Poker, Casino & Gaming, Hotel
February 7, 2023

Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Returns to Hollywood, Fla. Beginning April 13, 2023

Poker tournament action returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. with Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown kicking off on Thursday, April 13 with the $400 Deep Stack series opener featuring a $500,000 guaranteed prize pool. As a main stop for the World Poker Tour (WPT), the tournament will culminate with the $3,500 WPT Poker Showdown Championship starting on Friday, April 28. The championship event boasts a $3 million guarantee. The final six players of the championship event will reconvene on May 25 in Las Vegas for a televised final table.

Other highlight events in this year’s Poker Showdown schedule include:

  • $200 Big Stack NLH (Re-Entry) $150,000 Guaranteed, Monday, April 17 – Wednesday, April 19
  • $600 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) $1 Million Guaranteed, Thursday, April 20 – Monday, April 24
  • $2,200 Deep Stack NLH (Re-Entry) $200,000 Guaranteed,Thursday, April 27 – Friday, April 28
  • $25,500 High-Roller NLH (Re-Entry) $1 Million Guaranteed, Monday, May 1 – Tuesday, May 2
  • $5,000 Deep Stack Eight Handed NLH (Re-Entry) $250,000 Guaranteed, Tuesday, May 2


Last year’s Poker Showdown saw Mark Davis win the WPT Poker Showdown Championship for more than $1 million besting a field of 2,010 entries, making it the second largest $3,500 Main Event in tour history.

Poker hotel rates during Poker Showdown are available. For more information and to view the series schedule, future tournament details and make hotel reservations, please visit Follow us on Twitter at @SHRPO and @SHRHollyPoker.




About Seminole Hard Rock Poker 
Seminole Hard Rock Poker encompasses four major poker series held annually at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. In August 2013, the Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) was introduced to poker players around the world and featured a $10 million guarantee championship, the largest guarantee in history. In addition to the SHRPO, the Seminole Hard Rock Poker series’ includes the Seminole Hard Rock Lucky Hearts Poker Open (January), Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown (April) and Seminole Hard Rock “Rock ‘N’ Roll” Poker Open (November). All four series fall under the SHRPO umbrella with tournament news, live updates and championship live streaming. Visit Join the conversation at #SHRPO, and tag us @SHRPO.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood 
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood is the flagship-integrated resort of Hard Rock International, owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida. The renowned entertainment, gaming and hospitality destination unveiled a $1.5 billion expansion in 2019, highlighting the debut of the world’s first and only Guitar Hotel. Between three hotel towers, the resort boasts 1,271 luxury guestrooms. Amenities include a 42,000 square-foot Rock Spa® & Salon; an 18-acre recreational water experience; private “Bora Bora” style cabanas; more than 20 food and beverage outlets; an expansive gaming floor with more than 2,700 slots, more than 200 table games and a 45-table poker room; 120,000 square feet of premier meeting and convention space; and a 26,000 square-foot retail promenade. Hard Rock Live, ranked No. 5 worldwide in 2022 gross revenue for both Pollstar Magazine and Billboard in its respective categories, highlights A-list entertainers and performers, sporting events and live broadcast productions in an intimate 7,000-person capacity setting. Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood is located on 87 acres of the Hollywood Seminole Reservation along State Road 7 (U.S. Highway 441). For more information, visit us online at, 1 (800) 937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, Twitter: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.