TYPES OF CASINOS IN MAINE
Maine is home to two racetrack casinos: Hollywood Casino Bangor and Oxford Casino. Both casinos offer live table games, electronic gaming, as well as pari-mutuel wagering on harness racing.
Maine state gaming regulations require a minimum return of 89% on all electronic gaming machines.
Maine releases the payback percentages on electronic gaming machines as a matter of public record. Click here to see a full list of slot machine payback statistics for Maine casinos.
All Maine casinos offer such games as: craps, blackjack, three card poker, roulette, slots, video poker, and video keno. Some Maine casinos also offer games like: mini baccarat, Spanish 21, let it ride, Big 6 wheel, Mississippi stud, ultimate Texas Hold ‘em, and Poker.
All casinos in Maine have a minimum gambling age of 21 for slots, and 18 for pari-mutuel wagering.
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TOP THINGS TO DO IN MAINE
Maine is popular for its rocky and rugged coastline, awe-inspiring nature, and turbulent maritime history. The state is a perfect destination if you are a history or nature lover. The coast features iconic attractions from its colorful lighthouses like the West Quoddy Head Light to the fine sandy beaches located on Mount Desert Island. Some of the best things to do in Maine are listed below.
Acadia National Park
This rugged and magnificent stretch of coastline is surrounded by a large inland region of lakes, forests, and streams. The park is a hotspot for both locals and tourists that love outdoor activities. The park features scenic Park Loop Road which passes through the major attractions and you can easily explore it by car. You can also take the Island Explorer buses or explore by cycling and walking the park’s network of unpaved carriage roads. You can also go hiking to the summit of Cadillac Mountain which is the highest point in the park. Here, you can enjoy mind-blowing views of the coast and islands. Some other things not to miss while in the park are the dramatic chasm of Thunder Hole and the Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse.
This harbor was once a shipping port and it is now a famous summer resort. Boothbay is the largest boating harbor north of Boston and is filled with private yachts, lobster boats, and many cruise vessels. Some of the top activities here are deep-sea fishing, whale watching, river and ocean cruises, or joining the local lobstermen hauling traps. You can also head to the downtown area filled with waterfront antique shops, seafood restaurants, and a variety of art galleries. This harbor is among the top places in Maine as it is filled with lots of studios and galleries. The little town also features the Carousel Music Theater and an Opera House. Don’t miss the Boothbay Railway Village and Maine State Aquarium while you are here.
This is a magnificent Italian style villa that was constructed in the mid-19th century. The building has exquisite architecture and interior design; and is among the most lavishly decorated mid-Victorian homes in the United States. It features painted walls and ceilings with ornately carved woodwork. The furnishings in the building are original and they give tourists the opportunity to see how the wealthy lived during the pre-civil war era.
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
This museum can be found on the college campus in Brunswick and it houses a permanent collection with over 20,000 pieces. The collection covers ancient Greek ceramics to 17th century New England furniture. The highlight of the museum is a collection of artworks by Rockwell Kent, Winslow Homer, Gilbert Stuart, Maurice Prendergast, Singleton Copley, and works from Eakins, Bierstadt, Corot, and Inness. There are also rotating temporary exhibits, tours, gallery talks, and lectures throughout the year.
Old Fort Western
This is a wooden fort that was constructed on the banks of the Kennebec River in 1754. The fort is considered to be the oldest of its kind in New England and also the oldest stockade fort in the country. Old Fort Western is a National Historic Landmark and it features a store and houses that are well restored. You will also see information and exhibits about the fort and learn about the history of the area during the mid-18th century.
Maine Maritime Museum
This museum can be found on the site of a 19th-century shipyard and it is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the seafaring, lobstering, and shipbuilding heritage of Maine. The museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts and materials on everything from clipper ships and lighthouses to maritime art. The museum is surrounded by a blacksmith shop, 140 Maine-built or Maine-related boats, and a hands-on lobster exhibit that you can explore. You should also visit the Mary E which is the oldest fishing schooner built in Maine.
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
This garden was opened in 2007 and covers 270 acres of land. The garden is divided into themed gardens which house native and exotic plants which thrive in water, woodland, and other environments. One highlight of the garden is the Garden of the Five Senses filled with plants in varieties of flavors, fragrances, and textures, within raised beds for wheelchair access. There is also a large children’s garden suitable for visitors of all ages that includes a woodland village of fairy houses. There are also numerous walking trails that slope down to the shore. The best way to explore this garden is by taking one of the daily tours where you will be shown rare and native plants. The garden also hosts art exhibitions in the visitor center during summer, fall, and spring.