“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 eighth season of highly anticipated, top tournament play at South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. SHRPO will kick off Thursday, July 22 with the $400 Deep Stack No Limit Hold’em (NLH) series opener highlighting a $500,000 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 in front of a live audience. The Big 4 will be played on Tuesday, Aug.10.
Carrying combined prize pools of $6.5 million, The Big 4 premium events include:
- $5,250 SHRPO Championship NLH (Single Re-Entry Per Day), $3 Million Guarantee,starts at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 6
- $2,650 NLH (Single Re-Entry), $1 Million Guarantee,starts at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 8
- $1,100 NLH (Re-Entry), $500,000 Guarantee,starts at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 9
- $25,500 High Roller (Re-Entry), $2 Million Guarantee,starts at noon on Monday, Aug. 9
Other events surrounding The Big 4 include the $600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) highlighting a $1 million guarantee, starting Thursday, July 29 at 10 a.m., and a $10,000 One-Day NLH (Re-Entry) event starting on Tuesday, Aug. 10 at noon, highlighting a $500,000 guarantee.
SHRPO’s footprint boasts a capacity for more than 80 tables providing plenty of space for poker tournament players from around the globe. In 2019, SHRPO’s The Big 4 total cash payout exceeded the guarantees, topping out at more than $8,301,150. The 2019 SHRPO Championship also saw 809 total entries, boasting a total prize pool of $3,923,650.
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 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 a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. The new Hard Rock Live entertainment venue with a 7,000-person capacity, showcases A-list entertainers, comedy acts, Broadway performances, sporting events and live broadcast productions. The integrated resort is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood SeminoleReservation 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.