How does York County compare?

Similar gaming and entertainment venues in Bangor and Oxford have already had a positive impact on revenue in Maine. The York County gaming and entertainment venue will do even more. But there are a few things York County offers that Bangor and Oxford don’t.

Over $1,009,606 annually in additional funding for Maine’s Drug Education Initiative

Over $1,009,606 annually in additional funding for the Office of Aging and Disability

Over $3,028,817 annually in municipal property tax relief

Bangor

  • Slots

  • 39% of net to the Gambling Control Board to be distributed

  • 10% to Fund for a Healthy Maine

  • 10% for Harness Purses

  • 4% to encourage racing at commercial tracks

  • 4% to the General Fund for admin. expenses of the board of that 4% will go to Gambling Addiction for 2011 and 2012 and then $100,000 after

  • 3% for Sire Stakes

  • 3% for agricultural fairs

  • 2% to University Maine and MMA Scholarship fund

  • 1% of gross to the General Fund for administrative expenses of the board

  • 1% to OTB’s

  • 1% Maine Community Colleges

  • 1% to host municipality

  • Table Games
  • 16% of net to the Gambling Control Board to be distributed

  • 9% to General Fund for administrative expenses of the board and gambling addiction
  • 3% Gambling Control Board Administrative Expenses Other Special Revenue account

  • 2% to host municipality

  • 2% to Veteran’s Assistance Grant Fund

Oxford

  • Slots

  • 46% of net to the Gambling Control Board to be distributed

  • 25% to Department of Education for K–12 essential programs

  • 4% to University of Maine and MMA Scholarship fund

  • 4% for the tribal governments of the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy tribes

  • 3% Maine Community College System Scholarships

  • 3% for the admin of the board and gambling addiction counseling services

  • 2% to the host municipality

  • 1% of gross to the general fund for administrative expenses of the board

  • 1% for agricultural fairs

  • 1% for harness racing purses

  • 1% for Sire Stakes

  • 1% to host county for costs resulting from gaming

  • .5% to Maine Milk Pool

  • .5% to Dairy Improvement Fund

  • Table Games
  • 16% of net to the Gambling Control Board to be distributed

  • 10% to Department of Education for K-12 essential programs
  • 3% Gambling Control Board Administrative Expenses Other Special Revenue account

  • 2% to host municipality

  • 1% to the county for gaming related expenses

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