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    Maine Gaming Statistics:

    Number of casinos: 4
    Number of slot machines: 1723
    Number of tables: 38
    Number of live poker tables: 4
    Number of horse tracks: 1

    Gambling facilities in Maine:

    Penobscot High Stakes Bingo - Indian Island, ME - (207) 827-7750
    Scarborough Downs Race Track - Scarborough, ME - (207) 883-4331
    Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway Bangor - Bangor, ME - (207) 561-6100 - 923 gaming machines
    Oxford Casino - Oxford, ME - (207) 539-6700 - 800 gaming machines

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    Maine man wins $500,000 off $20 lottery ticket  WABI

    Maine State Lottery officials said Lawrence Trudeau bought the winning 50X The Cash ticket at the Circle K Store on Main Street in South Portland.

    South Portland man wins half a million dollars from Maine Lottery ticket  WGME

    Santa was kind to a South Portland man in December. The Maine Lottery says the 50X The Cash ticket he bought at the Circle K store on Maine Street in South ...

    Lyman resident wins big in Maine State Lottery game  Biddeford Journal Tribune

    LYMAN — A Lyman resident is enjoying 2019 after winning big on a Maine State Lottery scratch-off ticket. Richard M. Olin of Lyman collected $20,000 from a $2 ...

    Maine man wins big from the lotterry  WABI

    A South Portland man hit it big, winning half a million dollars from a twenty dollar lottery ticket.

    Hot-selling Fireball passes Allen's as biggest money maker in Maine liquor market  Press Herald

    Fireball Cinnamon Whisky has replaced Allen's Coffee Brandy as Maine's best-selling tipple. Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy had been the best-selling liquor in ...

    Douglas Rooks: Marijuana's bumpy road after legalization  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    The legalization of marijuana use for adults has achieved a critical mass. Some 33 states have now approved marijuana for medical purposes, and another 10 ...

    Maine communities looking at marijuana laws as year winds down  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    Central Maine municipalities have spent the bulk of 2018 mulling over adult-use marijuana ordinances in anticipation of legislative action in the next session.

    Registration for popular Maine road race to happen in March  WABI

    CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (AP) - The organizers of a popular Maine race that is well known for filling all of its slots quickly say registration will take place in ...

    Nominations sought for 2020 Teacher of the Year  observer-me.com

    AUGUSTA – As part of the Maine Department of Education's ongoing efforts to highlight Maine's outstanding teachers, nominations are now open for the 2019 ...

    Ninth annual Maine Ice Fishin' Derby and Benefit season-long event  Bangor Daily News

    The ninth annual Maine Ice Fishin' Derby & Benefit is a statewide, season-long, online-entry ice fishing derby where folks can target any and all fish species with ...

    Licenses will not change for Hallowell medical marijuana retail stores  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    HALLOWELL — The Cannabis Healing Center will likely remain closed following a tense Monday public hearing, which prompted no council action to reverse ...

    Hallowell council action closes pot shop; owner fires back  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    HALLOWELL — The city's longest-running medical marijuana store closed Tuesday after councilors denied its owner a local license to sell any type of marijuana ...

    Local music picks for January in Phoenix: The Maine, AJJ, PhxArt Amplified, Sara Robinson  AZCentral

    Local music picks for Phoenix range from the Maine's 8123 Fest to AJJ's Desert Trash, PhxArt Amplified, Mega Ran with Teek Hall, and Sara Robinson.

    Hallowell councilors cite 'good moral character,' deny license for marijuana storefront operator  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    HALLOWELL — Citing a rule seeking people of “good moral character,” city councilors Monday night unanimously denied a recreational marijuana retail license ...

    Trivia Night at Maine Beer Co. with ReVision Energy  Bangor Daily News

    FREEPORT — Join ReVision Energy and Maine Conservation Voters for an environmental-themed trivia night 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Maine Beer Co., ...

    Maine lottery players spent $1.9 million ahead of Mega Millions drawing  Press Herald

    Mega Millions players in Maine plunked down $1.3 million Friday in the hopes of winning the $1 billion jackpot. The Maine State Lottery said Saturday that in all ...

    Kennebunk resident wins $20000 in Maine Lottery scratch-off game  Press Herald

    KENNEBUNK — John Patuleia was able to get an early start on his Christmas shopping after winning $20,000 on a Maine Lottery scratch-off ticket.

    Maine Lottery sets record for prizes awarded  Mainebiz

    The Maine Lottery recorded its best 12 months ever in the fiscal year 2018 that just ended, setting records for sales, prize money, commissions to retailers and ...

    No jackpot winner, but thousands of prize-winning tickets sold in Maine, lottery says  WMTW Portland

    Though no one in Maine won the Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night, state lottery officials said more than 46,000 tickets sold in Maine were worth between ...

    Man banned from Maine casino, threatened with theft charges after thinking he'd won money  Bangor Daily News

    A central Maine man is now banned from a local casino after what he says was an honest mistake. CBS 13's I-Team discovered you could be taking a gamble, ...

    Maine to hold scallop lottery to give away valuable licenses  WABI

    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine is using a lottery to give away four of its coveted scallop fishing licenses this year. Scallops are among the most valuable marine ...

    1300 fishermen wanted first new scallop licenses since 2009. Only four got them.  Bangor Daily News

    The state has chosen four fishermen from eastern Maine from almost 1300 applicants who sought the first new scallop fishing licenses to be issued in Maine in ...

    You've won the Mega Millions jackpot. Now what?  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    No, you can't just cash one of those oversized checks shown in all the winner photos.

    I-Team: Why your holiday raffle could be illegal in Maine  WGME

    AUGUSTA (WGME) - It's the season for holiday festivals and fundraisers and many of those events feature raffles, but the head of the state's Gambling Control ...

    Forget to enter Maine's any-deer lottery? This is your lucky day  Bangor Daily News

    DIF&W spokesman Mark Latti explained Thursday that in the final hours before Wednesday's deadline, the state's online registration system for the lottery began ...

    Maine man says signed Patriots helmet he won in charity raffle is a fake  Bangor Daily News

    Feeling duped and disappointed, a New Gloucester man says the signed Patriots helmet he won in a charity raffle has since turned out to be a fake.

    A lottery winner donated $500000 to the Travis Mills Foundation in Maine  Boston.com

    Travis Mills was sitting on an airplane and his phone wouldn't stop ringing. The 31-year-old Army veteran was on his way back to Maine — the plane was taxiing ...

    Good bet? Future of legal sports gambling in Maine  WGME

    AUGUSTA (WGME) - Sports gambling is a $150 billion a year industry with most of that money being bet illegally, according to the American Gaming Association ...

    Northern Maine tribe ponders next steps for bringing tribal casino to Houlton  Bangor Daily News

    HOULTON, Maine — Following last week's decision by Maine's top court to not take a stand on the constitutionality of tribal gambling, the Houlton Band of ...

    Maine's expanded deer hunt lotteries scheduled for this week  Press Herald

    AUGUSTA – It's September in Maine, and that means the state's expanded deer hunt is getting started soon. There's a pair of big dates on the deer hunt ...

    Acadia to host firewood lottery — Hancock — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

    Random chance will determine whether those who have reserved a permit to buy firewood from Acadia National Park will actually get any.. Maine news, sports ...

    Super PAC ad twists truth on Maine candidate welfare votes  PolitiFact

    A super PAC's attack ad in the race for Maine's 2nd Congressional District claims that Democratic candidate Jared Golden voted for people to purchase tattoos, ...

    New app released to crack down on underage drinking in Maine  WABI

    AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations is unveiling a new strategy to combat underage drinking. "Whether ...

    Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages & Lottery Operations Offers Retailers Intellicheck's Age ID to Prevent Underage Drinking  Business Wire

    Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages & Lottery Operations is making Intellicheck's Age ID available to many state liquor licensees for free for a year.

    Sports betting is now legal in several states. Many others are watching from the sidelines.  NBCNews.com

    Three months after the Supreme Court overturned a law prohibiting states from legalizing sports betting, a few states have begun accepting wagers.

    Where Each New England State Stands Right Now On Legalizing Sports Betting  NESN

    If and when legalized sports betting comes to New England, how it's implemented likely will vary among the region's six states. In our series on sports gambling, ...

    When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US | When will my state legalize sports betting? Map of sports gambling legislation across the US  SB Nation

    The United States Supreme Court overturned a sports gambling prohibition in May 2018. It opened the door for states to pass legislation allowing for sports ...

    Maine news you need to know for Monday  Bangor Daily News

    Stephen King's letters, new Brewer butcher, scallop licenses and more: Here's what we're talking about in Maine today.. Maine news, sports, politics, election ...

    Hallowell awards 2 retail pot licenses, leaving existing operator out of the mix  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    HALLOWELL — Two downtown storefronts were awarded preference for marijuana retail stores after a lottery at Monday's City Council meeting, leaving one ...

    Maine behind the eight ball as states sprint to legalize sports gambling  Bangor Daily News

    It's being called a landmark Supreme Court decision and a historic day for American sports, as the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a federal ban on sports ...

    More than 1000 turn out for moose lottery in Skowhegan  Press Herald

    SKOWHEGAN — At one of the biggest Maine moose lottery gatherings in 22 years, many of the more than 1,000 people who turned out Saturday in Skowhegan ...

    State's highest court declines to hear question on tribal casino  Bangor Daily News

    Maine's top state court is declining to weigh in on the constitutionality of tribal gambling.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...

    Maine news you need to know for Friday  Bangor Daily News

    Drink beer and watch goats play, any-deer permit results, algae blooms and more: Here's what's happening in Maine today.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...

    Maine Mariners open season with raffle prize; students dig into data on arsenic in wells  Bangor Daily News

    With today's data overloads, high school students and teachers will get a leg up on understanding the numbers behind well water contaminated with arsenic that ...

    2018 Maine Moose Lottery to be held in Skowhegan  Bangor Daily News

    What's more fun than a parade of elephants? A party of jays? A consortium of crabs? It's the 2018 Maine Moose Lottery, set this year for June 9 in Skowhegan.

    Saco resident claims $100000 lottery scratch-off prize  Biddeford Journal Tribune

    SACO — A resident of Saco has taken home a six-figure prize as a winner of a September Maine Lottery scratch-off ticket. Leo B. Flynn of Saco won the ...

    DMR sets up lottery for new scallop licenses  Mount Desert Islander

    ELLSWORTH — Like Maine scallops but don't want to pay $19 a pound or more? Feeling lucky? Come winter, maybe you can go catch your own. This week ...

    Brunswick mobile home park puts welcome mat out for tiny houses  Bangor Daily News

    Maine residents looking to downsize into tiny home living have a new option on where to place that home if they don't own land. The owner of Linnhaven Mobile ...

    Powerball winner, a single mom, shares her wealth with wounded veterans  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

    A single mom who won $343.9 million in a recent Powerball drawing announced Wednesday that she'll be giving a half million of her jackpot to a foundation that ...

    What you need to know about the judge set to rule on ranked-choice voting  Bangor Daily News

    The fate of Maine's pioneering experiment in democracy now rests with one man.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor ...

    Iowa Powerball winner donates $500000 to central Maine's Travis Mills Foundation  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    AUGUSTA — A central Maine-based organization that runs a retreat for wounded veterans is receiving a half-million dollars from the winner of a recent ...

    BUSHNELL ON BOOKS: 'A Story of Maine in 112 Objects' and 'Death and a Pot of Chowder'  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

    An introduction to the Maine State Museum and the state's history and a 'cozy' Maine murder mystery.

    Fort Kent retiree wins a million dollars on scratch ticket  The County

    John Ouellette of Fort Kent brought home a million dollars by scratching a winning ticket he purchased from the local Paradis Shop 'n Save grocery store in July.

    US state of Maine opens scallop drag license lottery  Undercurrent News

    The US state of Maine's Department of Marine Resources announced this week that it has opened its license lottery for four scallop drag licenses in 2018.

    Spontaneous office pool wins $543 million lottery jackpot  Press Herald

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A group of California co-workers who decided to play the lottery on a whim won last month's $543 million Mega Millions jackpot, the ...

    No billionaires but Mainers did bring home Mega Millions money  WGME

    PORTLAND (WGME) -- The big winnings from Mega Millions may have been elsewhere, but several Mainers were able to cash in on last night's record lottery.

    Maine woman 'floored' by winning state's tiny house lottery  Bangor Daily News

    In all, Kathleen McCarty won the tiny house, a new Ford F-350 truck, $3000 in cash and all state and federal withholding taxes paid.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...

    Maine shoppers spend their entire Thanksgiving holidays in line for Black Friday sales  Bangor Daily News

    Hundreds endured record low temperatures, with some waiting in line starting Wednesday night.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries ...

    A tiny restaurant in Maine asked for reservations by notecard — and got 20000 of them  Bangor Daily News

    Some ways to secure a seat at a restaurant in 2018: Visit the restaurant's website, visit a third-party website, email, use an app, call, stand in line, hire someone ...

    Glass ceiling: Regulators reject Maine elver quota increase  National Fisherman

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission rejected an effort this week to expand Maine's lucrative elver, or glass eel, by increasing the annual quota by ...

    Democrats surge to solid control of Maine Legislature  Bangor Daily News

    BANGOR, Maine — Democrats stormed back into control of the State House for the first time since 2009 after Tuesday's election by flipping the Maine Senate ...

    Rescued by bike in Georgia, Bo the dog gets a new life in Maine  WGME

    GORHAM (BDN) -- The story of how a stray injured puppy named Bo rode on a bicycle in Georgia and ended up living on a small farm in southern Maine may ...

    Apply Online Now for the 2018 Maine Moose Permit Lottery  Business Wire

    The 2018 Maine moose permit lottery is now open and applications will be accepted online only at www.maine.gov/online/moose.

    Interactive map: Snowfall totals throughout Maine — State — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

    We're collecting the latest snowfall totals from the National Weather *Service*, and will update the map below as new totals become available.. Maine news, sports ...

    Your guide to what's next after Maine's historic 2018 election  Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Bangor. The Democrats stormed back to power in Augusta in Tuesday's election, with Attorney General Janet Mills picked as Maine's ...

    What you need to know about Maine's bond questions  Bangor Daily News

    The borrowing would pay to mitigate wastewater pollution in coastal watersheds, for upgrades to the state's aging transportation infrastructure, and for facility ...

    See some of the 20,000 reservation postcards The Lost Kitchen received  Boston.com

    When The Lost Kitchen, a 45-seat restaurant in the small town of Freedom, Maine, opened its phone line for reservations last April, it received around 10,000 ...

    Rats are taking over Maine — Homestead — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

    In June 2017, Pete Zuck of Belfast began noticing that something was chewing the seeds and winter squash he was storing in a little-used back room at his ...

    Maine man pleads guilty in illegal gambling case, to turn over mansion, other properties to feds  Bangor Daily News

    A Portland man pleaded guilty Wednesday to running a multi-million dollar gambling ring for more than a decade and has agreed to turn over more than a dozen ...

    It's time for Maine to build new relationship with tribes  Bangor Daily News

    Maine's Nov. 6 election could mark a new beginning on many fronts where we have made little progress in recent years. One of these pressing issues is the ...

    Scallop drag license lottery  Mount Desert Islander

    AUGUSTA — The Maine Department of Marine Resources is announcing a license lottery for four scallop drag licenses. The scallop drag license lottery will.

    Maine woman makes art (and money) from moose poop  NBC2 News

    SOMERVILLE, Maine (WABI) - One person's trash is another's treasure. There's a woman in Maine who sells arts and crafts that she makes in her own home that ...

    Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots: Everything you need to know  NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

    Lottery fever continues to grow across the nation almost as fast as the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots. The two lotteries combined are currently valued at ...

    Statewide coalition works to bring computer science to all Maine students  WABI

    The Computer Science for Maine Coalition wants to ensure computer science is a subject area offered to all K-12 students.

    One year after becoming law, food sovereignty in Maine has taken hold  Bangor Daily News

    Since becoming law a year ago, the number of Maine towns and small communities with a food sovereignty ordinance has grown to more than 40.

    Maine Deer Lottery Ready to Give Out Thousands More Permits for 2018 Season  NECN

    Maine's annual deer permit lottery is ready to begin, and there are thousands of more permits available this year than in years previous. The state is giving out ...

    Free Thanksgiving meals around Maine — State — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

    From Caribou to Saco, you can find a free Thanksgiving meal at these locations.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor ...

    Maine's toss-up 2nd District heads to a ranked-choice count  Bangor Daily News

    BANGOR, Maine — The toss-up race in Maine's 2nd Congressional District is headed to a ranked-choice voting count, with U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin holding a ...

    State Considers Increasing Any-Deer Permits To All-Time High  Maine Public

    State biologists on Tuesday unveiled a plan to increase the number of any-deer permits to 84745. That total is about 8000 higher than ever allotted in.

    Mills picks official from Attorney General's Office to be Maine's finance chief  Press Herald

    Democratic Gov.-elect Janet Mills named the second member of her Cabinet on Monday, nominating Kirsten Figueroa to be commissioner of the Department of ...

    No Republicans are running for Maine attorney general  Bangor Daily News

    AUGUSTA, Maine — Republicans don't plan to offer up a candidate for Maine's top law enforcement official, which leaves Democrats enjoying newfound control ...

    Maine elected a record number of women to the Legislature in 2018  Bangor Daily News

    Maine made history with the election of Janet Mills as the state's first woman governor, and there are also more women serving in the Maine Legislature than ...

    The latest on money, debates and polling in Maine's closest campaign contests  Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta, where we'll begin with a Monday roundup of news from Maine's biggest campaigns. The Democratic challenger in Maine's 2nd ...

    Police wrangle loose pig on Maine highway  UPI.com

    Maine State Police were called to a stretch of interstate to help capture a loose pig running wild in highway traffic.

    An ATM was found in the Maine woods. No one knows where it came from.  Bangor Daily News

    The Hancock County Sheriff's Office wants to know: Have you lost an ATM recently? Misplaced it, perhaps? Yes, you read that correctly — an ATM.

    Nor'easter will drench Maine with rain this weekend  Bangor Daily News

    Maine will see its first nor'easter of the season this weekend.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.

    Rare hawk's survival in Maine 'shocking,' bird expert says  Bangor Daily News

    The rare hawk that shocked bird fans by turning up in Maine this summer has stuck around.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the ...

    How a great black hawk became a Maine celebrity  Bangor Daily News

    There is a great black hawk in Portland that has become quite famous — but only he knows if he left Mexico because our squirrels taste better.. Maine news ...

    Maine fisheries and blueberries could be at stake due to climate change, report says  Bangor Daily News

    Climate change has helped Maine's lobster yield increase fourfold since the 1980s, as warming waters to the south have propelled lobsters north in search of ...

    Maine Supreme Court weighs inmates' right to profanity, cell phone tracking  Bangor Daily News

    The First and Fourth amendments to the U.S. Constitution took center stage Tuesday when the Maine Supreme Judicial Court convened at Westbrook High ...

    Everything you need to know for Maine's state championship football games  Bangor Daily News

    Eight teams will be battling in four state championship games on Saturday, three of which boast perfect records so far this season.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...

    Rape reports to police in Maine jumped by 17 percent  Bangor Daily News

    Crime in Maine dropped overall by 8 percent last year, despite a 17 percent increase in reported rapes, according to a report by the Maine Department of Public ...

    Group eyes Maine as launch site for satellites  Bangor Daily News

    BRUNSWICK, Maine — It might sound like a moonshot, but a group of science and space enthusiasts wants Maine to become America's leader in sending tiny ...

    They can bag more deer elsewhere, but hunters set their sights on Maine  Press Herald

    When Ronald McAlpine of Jacksonville, Florida, hunts for white-tailed deer in his home state, he can shoot as many as he wants. Florida has no bag limit.

    Don't miss these 10 holiday events in eastern Maine this year  Bangor Daily News

    Elves of all ages can enjoy these events.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.

    Officials: New special education rules could overwhelm rural Maine districts  Bangor Daily News

    Some local school officials are raising concerns about proposed changes to Maine's special education laws, which they say could overwhelm their districts and ...

    Maine Democrats can thank women for their biggest 2018 gains  Bangor Daily News

    It was a historic year for women candidates in Maine and they owe much of their success to women voters, according to exit polling conducted by the Bangor ...

    Do you stash canoes at remote Maine ponds? If so, I want to hear from you  Bangor Daily News

    It may be one of the coolest things about living — and fishing — in Maine, depending on who you ask.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...

    Personal income grew in Maine — thanks to the minimum wage  Bangor Daily News

    The state's minimum wage rose from $7.50 to $9 an hour after Maine voters approved a referendum to raise it.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...

    Maine eel fishermen hopeful for bigger quota as lottery nears  Bangor Daily News

    PORTLAND, Maine — Maine will soon let new people into its valuable baby eel fishery for the first time in several years, and fishermen are hopeful they could ...