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Seminole Hard Rock Tampa to Support Make-A-Wish of Central & Northern Florida During Month of April

TAMPA, Fla. (March 31, 2016) – During the month of April, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will be supporting the charity Make-A-Wish of Central & Northern Florida (Make-A-Wish).

The property will be selling customized limited edition earbuds in its retail shops for $10 with 100 percent of the proceeds generated going to the organization.

To further support the charity, the property will host a Make-A-Wish of Central & Northern Florida benefit event on Saturday, April 30. Open to the public, the event will feature a charity slot tournament at the center bar (noon to 4 p.m.), as well as a red carpet ceremony (6 p.m.), benefit concert featuring Extra Celestial (7 p.m.) and check presentation of funds raised for the month (8 p.m.) in Hard Rock Cafe.

The slot tournament has an entry fee of $10 and 50 percent of those proceeds will be donated to the charity and 50 percent to the prize pool. Tickets can be purchased at the Rock Shop or upon entry of the event.

About Make-A-Wish of Central and Northern Florida
Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. Make-A-Wish’s mission reflects the life-changing impact it has on children, families and communities. In doing so the foundation organizes an annual walk located in downtown Tampa called Walk for Wishes Tampa Bay. This year’s walk will begin at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, walking along Riverwalk Park on the Hillsborough River on April 30. This year the Walk for Wishes is a part of the Riverfest.

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the premier entertainment destination of Central Florida. Owned and operated by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the property is one of the most successful and largest casinos in the world. Located off I-4 at North Orient Road and Hillsborough Avenue, about 10 minutes east of downtown Tampa, the casino features high stakes table games, thousands of the hottest slot machines as well as a new smoke free slots area offering 250 popular games. The hotel is AAA Four Diamond rated and offers seven award-winning Zagat-rated restaurants, including the fine dining venues Council Oak Steaks & Seafood and Grey Salt. A newly renovated Rock Spa® is also available along with a plethora of VIP services. For more information, please call 866-502-PLAY or visit us online and via FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.

About Hard Rock International
With venues in 68 countries, including 163 cafes, 23 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, Reykjavik and Gran Canaria, Spain. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Atlanta, Berlin, 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) 627-7623, nikki.yourison@seminolehardrock.com
Chris Dirato, Bitner Goodman, (954) 703-7938, chris@bitnergoodman.com