July 26th, 2010 by Staff

The Single-Table Poker Tournament Takes Place on August 5 in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. – Former NFL cornerback, Major League Baseball outfielder, Florida State legend, and NFL Network sports commentator, Deion “Prime Time” Sanders will host a No Limit Texas Hold ‘em single table poker tournament, Thursday, Aug. 5 starting at 9 p.m. with a prize package totaling $2,000. All participants will receive a football autographed by Sanders, a native of Fort Myers.

Seats at Deion Sander’s table will go on sale in the Seminole Hard Rock Casino Poker room on Sunday, Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. with a $250 buy-in. Must be 18 with proper I.D. to play. The prize package consists of $1,000 for first place winner, $600 second place, and $400 for third place.

“We’re excited that such a high profile sports figure has chosen our casino for his poker tournament. If you want to play with the one and only ‘Neon’ Deion Sanders you’d better get here early on August 1 to sign up,” said John Fontana, president of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Fla. is Florida’s ultimate entertainment destination with 178,000 square feet of non-stop gaming action casino featuring Blackjack, Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Asia Poker, 3 Card Poker, Let it Ride Poker, Texas Hold ‘Em Bonus and Mini Baccarat now in play along with 3,659 of the most popular slot machines plus Florida’s largest and smoke-free poker room, with 50 live action tables dedicated to no limit high stakes Texas Hold ‘em, Omaha Hi-Lo and Seven Card Stud. For the fourth year in a row, the American Automobile Association (AAA) has awarded this 250-luxury room hotel its prestigious Four Diamond rating. Enjoy a variety of critically-acclaimed restaurants and bars, including Tampa’s premier steak house Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and Fresh Harvest for a seven live-action kitchen dining experience. Garage parking is free and valet parking is also available. Authentic Native American arts and crafts store Rainmaker now open! The hotel & casino is located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. For more information, call 813-627-ROCK (7625), 1-800-937-0010 or visit

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