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

Uncorked with Council Oak’s Wine Sommelier

Did you know that there is a proper way to taste wine? There are five steps to be exact. Assistant manager and wine sommelier, Elise Cordell shares her secrets to pairing a glass of wine with your dinner at the Seminole Hard Rock Tampa’s award-winning restaurant Council Oak Steaks & Seafood. There are five steps to tasting a glass of wine, she says: see it, swirl it, sniff it, sip

The Secrets Behind Two of Poker’s Most Popular Games

Texas Hold’em and Mississippi Stud are two very different games, but with over 120 table games and 50 traditional poker tables at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, we figured it would only be appropriate to share the rules on how to play in the big games. One of the biggest differences between the two games is when playing traditional Texas Hold’em, you’re playing against all of the

Multi-Platinum Global Superstar Mariah Carey Celebrates at SHRT

TAMPA, Fla. (March 28, 2014) – The best-selling female artist of all time, singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, stopped by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Thursday night (March 27) to help celebrate the property’s 10th anniversary. The intimate setting was the property’s PLUM VIP Lounge, with 80 invite-only guests. To mark the occasion, Carey graciously donated a dress from her massive number one hit “Obsessed” music video to