Coming off a record breaking Rock ‘N’ Roll Poker Open in November, tournament poker is returning to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with the Lucky Hearts Poker Open (LHPO), starting Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. The tournament kicks off with the $600 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em opener featuring a $1 million guaranteed prize pool.
The tournament culminates with the $3,500 World Poker Tour (WPT) LHPO Championship beginning Friday, Jan. 21 and boasting a $2 million guarantee. The final table for the championship will take place Wednesday, Jan. 26 and will be streamed live on WPT.com.
The 2022 LHPO will have 33 total events and more than $5 million in guarantees. Other highlight events in this year’s tournament include:
- $2,200 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $200,000 Guaranteed, Thursday, Jan. 20
- $25,500 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $1 Million Guaranteed, Monday, Jan. 24
- $5,000 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $200,000 Guaranteed, Tuesday, Jan. 25
The 2021 LHPO signaled a return to action for major poker tournaments, as Ilyas Muradi (Fort Wayne, Ind.) topped 1,573 entries to win $620,000 and engrave his name on the Mike Sexton WPT Champions Cup.
Poker hotel rates during SHRPO are available. 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.
About Seminole Hard Rock Poker
Seminole Hard Rock Poker encompasses four major poker series held annually at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. In August 2013, the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) was introduced to poker players around the world and featured a $10 million guarantee championship, the largest guarantee in history. In addition to the SHRPO, Seminole Hard Rock Poker series’ includes the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open (January), Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown (April) and Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll” Poker Open (November). All four series fall under the SHRPO umbrella with tournament news, live updates and championship live streaming. Visit www.SHRPO.com. Join the conversation at #SHRPO, and tag us @SHRPO.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the flagship integrated resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. This renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination unveiled a $1.5 billion expansion in 2019, highlighting the debut of the world’s first and only Guitar Hotel. Between three hotel towers, the resort boasts 1,271 luxury guestrooms. Amenities include a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa® & Salon; a 13.5-acre recreational water experience for watersports; private “Bora Bora” style cabanas; more than 15 food and beverage outlets; an expansive gaming floor with 3,000 slots, 193 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. Hard Rock Live, the resort’s entertainment venue, showcases A-list entertainers and performers, sporting events and live broadcast productions in an intimate 7,000-person capacity setting. Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7 (U.S. Highway 441). For more information, visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com, call 800-937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.