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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Announces 2022 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open July 27 to Aug. 9

 “The Big 4” Four-Tournament Finale Carries a Combined $6.5 Million in Guaranteed Prize Pools

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) will celebrate its highly-anticipated, top tournament play at South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. SHRPO will kick off Wednesday, July 27 with the $400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em series opener featuring a $1 million guarantee.

Unique to South Florida, SHRPO is known for its one-of-a-kind finisher – The Big 4. The Big 4 is a collection of four-tournament finales that feature staggered structures, timed so the events play down simultaneously. The Big 4 Championship will be filmed for TV and live-streamed by Poker Night in America Tuesday, Aug. 9. Carrying combined prize pools of $6.5 million, The Big 4 events include:

  • $5,300 SHRPO NLH Championship (Single Re-Entry Per Day), $3 Million Guarantee, starts at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5
  • $2,700 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry), $1 Million Guarantee, starts at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7
  • $1,100 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry), $500,000 Guarantee, starts at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 8
  • $25,500 High Roller NLH (Re-Entry), $2 Million Guarantee, starts at noon on Monday, Aug. 8


Other events surrounding The Big 4 include the Big Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) highlighting a $200,000 guarantee, starting Monday, Aug. 1 at 11 a.m., and a Deep Stack Eight-Handed No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) event starting on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at noon, highlighting a $500,000 guarantee.

SHRPO’s footprint boasts a capacity for more than 70 tables providing plenty of space for poker tournament players from around the globe. In 2021, SHRPO’s The Big 4 total cash payout exceeded the guarantees, topping out at more than $9.7 million. Boasting the third-largest championship field in SHRPO history, the 2021 championship also saw 1,180 total entries, for a total prize pool of $5.7 million.

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.

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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. The 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; an 18-acre recreational water experience; private “Bora Bora” style cabanas; more than 20 food and beverage outlets; an expansive gaming floor with 2,800 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, ranked No. 3 worldwide in 2021 ticket sales for theatre venues by Pollstar Magazine, 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.