Fantasy Contests

The Gambling Control Unit is responsible for the administering and enforcement of the laws and rules governing Fantasy Contests. This includes licensing and the operation of a fantasy contest operators. Additionally, this Unit shall also assist in the investigations of illegal gambling in Maine.

"Fantasy contest" means a simulated game or contest in which:

  • One or more fantasy contestants pay an entry fee to participate;
  • Fantasy contestants compete against each other by using their knowledge and understanding of sports events and persons engaged in those sports events to select and manage a simulated team roster whose performance directly corresponds with the actual performance of human competitors on sports teams and in sports events; and
  • The outcome of the game or contest reflects the relative knowledge and skill of the contestants and does not depend on the performance of any one participant in a sports event or the outcome of any one sports event but is determined predominantly by accumulated statistical results of the performance of individual competitors on sports teams and in sports events.

Current Licensed Fantasy Contest Operators

Bid Ventures Inc.  200 Portland Street  Boston MA 02114
Dataforce LLC  4175 N Hwy 101, E-4  Depoe Bay  OR  97341
DraftKings Inc. 222 Berkley Street, 5th Floor Boston MA 02116
FanDuel Inc.  300 Park Ave. South, 4th Floor  New York NY 10010
Fantasy Sports Shark LLC 1187 Coast Village Rd. Suite #10-M Montecito CA 93108
Heavy Blade LLC 16685 32rd Ave, North Plymouth MN 55447
Sports Hub Games Network 323 Washington Ave. N. Suite 320 Minneapolis MN 55401
Underdog Sports Inc. 33 Bond Street, PH 04 Brooklyn NY 11201
Yahoo Fantasy Sports LLC 701 First Avenue  Sunnyvale CA 94089
FFPC, LLC 1133 Broadway STE 539 New York NY 10010