18- 553 C.M.R. ch. 10, § 12 - INSTANT LOTTERY TICKETS

1. Authority to operate instant lottery games. The director , with the approval of the commission, may operate instant lottery games and prepare tickets for instant lottery games for sale to the general public.

1-A. Price. The Director, with the approval of the Commission, may sell tickets at any selling price it establishes within the State of Maine.

2. Duration of games. The duration of an instant lottery game must be determined by the director and announced in appropriate directives.
3. Format of game. A series of numbers or symbols concealed from view must be printed on each ticket for an instant lottery game. According to procedures and instructions as announced and provided with each instant game, matching or adding the proper symbols or numbers when revealed entitles the bearer of a valid ticket to the prizes indicated on the ticket in accordance with the prize structure previously announced in appropriate directives. No drawing may be required to determine the winner of an instant lottery ticket. Drawings may be held to determine additional winners of prizes in connection with any instant lottery game. The printed instructions on the instant lottery ticket constitute the "rules of the game" being played.
4. Possession of ticket required to win. In order to be entitled to the prize indicated on an instant lottery ticket, the bearer must possess a valid winning ticket. No exceptions may be made to this rule.
5. Signed agent agreement required. An agent may not sell instant lottery tickets unless the agent has signed the "Agent Agreement for Sale of Lottery Tickets.

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18- 553 C.M.R. ch. 10, § 12

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