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Encore Boston Harbor casino gets approval to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. to ‘active gamblers’

The Encore Boston Harbor casino will be allowed to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. but only to people who are “actively gambling,’’ giving the Everett property the latest closing time of any nightspot in Eastern Massachusetts.

The Encore Boston Harbor casino will be allowed to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. but only to people who are “actively gambling,’’ giving the Everett property the latest closing time of any nightspot in Eastern Massachusetts.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission approved the liquor license for the casino during its meeting Wednesday as regulators and the Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts prepare for the opening of the $2.6 billion hotel/restaurant/casino and its 5,800 jobs.

The casino is set to open its doors at 10 a.m. June 23.

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