This room aesthetically and spatially is great. I never feel crowded and it is laid out and appointed well. The action is pretty nice. It is a good mix of solid players and donkeys. So I appreciate this as I rarely find tables with just nits nut pedaling. If I have any gripes at all they come with the comping system. For one, they don't display your poker accrued points on the website. That is a bad look for a couple reasons. A) its not transparent and B) it says to me you value my action a lot less than the other players. I play 1/3 or 2/5 NL sometimes a few times a week yet I never get offered promos or anything else. Sometimes they also don't have enough people in the cage which leads to lines but not the end of the world. The dealers have seemingly gotten better since I started coming. The drink service/selection could be quicker/better as some have mentioned but I don't drink booze and gamble so it doesn't affect me all that much anyway. Many of the servers are also easy on the eyes so that never hurts either. The high hand promos have been a nice addition. It seems like they are trying to cater to poker players a bit more with the reduced buffet price also. All in all, its not perfect here but I see signs of improvement so I can't knock them for trying. I will continue to play here as my main go to room. It's great to have a nicely appointed room so close to the Boston area. I easily recommend it just know it could be a little better mostly because of the comping system.
Announcements from Encore Boston Harbor
-FOLLOW US ON TWITTER:
-HIGH HAND PROMOTION:
February High Hands time expanded to
11:15 a.m. - 1:15 a.m.
Sundays / Tuesdays $599 every 30 minutes
Fridays, $1,000 every 30 minutes
High Hand promo will NOT run on February 16th or 28th to ensure room for tournament play. There WILL be $599 / 30 minute High Hands running on President's Day, Monday the 17th.
Schedule posted through February.
See Tourneys tab for full details
February special tournaments:
$200 Mega Satellites on 14-15, 12:15 p.m. & 7:15 p.m. (10 Seats Guaranteed)
$1,100 - $200K Guarantee 16-17 (single flight)
$120 Mega Satellites on 26, 12:15 p.m. & 7:15 p.m.
$120 Mega Satellite on 27 at 7:15 p.m.
(10 Seats Guaranteed)
$600 - $500K Guarantee 2/27-3/1 (three flights)
-ONLINE WAITLIST REGISTRATION:
Available For All Games Except $1/3 NLH
-FREE SELF PARKING:
(Valet cannot be validated with poker play)
Are available for use at casual food outlets.
(Poker Grill, Bru, Garden Cafe, On Deck Burger Bar, Red 8, Cantina, and The Buffet)
Please see Poker personnel for information on how to activate your comps.
(Must be done BEFORE each purchase)
Thank you all for your patience with this matter.
-BAD BEAT JACKPOT:
Active for all raked Texas Hold'em games.
($2-5 NLH and below)
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