Upping the Ante On CBC News Winnipeg from March 12-15

The province of Manitoba is raising the stakes by introducing its own online gambling site. It's supposed to rake in millions, but critics worry it could hurt Manitoba's economy. Others are more concerned about how the move will impact problem gamblers. We'll share several emotional stories of heartbreak and ultimately-triumph-over a disease that destroys lives.

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Manitoba Lotteries revenue and public allocation of funds

Where the money goes (millions)

Below is the breakdown of the $342.9 million dollar public allocation of gaming revenue from 2011-2012.

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