NETimeGambling presents New England Casino News and Promotions in August. Since all nine New England Casinos are open, it’s time to look at what’s happening state by state. We will concentrate on Multiplier Promotions.
Penn National Casinos – No Promotions for You! (so far)
Both Penn National casinos in New England are open. However, at this time, it has decided not to offer promotions. Penn national owns both Plainridge Park Casino, Massachusetts, and Hollywood Bangor Hotel and Casino in Maine. Many casinos under Penn National are not offering typical promotions at this time, especially under the Hollywood name. Some Ameristar casinos and M Resort in Las Vegas are back with promotions.
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There seems to be a shortage of change in certain areas of the country. Actually, it’s being called a disruption to the normal circulation patterns for U.S. coin. In any event, bring your big jars of coins to Oxford Casino. If you exchange at least $50 in U.S. coins for U.S. paper currency, you will receive an extra $10 in free slot play.
Massachusetts Casinos – New England Casino News and Promotions in August
Massachusetts Moving Forward Towards Legal Sports Betting
Gov. Charlie Baker and his administration has filed legislation to allow gambling on professional sports at the state’s casinos, as well as online and mobile betting. If the sports betting bill passed, it is hoped that operators could be running by the end of the season at the earliest and definitely by Opening Day 2021
Encore Boston Harbor Look at Furloughs and Midweek Closures
Business has been “very slow” at Encore Boston Harbor, especially on weekdays. Wynn Las Vegas, owners of properties in Las Vegas, Macau and here in New England, was lauded for retaining all of their people while we were closed. Unfortunately, they now must implement a rolling schedule of closures by day of week. More on this next week.
Encore Boston Harbor Introduces the Hero Tier
In an effort to recognize healthcare heroes, Encore Boston Harbor is offering exclusive rewards. Benefits include an upgrade to Platinum Tier, as well as other amenities. Visit any Wynn Rewards desk for more information. Terms & Conditions
MGM Springfield Entertains Requests For Continued Benefits
Unions representing workers at MGM Springfield are asking to have benefits extended for all furloughed workers until the end of the year. Only 700 people were recalled back to work out of over 2000, but that number continues to gently increase. With the August 31st deadline for benefit payments approaching, furloughed workers are starting to worry.
MGM Springfield Introduces Tier Matching
Bring your top tier rewards card from another casino to the M life Rewards and receive a Tier Match. Some exclusions apply. This is only offered at MGM Springfield specifically.
Connecticut Casinos – New England Casino News and Promotions in August
Connecticut Mandates Regional Travel Advisory
The State of Connecticut has issued a Regional Travel Advisory, which directs anyone traveling into Connecticut from certain states to self-quarantine for a 14-day period. Those from over 30 states that meet the criteria are asked not to visit Connecticut casinos. (Connecticut State guidelines) Click Here for the states included.
Foxwoods Opens Little by Little
Every month, more dining and entertainment options open. All four casinos are now open. The Grand Pequot and Great Cedar Casinos and Tanger Outlets are open daily. The Fox Tower and Rainmaker Casinos are open Friday–Sunday, 12PM–2AM.
Foxwoods Offers Two Casino Multiplier Promotions
- On August 14th and 30th, Foxwoods will offer TRIPLE TIER CREDITS days, each day beginning at 6:00AM. This promotion is available on both slots or table games.
- Another multiplier on two days, August 9th and 22nd, is POINTZILLA. Similar to Status Mayhem at Mohegan Sun, the Rewards multiplier will change throughout the day, 9am–8pm. Multipliers may be 2x,3xor 4x at any given time. This promotion is also available on both slots or table games
Mohegan Sun and Hot Summer Fun Continues
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- DOUBLE MOMENTUM DOLLARS – For Slot players, every Wednesday until September 2nd 2020. Select slots and Race Book excluded. Excludes Momentum Dollars earned at table games, stadium gaming and the Poker Room. Status Points are not doubled.
- DOUBLE STATUS POINTS – Earn Double Status Points playing table games including stadium gaming and wagers placed in Race Book. It is every Wednesday until September 2nd 2020.
- Triple Status Points August 1st and Status Mayhem – August 23rd
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Rhode Island Casinos
As with the Maine casinos, Twin River and Tiverton Casinos have no promotions at this time. Both locations have extended their hours of operation. Sportsbook Rhode Island is now open in Lincoln and Tiverton. The hours will be 12pm to 8pm, Wednesdays – Sundays (until further notice).
More table games have opened. Live Roulette, Blackjack, Three Card Poker, Let It Ride Poker, Spanish 21 and Baccarat are now available, along with Stadium Roulette & Baccarat.
Having Poker Withdrawal?
If you really need a fix, try the poker rooms in New Hampshire.
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