All You Need to Know About Encore Boston Harbor’s Retail Sportsbook

Written By Brant James on January 27, 2023 - Last Updated on February 22, 2023
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The only sportsbook in the immediate Boston area took its first retail wagers on Jan. 31 as WynnBET Sportsbook at Encore Boston Harbor threw open its doors.

Actually located in Everett, and along the Mystic River, the ubiquitous Encore is a popular casino destination in Boston and figures to be the same kind of draw with Massachusetts sports betting finally underway.

The Patriots are no longer Super Bowl contenders, but betting on the NFL championship remains one of the most lucrative wagering markets of the year. And WynnBET Sportsbook will open in time. 

“(We’re) the only place to place a bet in the Greater Boston area in advance the Super Bowl,” Jenny Holaday, president of Encore Boston Harbor, told CBS News Boston.

Mobile and online betting is expected to debut in March for the massively popular NCAA Tournament, or March Madness as many know it.

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For now, retail wagering is the only legal sports betting option in Massachusetts.

Here’s you guide to WynnBET Sportsbook at Encore Boston Harbor.

Where Is It?

Inside the Encore Boston Harbor, on the first floor at 1 Broadway, Everett, Mass., 02149.

When Does It Open?

Sportsbook hours are 9 a.m.-midnight daily.

What’s the Minimum Age?

It’s 21 for the casino and sportsbook.

What’s Inside?

  • Eight sports betting windows with live tellers.
  • 118 kiosks through the casino. Some are open 24/7.
  • More than 70 televisions, including a 10-foot-high and 123-foot-long video wall.
  • Full-service bar
  • Shake Shack
  • Frank & Nick’s

READ MORE: What Else to Do at Encore Boston Harbor Other Than Bet on Sports?

How Can I Place Bets?

  • At a ticket window in the WynnBET Sportsbook.
  • At a kiosk in the casino.
  • Use the Express Sportbook, which you can access while parked in special 15-minute parking spaces in the garage.
  • Build your bet on the WynnBET sports betting app and scan the QR code at a kiosk in Encore Boston Harbor.

Can I Cash a Winning Ticket if the Sportsbook Is Closed?

Yes, at the Main Cage.

What Forms of Payment Are Accepted?

Cash only.

Do They Take Reservations?


How Can I Keep Up With Offers and Promotions?

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Are There Any Current Promotions?


  • Feb. 1-12 – Big Game GiveawayPlayers can earn entries from Feb. 1 through 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12 for the chance at free play, cash or tickets to a 2023-2024 Patriots home game.
    • Ten winners will be selected every half hour from 6-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12. At 8 p.m., five grand prize winners will be selected to win up to $2,500 in cash and two tickets to a 2023-2024 Patriots home game. All Wynn Rewards members receive a complimentary entry.
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Brant James is a Lead Writer with PlayMA, canvassing events and trends in the gambling industry. He has covered the American sports betting industry in the United States since before professional sports teams even knew what an official gaming partnership entailed. Before focusing on the gambling industry, James was a nationally acclaimed motorsports writer and a long-time member of the National Hockey League media corps, formerly writing for USA Today, ESPN, and the Tampa Bay Times.

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