10 Facts Most People Don’t Know About Blackjack

The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (SHRT) is home to over 120 live-action table games. Players are invited to indulge in a relaxing, yet exhilarating game of blackjack dealt to you by one of our many friendly and helpful dealers. Check out these ten facts that most people don’t know about blackjack: A few scholars debate the true origin of Blackjack, however many believe Blackjack originated in French casinos

5 Things to Know About REO Speedwagon Coming to Hard Rock Tampa

 WHAT: Having entertained fans for more than four decades, REO Speedwagon will perform in Hard Rock Cafe at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. The band has produced numerous hits over the years including “Ridin’ The Storm Out,” “Keep On Loving You,” and “Take it on the Run.” WHEN: Sunday, May 25 at 9 p.m. WHERE: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Hard Rock Cafe 5223 North Orient

More gambling could cost Hillsborough cultural organizations

Article via Tampa Bay Times – Will Hobson TAMPA — When the legislative session starts this week, an unlikely group will be keeping tabs on talks about new casinos in South Florida — management of six local cultural institutions, including the Florida Aquarium, Lowry Park Zoo and David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts. For each of the past three years, the six institutions have shared about $2

NFL Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks coming to Hard Rock Tampa

NFL Hall of Famer and Philanthropist, Derrick Brooks is coming to the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa on April 27 for a celebrity blackjack tournament that’s presented by Jack Daniels. The tournament will benefit Derrick Brooks Charities, Inc., which was established to focus on improving the lives of the underserved youth in Tampa Bay. In order to attend the tournament, guests are required to purchase a ticket for $250. The tickets

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