Tournament Features $1 Million Guaranteed Championship, June 12-18
TAMPA, Fla. (April 25, 2014) – Poker players have the opportunity to win-a-seat in the upcoming Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Summer Poker Open Championship by entering an online contest via www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/thepokerroom/.
Players may go online between now and Tuesday, June10 (at 11:59 p.m.), to enter the contest. There is one entry limit per person. Players must choose a starting date for the tournament – Thursday, June 12 at noon (Day 1A), Friday, June 13 at noon (Day 1B) or Saturday, June 14 at noon (Day 1C).
The winner will be chosen by random electronic selection after 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, June11, and will be notified by e-mail. The winner will then have to respond to the e-mail no later than 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 13, in order to guarantee the selected spot.
While the featured $1 million guaranteed championship is scheduled for June 12-18, the 19 days of the tournament (action begins Thursday, May 29) will also include the following competitions – a $300,000 guaranteed Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em; a $100,000 guaranteed No Limit Hold’em; and a $500,000 guaranteed Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em.
To accommodate the expected volume for the tournament, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will be adding a second poker area of 58 tables by its Rockin’ Pool. The second poker area, which will have floor to ceiling windows of the pool, will bring the total number of tables to 108.
This will be the third of a four tournament series included in the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Player-of-the-Year program. Following the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open in August, the 2014 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Player-of-the-Year will be announced with a prize package valued at more than $30,000.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa is the Premier Entertainment Destination of Central Florida which is celebrating 10 years of continuous success. The electrifying casino features high stakes table games, along with thousands of the latest slot machines. A stylish boutique hotel features the world-famous Rock Spa and gymnasium for the fitness conscious guest. The luxurious High Limit Table Games Room offers higher table limits, a personal cashier and attentive bartenders. The American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded Seminole Hard Rock their prestigious Four Diamond rating for seven years in a row. The seven award-winning restaurants spotlight a variety of indulgences from sophisticated fine dining at Council Oak Steaks & Seafood to a twist on nostalgic favorites at Rise Kitchen & Bakery. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking spaces are available. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is located off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.