Montreal's casino will undergo its first major upgrade since it opened 15 years ago. Photograph by: Dave Sidaway, Gazette file photo
From The Montreal Gazette:
Loto-Québec plans to spend $305 million over the next four years to modernize and refurbish the Montreal Casino. Loto-Québec says the renovation work is necessary to keep pace with its competitors in eastern North America, who have upgraded their facilities over the past few years.
More than $100 million will be spent to upgrade the French and Quebec pavilions, first used during Expo 67.
Money will also be used to modernize the decor, improve the layout, especially in the high rollers section and expand the space around the slot machines and gaming tables. Upgrades will also be made to the restaurants to reduce waiting times during high-traffic periods.
The renovations will not increase the gaming area.
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