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Maine State Lottery
The Bureau is proud of its commitment to providing the citizens of Maine with fun and exciting entertainment through the complete distribution and sales of Tri-State Megabucks Plus, Powerball, Mega Millions, Hot Lotto, Lucky for Life, Tri-State Pick 3 and Pick 4 and an extensive array of instant lottery tickets.
The Maine State Lottery was established in 1974 by Maine voters in a statewide referendum. In 2004, Maine joined the multi-jurisdictional jackpot game, Powerball; in 2009, Maine joined the multi-jurisdictional jackpot game, Hot Lotto; in May 9, 2010, Maine joined the multi-jurisdictional jackpot game, Mega Millions; and March 2012, Maine launched Lucky for Life, the first multi-state New England lottery game offered in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Each year, millions of dollars are returned to players in prize money; local businesses of all sizes receive millions of dollars in commissions and bonuses for selling lottery products; and the programs and serves supported by the State’s General Fund receive close to $50 million.
Contact the Bureau
Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages & Lottery Operations
8 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0008