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

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Receives a Special Photo from Abroad

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (SHRT) Calendar started eight years ago and features 20 different SHRT employees every year. Bartenders, dealers, slot attendants – our featured girls work in various capacities around the casino and also work with various charities throughout the year and make special appearances on our behalf. The themes may change, but there is always meaning behind it with proceeds benefiting a different charity every

“We Will Rock You” with a Deal at the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa

The Hard Rock Cafe here at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is offering a play-supporting promotional program involving videos, a dinner discount and a special exhibit for our “We Will Rock You” promotion. “We Will Rock You,” international hit musical was successfully staged in London’s West End for the past 10 years, is currently in the midst of a 17-city U.S. tour which began last October in

Where to Bring Your Special Lady for Mother’s Day 2014

It’s not too late to treat the woman in your life to a wonderful meal this weekend for Mother’s Day. You’re probably struggling to find the perfect place to bring her. There are likely three major questions running through your head as you plan for the weekend. What kind of food does she want? Is it a nice place? What are we going to do after? We have all of

Things to do in May at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Promotions $150,000 Cinco de Mayo Cash Drawings May 7 – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Each day, one $5,000 winner will be drawn each hour between 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. $150,000 Cinco de Mayo Hot Seat May 7 – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Each day between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m., $500 in free play will be awarded to 100 lucky winners by the property’s Prize Patrol. Blackjack

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