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Encore Boston Harbor: Everett’s Mystic River casino by the numbers

3,158 slot machines, 231 table games, and 800 trees more than 15 feet tall—these and other stats on eastern Massachusetts’ largest casino

The Encore Boston Harbor casino-resort opens June 23 after years of planning, construction, and not a little controversy. Its official address is 1 Broadway in Everett.

Here is more on eastern Massachusetts’ largest recreational gambling hub by the numbers, according to Wynn Resorts, the Las Vegas-based company behind it.


Total square-footage. The entire property runs to 3 million square feet, including the casino, the hotel portion, the outdoor space, the grounds, etc.

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Landscaping. The complex unfolds over 33 acres. There will be 800 trees more than 15 feet tall, 105,000 shrubs, and 61,000 flowers. There will be 115,000 square feet of patterned brick and 50,000 square feet of synthetic turf. A 44,000-gallon irrigation tank system will help water the landscaping via roof drainage.

Casino. It will be 210,000 square feet. There will be 3,158 slot machines, 143 table games, 88 poker tables, 231 table games total, and 60 high-limit slots, including two private rooms within the high-limit slots with three machines in each room.

Conference and meeting space. There will 50,000 square feet of it total, and include 10 breakout rooms and a 37,000-square-foot grand ballroom.

Spa. It will be 26,000 square feet, and include 17 treatment rooms, six stylist stations, two pedicure stations, four manicure tables, two makeup stations, four shampoo stations, and one barber station.

Hotel. There will be 671 guest rooms and suites. They will range in size from 650 square feet to 5,800 square feet. Wynn Resorts notes that the average size of a New England hotel room is 250 square feet. The thread count on the linen will be 507. The fitness center will be 3,648 square feet.

Restaurants and other eateries. The casino-resort will host 15 food and beverage options, including four independently owned places.

Shops. There will be five: Wynn Collection, Wynn Mens, Wynn Beauty, the Drugstore, and Watches of Switzerland.

Outdoor space. There will 26,000 square feet of it available to guests, hotel and otherwise.

Carousel. The casino-resort’s merry-go-round will have 10 horses, 83,000 flowers, and 11,000 jewels.

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Ferries. What Wynn is calling the Encore Premium Harbor Shuttle is expected to take 28,393 trips per year via four vessels, ferrying riders from locations at the World Trade Center in the Seaport District and Long Wharf on the downtown Boston waterfront to the resort.

Employees. A small army of 5,500 is expected to service the Encore Boston Harbor.

Special mirror. The Encore Boston Harbor will include one mirror from the original Desert Inn Hotel in Las Vegas, which is now the site of Wynn Resorts’ flagship Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Las Vegas.

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