Maine State Lotteries Laws
|Code Section||Tit. 8 §371, et seq.; and "Tri-State Lotto" with New Hampshire and Vermont Tit. 8 §401, et seq.|
|Distribution of Lottery Revenue||45% 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/Disposition||1 year/transferred to General Fund as undedicated revenue|
|Prohibited Related Activities||Sale at greater price; sale to minor; alter or forge tickets|
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