In addition to the Las Vegas-style slot machines debut, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, Florida Casino, is now Florida’s only REAL casino offering Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Let it Ride, and Three Card Poker. Carmen Electra and Rob Patterson of Korn hosted the first official Blackjack deal! Celebrities on hand to celebrate this long awaited affair included Heather Graham, Joey Fatone, Lorraine Bracco, Alonzo Mourning, Chris Kirkpatrick, Bernie Kosar, Nat Moore, Dywane Wade, Bob Kuechenberg, Howard Schnellenberger, Gino Torretta, Zach Crockett, Eddie Jones, Kimbo Slice, O.J. McDuffie, Cornelius Bennett, Henri Crockett and Frank Vincent. Let us know how many celebrities YOU can find in the video. The first person to get it right will have their photo on the home page of all 5 of our web sites.
A Special Thanks to Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, Seminole Chairman Mitchell Cypress, U.S. Department of the Interior, James Allen CEO of Seminole Gaming.
And, the new gaming equipment is made from environmentally-friendly products with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System certified materials and manufacturing processes to improve indoor air quality. All wood products, adhesives, and finishing materials used in the manufacturing process are free from added urea formaldehydes. Twenty percent of all the wood products used are recycled. Remaining wood products used in the trellises are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified and part of the well-managed forest project: when one tree is cut down, a new one is planted. Low-energy lighting is also utilized.
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Anyone in the mood for 'Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Let it Ride, or Three Card Poker'?
If you were not seen at the SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO in HOLLYWOOD on Sunday, June 22, 2008 then that means you missed the spectacular 'Grand Opening' of the BLACKJACK tables at this Florida Casino. Celeb sightings galore highlighted this exciting evening as Carmen Electra and her Fiancé, Rob Patterson (of Korn) hosted THE FIRST BIG DEAL!!. Does that voice sound familiar? It should because it's Michael “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble” Buffer as the announcer for this amazing event only at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood.
Go on over to the Hollywood Hard Rock Hotel and experience the first legal games of Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Let it Ride, and Three Card Poker. Former Prince protégé, Baywatch babe, and actress, Carmen Electra was there along with her fiancé, Rob Patterson of Korn as they hosted the first official Blackjack deal.
Talk about a red carpet star studded affair! Celebrities that were on hand to help celebrate this event was: Heather Graham, Lorraine Bracco, Alonzo Mourning, Bernie Kosar, Nat Moore, Dywane Wade, Bob Kuechenberg, Howard Schnellenberger, Gino Torretta, Zach Crockett, Eddie Jones, Kimbo Slice, O.J. McDuffie, Cornelius Bennett, Henri Crockett...the list goes on so watch the video above to really see everyone that attended.
THE FACTS: There are 71 new tables all together; 55 are dedicated to Blackjack, six to Three Card Poker, three to Pai Gow Poker, three to Let it Ride, two to Baccarat and two to Mini- Baccarat. The addition of blackjack, baccarat and other table games catapults the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood into the ranks of the world’s top casinos. With slots, poker, blackjack and baccarat, the Hard Rock now offers the most popular casino games, favored by more than 90 percent of casino players.
More than 800 Blackjack dealers, supervisors and others were hired for the launch of Blackjack and other card games at the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will debut the games in late fall of 2008. No dates have been announced for the launch of Blackjack at the other Seminole Casinos.
This Event began with Seminole Gaming CEO Jim Allen, Carmen Electra and Rob Patterson who were joined by members of the Seminole Tribal Council.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is South Florida's only real casino and leading entertainment destination featuring 71 tables offering Blackjack, Baccarat, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, and Let it Ride. More than 2,500 of the most popular Vegas-style slots and games are available to play on its 145,000-square-foot casino floor, including Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots.
The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise is a 12,000-square-foot private room offering no-limit Texas Hold ‘em, limit Texas Hold ’em, Seven Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. This casino also offers a non-smoking room and a high-limit gaming room with a cashier booth, check cashing services, and safe deposit boxes. The high-limit room also includes a VIP Plum Lounge exclusive area for loyal Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Players Club members and a celebrity show kitchen. This Four Diamond, AAA-rated, 500-room hotel offers 16 restaurants and lounges, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, a full-service, European-style spa, and 23 retail shops, 11 nightclubs, and Paradise Live—a 600 seat venue with classic music album performances in Seminole Paradise.