DraftKings Sportsbook reached a final agreement with the Passamaquoddy Tribe in the state. After DraftKings secured its license and received regulatory approval, it launched its Maine sports betting platform.
Jason Robins, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of DraftKings, said in a press release:
“Building a relationship with the Passamaquoddy Tribe is a fantastic opportunity for DraftKings, as we look to bring customers in the state of Maine safe and legal sports betting. We look forward to our continued collaboration with the Maine Gambling Control Unit as we become the official mobile sports betting provider of the Passamaquoddy Tribe and launch in our industry-leading 25th state.”
Chief William Nicholas of the Passamaquoddy Tribe said:
“The Passamaquoddy Tribe is excited to enter into a mobile sports wagering agreement with DraftKings. We couldn’t have landed a better organization in the mobile sports wagering arena, and we look forward to continued progress and investment for future growth in the state of Maine.”
Maine Sports Betting Is Up and Running
Governor Janet Mills signed Maine’s sports betting legislation in the spring of 2022. The law took effect on Aug. 2, 2022, kickstarting the regulatory and licensing phase. On Nov. 3, 2023, the Maine Gambling Control Unit officially launched sports betting in the state.
DraftKings and Caesars are the first two sportsbooks to go live in Maine. The state allows two additional online sports betting licenses.
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Caesars Sportsbook features a second-chance betting offer for new users. Get up to $1,000 on Caesars if the first wager loses after completing the registration process. This wager will be given back in the form of a bonus bet.
Read all terms and conditions to make a qualifying wager toward the offer. The first bet must settle as a win or a loss within 30 days of signing up for a new account. Note that bonus bets are not eligible for withdrawal and must be used within 14 days of receipt.
Check out our Caesars Sportsbook review for more information on this sports betting app.