September 9, 2020

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Collects 27 ‘Best of Gaming’ Awards From Casino Player Magazine

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has captured a total of 27 “Best of Gaming” awards in Casino Player Magazine’s annual Best of Gaming issue, it was announced today.

Among the property’s 27 awards were six first place wins for Best Table Games, Best Dealers, Best Table Game Tournaments, Best Reel Slots, Best Craps and Best Non-Smoking Casino/Area.

Additionally, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa pocketed 17 second place wins and four third place wins.

“We’re honored to have won these awards, especially since they are voted on by the magazine’s readers,” said Steve Bonner, President, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. “It’s a testament to the professionalism of our team members.”

For one issue every year, Casino Player Magazine turns the reins over to its readers via a Best of Gaming survey. They are asked to select which casinos across the U.S. are worthy of being crowned the best in an expanding sea of gambling options. The survey is extensive, picking readers’ brains across a wide spectrum of categories.

Seminole Hard Rock Tampa reopened on May 21 under the company’s new and stringent “Safe + Sound” program guidelines which includes multiple initiatives designed to create a quality entertainment experience in an environment that helps to keep guests and team members safe.

For a full list of safety protocols, and the most up-to-date information on amenity openings, please visit

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa

Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is one of the largest and most successful casinos in the world offering award-winning gaming, hospitality, and entertainment. The casino features nearly 5,000 of the hottest slot machines, 179 table games and a state-of-the-art Poker Room featuring 46 tables. Additionally, the property offers a smoke-free Mezzanine Level Casino. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and the property proudly offers ten restaurants, including the upscale dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and The Rez Grill, as well as the new elegant Italian restaurant, Cipresso. Recent openings include a new hotel tower, an elevated arrival experience, the Hard Rock Event Center and Rock Spa® & Salon. The resort is located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.​

About Hard Rock®

With venues in 76 countries spanning 262 locations that include owned/licensed or managed Hotels, Casinos, Rock Shops® and Cafes – Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia at more than 83,000 pieces, which are displayed at its locations around the globe. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. In 2019, Hard Rock International was honored as one of Forbes Magazine’s America’s Best Large Employers, Forbes Magazine’s Top Employers for Women and No. 1 in J.D. Power’s 2019 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study among Upper Upscale Hotel Chains. Hard Rock destinations are located in the world’s greatest international gateway cities, including its two most successful flagship properties in Florida and home to the world’s first Guitar Hotel® in South Florida, where its headquarters are located. The brand is owned by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida. For more information on Hard Rock International visit or