Governor LePage to Participate in Maine Lottery’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

October 7, 2014

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, October 7
Contact: Adrienne Bennett, Press Secretary, 207-287-2531
or Gregg Mineo, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations, 207-287-8289

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage will join Maine Lottery officials and Maine’s King of Comedy, Bob Marley, to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Maine State Lottery. Governor LePage will address attendees during opening ceremonies of the celebration.

Approximately 4,000 lottery players will descend upon the Augusta Civic Center as part of the 40th Anniversary celebration. The Maine State Lottery qualified 1,000 players for a chance to win four great prizes: $250,000 in cash, a Ford F-150 pickup, a Polaris ATV or a Polaris snowmobile. The qualifiers are able to bring up to three people with them to the event and both the qualifiers and their guests will receive raffle tickets for a chance at prizes such as Samsung Curve televisions, Sonos Wireless Sound Systems, Apple iPad Airs and cash.

WHEN: 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, 2014
WHERE: Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta