Poker, Casino & Gaming
June 26, 2023

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces 2023 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Wednesday, July 26 to Tuesday, Aug. 8

“The Big 4” Four-Tournament Finale Carries a Combined $6.5 Million in Guaranteed Prize Pools

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) will celebrate its highly-anticipated, top tournament series at South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, FlaSHRPO will kick off Wednesday, July 26 with the $400 Deep StackNo Limit Hold’em series opener featuring a $1 million guarantee

Unique to South Florida, SHRPO is known for its one-of-a-kind finisher – The Big 4. The Big 4 is a collection of four-tournament finales that feature staggered structures, timed so the events play down simultaneously. Carrying combined prize pools of $6.5 million, The Big 4 events include:

  • $5,300 SHRPO Championship (Single Re-Entry Per Day), $3 Million Guaranteestarts at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 4
  • $2,700 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry), $1 Million Guaranteestarts at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 6
  • $1,100 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry), $500,000 Guaranteestarts at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 7
  • $25,500 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry), $2 Million Guaranteestarts at noon on Monday, Aug. 7


Other events surrounding The Big 4 include the $200 Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) highlighting a $200,000 guarantee, starting Monday, July 31 at 11 a.m., and closing it all out with a $10,000 Deep Stack Eight-Handed No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) event starting on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at noon, with a $500,000 guarantee.

SHRPO’s footprint has a capacity for more than 80 tables providing plenty of space for poker tournament players from around the globe. In 2022, SHRPO’s The Big 4 total cash payout exceeded the guarantees, topping out at more than $9 million. During SHRPO 2022, the highlight of the opening weekend was the series opener, which set a record for the biggest tournament in state history. The tournament had 7,703 entries and a $2.5 million prize pool for the $400 Deep Stack, which was also the biggest non-main/non-High Roller prize pool. 

Poker hotel rates during SHRPO are available. For more information and to view the series schedule, future tournament details and make hotel reservations, please visit Follow us on Twitter at @SHRPO and @SHRHollyPoker.

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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, the 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-integrated resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination unveiled a $1.5 billion expansion in 2019, highlighting the debut of the world’s first and only Guitar Hotel. Between three hotel towers, the resort boasts 1,271 luxury guestrooms. Amenities include a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa® & Salon; an 18-acre recreational water experience; private “Bora Bora” style cabanas; more than 20 food and beverage outlets; an expansive gaming floor with more than 2,700 slots, more than 200 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. Hard Rock Live, ranked No. 5 worldwide in 2022 gross revenue for both Pollstar Magazine and Billboard in its respective categories, highlights A-list entertainers and performers, sporting events and live broadcast productions in an intimate 7,000-person capacity setting. Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7 (U.S. Highway 441). For more information, visit us online at, 1 (800) 937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.