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Maine State Lotteries Laws

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Code SectionTit. 8 §371, et seq.; and "Tri-State Lotto" with New Hampshire and Vermont Tit. 8 §401, et seq.
Distribution of Lottery Revenue45% distributed as prizes; rest divided between expenses, General Fund, and Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund
Additional Purpose of Lottery -
Lottery Prize Subject to Garnishment Child support purposes
Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition1 year/transferred to General Fund as undedicated revenue
Prohibited Related ActivitiesSale at greater price; sale to minor; alter or forge tickets

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