HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood gets ready to celebrate its grand opening on Oct. 24, the integrated resort is also gearing up for tournament poker when the Seminole Hard Rock "Rock 'N' Roll Poker Open" (RRPO) returns Nov. 20 – Dec. 4, 2019. This year's series features 27 primary events and 40 satellites, kicking off with a $400 buy-in Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) with a $1 Million Guarantee and headlined by a $3,500 RRPO World Poker Tour (WPT) Championship boasting a $2 Million Guaranteed prize pool. The final table for the championship will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 4 and will be livestreamed.
Following its $1.5 billion expansion, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood will also be home to a new 45-table Poker Room with an eight-table semi-private area for 24/7 cash action. The Poker Room will have more than 50 high-resolution televisions broadcasting live sports, in addition to a private cashier cage for accessibility.
"Year after year, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood has continued to elevate itself as the premier destination for players when it comes to day-to-day and tournament-style poker," said Director of Poker Marketing at Seminole Gaming Administration Tony Burns. "With the new poker room, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood continues its commitment to be the epicentre for poker in South Florida, and it is just one of the many new amenities that players will get to enjoy during tournament play, including an array of new table games and slots, new beverage and dining options, nightlife entertainment and hotel accommodations."
Other highlight events on the 2019 RRPO schedule include:
- $1,700 Purple Chip Bounty NLH (Single Re-Entry) $100,000 Guaranteed, starts at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24
- $600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed, starts at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 25
- $5,000 Eight-Handed NLH (Re-Entry) $200,000 Guaranteed, starts at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1
- $150 NLH (Re-Entry) $100,000 Guaranteed, starts at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2
- $25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry) $1 Million Guaranteed, starts at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2
Poker hotel rates during RRPO start at $149 on weekdays and $199 on weekends. For more information and to view the series schedule, future tournament details and make hotel reservations, please visit SHRPO.com. Follow us on Twitter at @SHRPO and @SHRThePokerRoom, #SHRPO.
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