The Encore Boston Harbor casino opens Sunday. Everything you need to know

The Encore Boston Harbor casino opens Sunday. Everything you need to know

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What are the casino 's hours?

All night. All day. Every day. The front door doesn't even have a lock, according to Encore Boston Harbor’s president.


How can I get there?

Hoo boy. The casino is home to the home. And there are many options.

Hit me with the details, please.

You should take the Orange Line to Wellington or Malden Center. Those who will show up every 10 to 20 minutes to those stops. Shuttle running every 20 minutes from the Blue Line 's Wonderland stop. Don’t mind a walk? You can get that pretty from the Sullivan Square Station on the Orange Line.

I want to see it in traffic on Interstate 93.

Picky, picky. And the downtown (the Long Wharf North dock) to the casino 's front door along the Mystic River. For Those coming from points north, south, or west, there will be a $ 7 "premium" bus from park-and-ride lots in Londonderry, N.H., Rockland, and Millbury. You can also take the Uber or Lyft. And there 's even dock at the casino for Bluebikes.

To my local. Is there a bus to get me there?

Yeah, there’s a minibus – called the Encore Neighborhood Runner – that will be in the air.

Is there parking, too?

Parking for several locations nearby. T

How big is Encore?

So big, however you measure it. A $ 2.6 billion casino resort is 3.1 million square feet, and a 17-treatment-room spa.


Lots. And last night in a "premier king" for a weekend in August.

Do I have to be 21 to go?

Yes and no. All ages are free to wander the resort and look at the millions of dollars worth of art (I do not miss the gargantuan statue of Popeye that's a short walk from the main Lobby). But you have to go to the casino floor.

Is there poker?

Yes. There are 88 poker tables.

Are there slots?

A bajillion. 3,158 to be exact.


What kinds of table games do they have?

You haven't seen it. Blackjack, roulette, Casino War, Mini Baccarat, Pai-Gow Tiles, Let It Ride, Crazy Four Poker, Three Card Poker, and more, according to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.


Can I bet on the Pats or the Sox?

Not yet. Gambling beyond Nevada. But even in the state Legislature

Do I tip to the poker / blackjack / craps table?

Yes. It 's nice to give the dealer a. T Supervisors cant take tips.

Should I see the server?

Yes. Tipping is the right thing to do. $ 1 per drink is customary.

Are I gambling?

You betcha.

Whaa ?!

Gambling, you’re paying for them in a not-so-roundabout way. And your winnings when your drink is on the way.


How late will alcohol be served?

2 a.m. except for people who are actively gambling. They can be served until 4 a.m.

Under to to a casino in Everett?

Mostly Cloudy. Woods in Concord, and hidden gem.

My friend or loved one has been gambling addiction – what should I do?

Here. T They can be used to make the most of them. . T If they sneak on and win whatever they want. The state has also been responsible for gaming. T “Over time, the house always wins.” T

Take on gambling?

25% of gross gaming revenues from Encore. By hand, that money is not available.


What are Encore’s 15 restaurants and lounges?

They range from a high-end Frank Sinatra-themed establishment to a burger, from a sports bar to one featuring more from the UK. If your jam is there.

Will Encore have Las Vegas-style shows?

Nope. Wynn Resorts tpresents under construction

Can I smoke tobacco products?

Not inside you can’t. Designated outdoor smoking area.

Marijuana and legal in Massachusetts. Can I consume pot at the casino?

Nope. No vaping. No gummies. No exceptions, the casino says.

Remind me,
who owns and operates Encore?

Wynn Resorts, Las Vegas, Encore Las Vegas, and casinos in Macau.


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Everett – what’s the deal?

It’s not on the Boston Harbor; it 's on the Mystic River. But it is not the same glam ring to it. (Though for longtime Bostonians who remember the Harbor pre-cleanup, anything to do with Boston Harbor doesn't have a glam ring to it, either.)


Coffee and coffee. Does the casino have a coffee shop?

It may seem like a palace Vegas, but it is a Massachusetts establishment for sake goodness! Nitro Cold Brew ”right off of the casino. Is available 24/7.

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