Series kicks off with $500,000 Guaranteed Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em opener, headlined by $3 Million Guaranteed WPT Showdown Championship
Poker action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown kicking off on Thursday, April 16. The tournament celebrates the 10-year anniversary of Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood and World Poker Tour’s (WPT) partnership.
Primary events open with a $400 buy-in Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em featuring a $500,000 Guaranteed prize pool. A main stop for the World Poker Tour, the series will conclude with the $3,500 WPT Showdown Championship boasting a $3 Million Guarantee.
As part of the 10-year partnership celebration, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood and WPT will be giving players an opportunity to win a seat into the $3,500 WPT Showdown Championship by winning one of 10 select tournaments. The tournaments will be played over the course of 10 weeks, with the first-place finishers of each winning an entry into the WPT Showdown Championship. The 10 select tournaments are:
- Escalator IV Event #3, Wednesday, March 4 – Sunday, March 8
- Escalator IV Event #4, Wednesday, March 11 – Sunday, March 15
- Wednesday Night Quad Stack Double Green Chip Bounty, Wednesday, March 18
- Tuesday Night Triple Stack NLH, Tuesday, March 24
- Wednesday Night Quad Stack Double Green Chip Bounty, Wednesday, April 1
- Monday Night Big Stack, Monday, April 6
- Tuesday Night Triple Stack NLH, Tuesday, April 14
- Poker Showdown Event #14, Wednesday, April 22
- Poker Showdown Event #24,Monday, April 27
- Poker Showdown Event #27, Friday, May 1
Events highlighting this year’s 2020 Poker Showdown tournament schedule include:
- $400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (re-entry) $500,000 Guaranteed, Thursday, April 16 – Sunday, April 19
- $600 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $1 Million Guaranteed, Thursday, April 23 – Sunday, April 26
- $3,500 WPT Showdown Championship (Re-Entry) $3 Million Guaranteed, Friday, May 1 – Tuesday, May 5
- $25,500 High Roller No Limit Hold’em (Re-Entry) $1 Million Guaranteed, Monday, May 4 –Tuesday, May 5
Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is offering poker hotel rates during the series starting at $215 per night. For more information and to view the series schedule, future tournament details and make hotel reservations, please visit SHRPO.com.
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 casino resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. This world-renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination unveiled a $1.5 billion expansion on Oct. 24, 2019. New offerings include 638 upscale guestrooms in the first-ever Guitar Hotel, 168 luxury guestrooms and unique swim-up suites in the adjacent Oasis Tower at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, and 465 newly redesigned guestrooms in Hard Rock Hotel for a combined room count of 1,271 throughout the resort. Additional amenities include the lush, “Bora Bora” style lagoon with private cabanas and butler service; a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa® & Salon; a 13.5-acre recreational water experience for swimming, kayaking and paddle boarding; 19 dining outlets and 20 bars and lounges; an expansive gaming floor with 3,100 slots, 195 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space including a 38,000 square-foot, carpeted exhibition hall; and The Shoppes at The Guitar Hotel, a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. The highly anticipated Hard Rock Live entertainment venue with a 7,000-person capacity, will showcase A-list entertainers, comedy acts, Broadway performances, sporting events and live broadcast productions. The integrated resort is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7 (U.S. Highway 441), and is 10 minutes from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and 30 minutes from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport. For more information, visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com, call 800-937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.