World Poker Tour® (WPT®) Tampa Bay Open Regional Series Challenges Players June 1 – 11: $730,000 in Total Guaranteed Prize Pools

by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at 10:43am · 

 

World Poker Tour® (WPT®) Tampa Bay Open Regional Series Challenges Players June 1 – 11 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa; $730,000 in Total Guaranteed Prize Pools Up for Grabs

 

 

 

TAMPA, Fla. – Time to tune-up your poker skills for the World Poker Tour® (WPT®) Tampa Bay Open Regional Series coming to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa June 1 – 11. Up for grabs is a guaranteed prize pool valued at $730,000 during this exciting 14-event regional series that will take place in The Poker Room.

 

 

 

On-site registration for all events opens on Monday, May 14. (Registration fee is non-refundable.) To participate, players must obtain a “Wild Card” and purchase their ticket in person at the Poker Room Cage.

 

 

 

WPT and Seminole Hard Rock Casinos have a multi-year partnership that includes several WPT branded events and the development of official WPT Poker Rooms inside select Seminole Hard Rock Casinos. To register, book a hotel package or get more information on this event, please call 1-866-502-7529 or visit http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/poker or www.WorldPokerTour.com.

 

 

 

The schedule is as follows:

 

 

 

Event #1  Friday, June 1 11 a.m.

 

No-Limit Hold 'em Re-Entry $200 buy-in $25,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

Event #2 $75,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool

 

No-Limit Hold’em Deep Stack Re-Entry

 

Day 1 – Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m.

 

Day 2 – Sunday, June 3 at 11 a.m.

 

$550 buy-in; 40 min. levels; 20,000 units

 

 

 

Event #3 Saturday, June 2 7 p.m.

 

Pot Limit Omaha Re-Entry $280 buy-in $15,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

Event #4 Sunday, June 3 7 p.m.

 

No-Limit Hold ‘em Deep Stack Turbo Re-Entry $200 buy-in $10,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

Event #5 Monday, June 4 11 a.m.

 

No-Limit Hold 'em Re-Entry $200 buy-in $25,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

Event #6 Monday, June 4 7 p.m.

 

No-Limit Hold 'em Ladies Re-Entry  $200 buy-in $10,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

Event #7 Tuesday, June 5 11 a.m.

 

No-Limit Hold 'em 6-Handed Re-Entry $280 buy-in $15,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

Event #8 Tuesday, June 5 7 p.m.

 

No-Limit Hold 'em Deep Stack Turbo Re-Entry $200 buy-in $10,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

 

 

Event #9 Wednesday, June 6 11 a.m.

 

No-Limit Hold 'em Seniors 50+ Re-Entry $200 buy-in $10,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

Event #10 Wednesday, June 6 7 p.m.

 

No-Limit Hold 'em Re-Entry $440 buy-in $40,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

Event #11 Thursday, June 7 11 a.m.

 

No-Limit Hold ‘em Re-Entry $200 $25,000 Guaranteed

 

 

 

Event #12 Thursday, June 12 7 p.m. $20,000 Guaranteed  

 

No-Limit Hold ‘em 6-Handed Re-Entry $440

 

 

 

Event #13 $400,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool – Each start time limited to 350 players

 

WPT Regional: No-Limit Hold ‘em Championship Event

 

Day 1A - Friday, June 8 at 11 a.m.

 

Day 1B - Saturday, June 9 at 11 a.m.

 

Day 2 – Sunday, June 10 at 11 a.m.

 

Final Day: Monday, June 11 at 1 p.m.

 

$2,250 buy-in; 60 min. levels; 30,000 units

 

 

 

Event #14 Sunday, June 10 7 p.m. $50,000 Guaranteed  

 

No-Limit Hold ‘em Re-Entry $280

 

 

 

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

 

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa is Florida’s ultimate entertainment destination with nearly 190,000 square feet of non-stop casino gaming action featuring Blackjack, Mini and Midi-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Let it Ride Poker, Casino War and Texas Hold ‘em Poker along with over 4,200 of the most popular slot machines. The resort also houses Florida’s newest, smoke-free poker room with 50 live action tables dedicated to Texas Hold ‘em, Omaha Hi-Lo and Seven Card Stud. For the sixth year in a row, the American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded this 250-luxury room hotel its prestigious Four Diamond rating. Guests can enjoy a variety of critically acclaimed restaurants and bars including the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa, part of Hard Rock’s 138 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll themed restaurants, the award-winning Council Oak Steaks & Seafood Restaurant and the Fresh Harvest seven-station dining experience. Garage parking is free and valet parking is also available. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is located off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 813-627-ROCK (7625), 1-800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrocktampa.com or www.facebook.com/seminolehardrocktampa . Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/SHRTampa .

 

 

 

About World Poker Tour

 

World Poker Tour (WPT) is the premier name in internationally televised gaming and entertainment with brand presence in land-based tournaments, television, online and mobile. Leading innovation in the sport of poker since 2002, WPT ignited the global poker boom with the creation of a unique television show based on a series of high stakes poker tournaments. WPT has broadcast globally in over 150 countries and territories and is currently airing the ninth season on FSN in the United States. Season X of WPT is sponsored by ClubWPT.com, a unique online membership site which offers inside access to the WPT as well as a sweepstakes-based poker club and is available in 35 states across the U.S. WPT participates in strategic brand license, partnership and sponsorship opportunities. WPT Enterprises Inc. is a subsidiary of bwin.party digital entertainment plc. For more information, go to WorldPokerTour.com.

 
  
 

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