Maine Revised Statutes

§313-D. Registration exceptions

Notwithstanding section 312, subsection 1 and section 313-E, and subject to the conditions set out in this section, the following organizations may conduct beano without a license or without registering with the Gambling Control Unit. [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]

1. Senior organizations.   Clubs, groups or organizations composed of individuals at least 90% of whom are 62 years of age or older when beano is conducted for their own entertainment and not for profit.
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2. Campgrounds.   A campground licensed under Title 22, section 2492 or a campground operated by the State Government or the Federal Government when:
A. Beano is offered exclusively to campground patrons and guests of campground patrons; [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]
B. A prize awarded to a winner of a beano game does not exceed a value of $25 for any one game; and [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]
C. Proceeds from fees charged to campground patrons and their guests to participate in a beano game are used only to pay for prizes awarded to players and to cover the actual costs incurred to operate the games. [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]
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3. Resort hotels.   A bona fide resort hotel, which includes a full-service hotel facility and offers leisure and recreational activities to its patrons, such as tennis, golf or horseback riding, when:
A. Beano is offered exclusively to resort hotel patrons and their guests; [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]
B. A prize awarded to a winner of a beano game does not exceed a value of $25 for any one game; and [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]
C. Proceeds from fees charged to resort hotel patrons and their guests to participate in a beano game are used only to pay for prizes awarded to players and to cover the actual costs incurred to operate the games. [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]
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4. Schools.   A school for children in kindergarten to grade 8 when:
A. Games are offered exclusively to students and faculty of the school and their families; [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]
B. A prize awarded to a winner of a beano game does not exceed a value of $25 for any one game; and [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]
C. Proceeds from fees charged to participate in a beano game are used only to pay for prizes awarded to players, to support a parent-teacher organization associated with the school and to cover the actual costs incurred to operate the games. [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]
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Notwithstanding section 319, persons under the age of 16 may take part in a game of beano conducted under subsection 2, 3 or 4. [2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).]

SECTION HISTORY
2017, c. 284, Pt. JJJJJ, §7 (NEW).