Casino & Gaming
December 12, 2018

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Hosts the Lucky Hearts Poker Open Beginning Jan. 10

Series headlined by $1 Million Guaranteed WPTDeepStacks Main Event, $500,000 Guaranteed Ultimate Re-Entry No Limit Hold’em kicks off the poker action

The 2018/2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker (SHRP) season continues Jan. 10 with the Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO) at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Primary events kick off with the Ultimate Re-Entry No Limit Hold’em opener featuring a $500,000 Guaranteed prize pool, while the series culminates with a $1,100 buy-in WPTDeepStacks Main Event boasting a $1 Million Guarantee. In addition to awarding the biggest prize pool of the festival, the Main Event will be live streamed on

“We’re eager to get the New Year started in a big way by partnering with WPTDeepStacks,” said Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood Tournament Director Tony Burns. “During each of the last three years, the $1,100 buy-in Main Event has drawn more than 1,300 entries, including more than 1,600 in 2016. This year’s event is poised for more of the same, and we can’t wait to get cards in the air in 2019.”

On top of a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool, the Ultimate Re-Entry event awards $2,500 multi-stack payouts and sees all Day 2 players in the money.

Other highlight events in this year’s 2019 LHPO tournament schedule include:

  • $570 Six-Max No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $100,000 Guaranteed, Tuesday, Jan. 15
  • $2,500 No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $300,000 Guaranteed, Sunday, Jan. 20 – Monday, Jan. 21
  • $1,650 Purple Chip Bounty No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $100,000 Guaranteed, Monday, Jan. 21 – Tuesday, Jan. 22

Seminole Hard Rock is offering poker hotel rates during the series starting at $179 per night. Additionally, the property is giving away one entry into the WPTDeepStacks™ Hollywood Main Event valued at $1,100. For more information about the LHPO, visit

About Seminole Hard Rock Poker

Seminole Hard Rock Poker encompasses four major poker series held annually at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. In August 2013, the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) was introduced to poker players around the world and featured a $10 million guarantee championship, the largest guarantee in history. In addition to the SHRPO, Seminole Hard Rock Poker series’ includes the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open (January), Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown (April) and Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll” Poker Open (November). All four series fall under the SHRPO umbrella with tournament news, live updates and championship live streaming. Visit Join the conversation at #SHRPO, and tag us @SHRPO.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the flagship casino resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida.  It is a world-renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination that features a AAA Four Diamond-rated luxury hotel; expansive gaming offerings including first-in-class slots, high-stakes table games and South Florida’s premier poker room; spa and fitness center; award-winning dining and nightlife; and the popular Hard Rock Event Center which hosts A-list entertainers, comedy and sporting events. A $1.5 billion expansion slated to open in fall 2019 will bring 638 luxury guestrooms to a first-ever, iconic, guitar-shaped hotel and 168 upscale guest accommodations in an adjacent hotel tower overlooking a lush, “Bora Bora” style, private cabana environment; a 41,000 square-foot Rock Spa®; a 13.5 acre recreational water-focused experience for sunbathing, swimming, kayaking, sailing and paddle boarding; 30 distinctive  restaurants, bars and lounges; an expanded gaming floor featuring 3,000 slots, 193 table games and a 46-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space; and 21,000 square feet of new retail space.  The highly anticipated 6,500 seat Hard Rock Live theater-style concert venue will feature headline performances and live broadcast capabilities.  The resort is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7, (U.S. Highway 441). The resort is 10 minutes from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and 30 minutes from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport. For more information, visit us online at, call 800-937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.