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

New Menu Offerings Spice Up the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa

The Hard Rock Cafe in Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa rolled out a re-designed menu on Thursday. The Tampa restaurant is serving a host of new offerings following more than 14 months of culinary development, intensive research and guest evaluation done by Hard Rock International. One of the new desserts offered is Cheesecake with Oreo Cookie Pieces. Made in-house, a generous helping of Oreo cookies is baked in

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

Food and Wine Pairings with Council Oak Steak & Seafood General Manager

Candace Quinones, newly appointed general manager at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa’s (SHRT) Council Oak Steaks & Seafood is ready to take the culinary hot spot to another level. Candace is no rookie to the food and beverage industry. Her hospitality career started her senior year in high school, where she participated in a co-op program at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino. During her experience there she

Sexy Party People Celebrate Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Turning 10

For the month of March, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa handed out swag to guests in celebration of their 10 Year Anniversary. Were you here on a Friday or Saturday in March? Tag yourself on our social media channels if you see yourself or a friend in the celebration video! WATCH VIDEO HERE If you didn’t see your photo, please click here. Pharrell- “Happy” _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Facebook Twitter Instagram

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

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Receives Golden Barrel Award

After donating over 27,000 pounds of food, 452 hours of volunteer time and $4,770 worth of gift cards during the 2013 holiday season, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino was the recipient of Metropolitan Ministries’ Golden Barrel Award at the latter’s Volunteer Appreciation Brunch last Saturday. Each year, Metropolitan Ministries, which cares for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless, hands out the Golden Barrel Award to a

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