A bill to authorize and regulate sports betting has been introduced in the Maine State Senate, echoing previous attempts.
Senate Bill 1352 was introduced by Senator Louis Luchini and calls for authorization of a sports wagering license for the state under the Department of Public Safety Gambling Control Unit.
Sports betting licensees must be either a commercial racetrack, an off-track betting facility, a slot machine or casino operator or a federally recognised tribe. Each operator may receive one licence, with the fee set at $20,000.
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