First Place Wins $35,800 in Cash and Prizes
The 2015 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Player of the Year competition kicked off its second year in September 2014 with the CoCo Poker Open at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Fla. Now, only two series’ are left for players to vie for the $35,800 in Cash and Prizes, including the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown (April 6 – April 21) and the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (August 2015).
Players earn base points for participating in each event during a tournament series and earn bonus points based on cash placed finished, buy-in amount and total number of entries. Points are recorded and displayed for players to keep track of. The Player of the Year winner will receive a prize package valued at over $35,800 that features entries and casino-based incentives for Seminole Hard Rock Poker’s most prestigious poker events throughout the following year including:
- $2,500 entry into CoCo Poker Open
- $3,500 entry into Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” Championship
- $3,500 entry into Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship
- $3,500 entry into Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship
- $5,300 entry into Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Championship
- $2,500 entry into a Seminole Hard Rock Championship event
- $10,000 cash for entry into the Summer Main Event
- $3,000 cash
- $2,000 in benefits for hotel accommodations and dining
While there can only be one Player of the Year winner, Seminole Hard Rock Poker is making sure to take care of other players competing in the Player of the Year race. All 2015 Player of the Year prize packages are even more lucrative that last year. The second-place finisher will win two championship entries including a $3,500 entry into any Seminole Hard Rock Championship event and a $5,300 entry into the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, plus $1,200 in room and dining credits. Third through fifth place collects a $5,300 championship entry into the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open.
Additionally, sixth through10th-place gains a $3,500 championship entry in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown (2016).
11th through 20th-place finishers in the Player of the Year race receive $1,000 toward entries into any one of the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Series.