State and Everett Police Answer Fight Call at Encore

Leader Herald Staff Report

The weekend was not kind to Encore where police were called to put down what was described as a large fight which started in a hotel room apparently and which spread into the hotel lobby and then onto the main entrance of the luxury hotel.

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Encore Reports Another Banner Revenue Month for August

By Josh Resnek

Encore Boston Harbor reported another powerful earnings month in August, according to figures released Monday by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

Total gaming figures amounted to $52 million, $3 million better than July revenues which came in at $49 million.

“We are pleased with the revenue figures,” Encore President Robert DeSalvio told casino the Gaming Commission and casino analysts.

“Slots figures were lower than anticipated but we have time to improve those figures substantially,” he said.

Encore’s slot figures have been sluggish, considered a problem by some industry analysts or not a problem at all by others.

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Wynn Resorts wants Japan; Encore to Report August Revenue

By Josh Resnek

Japan is opening up its nation to casino gambling and Wynn Resorts is lining up with the rest of the international gaming corporations to get a foot inside that nation.

Japan remains vastly underutilized as an international entertainment and travel destination, partly because of its distance from Europe and North America, but also because of Japan’s secular leanings – that is – the Japanese have never really welcomed the world to their nation.

All this is changing and fast as Japanese officials have begun an application process that is expected to really get going in 2021.

The Japanese want to bring tourists, who bring revenues, which contribute greatly to economic growth.

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The Casino was Mobbed, the City Carried on Nicely

This weekend, the Encore Casino and Hotel was mobbed with patrons and visitors from all over the world. The hotel was crowded. The gaming tables packed with players, and everything else humming like the great success that it is.

Yet all around the casino and hotel, there was calm.

Traffic was light – partly because of all the planning, partly because of traffic patterns that were expected but never materialized.

It is one of Encore’s modern wonders that the city has not been greatly impacted in a negative way by its massive presence.

Encore has proven to be a very good neighbor despite its ability to draw hundreds of thousands of visitors.

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Encore End of Summer Giveaway Rocks

By Josh Resnek

As the summer cascades to its inevitable finale – Labor Day – Encore Boston Harbor has revved up its promotional program.

During this last week of summer, ending on the 29th, if you play the slots at Encore you earn entries into the Labor Day of Luxury Giveaway with a drawing on September 1 for a McLaren sports car or $100,000.

In addition, there will be 150 other lucky winners of up to $2500 of free credit.

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