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Wild Card Contestant Takes Top Honors In #TBTSearch Contest At Hard Rock Cafe Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (September 9, 2015) – Francesca Giorgianni, a 16-year-old Hillsborough High School student, captured top honors in the #TBTSearch Contest at Hard Rock Cafe Tampa Tuesday night.

A viewer’s choice contestant, Giorgianni wowed the crowd and judges with her rendition of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” She received a $2,500 cash prize for her efforts.

WiLD 94.1 staged the #TBTSearch contest, which was a local effort to find the next talented artist that displayed a combination of both singer and songwriter qualities.

Giorgianni was among 10 finalists who performed live for a panel of judges, comprised of record label executives and a representative from Dean Guitars.

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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.

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