Wpg Free Press: Running out of room for VLTs
The continued proliferation of VLTs troubles Tracie Afifi, an associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Manitoba.
“It is one of the types of the gambling that is associated with having the greatest risks for having gambling-related problems,” said Afifi, adding VLTs located outside of casinos pose the greatest danger because they are so accessible.
“They can be in bars, restaurants and lounges in Manitoba, spread out through the community. You don’t have to go that far to find a VLT in Manitoba,” Afifi said.