$1.4 Million in Jackpots Awarded Over Four Weeks

“To have one jackpot hit at these amounts is a reason to celebrate. To have three in less than a month is really something special.” – Steve Bonner, President of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Good Things Come In Threes There’s a popular saying that ‘Good things come in threes,’ and we would have to agree. Why? Picture this: three winners…of three jackpots…and all three were Wide Area Progressive (WAP)

A Look Inside The New Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa – Coming Fall 2019

Grand opening dates have been announced for the combined $2.2 billion expansions of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, where the world’s first guitar hotel and casino complex is on track to open Thursday, Oct. 24.  It follows the Thursday, Oct. 3, grand opening of a major expansion of Florida’s largest casino, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Meet our new president: Steve Bonner

We welcome rocker Steve Bonner, who has been named President of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. Bonner was President of Seminole Casino Coconut Creek in north Broward County, Fla. and replaces Joe Lupo, who was recently named property president of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. The announcement was made by James F. Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming, which operates all three casinos for the Seminole Tribe of

The Osceola Brothers Performance At Hard Rock Cafe Tampa

On Sunday July 16th, The Osceola Brothers performed at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa in the Hard Rock Cafe! The rock and roll trio performed a variety of hits including: Straight To My Head Lover Heartbreak Hotel Eye For An Eye Do You See Me Now? End Of The Line Leave This Town (Behind) Set Me Free See Myself Gold Digger   Check out more photos of

Artist Spotlight: The Osceola Brothers

Get ready to turn up the volume. On Sunday, July 16th, the Hard Rock Cafe will be hosting a live performance by The Osceola Brothers at 7:30pm. The Osceola Brothers have a sound that can best be compared to artists they have opened for over the last two years, including Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Lenny Kravitz, Kings of Leon, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Jonny Lang and Lynyrd Skynyrd.  The rock and roll power trio also landed a

Flashback Friday: Smoke Free Gaming Grand Opening & Guitar Smash

On Tuesday, May 23rd, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino commemorated the completion of its phase one expansion with a traditional “guitar smash”.  Participants in the guitar smash included Marcellus Osceola, Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman; Jim Allen, Hard Rock International Chairman and Seminole Gaming CEO; Joe Lupo, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa property president; and Seminole Tribe of Florida Tribal Council Members. The recent opening of the new Smoke

Seminole Tribe of Florida Celebrates Big Cypress Seminole Reservation’s 119th Anniversary

The Seminole Tribe of Florida will celebrate Big Cypress Seminole Reservation’s 119th anniversary, Saturday, January 10, at the Junior Cypress Rodeo Grounds. This year’s celebration will feature a concert by country music superstars Gary Allan and Montgomery Gentry beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Big Cypress Seminole Reservation 119th anniversary celebration kicks-off at 11 a.m. with a grand entry by Seminole Tribe of Florida leaders and royalty. Beginning at 11:45 a.m.,

Chief Jim Billie Band strikes familiar chord at 17th annual AIAC

By Peter B. Gallagher with the Seminole Tribune November 25, 2014 BIG CYPRESS — James E. Billie’s musical career, dormant for nearly three years while he recovered from complications sustained in a horse training accident, came alive with fervor Nov. 8 when the Chairman of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and his longtime six-piece band took the stage at the American Indian Arts Celebration sponsored by the Tribe’s Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum.

Vintage Seminole Doll Collection Preserved for Generations to Come

By Eileen Soler with the Seminole Tribune BIG CYPRESS — Phyllis Cofrancesco received her first Seminole doll in the early 1950s when she was a young girl living in Connecticut. Her parents gave her the doll as a South Florida vacation souvenir. “I had never seen a doll made of tree bark. The clothing on the doll was much different than my ’50s clothing. It was a colorful cotton frock,

Get to Know Iconic Woman from Seminole Tribe: Louise Gopher

Article courtesy of Art Levy The former director of education for the Seminole Tribe of Florida talks about the value of education in her life and other lessons learned. “I was the first female member of the Seminole Tribe to earn a bachelor’s degree. I lived in Fort Pierce, and a junior college had been built, Indian River Community College, and I finished two years there and then went to