Maine Gaming Laws

Code Section
17-A §951 et seq.; 8§301; 8§285 et seq.; 8§261A, et seq.

Gambling
Staking or risking something of value upon the outcome of a contest of chance or a future contingent event, with intent to receive something of value in the event of a certain outcome

Horse Racing/Off-Track Betting
Harness horse racing and off-track betting allowed

Dog Racing/Off-Track Betting
Greyhound racing, and interstate simulcasts of greyhound racing, prohibited

Casinos Allowed?
Gaming allowed only on Passamaquoddy tribal lands

Other Kinds of Gambling-Related Activities Allowed or Banned
Bingo clubs for individuals 62 years of age or older; bona fide business contracts legal, raffles allowed. Bookmaking; mutuel schemes; promoting gambling; possession of gambling records and/or
devices illegal. Any illegal gambling machine including money is subject to forfeit. State lottery allowed


Inside Maine Gaming Laws