Here is the updated post New England Casino News and Promotions for September.
New England Casino News and Promotions for September – Massachusetts
Layoffs Represent Tough Road For New England Casinos
MGM Springfield recently, they informed 1,000 laid-off employees they were unlikely to reclaim their jobs anytime soon. Similarly, Encore Boston Harbor in Everett have 1,300 on furlough.
Recently, Mohegan Sun casino said it will lay off an employees due to impacts from the pandemic. The company said Thursday it is ending its furlough program on Sept. 30. Mohegan Sun President & General Manager Jeff Hamilton said the move will effect employees who have not been called back to work before the end of September.
“Due to the mandated capacity restrictions and business demand, many of our amenities and venues remain closed for the time being. With these positions currently unavailable, it has not been possible to bring back all of our team members.”MGM Springfield president Chris Kelley
Encore Continues Having “Gatherings” Problems
Encore Boston Harbor is now enforcing its own stricter limits. This is in response to large gatherings in hotel rooms causing major problems. Consequently, no more than two to a hotel room is allowed. For two-bedroom suites, it’s only four. In addition, violators are subject to a fine up to $3,000, according to Massachusetts Gaming Commission officials.
Encore Boston Harbor Offers Two Tournaments
A $20,000 Blackjack Tournament is open to all every Tuesday in September, from 4–9 p.m. Just swipe your card and print your voucher. Then, present it at the tournament registration area located in The Loft.
On Mondays, September 21 and 28 enter our $20,000 slot tournament from 3–7 p.m. The tournament finale is at 8 p.m. Register at the Wynn Rewards desk near Dunkin’.
Plainridge Park Adds Promotions
Partner in Play, Six Feet Away. On Saturdays, September 12th & 19th, from 5PM-10PM, Plainridge Park Casino offers their first promotion since the pandemic. One lucky winner will receive $1,000 Free SlotPlay® every hour from 5 p.m to 10 p.m. Plus, the remaining socially distant card in players at the winner’s bank of slot machines will receive $100 Free SlotPlay each.
In addition, Jackpot Frenzy is back! Click here more information.
New England Casino News and Promotions for September – Connecticut
Foxwoods Brings Back B-I-N-G-O and B-O-W-L-I-N-G
Foxwoods Offers Two Casino Multiplier Promotions
- October 3rd is 2X Rewards and Tier Credits Day, beginning at 6:00AM. promotions are available on both slots or table games
Mohegan Sun Promotions for September
Multiplier Days for September include Status Mayhem on September 25th, and Triple Status Points Day on September 27th.
New England Casino News for September – Rhode Island
Rhode Island has nearly tripled its sports betting revenue for the fiscal year with $18.7 million made in 2020. In 2019, the state brought in only $6.9 million, showing a spike for the market in popularity. The gaming industry is the third-largest source of revenue for the Ocean State.
Rhode Island and New Hampshire are still the only two states offering sports betting in New England.
Twin River Hotel Casino is expanding its property in Lincoln, RI. The plans include extra gaming space, spa space, and a renovation of the first floor casino floor.
New England Casino News and Promotions for September – Maine
Hollywood Bangor Hotel Casino has started its first promotion since opening. Sundays in September, from 1PM-6PM, four players will receive $100 Free SlotPlay® every hour. In compliance with state mandates, both Maine casinos are divided into Casino Zones. Consequently, if you’re sitting in the Lucky Zone that’s chosen, you are awarded an additional $400 Free SlotPlay.
Oxford Hotel Casino continues its “Bring Us Your Spare Change” promotion.
Be safe out there. – Binbin