Gambling in Maine

Lottery: 18
Parimutuel: 18
Casinos: 21
Charity Bingo: 16

Maine is home to around 1,274,923 people and is ranked 41st as far as population goes. Though the state is rather small it was the 23rd state to join the rest of the 50 states. The state is recognized as ‘The Pine Tree State’ and is in the New England region of the United States which borders the Atlantic Ocean to the East & South. Maine offers many different kinds of gambling such as a lottery, parimutuel horse race betting, online gambling, land based casinos and charity bingo.

Forms of Gambling In Main

Maine offers two land based casinos within the state including Penobscot High Stakes Bingo Casino and Hollywood Slots Casino. Each casino offers many different games including slots, table games, card games, bingo & more. Pull Tabs can be found at Penobscot High Stakes Bingo Casino. The majority of gaming at Hollywood Slots is you guessed it! Slots! Players will find hundreds of slots here and must be 21 or over to visit either casino listed. Maine also participates in pari-mutuel betting for horse racing. There are two racetracks within the state, Bangor Raceway and Scarborough Downs. Parimutuel betting at these tracks is available for those who are 18 and over. The lottery is operated by the state here in Maine and welcomes players who are 18 to games like Powerball, Megabucks, Maine Mega Millions, Hot Lotto, Pick 3 or Pick 4. Bingo is available for players who are at least 16 years old. Maine offers all kinds of different charity bingo events throughout the state and since it is offered to those as young as 16 it is very popular.

Main Internet Casinos

Maine does not have any laws against online gambling. Players who are not able to get out of the house or would just like to spend the evening at home can with online casinos. The federal law allows players who are 18 and over to participate in any kind of gambling. Some online casinos however, do not allow players who are under 21 to enter. Gaming found at online casinos are similar to land based casinos with slots, tables, card games, roulette & more. Players will also be able to find games that aren’t found in land based casinos here in the United State such as European Blackjack & European Roulette. One of the greatest perks to playing online is the promotions. Players can choose many different kinds of promotions like deposit match bonuses, and no-deposit bonuses. Players can start playing immediately one of two ways; A player can either download the software right to their computer which allows the player to utilize realistic graphics and sound or they can play instantly right on the site which is a great alternative for Mac users.