$300,000 Blackjack Tournament Winner at Hard Rock Tampa

On May 25 the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa hosted a $300,000 blackjack tournament outside of Council Oak Steaks & Seafood with 196 players. In addition to the $300,000 payout, the first place winner had a chance at winning $50,000 cash in a final hand played against the dealer. Full of anticipation, players and guests were able to view the $50,000 cash bonus displayed in the center of

Slot Winners of the Week at the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa

This week we are introducing two new slot machines that have joined the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino slot machine family.  Give these a machine’s a try and maybe you’ll get lucky like our two featured winners from this week! Quick Hit Pro Wave Machines – Minimum Bet $2 Located near both the Wonderwall and Pool Bar                        

A Million Dollars Guaranteed at the Seminole Hard Rock

The Summer Poker Open tournament started today and we are excited for the thrilling three-week run that features seventeen main events along with several satellite events. We’ve got all of the details on the million dollar guaranteed championship that you won’t want to miss: WHAT: The Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Summer Poker Open Championship begins a three-week run on Thursday, May 29. The tournament features a $1 million guaranteed championship,

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

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