & Deacon provides valuable service in this respect as well.