When you think of gambling or casinos, you picture the spectacle of casinos in Las Vegas or Atlantic City. You don’t think Maine, after all its “Vacationland”. Well there are a few casinos, raceways, bingo games, slot machines, harness racing, and live poker in the Pine Tree State, and its far more beautiful and affordable than big gambling resorts and cities.
Maine has three casinos in the state and two raceways. Hollywood Casino Hotel and Raceway in Bangor has slot machines, table games, roulette and live harness races. Nearby Bangor, is the Penobscot High Stakes Bingo Casino in Old Town. Oxford Casino is the only casino located in Southern Maine. With over 850 slot machines, table games and terrific staff, great sit down restaurant, and Oxford Casino Hotel on site, so you’ll be hard pressed to leave. Nearby Oxford Speedway has auto racing. In Portland, Scarborough Downs has year-round harness racing.
Gambling can be an addiction for some so please play responsibly. A Maine casino can be a fun alternative entertainment on a rainy day. You can try your hand at a game of poker or roulette table. Spending some time in a casino isn’t just for serious gamblers–in Maine casinos and raceways are relaxed, affordable, and fun, something to add to your Maine vacation.
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