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Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, Hands Across the Bay Unite For the Month of September

TAMPA, Fla. (September 1, 2015) – During the month of September, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa guests will have the chance to support Julie Weintraub’s Hands Across the Bay.

Hands Across the Bay was developed to positively impact the lives of as many Tampa Bay residents as possible. It assists and mentors hardworking families in need, advocates for change, supports other organizations and spreads love with various acts of kindness. Through its work, the organization hopes to inspire the community to become more compassionate, empathetic and charitable.

The casino will be donating 100 percent of the proceeds generated from sales of limited-edition Hands Across the Bay gold sunglasses from the Rock Shop, as well as proceeds from sales of the “2015 Seminole Hard Rock Girls Calendar” during the month of September.

To further support Hands Across the Bay, a slot tournament will be held at the Hard Rock Cafe Tampa on Sunday, September 27, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. This event is open to the public. The entry fee for the tournament will be $10 and 50 percent of those proceeds will be donated to Hands Across the Bay and 50 percent will be added to the prize pool. Tickets can be purchased at the Rock Shop beforehand or upon entry to the event.

A red carpet ceremony featuring local community members will begin at 3 p.m. and will precede a concert in Hard Rock Cafe Tampa by The Cruz Brothers.

Following the concert, Hands Across the Bay will be presented with a check based on the amount of funds raised during the month of September.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida and the place where celebrities love to stay and play. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, this electrifying casino destination is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world and is located in Tampa, Florida off of I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, between I-75 and I-275, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa. Featuring high stakes table games along with thousands of the hottest slot machines, the rock star amenities at this AAA Four Diamond rated hotel and casino range from seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, a newly renovated Rock Spa® and VIP services galore. The casino offers a valet service or free, self-parking. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

 

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 203 venues in 64 countries, including 156 cafes, 22 hotels and 11 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Chicago, Cancun, Ibiza, Las Vegas, Macau and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include San Juan, Lagos and Busan, South Korea. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Daytona Beach, Dubai, Los Cabos, Tenerife, Abu Dhabi, and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

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CONTACTS:

Nikki Yourison, Seminole Hard Rock Tampa, (813) 523-5673, nikki.yourison@seminolehardrock.com
Chris Dirato, Bitner Goodman, (954) 703-7938, chris@bitnergoodman.com