Poker is back this Friday, June 12th at 12pm and we couldn’t be more excited! We know that you may have a number of questions upon returning. Here are some of things to expect:
- The poker room will run at a limited capacity (25 of 45 tables)
- All active tables will have Plexiglass dividers
- All games will run at a maximum of 6 handed
- Team Members and Guests will be required to wear masks
- Cards and Chips will be cleaned on a regular basis
- Food will not be permitted in the poker room
- Players wishing to take a dinner break are kindly asked to inform a floor person. They will be placed at the top of the list and given 60 minutes to return
- One table or seat change allowed per session
- When signing up for a game, please have your Seminole Wild Card and cell phone number ready for our staff at the brush stand
Keep checking back for future announcements and follow us on Twitter @SHRThePokerRoom! We look forward to having you back knowing that your and our team member safety is the number one priority!
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, FL. will open Friday, June 12, 2020 at 12 p.m. (Noon) under new and stringent “Safe+Sound” program guidelines. The safety guidelines include multiple new initiatives designed to create a Hard Rock entertainment experience in an environment that helps to keep guests and team members safe.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
All guests must wear a mask or a cloth face covering which meets CDC guidelines. Face coverings may be cloth or other material such as surgical masks or Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) (such as an N-95 Respirators) while in any facility at all times.
Screening & Temperature Checks
All team members and guests upon entering the property will have their temperature taken using digital thermometers/thermal cameras. Points of entry will be limited to allow our security team to conduct non-invasive temperature checks utilizing digital thermometers and/or thermal cameras. Any guest or team member with a temperature above CDC guidelines will not be allowed entry.
All guests and team members are expected to follow physical distancing guidelines recommended by the CDC. Maximum capacity at all properties will be 50% of posted max occupancy limits.
Cleaning & Sanitation
We have increased the amount of routine cleaning, with a focus on high-touch surfaces and common areas. Free-standing touchless hand sanitizers will be available at entrances, host stands, bars, ATMs and more. PPE trash receptacles will be placed throughout each property. Clean teams are available upon request. Look for the team members in bright yellow shirts.
Air Filtration System
All Seminole Gaming Properties have been equipped with state-of-the-art AtmosAir™ advanced bipolar ionization air purification and disinfecting systems that are designed to destroy viruses in the air and on hard surfaces. Also, all HVA filters are HEPA compliant with the highest MERV rating.
Keep checking back for more details and follow us on Twitter @SHRThePokerRoom.
With a primary focus on the health and safety of guests, team members and the public, the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Seminole Gaming have voluntarily decided to temporarily close all Seminole and Hard Rock Casinos throughout Florida.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, FL. closed at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020. We will reopen as soon as it is appropriate and safe to do so. All hotel reservations during the closure period will be cancelled automatically. Hotel guests will be contacted directly to accommodate their current bookings and needs, wherever possible.
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 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.