(Encore Boston Harbor)
BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Figures released by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission show just how much gross gaming revenue the new Encore Boston Harbor resort and casino made in its first week of operation.
The casino generated $7,671,773,61 from table games and $9,118,170.27 from slots, or $16,789,943.88 in total.
Encore is subject to a tax of 25%. Those taxes totaled $4,197,485.97 in June.
According to the same revenue report, gross gaming revenues from the Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield, and Encore Boston Harbor totaled about $50 million last month.
The $50 million from all three casinos generated $15,821,940.62 in taxes.
Here's a breakdown from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on how the taxes on gross gaming revenue are spent:
Encore Boston Harbor opened its doors last month, on June 23.