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The New Seabrook Park launches holiday initiative to benefit local families and students

On Dec. 6, Eureka Casino Resorts, a 100% employee-owned company that acquired Seabrook Park in January 2019, presented a check worth $29,000 to the Seabrook Scholarship Fund. The fund was created in 1988 and since that time Seabrook Park has contributed over $1 million to graduating seniors from Winnacunnet High School who are residents of the town and moving on to higher education. “The town of Seabrook is deeply appreciative of the continuing contribution to the Scholarship Fund by Seabrook Park,” said Town Manager Bill Manzi. “The Scholarship Fund provides vital financial assistance to Seabrook students. Seabrook Park has been an outstanding corporate citizen, assisting the community in so many different ways, especially during this holiday season.”…

Casino company places bet in NH

As Encore Boston Harbor opened to lines of people eager to gamble in the Bay State’s newest casino resort last week, work continued on Seabrook Park’s future 40,000-square-foot gaming floor. The completion will make Seabrook the largest charitable casino in the United States, according to Andre Carrier, whose Nevada-based casino company Eureka Casino Resort bought the former greyhound track in January…

Greyhound Casino adds Stadium Gaming

Greyhound Casino & Tavern announced this week it’s now offering Stadium Gaming inside the recently renovated casino. Developed by industry leader Scientific Games, the electronic, stadium-style games were unveiled in Seabrook June 7. This interactive table game experience features live dealers and the ability to switch between multiple games, using a touchscreen on an individual player terminal. “We’re thrilled to be the first casino in New Hampshire to provide this ultra-modern technology to our guests,” said Chief Operating Officer Andre Carrier. “Stadium Games have been a huge hit in other casinos across the country because they appeal to a wide range of players. As a result, we wanted to make them available here in New Hampshire.”…

Christopher Thompson’s Closing the Deal: Employee-owned companies have an advantage

Over the last several years, I’ve been hearing a lot more about employee-owned companies. For those who aren’t familiar with the concept, it’s actually relatively simple to explain: Every year, the company goes through a valuation by a third-party organization and the company’s value is determined. From there, shares are produced, based on the determined value…

Raising the stakes: Gaming experience improved, charities gain

Longtime customers at Seabrook Greyhound Park say they like the changes being made there. “It’s a lot cleaner. It’s well groomed … The food is very good,” Dan Septelka of Exeter said. Septelka loves the thrill of betting on horses at the casino and says he enjoys spending time there, especially on a wet and lousy day. Other customers at the casino agree, pointing out the improvements. CEO Andre Carrier of Eureka Casino Resort couldn’t be more pleased…

New owners betting on success at Seabrook Park

SEABROOK — When horses break from the gate at Churchill Downs on Saturday, those who can’t get to the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby can view the “Run for the Roses” at the newly renovated Greyhound Casino and Tavern at Seabrook Park. “Yes, we did build it in 47 days,” said 38-year-old Andre Carrier, chief operating officer of Nevada-based Eureka Casino Resorts, which purchased the old dog track in January. “Saturday will be great here.”…

Future is bright in New Hampshire as Eureka Casino Resort steps in

“We were looking to diversify by industry and by geography, and when you do that you look at places where you are comfortable and where you have a sense for the marketplace,” explained Carrier, who grew up between Southeastern Massachusetts and the White Mountains in New Hampshire. Lee went to high school at St. Paul’s in nearby Concord, N.H. and graduated from Harvard. “So, naturally one of the places you’re going to look is home, and that’s what we did…