Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Schedule Highlights Announced For 33-Event Series Running August 8 – August 29

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (June 3, 2013) – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood has announced schedule highlights for its Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open that runs August 8 – 29, 2013. The Main Event will be held August 22 – 29 and will feature a $10 million guaranteed payout – the largest guaranteed payout in the world.

The unprecedented tournament kicks-off with Event #1 on Thursday, August 8 at 7 p.m. with a No Limit Hold ’em Deep Stack $350 buy-in featuring a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool and continues through Sunday, August 11.

Event #6 keeps the momentum high Monday, August 12 through Wednesday, August 14 with a No Limit Hold ‘em Deep Stack $150,000 guaranteed prize pool. A $125 buy-in secures a spot in this profitable play.

Upping the ante even further, No Limit Hold ‘em Deep Stack Event #7 taking place Thursday, August 15 through Saturday, August 17 requires a $560 buy-in for a chance at a $1 million guaranteed prize pool.

Newly added, Event #23, the High Roller Tournament, on Monday, August 26 at 2 p.m., offers a $500,000 guaranteed payout for a $20,000 buy-in.

The grand finale Championship Event (Main Event) (Event #21) featuring a whopping $10 million guaranteed payout is set to send players’ pulses racing Thursday, August 22 at noon and will continue through Wednesday, August 28. A $5,300 buy-in will secure a spot in this groundbreaking event with a life-changing outcome that starts with 30,000 in tournament chips. Players may play any or all starting flights and choose their best stack. Re-entry will be allowed for nine levels.

The record-breaking guaranteed prize pool will also have satellite events taking place at five Seminole Gaming properties – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Seminole Casino Brighton and Seminole Casino Immokalee.

On-site registration for the $10 Million Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open is now open. (Registration fee is non-refundable.) To participate, players must obtain a free “Wild Card” at the Player’s Club or in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise.

The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise offers poker players a comfortable setting with live sports action with its large 80″ LED TV and flat-screen televisions throughout the poker room. New 24/7 high stakes poker allows players to go “All In, All The Time.” The Poker Room includes more than 40 tables offering various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold ‘em, Omaha Hi-Lo and 7-Card Stud.

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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Host Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open August 8 – 29, 2013

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.(May 3, 2013)– Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has announced it will host the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open August 8 – 29, 2013 carrying a $10 million Main Event guaranteed payout – the largest guaranteed payout in the world.  The Main Event will be held August 22 – 28.

“This destination deserves a tournament like this,” said Larry Mullin, Seminole Gaming COO. “Ten million dollars was the right number for what would be most interesting to the player; designed for the player. The Hard Rock and the Seminole Tribe of Florida serve as a global brand that will always be striving to bring the best in games, hospitality and entertainment to South Florida. As that leader, we want to remind people about the great products we have.”

 William Mason, Seminole Hard Rock director of poker, elaborated that the $10 million Main Event guarantee, which expects to award more than $1.5 million to the winner, will be part of a 33 event series in August. In addition, poker rooms at Seminole Hard Rock in Tampa, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and Seminole Casino Immokalee will host satellite tournaments.

A $5,300 buy-in will secure a spot in this groundbreaking $10 million guaranteed Championship Event. The series will be highlighted by some other key events including Event #1 ($350 buy-in, $500,000 guaranteed prize pool) and Event #7 ($560 buy-in, $1 million guaranteed prize pool).

On-site registration for Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open is now open. (Registration fee is non-refundable.) To participate, players must obtain a free “Wild Card” at the Player’s Club or in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise.

The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise offers poker players a comfortable setting with live sports action with its large 80″ LED TV and flat-screen televisions throughout the poker room. New 24/7 high stakes poker allows players to go “All In, All The Time.” The Poker Room includes more than 40 tables offering various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold ‘em, Omaha Hi-Lo and 7-Card Stud.

For more information, please visit The Poker Room webpage. Follow The Poker Room on Twitter at @SHRThePokerRoom, hashtag #shrpo.