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December 4, 2023

Seminole Tribe of Florida & Dozens of Celebrities Welcome a “New Era” in Florida Gaming: Introducing Live Craps, Roulette and Sports Betting at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood Wednesday, Dec. 6 – Friday, Dec. 8

Introduction of New Games with A-List Celebrity Appearances from Bruno Mars, Tiësto, Diplo, Cedric Gervais and more

The Seminole Tribe of Florida is welcoming a “New Era” in Florida Gaming with the launch of live craps, roulette and sports betting on Thursday, Dec. 7. To celebrate the launch of the new casino games, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood has a week of mega, star-studded events.

Special guests will join Seminole Tribe of Florida Chairman Marcellus Osceola Jr. and other members of the Seminole Tribal Council, and Jim Allen, the CEO of Seminole Gaming and Chairman of Hard Rock International, in a ceremony to commemorate the start of the new games, which was made possible by the Gaming Compact signed and approved by the Tribe and the State of Florida in 2021.

“The Seminole Tribe of Florida is proud to point to a new era in Florida gaming with the unveiling of our new casino games,” said Chairman Marcellus Osceola Jr. “With the addition of craps, roulette and sports betting, we now offer a full complement of casino games, and we join the ranks of leading casinos around the world.”

“The entertainment, travel and tourism industries and many more will see the positive economic impact caused by the new casino games,” said Jim Allen, CEO of Seminole Gaming and Chairman of Hard Rock International. “They will increase tourism to Florida and boost employment not only at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood but also at businesses in the areas surrounding this casino complex and others operated by Seminole Gaming throughout Florida.

Schedule of events follow:


Wednesday, Dec. 6

The week kicks off on Wednesday, Dec. 6 with Tiësto performing at The Guitar Hotel Pool Party featuring a skydiving stunt by Red Bull Air Force. Tickets on sale now at and start at $100. Tickets include a VIP open bar.


Thursday, Dec. 7 – A New Era

The ceremonial first roll of craps, first spin of roulette and first sports bet will take place on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 4:30 p.m. with a red carpet to follow. A-List celebrities slated to make an appearance include Sofia Vergara, Jon Bon Jovi, Tiësto, Heather Graham, DJ Khaled, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Mike Tyson, Dwyane Wade, Bobbi Althoff, Sarah Hyland, and more.

Following the red carpet is an invite-only pool party from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Guitar Hotel Pool featuring performances by Diplo and Cedric Gervais where partygoers will also enjoy passed canapes from Major Food Group’s CARBONE.

Multi-GRAMMY Award winner Bruno Mars will be performing the first of two sold-out shows at the award-winning Hard Rock Live on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 9:30 p.m. For more information on this and all future shows, visit


Friday, Dec. 8

Bruno Mars will also be performing at Hard Rock Live on Friday, Dec. 8 at 8 p.m. to another sold-out crowd.  The “24K Magic” star will later host DAER Dayclub After Dark on Friday, Dec. 8 starting at 10 p.m. with Tiësto also performing at DAER Nightclub. For tickets and table reservations, visit

To wrap the week of celebrations, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood’s monthly Latin poolside party, “Noches de Neón” featuring Jerry Rivera will take place at The Guitar Hotel Pool on Friday, Dec. 8 from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at and start at $145. Tickets include VIP open bar. To stay up-to-date on all Latin monthly pool parties, visit


All Weekend – Thursday, Dec. 7 – Sunday, Dec. 10

As part of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood’s celebration launch of craps, roulette and sports betting, Major Food Group’s CARBONE will take residency at the resort’s Italian-American restaurant, Cipresso from Thursday, Dec. 7 through Sunday, Dec. 10. The multi-course prix-fixe dinner will feature classic items from CARBONE’s iconic menu. Guests will start with CARBONE’s acclaimed bread service highlighting garlic bread with parmesan, salami, cauliflower giardiniera, and Caesar alla ZZ, accompanied by Mario’s Meatballs. The main course will include Spicy Rigatoni Vodka and Veal Parmesan, served with broccoli rabe. The final touch will be Lemon Cheesecake. For reservations or more information call (954) 248-5944 or visit

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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 call 1 (800) 937-0010 or follow us: Facebook: SeminoleHardRockHollywood, X: @HardRockHolly, Instagram: @HardRockHolly.