The Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming are very grateful to all our loyal guests and dedicated team members. We look forward to welcoming everyone back soon.We will continue to post updates on SHRPO.com and our Twitter account as they become available. Stay safe!
Statement from Seminole Gaming (Gary Bitner, Seminole Tribe spokesman)
Seminole Casinos in Florida are currently open and constantly monitoring the coronavirus situation. All poker rooms will close at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 until further notice. Beyond the rescheduling of shows and other mass gathering events, the casinos have taken several steps to help guests maximize their social distancing, including turning off many slot machines to add significant distance between guests, plus limiting the number of players at all table games.
Multi table tournaments will be cancelled starting at 11am. We will continue to post updates on SHRPO.com and our Twitter account as they become available. Stay safe!
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (March 13, 2020) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood’s WPT Poker Showdown has been postponed. A main stop for the World Poker Tour, the tournament was scheduled to run from April 16 through May 5. The three-week tournament will be rescheduled at a later date.
The health and safety of players, guests and team members are of the utmost importance, and Seminole Hard Rock is aligning with local, state, federal and global public health agencies and guidelines.
Escalator IV Series Event #4
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Prize Pool: $124,000
March 11 – 12, 2020
The health and safety of players, guests, and team members are of the utmost importance. With that being said, the final 3 flights of the Escalator IV Series Event #4 were cancelled. The remaining 48 players will be paid out based on a chip chop of the $124,000 prize pool. All players who played in Event #4 will receive a voucher for a one-night stay at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood for use at a later date (Maximum one voucher per player). Payouts will begin in the poker room today at 3pm. Please see the Tournament Manager or Shift Manager for any questions. We appreciate everyone who participated in the Escalator IV Series and will continue to post additional updates as they become available.
|Place||FIRST NAME||LAST NAME||CITY||ST||PRIZE AMOUNT||CHIP COUNT|
|4||RAFAEL||MARCONDES DOS REIS||KENT||WA||$5,827||292,500|
|12||STEVEN||CARSWELL||PALM BCH GDNS||FL||$3,905||196,000|
|27||ALLEN||WHITE||CAPE MAY CH||NJ||$1,793||90,000|
|42||ERNESTO||GOMEZ GALVEZ||CUTLER BAY||FL||$996||50,000|
|45||CHARLEMAGNE||BENJAMIN JR||MIAMI GARDENS||FL||$946||47,500|
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (March 12, 2020) – Effective following Flight C, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood’s Escalator IV Series Event #4 will be canceled. Players making Day 2 will be awarded payouts based on a prize pool chip chop. All players who played in the Escalator IV Series Event #4 will receive a voucher for a one-night stay at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood for use at a later date (Maximum one voucher per player).
Seminole Hard Rock’s High Hands taking place on Sundays through Thursdays will remain at the standard payouts. Fridays and Saturdays will continue as scheduled through the month of March. However, there will be no Bonus High Hands or Mega High Hands until further notice.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and Seminole Casino Coconut Creek will no longer be hosting the Seminole Turnpike Series, scheduled to kick off on March 25.
For the foreseeable future, all guaranteed tournaments at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood will no longer have a guarantee or include added seats.
The health and safety of players, guests and team members are of the utmost importance, and Seminole Hard Rock is aligning with local, state, federal and global public health guidelines and agencies.
We will continue to post additional updates as they become available.