Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, World Poker Tour Host 2019 Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open Beginning Nov. 20
As Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood gets ready to celebrate its grand opening on Oct. 24, the integrated resort is also gearing up for tournament poker when the Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open” (RRPO) returns Nov. 20 – Dec. 4, 2019. This year’s series features 27 primary events and 40 satellites, kicking off with a $400 buy-in Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) with a $1 Million Guarantee and headlined by a $3,500 RRPO World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship boasting a $2 Million Guaranteed prize pool. The final table for the championship will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 4 and will be livestreamed.
Following its $1.5 billion expansion, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood will also be home to a new 45-table Poker Room with an eight-table semi-private area for 24/7 cash action. The Poker Room will have more than 50 high-resolution televisions broadcasting live sports, in addition to a private cashier cage for accessibility.
“Year after year, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood has continued to elevate itself as the premier destination for players when it comes to day-to-day and tournament-style poker,” said Director of Poker Marketing at Seminole Gaming Administration Tony Burns. “With the new poker room, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood continues its commitment to be the epicentre for poker in South Florida, and it is just one of the many new amenities that players will get to enjoy during tournament play, including an array of new table games and slots, new beverage and dining options, nightlife entertainment and hotel accommodations.”
Other highlight events on the 2019 RRPO schedule include:
- $1,700 Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Single Re-Entry) $100,000 Guaranteed, starts at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24
- $600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed, starts at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 25
- $5,000 Eight-Handed NLH (Re-Entry) $200,000 Guaranteed, starts at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1
- $150 NLH (Re-Entry) $100,000 Guaranteed, starts at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2
- $25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry) $1 Million Guaranteed, starts at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2
Poker hotel rates during RRPO start at $149 on weekdays and $199 on weekends. For more information and to view the series schedule, future tournament details and make hotel reservations, please visit SHRPO.com. Follow us on Twitter at @SHRPO and @SHRThePokerRoom, #SHRPO.
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 www.SHRPO.com. 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 isa world-renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination that features a AAA Four Diamond-rated, 465 room 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 celebrity performances, comedy acts and sporting events. A $1.5 billion expansion slated to open October, 2019, will bring 638 new, luxury guestrooms to the first-ever, guitar-shaped Guitar Hotel and 168 upscale guest accommodations, including unique swim-up suites, in the adjacent Oasis Tower at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. Upon completion, the property will have a combined total of 1,271 rooms. The project will also unveil a lush, “Bora Bora” style lagoon with private cabanas and butler service; a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa®; a 13.5 acre recreational water experience for swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding; 19 dining outlets and 20 bars and lounges; an expansive gaming floor housing 3,100 slots, 193 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space including a 38,000 square-foot, carpeted exhibition hall; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. The highly anticipated Hard Rock Live entertainment venue with a 7,000-person capacity, will showcase A-list entertainers, comedy acts, Broadway performances, sporting events and live broadcast productions. The integrated resort is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood SeminoleReservation along State Road 7, (U.S. Highway 441), and 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 www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com, call 800-937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly