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Maine Sports Betting

In May 2018, following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down PASPA, State Rep. Louis Luchini told the press he anticipated “multiple” sports betting bills would be introduced when legislators reconvened in 2019.

Indeed, in January 2019, seven sports betting legalization bills were filed. LD 1348 was introduced to the House in March. The bill would authorize the state’s Gambling Control Board to issue sports betting licenses for both retail and online operations. Additionally, the state could issue licenses to federally recognized Indian tribes to operate online-only sports wagering platforms. The bill would allow betting on pro and college sports, but would ban esports gambling. In April 2019, representatives the two casinos in Maine, as well as off-track betting venues and the harness racing industry, spoke in favor of moving forward with legalized sports betting in the state. While some lawmakers raised concerns about sports betting, there was no opposition to five legalization bills pending in the current session.

In June 2019 on the last day of the legislative session, both chambers of the Maine legislature passed LD 553, giving Governor Janet Mills 10 days to act. But the 1 July deadline came and went without her signature.
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