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Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Underway

$10 Million Guarantee Main Event Begins Later This Month


A massive $10 million guaranteed poker tournament will begin soon in Florida. The event will be held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.

The tournament series which this event is a part of began Thursday, August 8, with a $350 no-limit hold’em Deep Stack, which guaranteed a $500,000 prize pool. Event No. 6 on Aug. 12 is a $125 no-limit hold’em Deep Stack with a minimum prize pool of $150,000.

A total of 33 events make up the entire series.

The tournament series is called the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open, and the main event will run Aug. 22-29. The tournament is $5,300 to enter. Players will start with 30,000 in tournament chips and can re-enter into any of the three starting flights.

The Seminole Hard Rock will need to attract about 2,000 players in order to meet the guarantee. A massive amount of about $1.7 million should go to the winner.

Satellite events will be taking place at five other Seminole Gaming properties: the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, Seminole Casino Brighton and Seminole Casino Immokalee.

Buy-ins for the qualifiers start at just $115.