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Seminole Hard Rock To Feature Two World Poker Tour Events In Season XIV

Both WPT Events Will Be Part Of Upcoming Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Series

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Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & CasinoThe $3,500 buy-in, $2 Million Guaranteed WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Championship and $10,000 buy-in, $2 Million Guaranteed WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale headline the action along with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker High Roller and the WPT Tournament of Champions.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida will return with the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown (SHRP Showdown) slated for Thursday, Mar. 31 – Sunday, Apr. 24, 2016 featuring two Season XIV World Poker Tour events. The $3,500 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship and the $10,000 WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale will end the year-long tour along with the WPT Tournament of Champions.

“We’re excited to run some of the highest profile events in the world here in South Florida,” said Jason Newman, director of poker marketing for Seminole Gaming. “The addition of the $10,000 buy-in WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale allowed us to take the series one step further and offer a $25,500 High Roller with a $1 Million Guarantee catering to some of the game’s best pros and wealthiest amateurs.”

Highlight events include:

• $3,500 buy-in, $2 Million Guaranteed WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Championship, April 15 – 20 with 25,000 starting stack and one starting flight with unlimited re-entry
• $10,000 buy-in, $2 Million Guaranteed WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale, April 17 – 21
• $25,500 buy-in, $1 Million Guaranteed Seminole hard Rock Poker High Roller, April 19 – 21
• $15,000 buy-in WPT Tournament of Champions, reserved for Season XIV Champions and WPT Champions Club™ members only, April 22 – 24

The SHRP Showdown is headlined by $350 buy-in, $500,000 Guaranteed and $570 buy-in $1 Million Guaranteed preliminary events. On Wednesday, Apr. 13, a $300 charity poker tournament presented by Seminole Hard Rock and the WPT Foundation, will benefit the Jason Taylor Foundation. Half of each buy-in will be donated to help the pro football legend’s non-profit organization support and create programs that facilitate the personal growth and empowerment of South Florida’s children in need by focusing on improved health care, education and quality of life.

Final tables for the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Championship and WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Finale will take place in Paradise Live and be live streamed on www.WPT.com, while Hard Rock Live will be home to the WPT Tournament of Champions final table. The WPT Tournament Champions will be televised on Fox Sports Network, as well as live streamed on the" WPT website":http://www.wpt.com/.

SHRP Showdown series satellites will be held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood starting Feb. 21, 2016. Click here to enter to win a seat in the Championship.

Registration will open in February. To participate, players must obtain a Wild Card at the Player’s Club or in the poker room free of charge. More information, schedule and contest rules can be found at the SHRP homepage.