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

Getting Social with Hard Rock Tampa Executives

The day has finally arrived, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino executives are now on Twitter! Check out their pages and start getting social: 1 John Fontana @HardRockJohn John Fontana is President of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. The Florida State University graduate oversees the day-to-day operations of a 12-story, 240-room hotel, one of the largest casinos in the world and more than 3,300 team members. Since initially

Increase Your Chances of Winning: Casino War

Casino War is the fastest, simplest table game to learn and play in the casino. One spot can have up to three players at a time and the game often brings camaraderie to the table. Players can be seen celebrating with each other because they all have personal stake in the hand. Check out these three rules to follow when playing and you will increase your chances of winning. To

10 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Blackjack

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (SHRT) is home to over 120 live-action table games. Players are invited to indulge in a relaxing, yet exhilarating game of blackjack dealt to you by one of our many friendly and helpful dealers. Check out these ten facts that most people don’t know about blackjack: A few scholars debate the true origin of Blackjack, however many believe Blackjack originated in French casinos

10 Hard Rock Employees Each Win $10,000

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa is celebrating 10 rockin’ years of success by thanking the Tampa Bay community and the employees of the casino. From March 2 to March 11, the property gave away $10,000 to 10 different employees. As you  can see from the reactions below, these hard-working employees were ecstatic. March 2 March 3 March 4 March 5 March 6 March 7 March 8 March 9 March 10 March