Behind the Velvet Rope: Fun Facts about Hard Rock

Table Games In 2013,  table games went through 456,727 decks of cards Slots In 2013, the casino had over 165,000+ jackpots Rise Kitchen & Bakery Within a month span the Rise Kitchen team will make, from scratch, 40 different soups for the 30,000+ average guests the restaurant sees every month The baristas and pastry kitchen team will bake and serve over 83,000 pastries in a calendar year with a variety of

Thanks Tampa Bay for 10 Rockin’ Years

THANKING THE COMMUNITY: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will be thanking Tampa Bay for a rocking 10 years on Tuesday, March 11. To help mark the occasion, the property will stage a press conference to include the Chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, James Billie, and entire Tribal Council of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. During the press conference, four local charities will each receive a $100,000

Celebrity Chef Scott Conant Curates Elegant Dinner

You may recognize this culinary genius from his appearances on Food Network’s hit TV series, Chopped, but Scott Conant came to Tampa to put his cooking skills to work for charity at the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa. The event was a benefit for the Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla’s Community Fund, which was established to benefit the Tampa Bay community in times of need. Guests were served a four-course dinner

Playmates Spotted at Playboy® Slot Machines

Raquel Pomplun, 2013 Playboy® Playmate of the Year® and Amy Leigh Andrews, Miss April 2010 were at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa for a meet-and-greet on February 19 to promote the new PRIZEBALL Playboy® Slot Machines on the casino floor. The two Playmates were dressed in their infamous bunny costumes near the Playboy® slot machines, located near the Center Bar inside the casino and graciously greeted and

Memorabilia Treasure Chest

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is home to one of the largest music memorabilia sites in the world, showcasing over 1,000 iconic items. Overall, Hard Rock International is the world’s original curator of music memorabilia with the most far-reaching collection, including over 73,000+ pieces. Guests can view the entire catalogue of items at the Rock Wall inside the Hard Rock Cafe in the Seminole Hard Rock. The

Derek Jeter & Ne-Yo kicked off Celebrity Golf Classic

Captain of the New York Yankees, Derek Jeter kicked off his 11th Annual Celebrity Golf classic with a highly-anticipated and exclusive Launch Party at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The celebrity-packed event was held in the Hard Rock Cafe. The invite-only party offered guests the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll experience. Upon arrival they enjoyed a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres and a private concert performed by Grammy Award winning

Choosing your Flavor with Executive Chef Bill Gideon

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa brought award-winning Chef Bill to Tampa in 2011. Not only does he possess more than 18 years of experience in the food and beverage industry, but he was also nominated for prestigious awards such as the James Beard Foundation Top Hotel Award in 1996 and the Best of Boston in 2000. One of the driving motivators for moving to Tampa- he said

Winner-Take-All Blackjack Tournament

You could almost hear the electricity in the air as the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa prepared for the biggest blackjack tournament in Seminole Gaming history. Team members spent weeks preparing to amaze and delight our invited guests; from the executives who planned the tournament, to the pastry chefs who spent hours toiling over a decedent dessert amenity for all players staying in our hotel. There was