Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Releases Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Schedule March 27 - April 16 - FOX 18 Quad Cities News and Weather

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Releases Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Schedule March 27 - April 16

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$1 Million Guaranteed Kick-Off Set for March 27 - March 30

$5 Million Guarantee is the Largest Guarantee Ever for A $3,500 Buy-in Tournament

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood has released its series schedule for the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown tournament series running March 27 - April 16, 2014 with the Championship held April 10 - 16. The series will take place in the resort ballrooms with the televised Championship Final Table held at Hard Rock Live.

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The 21-day tournament series kicks-off on Thursday, March 27 at 11a.m. with a $1 million guaranteed Deep Stack No Limit Hold 'em tournament featuring a $560 buy-in.  The televised WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship event featuring a $5 million guarantee, the largest ever for a $3,500 buy-in, will start Thursday, April 10 at noon through final table filming on Wednesday, April 16. Players may play any or all starting flights and choose their best stack. Re-entry will be allowed for three levels.

"Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown's $5 million guaranteed prize pool for the $3,500 buy-in Championship event is the first of its kind, providing the accessibility for players to come to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and compete in a high-profile televised tournament. First place for this event will win over $1 million," said Ray Stefanelli, director of poker marketing for Seminole Gaming. "Our opening event - the $560 Deep Stack No Limit Hold'em - carries a $1 million guaranteed prize pool and provides great value for our players. Seminole Hard Rock Poker remains committed to providing all our players with an outstanding tournament experience," he added.

The $5 million guaranteed Championship will also have satellite events taking place at five Seminole Gaming properties - Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Seminole Casino Brighton and Seminole Casino Immokalee. 

On-site registration for all Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown events will begin in March. To participate in tournament events, players must obtain a free "Wild Card" at the Player's Club or in The Poker Room at Seminole Hard Rock.

To review the entire schedule, please visit www.SeminoleHardRockPokerOpen.com; Like us on Facebook at www.fb.com/SHRThePokerRoom or Follow us on Twitter at @SHRPO, Hashtag #shrpo.

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, 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, over 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 Hard Rock 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 139 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, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, Rock Spa, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightclubs, lounges and bars, boutique retail shops, the 350-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, facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood, twitter.com/SHRHollywood, instagram.com/semhardrockhollywood and youtube.com/semhardrockhollywood.

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