PRESS | Press Release
Posted on 07/05/2012
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Summer Splash Poker Open Returns August 10 – 27
$500,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool Offered for World Poker Tour® Regional Event August 24 - 27
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (July 5, 2012) –The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Summer Splash Poker Open returns August 10 – 27 with more than $1.75 million in guaranteed prize pools. The 65-event series, which will take place in the ballrooms, features a variety of buy-in levels and games, and opens with a $350 buy-in No-limit Hold'em event with a $300,000 guarantee.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Summer Splash Poker Open is highlighted by the World Poker Tour® Regional Championship Main Event running from August 24 - 27 with a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool. On-site registration for the WPT Regional Championship Main Event is open until the end of Level 4 on the first two days (registration fee is non-refundable). To participate, players must be 18 and obtain a free "Wild Card" at the Player's Club or in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise.
The full schedule of events for the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Summer Splash Poker Open can be found at goo.gl/y2ADk.
World Poker Tour and Seminole Hard Rock Casinos have a multi-year partnership that includes several WPT events and the development of official WPT Poker Rooms inside select Seminole Hard Rock Casinos. To register, book a hotel package or get more information on this event, please call 954-585-5111 or visit www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com/poker or www.WorldPokerTour.com.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to PLAYHARD! Play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida's ultimate entertainment destination. Over 90 tables offer Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold 'em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Additionally, 2,500 slots include the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room, are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player's Club members also have access to the exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef's Table show kitchen. The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold 'em, 7-Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock's 136 globally recognized rock 'n' roll restaurants. The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 18 restaurants and lounges, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, the Body Rock Spa, 23 boutique shops, 13 nightclubs, the 400-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. Located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida. Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com or www.facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood .
About World Poker Tour
World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in over 150 countries and territories and is currently airing the all-new tenth season on FSN in the United States. Season X of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, a unique online membership site which offers inside access to the WPT as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club and is available in 35 states across the U.S. WPT participates in strategic brand license, partnership and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of bwin.party digital entertainment plc. For more information, go to WorldPokerTour.com, Facebook.com/WorldPokerTour and Twitter.com/WorldPokerTour.