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Maine Sports Betting Misses 2021 Despite Serious Efforts

Maine sports betting is not coming this year too despite significant developments that saw the legislation passing through most of the stages. The state’s 2021 legislative session adjourned Monday, with the sports betting bill – LD 1352 – still lying on the Appropriations Table, the committee responsible for reviewing all …

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Will Maine Governor Sign Sports Betting Bill This Time?

Maine Legislature has finally approved a sports betting bill disowned by its own sponsor and rejected earlier by the governor. On Friday, Gov. Janet Mills received LD 1352, which the state’s Senate approved in a special session against the wishes of Sen. Louis Luchini – who sponsored the bill. The …

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Maine Sports Betting Bill Revives On Session’s Last Day

Three amendments were filed to revive the Maine sports betting bill hours before the current legislative session was set to adjourn Wednesday. The Senate will reportedly extend its session in order to vote on LD 1352 and the amendments. The last-minute amendments came after several committee hearings, workgroups, and discussions …

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Maine Senate Committee Hears Sports Betting Testimony

Maine lawmakers began hearing process Friday to consider legalizing sports betting that delayed by two years thanks to governor’s veto. The Senate Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs held its first hearing on four sports betting bills, highlighted by Sen. Louis Luchini-led SB 1352. That bill mirrors the legislation passed …

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Maine Sports Betting Bill Revives Year After its Unusual Death

Legal sports betting is ready to assert itself for the second time in Maine a year after the last attempt was stifled by Gov. Janet Mills. Again, it’s Sen. Louis Luchini who filed Senate Bill 1352 to do what its predecessor bill couldn’t a year ago: legalize sports betting in …

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Maine’s Sports Betting Bill Clears Key Committee Vote

Following a meeting of the Maine Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs on Friday, yet another state is on the verge of sports betting legalization. Per reporting from WGME-13 News, members of the Committee came together to hash out differences over the regulatory setup which would underpin …

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