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First time at a decent sized Encore tourney today: the staff is clearly learning, but they _are_ learning.

Balcony tables are super-loud, can barely hear bets. Tables and especially balconies in the corner rarely got served in the first couple of hours as the drink staff seemed under staffed at beginning; our table asked for water >4 times and only got 1 bottle on the 5th, even though even the dealer asked on the 4th. The waitress got defensive and said people would take their bottles before they got to back. Floor manager started taking packs of waters around to back corners at our table's suggestion, which was great, and then waitress started coming around in the middle hours, but then they ran out again on water+ after registration closed.

Unfortunately (and this is a _MUCH_ bigger deal): one of our dealers didn't seem to understand the difference between an ante and a big blind, actually got in an argument with the BB at my table because he _insisted_ a BB was dead in the water and not part of the bet. (By this I mean he said it wasn't included in the total; obviously it's committed regardless.) BB asked a floor manager after he folded his next set, and even tho he said the floor manager confirmed the dealer and he kept arguing, said that's standard and it's the way it's been since he started there. NOT accurate, not fun, super stressful.

- Other dealers were ok, though.
- Management definitely trying to handle first big tourney week.

- Food isn't cheap but the cobb salad is decently sized and decent. Would be great to get better comp rates for tourney play.

- Getting in and out of this place is not easy when it's busy, turning lanes end up blocked up for multiple lights; give yourself extra time to get in and out.

Keep working it, Encore Boston, I can tell you all are trying, and have got lots of potential.

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Announcements from Encore Boston Harbor


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)

Available For All Games Except $1/3 NLH

(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.

Active for all raked Texas Hold'em games.
($2-5 NLH and below)

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