Sure bet ways to win in Winnipeg

Posted February 01, 2018 | Author Jillian Recksiedler

Make your next cross-border adventure to Winnipeg even more memorable with game of chance at one of the city's top gaming destinations. What's there to risk? Mostly a whole lot of fun.

Assiniboia Downs

3975 Portage Avenue West at the Perimeter Highway

The coming of spring brings the thundering of hooves at Assiniboia Downs. On a warm evening or sunny afternoon from May to September, the alfresco entertainment of live horse racing is exhilarating for all ages. Young ones gather trackside for an up-close view of the majestic thoroughbreds, while grandma and grandpa place a trifecta bet and settle into the grandstands. Combine the game of chance with a legendary brunch or supper buffet at the Terrace Dining Room. Year round, Assiniboia Downs also offers televised racing from major tracks worldwide and the Club West gaming lounge.

Club Regent Casino & Event Centre

1425 Regent Avenue West

Club Regent Casino has undergone renovation as of late, and visitors will note the casino's new design is less Caribbean flare of the 90s and more contemporary sophistication. But once inside the lush gaming area, the fun is all the same. In addition to the blackjack tables and VLTs, the casino is now touting a brand new, state-of-the-art event centre at which visitors can catch a variety of concerts from consummate classic rockers and country music icons.

McPhillips Station Casino

484 McPhillips Street

Let lady luck be your date for the evening at McPhillips Station Casino. McPhillips Station Casino oozes old world, railway charm; it's where grand architecture is graced with fine details such as a sweeping staircase and chandeliers. But don't let the refined decor fool you – energy explodes at the variety of slot machines and card tables.

About The Author

Hi, I'm Jillian, a marketer, communicator, traveller and Manitoba flag waver. Growing up in rural Manitoba during the '80s means I have a penchant for daytrips, maps (the paper kind), and prairie sunsets. I never tire of sharing stories about my home.

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