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Posted on 10/31/2012

World Poker Tour® (WPT®) Regional Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock & Roll Poker Open Challenges Players November 7 - 26

 

Over $1,000,000 in Total Guaranteed Prize Pools Up for Grabs

  

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (October 31, 2012) – Time to tune-up the poker strategies for the World Poker Tour® Regional Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock & Roll Poker Open returning November 7 – 26, 2012. Players can win their share of over $1,000,000 in guaranteed prize pools in this challenging 24-event regional series that will take place in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise.

 

The series opens with a $125 buy-in No-limit Hold 'em Deep Stack event featuring a $125,000 guarantee. The No-limit Hold 'em Championship Event will be held November 23 – 26 with a $1,650 buy-in for a $300,000 guaranteed prize pool.

 

A new component to the Rock & Roll Poker Open is a leader board with added prizes for the top 30 point earners during the series. First place will receive a $3,500 entry into the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open in February, a two-night stay at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and a $200 gift certificate to Council Oak Steaks & Seafood; second place will receive a $3,500 entry into the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open; third through fifth place will receive a $1,100 entry into the $100,000 guarantee during the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open; sixth through 15th place will receive a $390 entry into a WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Main Event Mega Satellite and 16th through 30th place will receive a $120 entry into a WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Main Event Super Satellite.

 

On-site registration is already open for all of the events. (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 can be found at World Poker Tour® Regional Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock & Roll Poker Open.

 

WPT® and Seminole Hard Rock Casinos have a multi-year partnership that includes several WPT branded 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 954-327-ROCK (7625) or visit www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com/poker or www.WorldPokerTour.com.

 

About World Poker Tour

World Poker Tour (WPT) is one of the most recognized names 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 ninth 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 is a subsidiary of bwin.party digital entertainment plc. For more information, go to 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 138 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, 19 restaurants, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, the Body Rock Spa, 21 boutique shops, 14 bars/nightclubs and lounges, 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 .    

 

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