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Wynn Aiming To Expand Encore Boston Harbor Casino

Wynn Aiming To Expand Encore Boston Harbor Casino

The Encore Boston Harbor Casino and gambling operating company Wynn Resorts recently received Massachusetts’ first retail sports betting license after a unanimous approval from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC). Wynn has been in discussion with state representatives to expand its current facility to the company’s 13-acre neighboring plot of land directly across from the main […]
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Encore Boston Harbor Earns State’s First Sports Betting License 

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) recently approved the state’s first ever retail sports betting license. The license went to Encore Boston Harbor Casino. The casino bypassed the Plainridge Park Casino and the MGM Springfield Casino for licensing after the MGC delayed both votes due to concerns about the casinos’ operating partnerships.  Delays for Competitors In […]
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Encore Boston Harbor Sold For $1.7 Billion To San Diego-Based Realty Income

Back in February, Realty Income Corporation announced a foray into the gaming industry with plans to acquire Encore Boston Harbor. The company finalized the sale of the casino from Wynn Resorts earlier this month on Dec. 1 in a $1.7 billion cash transaction. The sale comes just months before Massachusetts sports betting is expected to launch. […]
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Sports Betting Could Drive Responsible Gambling Innovations

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) is one of the premier responsible gambling organizations in the United States. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Administrators for Disordered Gambling Services, the Massachusetts Public Health Trust Fund allocated $9.2 million to problem gambling services in FY 2021. $4.6 million went to the Department of […]
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Encore Wins Separate Development Across The Street

Encore Boston Harbor Prioritizes Responsible Gambling With PlayMyWay

With the launch of Massachusetts sports betting on the horizon, Encore Boston Harbor has teamed up with the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) and GameSense to launch a responsible gambling initiative. The PlayMyWay (PMW) tool is a self-budgeting tool available on electronic games that can help players gamble responsibly.  “Encore Boston Harbor has collaborated with the […]
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Massachusetts Retail Casinos Prepare For Sports Betting

With sports betting in Massachusetts on the horizon, some may forget that there is already some legal gambling in the state. While Massachusetts sports gambling is still awaiting launch, Massachusetts casino gambling has been around for a while. It is exciting that each of the state’s three casinos is anticipated to have retail sportsbooks in […]
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