Poker tournament action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown kicking off on Thursday, March 24 with the $400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (NLH) featuring a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool. As a main stop for the World Poker Tour (WPT), the tournament will culminate with the $3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship starting on Friday, April 8 and boasting a $3 million guarantee. The final six players of the championship event will reconvene on May 25 in Las Vegas for a televised final table.
Other highlight events in this year’s Poker Showdown schedule include:
- $200 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry) $150,000 Guaranteed, Monday, March 28 – Wednesday, March 30
- $600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) $1 Million Guaranteed, Thursday, March 31 – Sunday, April 3
- $2,200 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) $200,000 Guaranteed,Thursday, April 7
- $25,500 High-Roller NLH (Re-Entry) $1 Million Guaranteed, Monday, April 11
- $5,000 Deep Stack Eight-Max NLH (Re-Entry) $500,000 Guaranteed, Tuesday, April 12
Last year’s Poker Showdown saw Brek Schutten win the WPT Poker Showdown Championship for $1,261,095, besting a field of 2,432 entries – the largest field in WPT Main Tour history. In January, WPT and Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood partnered for the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open Championship, which became the second-largest live field in WPT Main Tour history with 1,982 entries.
Poker hotel rates during Poker Showdown 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 @SHRHollyPoker.
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; a 18-acre recreational water experience; private “Bora Bora” style cabanas; more than 20 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, 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.