• coronavirus Apr 27

    COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Opens at Encore Boston Harbor Tuesday

    Encore Boston Harbor, a hotel and casino in Everett, Massachusetts, is transforming one of its ballrooms into a COVID-19 vaccination site. The Moderna vaccine is now available to employees and Massachusetts residents ages 18 and older, according to Cambridge Health Alliance, which is running the clinic. Appointments to get vaccinated at the $2.6 billion gambling hall on the banks of…

  • coronavirus Apr 27

    Encore Boston Harbor Opens Vaccination Clinic

    Encore Boston Harbor, a hotel and casino in Everett, Massachusetts, will transform one of its ballrooms into a COVID-19 vaccination site starting Tuesday.

  • boston restaurant talk Apr 15

    Night Shift Brewing Kitchen & Tap Opens Within Encore Boston Harbor

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] A local brewery has opened a brand new restaurant and bar inside a resort and casino near the Boston line. According to a press release, Night Shift Brewing Kitchen & Tap opens Thursay, April 15 at 2 p.m. within Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, with the new spot featuring elevated takes on classic…

  • luxury hotel Mar 19

    Living the Luxe Life at Encore Boston Harbor

    Derek Zagami shows us some luxury experiences at Encore Boston Harbor, as ‘Luxe Life with Derek Z’ looks inside a presidential villa.

  • steak Feb 8

    Steak Tartare Made With Wagyu Beef

    ‘The Chef’s Pantry’ host Anna Rossi is joined by John Ross making a delicious homemade Steak Tartare.

  • food Feb 8

    Steak Tartare Made With Wagyu Beef Recipe

    Rare Steakhouse Chef John Ross is in ‘The Chef’s Pantry’ with Anna Rossi making a homemade quick and easy Steak Tartare. Steak Tartare Recipe: Shallots 1 Tablespoon  Capers 1 tablespoon Cornichons (pickled cucumbers) 1 tablespoon  Beef – fine diced 1 Cup  Chives- fine sliced 1 Tablespoon  Quail eggs 1 each  Dijon mustard ½ tablespoon  Kosher salt Black pepper  Horseradish cream…

  • gambling revenues Dec 16, 2020

    Gambling Revenues Continue to Tumble at Bay State's 3 Casinos

    Gambling revenues continue to tumble at Massachusetts’ three casinos as the facilities face more restrictions amid the latest surge of COVID-19. Encore Boston Harbor, MGM Springfield and Plainridge Park generated a combined $45 million in gross gaming revenue last month, the state’s Gaming Commission reported Tuesday. The total revenues are down from $69 million in October and roughly $70 million…

  • coronavirus Sep 1, 2020

    Encore Boston Harbor Lays Off Hundreds of Workers

    Back open since July, the Encore Boston Harbor casino in Everett, Massachusetts, says it’s operating with significantly reduced capacity in all parts of the resort. Now, workers will pay the price. The casino announced Monday that 385 employees who had previously been furloughed will now lose their jobs permanently. “It is 300-plus families that now may not have a paycheck…

  • Encore Boston Harbor Aug 27, 2020

    8 Groups at Encore Boston Harbor Casino Evicted, Fined for Gatherings

    At least eight groups have been evicted from Encore Boston Harbor and fined for violating prohibitions on large gatherings in hotel rooms and other guests have opted to cancel their reservations when told at the front desk that the casino would strictly enforce rules of its own that are more strict than the state limits, gaming regulators said Thursday. The…

  • coronavirus Aug 26, 2020

    $500 Fine Issued to Organizers of Large Party at Encore Boston Harbor

    The organizers of a large party in a private suite at Encore Boston Harbor’s hotel this month have received and paid a $500 fine, one of them said. George Gerez’ party, which he’s estimated brought out 30 people, was broken up by police. Gerez on Wednesday shared with NBC10 Boston an image of the fine issued by the city of…

  • Encore Boston Harbor Aug 20, 2020

    Encore Boston Harbor Ups Safety Measures After Stabbing, Large Party

    Following a series of incidents that include a stabbing, a shooting and a large party at the Encore Boston Harbor in the past week, the casino in Everett, Massachusetts, announced Thursday it is enhancing its “policies and protocols.” Among the changes is a cap on how many people can be in an Encore hotel room at once, with a hefty…

  • stabbing Aug 20, 2020

    Stabbing Latest Incident at Encore Boston Harbor

    A stabbing Wednesday night at the Encore Boston Harbor is just one of a handful of incidents the Everett casino has had to deal with in the past week.

  • COVID-19 Aug 18, 2020

    ‘Use Common Sense': Large Party Shut Down at Encore Boston Harbor

    City officials in Everett, Massachusetts, are sounding the alarm after a large party was held inside a private suite at Encore Boston Harbor over the weekend. According to party organizer George Gerez of Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, state police intervened and forced everyone to leave. Gerez tells NBC10 Boston he and his friends rented the suite along with a DJ...

  • Massachusetts Aug 17, 2020

    Man in His 30s Shot After Leaving Encore Boston Harbor, DA Says

    A man in his 30s was shot after leaving the Encore Boston Harbor Casino around 3 a.m. Sunday, authorities said. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Everett Chief of Police Steven Mazzie confirmed they are investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Sweetser Circle in Everett, Massachusetts. Everett police responded around 3 a.m. to a call for a…

  • Encore Boston Harbor Jul 24, 2020

    Encore Boston Harbor Reopens

    Encore Boston Harbor President Brian Gullbrants joins This Week in Business to discuss the reopening of the resort casino which includes lower $10 table minimums and new health and safety protocols.

  • reopening Jul 10, 2020

    Take a Look Inside as Encore Boston Harbor Prepares to Reopen

    As the Boston area’s only full casino prepares to reopen this weekend, NBC10 Boston got a look inside at the steps being taken to keep people safe. Brian Gullbrants is the president of Encore Boston Harbor in Everett, Massachusetts. He’s seen a lot in his career, but nothing like the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing shutdown. “We’ve seen tsunamis and...

  • lapsed drivers license Jul 9, 2020

    Mass. Man Turns Misfortune Into $4,000 in Casino Winnings

    A Massachusetts man who let his driver’s license lapse had a bit of bad luck when trying to cash in on some winnings earlier this year at the Encore Boston Harbor. Tom Rosenthal, of Waltham, had lady luck on his side when he visited the Encore in January. “I threw some money in the slots, and all of a...

  • lapsed drivers license Jul 8, 2020

    Turning Misfortune Into Winnings

    When trying to cash in on some winnings earlier this year at the Encore Boston Harbor, a Massachusetts man had a bit of back luck after letting his driver’s license lapse.

  • reopening Jul 2, 2020

    Encore Boston Harbor Announces Date of Reopening

    The Boston area’s only full casino plans to reopen this month. Encore Boston Harbor in Everett announced Thursday that it intends to open back up on Sunday, July 12, pending approval of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. MGM Springfield, the state’s other full casino, plans to open the following day. The state will enter Phase 3 of its reopening process Monday,…

  • Encore Boston Harbor Jun 30, 2020

    Encore Boston Harbor Furloughs 3,000 Workers

    The lone resort casino in the Boston area is furloughing thousands more workers as it eyes reopening in July. Encore Boston Harbor in Everett will have about 700 workers on staff, but about 3,000 workers and managers will have to be furloughed, Wynn Resorts said Monday. The casino in late May furloughed about 10% of its full-time staff and stopped…

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