Tips & Tricks On How To Play Pai Gow Tiles at Hard Rock Tampa

Pai Gow Tiles is a game of Chinese dominoes that originated in Ancient China and is played in most Asian Countries. Translated into English, Pai Gow means “to make nine.” It is played with 32 dominoes (also referred to as tiles) –11 of which are identical pairs. This game is located specifically in Jubao Palace inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. OBJECT OF PAI GOW The Object

Behind the Scenes of One of the World’s Busiest Slot Operations

Russ Christianson, Vice President of Slot Operations, is responsible for all aspects of the slot floor encompassing one of the busiest slot operations in the world at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa (SHRT). In addition to working in nearly every aspect of casino management for over 25 years, his focus over the years has been on staff management, casino internal controls and procedures, and collaborating on

9 Things To Know Before the SOLD OUT REO Show at the Hard Rock Cafe

What is an REO Speedwagon A high-speed fire engine that is no longer in production Where did REO Speedwagon originate? Champaign, Illinois Who is the only band member to play on every REO album? Neal Doughty What was REO Speedwagon’s first #1 single? “Keep on Loving You”, which reached #1 in 1980 How many #1 singles has REO Speedwagon had? Two What REO song has an introduction by “The Little

Q&A with the Table Games Boss at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be the head honcho of the Table Games Department at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa? We have the full scoop on how Paul Mollo, Vice President of Table Games, started in the casino industry and what guests can expect from his department in 2015: How did you get into the casino business? I was actually a Chef way back

Four Must See Slot Machines at the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is home to over 4,500 slot machines and is known to have one of the busiest slot operations in the world. Can you imagine what it’s like to walk into a casino and see thousands of slot machines? If you were to close your eyes and listen to the sounds inside the casino, you’d hear the bells ringing and people cheering. It’s

Learn One of the Most Exotic Games at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa

Pai Gow Tiles is a game of Chinese dominoes. It originated in Ancient China and is played in most Asian countries, but the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers this unique game exclusively in Jubao Palace. Translated into English, Pai Gow means “to make nine”.  It is layered with 32 dominoes, also called tiles, 11 of which are identical pairs. So what’s the object of the game? When playing

Get Paid this Cinco de Mayo by Playing Spanish 21 at Hard Rock Tampa

With Cinco de Mayo right around the corner, what better game to play than Spanish 21. This game is known to have a bigger payout opportunity. One dealer jokingly said, Spanish 21 has “more taste and flavor” than Blackjack. So why is this sibling of Blackjack called Spanish 21? This game uses a Spanish deck of cards, which means there are no tens in the mix and there are 48

5 Things to Expect in Jubao Palace at Hard Rock Casino Tampa

Have you ever wondered what it was like to play inside of the 4,000 sq. ft. Jubao Palace at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa? Jubao Palace translates to “Ju Bao Ting” in Chinese which means “gathering hall for treasure”. The Vietnamese name Quán Tim Vàng, which is also displayed at the tri-lingual entrance sign means a “parlor for seeking gold”. We are here to give you all of

Table Games Etiquette: 10 Basic Do’s and Don’ts at Hard Rock Tampa

Playing at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa (SHRT) is both adventurous and entertaining, but with 120 table games, proper etiquette can get lost in the shuffle. Not to worry though, we are here to provide you with a quick list of do’s and don’ts when playing at SHRT. Before sitting at a table, be sure to look at the minimum/ maximum bet. If you are joining a

Triple Your Chances of Winning at Seminole Hard Rock Tampa

Let it Ride is an exciting five card poker game (Player’s 3 cards and 2 community cards) that blends in the thrilling aspects of Three Card Poker and also gives the player an option to bet just a dollar on a Let it Ride Bonus wager and have a chance to win big.   It is the only game in the casino where the Player wants the Dealer to get a good hand each time (community cards) and