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Sports teams/franchises

Maine has no major league teams.

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State population

1.3 million

 

Revenue

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Online/offline revenue split

0/100

 

Amounts wagered

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Total number of betting premises

Two licensed casinos

 

Stake tax take

10% on DFS; 32% on land-based table games; variable on slots.

 

What type of licenses are available?

Just DFS

 

How many skins are permitted per license?

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How do you apply for a license?

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What are the integrity fees?

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What is the current tax rate?

10% on DFS revenues

 

Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?

Yes, available here: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/population-health/prevention/gambling/selfexclusion/index.html

Is sports betting legal? 

No

Maine’s state legislature is currently debating bill LD 553 which if passed would legalize land-based and mobile sports betting.

 

Regulator details

Maine Gambling Control Unit

Department of Public Safety

Gambling Control Unit

45 Commerce Drive

207-626-3900

https://www.maine.gov/dps/GambBoard/

Chair: Timothy Doyle

 

Is sports betting permitted online?

No. Maine is fairly new to gambling, have only voted to build two land-based casinos in 2010.

 

Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

Yes. Maine regulated DFS in 2017. Operators must pay a license fee of $2,500 and 10 percent of revenues.

 

What legislation, if any, is currently pending?

Bill LD 553 to legalize sports betting.