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News Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Will Hire 1,200 New Employees May 18, 2019 - Hard Rock will open a new hotel tower on October 3 that will requires the hiring of additional employees. The casino has scheduled a job fair for June 4 and 5 to attract candidates ... Read more News Seminole Hard Rock Guitar-Shaped Hotel Opens Oct 24 May 17, 2019 - Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, FL will open its new guitar-shaped hotel on Oct 24, 2019. Reservations will be accepted July 24. Room rates have not been announced. ... Read more


News Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa tops out hotel tower. December 10, 2018 - The final beam was hoisted into place for the new 15-story hotel tower. Construction will be completed in 2019 adding 564 more guest rooms. ... Read more News "Guitar Smash" ceremony at Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood November 28, 2018 - This Hollywood casino resort highlighted the grand opening of its new Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood with a guitar smash ceremony. ... Read more News Big Win for Seminoles and Disney - Voters approve anti-casino Amendment 3 November 07, 2018 - The Seminole Tribe spent over $24 million and Disney spent $20 million in support of this measure that prevents future expansion of gambling in Florida. ... Read more News Disney and Seminoles team up against casino expansion August 15, 2018 - Both the Seminoles and Disney support the constitutional admendment proposed on the November ballot to prevent future expansion of gambling in Florida. ... Read more News Seminole Tribe casinos will stop using plastic straws August 10, 2018 - Six of the Florida casinos owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida will stop the use of plastic straws effective September 1st. ... Read more News Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood tops off guitar-shaped hotel July 10, 2018 - The final construction beam has been hoisted into place atop the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FL. Final completion of the building is targeted for the end of 2019. ... Read more News Seminole Hard Rock in Tampa plans $700 million expansion May 30, 2018 - Seminole Hard Rock will add 200,000 square feet for a larger gaming floor, more entertainment space and a new hotel tower. ... Read more News Seminole Tribe reach card-slots compact agreement with State April 20, 2018 - A new gaming compact has been agreed upon between the Seminoles and the State that will grant the tribe exclusive rights to slot machines and table games. ... Read more


10.25.2017 Seminole Hard Rock previews guitar-shaped hotel


12.21.2016 Renovations Completed at Seminole Classic Casino12.20.2016 No Change in Seminole Tribe Blackjack Ruling12.15.2016 Florida Asks to End Blackjack at Seminole Casinos11.10.2016 Judge Allows Blackjack to Continue at Seminole Tribal Casinos 10.06.2016   Closing Arguments over Seminole Casinos Due Wednesday
10.03.2016   Hard Rock Completely Owned by Seminole Tribe
07.15.2016   CEO of Seminole Gaming Receives Casino Marketing Award
07.10.2016   Casino Expansion Bill to be Heard by Florida Supreme Court
07.06.2016   Best Use of Technology Awarded to Seminole Gaming
06.16.2016   New Marketing VP at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee
06.08.2016   Push for Slot Machines at Gretna Casino
05.11.2016   FL Supreme Court to Decide on State Gaming Laws
04.24.2016   Proposed Bill for Slot Machines at Bonita Springs Casino
04.22.2016   Two Executives Extend Their Contracts with Seminole Gaming
03.11.2016   Trial Asked to be Postponed for Seminole Casino Compact
02.19.2016   New VIP Slot Room for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
02.06.2016   FL Lawmakers to Consider Seminole Gaming Compact
02.01.2016   Meeting Held Between Seminole Tribe and Gov. Rick Scott
01.14.2016   Court Date Made for Seminole Hard Rock Casino


12.03.2015   Lawsuit Against Seminole Tribe being Moved to Tallahassee
12.01.2015   Slot Machines at Creek Entertainment Gretna to be Decided by Court
11.05.2015   FL Pushes for End of Table Games at Seminole Hard Rock Casinos
11.03.2015   Million Dollar Jackpot Won at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
10.31.2015   Florida Sues Seminoles to Stop Blackjack
10.28.2015   Blackjack To Stop at Seminole Casinos on Thursday
10.27.2015   Group Wants Amendment For Florida Casinos
09.01.2015   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa to Hold Job Fair
07.27.2015   FL Gaming Officials ask Seminoles When table games will end
07.19.2015   FL Budget Uncertain due to Seminole Compact
06.24.2015   Seminole Tribe of Florida to Continue Operating Card Games
05.04.2015   Seminole Compact Could Loose Exclusive Game Rights
03.26.2015   FL House Stalls on Gaming Bill
03.19.2015   Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee Opens
03.05.2015   Proposed bill for South FL Casino Expansion
03.02.2015   Proposed Measure for Two Casinos in South Florida


12.01.2014   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Host New Year Party
08.19.2014   Air Supply to Perform at Mardi Gras Casino
08.06.2014   Questionable Casino Style Gaming at FL Arcades
07.22.2014   Seminole Tribe Earns Corporate Social Responsibility Award
07.14.2014   Apopka Chamber President Steps Down to Join Anti Casino Group
06.20.2014   New Victory Casino Cruises Ship Launches
03.23.2014   Florida Considers Las Vegas Style Casinos
03.04.2014   FL Legislative Session to Debate New Gaming and Casinos
02.25.2014   Possible Two South FL Casinos could be approved
02.16.2014   Seminole Tribe of Florida Negotiates New Casino


11.23.2013   Asian Slots Biggest Attraction Comes to Seminole Casinos
09.16.2013   Hialeah Park Casino to Open New Poker Room and Gaming System
08.07.2013   Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Introduces New Breakfast Menu
06.28.2013   Bimini Casino Ship to be Christened Friday
05.31.2013   EBT is no longer accepted at Florida Casinos


09.04.2012   Possible Hotel to be added to Coconut Creek Casino
04.03.2012   Supporters of Failed Fort Myers Casino Bill Will Continue to Push
02.03.2012   Florida Stalls on New Casino Bill
01.19.2012   South Florida Casino Bill passes as New Gaming Bills are Proposed
01.16.2012   Black Diamond Casino Ship Approved by Officials
01.16.2012   Mega Casinos may be expanded Across the State
01.09.2012   Sandestin Resort Considers Adding Gaming
01.02.2012   Destination Casino opposed by Destin Chamber of Commerce


11.16.2011   Florida Debates Gaming Expansion
11.08.2011   Retail Businesses Support Casino Opposition in FL
11.02.2011   Religious Community Wants Casino Plans Rejected
09.27.2011   Miami's Mayor Pushes for Casino Tax and Licensing
08.15.2011   Jackson Rancheria Casino raises Gambling Age to 21
07.08.2011   Florida Ranks Third in Revenue from Gaming
05.28.2011   $1.1 Million won at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
02.22.2011   $150,000 jackpot won at Seminole Casino Immokalee
01.27.2011   Diamondhead Casino Corporation Extends Letter of Intent
01.13.2011   Vegas Casinos coming to Florida


12.14.2010   Seminole Hard Rock Casino to open nine-story garage
09.03.2010   New Seminole Hard Rock Cafe opening in Tampa
07.07.2010   Seminoles get $1 billion blackjack deal
06.24.2010   Seminole Casinos to offer No-limit, High Stakes Poker 24/7
06.02.2010   Mardi Gras Casino upgrades gaming floor
05.17.2010   Seminole Brighton casino pays its largest jackpot ever
04.22.2010   Seminole Hard Rock contracts for luxury mini-bus service
04.19.2010   Seminole gaming bill signed by Crist
04.15.2010   Florida Senate approves Seminole gaming compact
04.14.2010   Woman wins $1.1 million at Seminole Casino Immokalee
04.10.2010   Seminole gaming deal opposition
04.06.2010   Seminoles and Crist announce gaming agreement
03.05.2010   Seminole Casino Coconut Creek celebrates 10th anniversary
01.28.2010   Florida Supreme Court rejects Crist's deal with Seminoles
01.11.2010   Seminole Casino Hollywood pays out major bad beat


12.21.2009   Seminole Casino Coconut Creek awards $1.5 million jackpot
11.30.2009   Seminole Casino's 30th anniversary celebration

06.09.2009   Governor Crist Signs Gambling Deal, Waits for Seminoles
06.05.2009   Churchill Downs begins casino construction
05.12.2009   Seminole Tribe Gambling Bill Approved By Florida Lawmakers
04.22.2009   Florida House passes Indian gambling proposal
04.20.2009   Florida Legislature ready to pass major gambling expansion

02.21.2009   Upscale bingo set for key
02.13.2009   Seminole Casino Immokalee unveils $22 million expansion


12.09.2008   Seminole Immokalee Casino introduces blackjack
12.01.2008   Record Jackpot Won at Hard Rock Casino
12.01.2008   $2.5 million Slots Jackpot Won at Hard Rock Casino
11.14.2008   Seminoles silently add 104 gaming tables in Tampa

10.12.2008   Miami's Park West neighborhood may have a casino in the future
10.03.2008   Seminoles refuse to end Class III Gaming
09.19.2008   AG asks feds to stop Seminole Class-III gaming
08.25.2008   Florida gaming growth slowed in 2007

07.18.2008   Seminoles ask court to reconsider gambling ruling
07.11.2008   Seminole Casino wins court ruling to continue blackjack
07.05.2008   Florida Supreme Court overturns Indian casino compact
07.01.2008   Chips Are Down? Not In Tampa

06.10.2008   Immokaldee Casino unveils new Vegas-style slots
06.07.2008   Seminole Hard Rock Casino introducing Blackjack June 22

05.28.2008   Seminole Casino Immokalee gets new slots in June

04.24.2008   Hard Rock Casino will debut new slots May 1st

03.19.2008   Seminole Casinos Will Hire 3,650 Dealers
03.13.2008   Video Lottery Bill Passed By State Senate
03.12.2008   Coconut Creek Casino Gets Vegas-style Slots
03.10.2008   Seminole Tribe to Market Own Beef Brand

01.28.2008   Slot Machines Debut at Hard Rock Casino
01.05.2008   Attorney General's Suit Denied by U.S. Judge
01.02.2008   Feds Approves Tribal Gaming Expansion


12.21.2007   Attorney General Sues to Stop Gambling Expansion

11.19.2007   State House Sues to Stop Tribal Pact
11.13.2007   Tribal Gaming Expansion Agreement

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