World Poker Tour rockin' Seminole Hard Rock
October 29, 2013 3:00 AM
by H. Scot Krause
Time to tune-up the poker strategies for the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open returning Nov. 13-Dec. 2.
During this World Poker Tour (WPT) Regional event, players can win their share of over $1.25 million in guaranteed prize pools in a challenging 20-event series in Hollywood, Florida.
The series opens with a $125 buy-in No-limit Hold ‘em Deep Stack event featuring a $150,000 guarantee. The No-limit Hold ‘em Championship Event will be held Nov. 29-Dec. 2 with a $1,650 buy-in for a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool.
The Rock ’n’ Roll Poker Open will have the added bonus of a leader board with added prizes for the top 20 point earners during the series. First place will receive a $5,300 entry into the $10 million Showdown Main Event in April 2014, a two-night stay at Seminole Hard Rock and a $200 gift certificate.
Second place will receive a $5,300 entry into the Main Event; third through 20th place will receive a $575 entry for a Main Event Mega to be used during the month of December.
Onsite registration is already open for all of the events. (Registration fee is non-refundable.) To participate, players must be 18 and obtain a free “Wild Card” at the Player’s Club or in the poker room.
The full schedule of events can be found at: www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com/poker or www.WorldPokerTour.com. Look for: “World Poker Tour Regional Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rock ‘n’ Roll Poker Open” on the websites.
WPT and Seminole Hard Rock Casinos have a multi-year partnership that includes several WPT branded events and the development of official WPT poker rooms inside select Seminole Hard Rock Casinos. To register, book a hotel package or get more information on this event call 954-327-ROCK (7625).
WPT has broadcast globally in more than 150 countries and territories, and is currently producing its 12th season, which airs on FSN in the United States. Season XII of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, a unique online membership site that offers inside access to the WPT, as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club available in 35 states across the United States.
Good luck, and may the “nuts” be with you!
H. Scot Krause is a gaming industry analyst, researcher and journalist. He is a former entertainment director and 18-year resident of Las Vegas. Questions or comments for Scot may be addressed to: ScotKrause@GamingToday.com.