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Gaming Innovation Group Powers Hard Rock's Online Sportsbook Launch in Jew Jersey

Hard Rock Online Gaming today announced the online launch of sports betting in New Jersey at HardRockSports.com and HardRockCasino.com. with land-based betting, on property in Atlantic City, due to arrive soon to complete the omni-channel offering.

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6/20/2019

article ‘I’m Really Comfortable With Discomfort’: Howie Mandel Talks Comedy Career, ‘Deal Or No Deal’, Mental Health
(Atlantic City) -- Howie Mandel has been in the public eye since the 1970s. The stand-up comedian got his start when he accepted a dare from a friend to go out on stage...

6/19/2019

article Tulsa's Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Holds Career Fair
(Oklahoma) -- The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is looking for people to join their team. They are hosting a career fair Wednesday from 2-6 p.m. inside the Grand Hall of...
article The Growing List of Sick American Visitors to the Dominican Republic Now Includes a Bachelor Alum
(Dominican Republic) -- After returning from a trip to the Dominican Republic, The Bachelor’s Melissa Rycroft is ill, sources tell Page Six. Rycroft, who made it...
press release Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Announces 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open Held Aug. 1 to Aug. 13
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Poker Open (SHRPO) will celebrate its seventh season of highly anticipated, top tournament play at South Florida's iconic...

6/18/2019

article Hard Rock casino in sponsorship deal with River Cats
(California) -- The newest tribal casino in the Sacramento region is carving a footprint in the market, and it's not even open yet. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino...
press release Hard Rock International Names Three Finalists For 2019 Battle Of The Bands Competition
(Florida) -- The stage is set for the ultimate music performance – Hard Rock Cafe's 2019 Battle of the Bands final round competition. Following three...
press release Hard Rock International Names Three Finalists For 2019 Battle Of The Bands Competition
(Florida) -- The stage is set for the ultimate music performance – Hard Rock Cafe's 2019 Battle of the Bands final round competition. Following three...

6/17/2019

article North Beach Branding: Will It Help Atlantic City’s Newest Casinos Gain in Popularity?
(Atlantic City) -- Earlier this month, information surfaced about a rebranding campaign involving the Ocean Casino Resort and Hard Rock Atlantic City, among other...
article Cloward H2O is the aquatic designer for Hard Rock Hollywood expansion
(Florida) -- Cloward H2O is pleased to announce its latest project as the aquatic designer for the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida. This is...
press release Hard Rock Cafe Releases "The Golden Solo", Performed On World's First Playable Burger Powered Guitar
(Florida) -- Move over Justin, Lizzo and Ed, the song of the summer is here and it's already racking up awards! To celebrate tomorrow's launch of Hard Rock Cafe...
article Hard Rock Cafe releases ‘The Golden Solo,’ performed on world’s first playable burger guitar
(Florida) -- The one-of-a-kind guitar was crafted by famous guitar maker James Trussart, whose clientele includes Keith Richards, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Eric Clapton,...
article New 24-karat gold burger at Hard Rock Cafe
(Worldwide) -- There’s a shiny new release at Hard Rock Cafe and it could mark the music restaurant’s golden era. The 24-karat gold leaf steak burger is the...
article We tried Hard Rock Cafe's new 24-karat gold leaf burger, and we're not convinced it's better than a normal burger
(Florida) -- As part of the launch of its new menu on June 14, Hard Rock Cafe began offering the 24-Karat Gold Leaf Steak Burger. Described by the chain in a press...
article 147 Tourists Report Illness at Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Since Beginning of June — 128 in Past Week
(Dominican Republic) -- Some 147 tourists vacationing in the Dominican Republic have reported recent or historical illnesses while staying at the Hard Rock Punta Cana...
article Steve Harvey is hosting a festival at a Dominican Republic resort where at least 2 US tourists have died in the last year
(Dominican Republic) -- Steve Harvey is hosting a jazz festival in the Dominican Republic in October at the same resort where at least two US tourists have died in the...
article Wife of Man Who Died at Dominican Republic Resort Says Officials 'Recommended' She Cremate Husband
(Dominican Republic) -- A Maryland woman whose husband died while on vacation at a resort in the Dominican Republic says officials “recommended” she cremate...
article Dallas location of iconic Hard Rock Café is set to pull the plug
(Texas) -- The Dallas location of the Hard Rock Café is closing, having reached the end of its 10-year lease.

6/14/2019

article Iowa Regulators Approve Sports Betting Plans For Hard Rock Sioux City, Grand Falls
(Iowa) -- Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission approved sports betting plans for two state casinos – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City and Grand Falls Casino...
article Portion of Third Street to close for parking ramp construction
(Iowa) -- A portion of Third Street will close Tuesday so that a contractor can complete work on a parking ramp that will connect to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and...

6/13/2019

article Iowa regulators approve sports betting plans for Hard Rock Sioux City, Grand Falls
(Iowa) -- Two Northwest Iowa casinos received the go-ahead Thursday from state regulators for remodeling projects allowing visitors to wager on professional and college...
article Iowa regulators approve sports betting plans for Hard Rock Sioux City, Grand Falls
(Iowa) -- Two Northwest Iowa casinos received the go-ahead Thursday from state regulators for remodeling projects allowing visitors to wager on professional and college...
article IRGC approves Sports Book plans for Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Grand Falls Casino
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has approved plans from two Northwest Iowa casinos to add sports gambling facilities. Sioux City's Hard Rock Hotel...
article FBI investigating 3 deaths at same Dominican Republic resort, more tourist deaths reported
(Dominican Republic) -- The FBI is investigating the recent deaths of three Americans at the same resort in the Dominican Republic, according to the U.S. embassy in the...
article Hard Rock AC To Kick Off One Year Anniversary With Parade, Shows, and One Million Dollar Promotion
(Atlantic City) -- On June 28, 2019, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is excited to kick off their anniversary weekend celebrating their first year with a...

6/12/2019

article Hard Rock casino signs up as Sac Republic FC sponsor
(California) -- A regional tribal casino opening this year has a deal with Sacramento Republic FC. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain, in rural...

6/11/2019

article Sioux City's Hard Rock casino plans $895K renovation for new sportsbook
(Iowa) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sioux City plans to convert a portion of its existing casino space into a new sportsbook as part of an $895,000 remodeling...
article Man dies at Dominican Republic resort after drinking scotch from minibar, niece says
(Dominican Republic) -- Another American tourist has died in the Dominican Republic: The latest casualty is a California man who fell critically ill at an all-inclusive...

6/10/2019

article New Iowa Sportsbooks Coming To Hard Rock Sioux City And Other Local Casinos
(Iowa) -- It’s been almost one month since the Iowa sports betting bill IA SF 617 was signed into law by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and casinos are now lining up...
article Sioux City's Hard Rock casino to propose sports betting plan
(Iowa) -- Two Siouxland casinos are some of the first in Iowa to take steps to incorporate sports betting in their facilities. Governor Kim Reynolds signed the sports...

6/9/2019

article Casino’s guitar-shaped hotel is sure to be a rock star
(Florida) -- This guitar­-shaped hotel soars 450 feet into the sky, an extravagant glass structure that no one can miss. The Seminole Hard Rock &Casino’s...

6/7/2019

article Sioux City's Hard Rock casino plans $895K renovation for new sportsbook
(Iowa) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City plans to convert a portion of its existing casino space into a new sportsbook as part of an $895,000 remodeling...
article Marshall Tucker Band to play The Joint
(Oklahoma) -- Tickets go on sale Thursday, June 13, for the Marshall Tucker Band's upcoming concert at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

6/6/2019

press release Hard Rock International Debuts Its Most Extensive Menu Innovation Headlined By Award-Winning Steak Burgers
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International is announcing its most extensive menu innovation in the company's history with more than 20 new offerings debuting in locations...
press release Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa will debut a new 24-karat gold burger next week
(Florida) -- In honor of Hard Rock Cafe’s Founders’ Day on Friday, June 14, the restaurant is debuting 20 new menu items, one of which is the world’s first edible 24-...
press release Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe hosting Pride Month celebrations Saturday
(Nevada) -- June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month, and to celebrate Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is hosting a day filled with pride-...

6/5/2019

article Flo Rida, George Thorogood to headline Saturday in the Park in Sioux City
(Iowa) -- Rapper Flo Rida and blues rocker George Thorogood will headline the 29th annual Saturday in the Park on July 6.
article Juanes to open for Rolling Stones at Hard Rock Stadium
(Florida) -- Colombian rock star Juanes will be the opening performer for the Rolling Stones when the iconic band closes the North American leg of its 2019 No Filter...
press release Hard Rock International Launches On Tour Travel Collection In Partnership With Grown Up Licenses Limited
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International announced a partnership with Grown Up Licenses Limited, one of the world's leading bags, luggage and accessories companies, to...

6/4/2019

article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to hire 1,200 people in Tampa
(Florida) -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been expanding, and now it wants to hire more than 1,000 new employees. The Tampa hotel and casino will host a job...

6/3/2019

article Hard Rock details Arkansas development plans
(Arkansas) -- Hard Rock International is one of five organisations to have submitted an application to develop a casino resort facility within the state of Arkansas,...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino holding job fair to fill 1,200 new positions
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa is hosting an job fair to hire as many as 1,200 new employees. The fair is being held on Tuesday, June 4...
article World’s first guitar-shaped hotel strikes a chord in Florida
(Florida) -- Set to open in October, the new guitar hotel tower at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in South Florida (costing USD 1.5 billion) will be the world...
press release Hard Rock Sacramento debuts free online gaming
(California) -- Hard Rock Sacramento at Fire Mountain, Hard Rock’s first Vegas-style casino in California, announces its free online social gaming portal is now...

6/2/2019

article The world’s first guitar-shaped hotel is opening in south Florida this fall
(Florida) -- Why stay at a regular multistory hotel when you could stay in a guitar? This fall, the world’s first guitar-shaped hotel will open in South Florida....
article Hard Rock Casino’s new buffet has a full bar, different menu and windows to the water
(Mississippi) -- When the buffet restaurant at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi needed a refresh, it got much more than new decor. The restaurant has a name adjustment —...

6/1/2019

article All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels Talks Travel Agents, Promotions and More
(Florida) -- There’s always something new going on with All-Inclusive Hard Rock Resorts. In a recent Q&A with Travelpulse, Jessica Quiñones, Marketing...

5/31/2019

article Hard Rock Casino’s new buffet has a full bar, different menu and windows to the water
(Florida) -- When the buffet restaurant at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi needed a refresh, it got much more than new decor. The restaurant has a name adjustment —...
press release Hard Rock International Announces Partnership With Mercury Phoenix Trust To Honor Freddie Mercury
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International is proud to announce a continuation of its partnership with The Mercury Phoenix Trust, a UK charity created in memory of Freddie...
press release Limitless All-Inclusive at the All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels
(Florida) -- Indulge in the very best of paradise using Limitless All-Inclusive, where no matter how many select spa treatments, golf outings, and sunset cruises you...

5/30/2019

article A Bizarre Guitar-Shaped Hotel Rises in South Florida
(Florida) -- Music lovers can soon live out any rock-and-roll accommodation fantasies they may have as the world’s first Guitar Hotel—a 450-foot-tall guitar-...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Florida looks to hire 1,200
(Florida) -- Looking for a job? The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is looking to hire 1,200 new full-time, part-time and on-call team members. The...
article The Hard Rock Hotel’s Breathe pool keeps summer afloat
(Florida) -- It’s not yet June and there’s already a “last days of summer” sensation flowing throughout the Hard Rock Hotel’s 5-acre pool...
article The World’s First Guitar-Shaped Hotel Is Opening In Florida And It Has 20 Different Bars
(Florida) -- No, your eyes aren't deceiving you-beginning October 2019, you'll be able to stay inside a 450-foot-tall guitar-shaped hotel that looks out over a...

5/29/2019

article Seminole Hard Rock seeks 1,200 new workers for guitar-hotel expansion
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is seeking more than 1,200 new workers for its expanded resort and 450-foot guitar-shaped hotel. A...

5/27/2019

article New Guitar-Shaped Hotel to Open Oct 24
(Florida) -- Community leaders got a preview of the new Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino 12 story hotel tower shaped like a guitar. Executives and leaders of the...

5/26/2019

article ICYMI: Casino’s guitar-shaped hotel is a rock star. Here’s what’s coming for the debut
(Florida) -- This guitar-shaped hotel soars 450 feet into the sky, an extravagant glass structure that no one can miss. The Seminole Hard Rock & Casino’s...

5/24/2019

article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood expansion
(Florida) -- Construction is almost completed at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and is scheduled to open on October 24th.
article Hard Rock's First Guitar-shaped Hotel Will Have Swim-up Suites and a 7,000-seat Concert Venue
(Florida) -- Sure, your hotel might be nice, but does it rock? The Hard Rock chain of hotels and casinos are pretty much dedicated to making guests feel like rock stars...
article Kristin Chenoweth cancels Hard Rock show after previous postponement
(Florida) -- In a statement, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino announced, "Due to illness, Kristin Chenoweth’s performance at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel...
article Miami Dolphins announce change to Hard Rock Stadium exit/entry strategy
(Florida) -- If you have ever been to Hard Rock Stadium to watch a Miami Dolphins game or any other game or event you will know the pain it is of leaving the stadium...

5/23/2019

article Iowa legalizes sports betting, with start likely before football season
(Iowa) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City and other casinos in Iowa can start taking legal wagers on college and professional sports starting this summer,...
article BLOG: Of Course They’re Opening A Guitar-Shaped Hotel In Florida
(Florida) -- You may have seen your fair share of crazy ‘Florida Man’ headlines over the past few years, and it’s turned into something of an internet...
article Casino’s guitar-shaped hotel is a rock star. Here’s what’s coming for the debut
(Florida) -- This guitar-shaped hotel soars 450 feet into the sky, an extravagant glass structure that no one can miss. The Seminole Hard Rock & Casino’s...
article Guitar-shaped hotel to open soon at Seminole Hard Rock
(Florida) -- A new South Florida landmark is nearly ready to open for business. Starting July 24, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will begin accepting...
article VIDEO: Ted Scouten Update On Seminole Hard Rock's New Guitar Shaped Hotel
(Florida) -- Ted Scouten got a tour today of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's new guitar shaped hotel in Hollywood.
article The guitar-shaped Hard Rock hotel is closer to opening. We finally have a date
(Florida) -- The giant guitar-shaped hotel is one step closer to reality, whether you want it to be or not. And now we have an opening date. When the Seminole Hard Rock...

5/20/2019

article VIDEO: Hard Rock Intl. Chairman on first-ever guitar-shaped hotel, sports betting outlook
(Florida) -- The Hard Rock Hotel is expanding. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida is working on a new $1.5 billion dollar project -- including...
article Guillermo Reyes Wins 2019 Seminole Hard Rock May Deep Stack Outright for $41,412
(Florida) -- The 2019 Seminole Hard Rock May Deep Stack Poker Series Event #1: $350 DeepStack NLH attracted 767 entries over three starting flights, and on Monday the...
article Collective Soul and Gin Blossoms head to Hard Rock for a double dose of ’90s nostalgia
(Atlantic City) -- Back in the mid-'90s, modern rock ruled the radio. The arrival of grunge a few years earlier had led to an explosion in alt-flavored rock, and it...

5/17/2019

article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City expects to add sports betting by August
(Iowa) -- Hard Rock is working with an architect to design a permanent home for a sportsbook inside the casino. Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission's rules would...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to hire 1,200 employees in Tampa
(Florida) -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino wants to hire as many as 1,200 employees in Tampa. The move comes following a $700 million expansion of the casino,...
article Seminole Hard Rock ramps up hiring for $700M expansion, looks to add 1,200
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is looking to hire over 1,000 new employees as a result of its $700 million expansion. The expansion project...
article Meet the Grey Eagle concierge who moonlights as a movie stunt double
(Calgary) -- Shane Hoof's ability to make people feel welcome is no stunt. Hoof was one of several Calgarians recognized by Tourism Calgary this week for going above...
press release Hard Rock Hotels to Open to the Beat of Barcelona
(Spain) -- Hard Rock International continues growing its European hotel portfolio, announcing the development of Hard Rock Hotel Barcelona. The brand is set to bring its...

5/16/2019

press release Hard Rock's New Travel Collection Includes Luggage, Soft Bags and Accessories
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International today announced a partnership with Grown Up Licenses Limited, one of the world's leading bags, luggage and accessories companies...

5/14/2019

article Experience Hendrix Tour bringing music artists to Hard Rock
(Oklahoma) -- The “Experience Hendrix Tour” is bringing a critically acclaimed concert experience to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Oct. 19.

5/13/2019

article Iowa governor clears way for sports betting to begin at Hard Rock Sioux City
(Iowa) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City and other casinos in Iowa can start taking legal wagers on college and professional sports, starting this summer,...

5/9/2019

article Hard Rock Atlantic City Online Gaming Partner Fined $25K Over Illegal $29 Wager
(Atlantic City) -- The online gaming provider to Hard Rock Atlantic City mistakenly allowed a bettor located outside New Jersey to make a $29 wager. The incident led to...
article Nevada man who won $29 illegally gambling online in New Jersey cost company $25K
(New Jersey) -- A Nevada man who gambled illegally on a New Jersey online gaming website, and won $29, has cost the company that operates the site thousands of dollars...
article The costliest $29 they’ll ever win: NJ levies $25K fine
(New Jersey) -- A gambler from Nevada lost $29 on a New Jersey internet gambling site, but the transactions cost a technology company $25,000. New Jersey regulators...

5/8/2019

press release The Band Perry brings genre-bending sounds to A.C.'s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Their notoriety as an exciting country music trio on the rise with plenty of chart-topping potential ahead of them is coming to an end.

5/6/2019

press release Emre Erkul, Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, gives update to Aventura Marketing Council Board
(Florida) -- Surely, you’ve driven by the huge “Guitar Hotel” now under construction at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood. This is all part of the $1.5...

5/3/2019

article Hard Rock Sioux City gets memorabilia overhaul, unveils more than 50 new pieces
(Iowa) -- Chances are people will never confuse Hard Rock Hotel & Casino marketing director Mike Adams with KISS's Gene Simmons. But he did look cool with the...
article OP/ED: Boston hoteliers claim that Hard Rock is ripping off their rock ‘n’ roll roots
(Massachusetts) -- Flattery may be the sincerest form of flattery, but don’t tell that to Robin Brown and Steve Samuels who have this message for Hard Rock Cafe...
article Hard Rock Hotel and Casino revamps music memorabilia collection
(Iowa) -- It’s like getting a glimpse of a moment in music history. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, in Sioux City, is receiving a nearly complete overhaul of its...
press release REVERB by Hard Rock Sonoma Wine Country
(California) -- REVERB by Hard Rock, Hard Rock's newest generation of music-centric hotels, is revving up the anticipation with the announcement of its second select...

5/2/2019

article Get 'Zany' at Hard Rock this week
(Atlantic City) -- You know someone was born to tell jokes when their last name is "Zany." Such is the case with Bob Zany, a seasoned veteran of the comedy...
article Man who punched casino slot machine gets 6 days in jail
(Iowa) -- A man who punched a casino slot machine in Sioux City has been told to pay a $625 fine and to cover the damage he caused. The Sioux City Journal reports that...

5/1/2019

article Man gets 6 days jail, fine for punching Hard Rock slot machine
(Iowa) -- A Sioux City man was sentenced to six days in jail and ordered to pay for damages caused by punching a slot machine at Sioux City's Hard Rock Hotel &...

4/30/2019

press release You auto head to Hard Rock Atlantic City for ‘Car-A-Day’ sweepstakes
(Atlantic City) -- It will be a Camaro a day for the whole month of May as Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City Tuesday launches its “Car-A-Day-In-May”...

4/24/2019

article Wheatland Fire Authority receives role for casino, resort
(California) -- A deal between the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe and the Olivehurst Public Utility District to provide fire and emergency medical services to the Hard Rock...

4/23/2019

article Hard Rock Casino announces interest in Pope County
(Arkansas) -- Get ready for casino competition. A news release arrived today from one of several corporations interested in winning a permit to operate a casino in Pope...
article Hard Rock proposes Arkansas casino resort
(Arkansas) -- A gambling company says it is partnering with the Hard Rock International brand to build a resort in Pope County, but the proposal faces legal hurdles....
press release Hard Rock Hotel & Casino At Fire Mountain Names New Executive Leaders
(California) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain, slated to become the premier entertainment destination in Northern California once open in fall...

4/18/2019

press release Hard Rock International Recognized As One Of America's Best Employers In 2019 By Forbes Magazine
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International has been recognized as part of Forbes Magazine's 2019 list of America's Best Employers within the travel and leisure...

4/17/2019

article Hard Rock Hotel and Casino hiring for new expansion
(Oklahoma) -- The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino needs people to staff new positions that will come with their expansion. Recently, the Cherokee Nation added a new country...
article Nipsey Hussle’s tie to Las Vegas Hard Rock/Virgin ‘a big overstatement’
(Las Vegas) -- A friend and business partner of the late rap artist Nipsey Hussle claims the rap star was a part-owner of the Hard Rock Hotel/Virgin Hotel Las Vegas. Not...

4/16/2019

press release Hard Rock International Amplifies Portfolio in Asia With Announcement of Hard Rock Hotel Bangalore
(Florida) -- With a portfolio spanning across 75 countries, including 27 unique hotel properties with 37 projects in different phases of development, Hard Rock...

4/13/2019

article Career fair scheduled Wednesday at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa
(Oklahoma) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is hosting a career fair from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday. The event is open to the public and will be held in the Grand...

4/12/2019

article Hard Rock casino employees vote for union contract
(Atlantic City) -- Casino workers from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City overwhelmingly ratified a labor agreement Thursday. Nearly 1,780 employees from the...
article Hard Rock, Genting Pursuing Crown Resorts Takeover Following Wynn Fallout
(Australia) -- Hard Rock International and Genting Group are both exploring a takeover of Crown Resorts, the Australian casino giant that is actively pursuing offers.

4/10/2019

article Seminole Hard Rock tops survey as ‘Employer of Choice’
(Florida) -- Results of the latest Casino Gaming Executive Satisfaction Survey have further cemented the top spot of Seminole Hard Rock as the “Employer of Choice...

4/9/2019

press release Hard Rock International's Steakburger Voted Fan Favorite At Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale Burger Battle™ X
(Florida) -- Hard Rock Cafe’s signature steakburgers are made from a proprietary blend of 100 percent Certified Angus Beef®, seared on flat top griddles to lock in the...

4/8/2019

article Hard Rock International taking over Turfway Park and Jack Cincinnati Casino
(USA) -- Hard Rock International is buying Jack Cincinnati Casino and Turfway Park. On Friday, Jack Entertainment announced that it has entered into contracts to sell...
article Hard Rock International to acquire JACK Cincinnati and Turfway Park for $780 million
(USA) -- After agreeing to sell off its Detroit Greektown Casino Hotel property in mid-November, Jack Entertainment LLC has now revealed a deal that will see its...

4/7/2019

press release Hard Rock International Reveals Next Gaming Property – Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati
(Ohio) -- With a presence spanning more than 75 countries, Hard Rock International is expanding its global gaming portfolio, announcing a collaboration with VICI...

4/6/2019

article Gilbert’s Jack Entertainment sells casino, horse track
(Ohio) -- Hard Rock International has reached a deal with Jack Entertainment to buy a Cincinnati casino and a horse track in Kentucky. The $780 million deal announced...
article Hard Rock, Local 54 reach deal on first labor contract
(Atlantic City) -- After more than six months of negotiations, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and Unite Here Local 54 have struck a deal. The Boardwalk casino and the...

4/5/2019

press release Hard Rock International Reveals Next Gaming Property - Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati
(Ohio) -- With a presence spanning more than 75 countries, Hard Rock International is expanding its global gaming portfolio, announcing a collaboration with VICI...
article Hard Rock Taking Over Jack Cincinnati Casino In $780M Deal (sub req)
(Ohio) -- Hard Rock International and VICI Properties have agreed to buy Jack Cincinnati Casino and Turfway Park for $780 million, the companies announced Friday.
article Hard Rock, VICI teaming up to acquire Jack Casino Cincinnati for $745 million
(Ohio) -- Hard Rock International isn’t giving up on Ohio. The casino operator, which is controlled by Florida’s Seminole Indian Tribe, announced a deal...
article Jack Entertainment reaches deal to sell its Cincinnati casino and a horse track in Kentucky
(Ohio) -- Detroit-based Jack Entertainment LLC has agreed to sell its Cincinnati casino and thoroughbred racetrack in Kentucky to Hard Rock International and Vici...
article Seminole Tribe's Hard Rock buys Cincinnati casinos
(Ohio) -- Two greater Cincinnati casinos are now owned by Hard Rock International, part of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, following a multimillion-dollar deal.

4/3/2019

article Apparent murder-suicide at Hard Rock: Man was legal guardian to daughter with cerebral palsy, lawyer says
(Florida) -- A doctor and his daughter are dead after an apparent murder-suicide on the grounds of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood.

3/31/2019

article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino participates in Earth Hour
(Iowa) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Sioux City participated in this year’s Earth Hour. For one hour, all outdoor signage on the property was turned off-...

3/26/2019

article Police Investigating Two Bodies Found Near Hard Rock Casino Parking Lot
(Florida) -- Seminole Indian police officers are investigating the deaths of two individuals at the Hard Rock Casino. Reports came in early Tuesday afternoon that two...

3/22/2019

press release East Coast Flooring & Interiors Lands Hard Rock Guitar-Shaped Hotel Tower
(Florida) -- East Coast Flooring & Interiors, a South Florida commercial flooring contractor, has begun work on a rock star of a project. While the Seminole Hard...

3/18/2019

article Grandmother last seen at Hard Rock Casino two months ago found dead in Hillsborough River
(Florida) -- A woman last seen at a local casino two months ago was found dead in the Hillsborough River Friday. Deborah Saucier, 62, was reported missing on Jan. 8,...

3/15/2019

article 'Celebration' time as Kool & the Gang hit Hard Rock in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- More than a half-century ago, Ronald Bell, together with his brother Robert, formed one of the most successful party bands ever to embrace a mélange...

3/12/2019

article Tight Controls, Flexible Designs Required to Build Hard Rock's Guitar-Shaped Hotel
(Florida) -- To play guitar like a pro requires practice, practice and some more practice. The designers and contractors building the $1.5-billion Seminole Hard Rock...

3/11/2019

article All eyes on South Florida after death of Anna Nicole Smith
(Florida) -- Driving north from Miami on Florida's Turnpike, just before you approach exit 53, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino rises like a mirage. At almost...

3/8/2019

press release Honorees Announced for Diversity Honors at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on March 30 to Benefit the Harvey Milk Foundation
(Florida) -- Co-Host of ABC’s The View Meghan McCain to Receive the Harvey Milk Foundation Lilla Watson Medal; Army Captain Jennifer Peace and Staff Sergeant...

3/7/2019

article Hard Rock Hotel Builders Deliver a Rock-and-Roll Icon
(Florida) -- To play guitar like a pro requires practice, practice and some more practice. The designers and contractors building the $1.5-billion Seminole Hard Rock...
press release HardRockCasino.com gets “Reel”
(Atlantic City) -- HardRockCasino.com, New Jersey’s premier online gaming destination, launched the Garden State’s first “reel time” Online Slot Tournaments.

3/6/2019

article Hard Rock AC President Hints That A New Retail Sportsbook Will Open End Of March
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Atlantic City customers are well aware the property is open for NJ sports betting. But the full NJ sportsbook experience leaves something to...
article Hard Rock finance executive approved by casino commission
(Atlantic City) -- The Casino Control Commission approved a high-level finance executive for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City who has been at the helm of the...

3/5/2019

article Hard Rock's Fresh Harvest Buffet lives up to its name
(Atlantic City) -- Something about casinos and buffets just go together. It’s been a pairing that has worked in Atlantic City since the first casino opened its...

2/22/2019

article Sugar Factory ready for colorful debut at Hard Rock Biloxi
(Mississippi) -- It will be the 28th Sugar Factory worldwide when the combination restaurant, confectionery shop and lounge opens at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi opens on...
press release Hard Rock International Sponsors Live Concert Series at the 70th Sapporo Snow Festival in Hokkaido, Japan
(Japan) -- In its continued effort to support local families and business affected by the recent earthquake in Hokkaido, Hard Rock Japan hosted a complimentary four-day...

2/14/2019

article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain Holds Historic Topping Off Ceremony
(California) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain held a topping off ceremony on Feb. 13, 2019, to celebrate reaching this major construction...
article Hard Rock Wheatland casino places final beam, hopeful for late 2019 opening
(California) -- Amid wind and rain, Northern California’s upcoming Hard Rock Hotel & Casino laid its last steel beam this week, marking a milestone for the...
article Significant milestone for Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento
(California) -- In northern California, the federally-recognized Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of Enterprise Rancheria reportedly held a topping-off ceremony for its coming...
article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain Holds Topping Off Ceremony
(California) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain held a topping off ceremony on Feb. 13, 2019, to celebrate reaching this major construction...

2/13/2019

article Kosher hotel proposed across from Southeast Florida casino
(Florida) -- A kosher hotel has been proposed across the street from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Called the “Kosher House,”...

2/12/2019

press release Hard Rock Signs Lease to Renew and Expand its Flagship Location in Times Square
(New York) -- Hard Rock International, one of the world's most globally recognized brands, is expanding its presence in the Times Square Theatre District. The iconic...

2/11/2019

article Kosher hotel proposed near Seminole Hard Rock [sub req]
(Florida) -- While the Hard Rock is expanding, a developer has proposed a hotel across the street.

2/10/2019

article Hard Rock tax appeal deal 'credit negative' for Atlantic City, says Moody's
(Atlantic City) -- A surprise tax appeal settlement on the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is a credit negative for the resort, according to a leading investment agency....

2/6/2019

article New general manager appointed at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
(Nevada) -- A 15-year casino hotel and finance executive has been appointed general manager and president for the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe. Joelle Shearin...

1/27/2019

article PROGRESS: Hard Rock set to open $11M parking ramp this fall
(Iowa) -- Construction began in October on a nearly $11 million parking ramp that will connect to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and also serve ticket holders at the...

1/26/2019

article Hard Rock casino testing online sports betting in New Jersey
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Hard Rock casino has begun offering online sports betting just over a week before the Super Bowl. The casino received permission...

1/25/2019

press release Gaming Innovation Group Powers Hard Rock's Online Sportsbook Launch in Jew Jersey
(Sweden) -- Hard Rock Online Gaming today announced the online launch of sports betting in New Jersey at HardRockSports.com and HardRockCasino.com. with land-based...

1/24/2019

article Naranjo family offering $10,000 reward to find son
(New Mexico) -- A Pojoaque family is still looking for answers Thursday in the disappearance of Marshall Naranjo, 27. According to surveillance footage obtained from the...

1/22/2019

article New $4.8M tax appeal settlement related to Hard Rock purchase
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City and Atlantic County have a surprise, $4.8 million casino property-tax appeal settlement to pay, just a year after the state announced...
article Hard Rock International Announces Collaboration with Clean the World
(Worldwide) -- Hard Rock International announces an impact collaboration with Clean the World (CTW), a leader in global health dedicated to WASH (water, sanitization,...
press release Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa opening new live music dance hall
(Oklahoma) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is celebrating the highly anticipated opening of Track 5., Tulsa’s newest live music dance hall, on Feb. 1. “The design...

1/21/2019

article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa to host Career Fair
(Oklahoma) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa will host a career fair from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 24. The event will be inside the Sequoyah Convention Center...
article Hard Rock Tulsa's Expansion Includes Concert Venue That Nods to Oklahoma Music
(Oklahoma) -- Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa will open its 65,000-square foot expansion in less than two weeks. Hard Rock Senior Director of Marketing Martin Madewell...
article New Hard Rock addition will pay tribute to Oklahoma's honky tonk roots
(Oklahoma) -- The fifth track on Don Williams’ 1978 album, “Expressions,” is the iconic song “Tulsa Time.” What is it about Oklahoma and...

1/16/2019

press release Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Hosts World Debut of One Card Blackjack
(Florida) -- The world premiere of One Card Blackjack, a new table game, was just launched at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa. The object of One Card...

1/15/2019

article Kelley takes charge at Hard Rock Rocksino
(Ohio) -- Chris Kelley is the new president and COO of the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Ohio, US, part of MGM Resorts International. The venue will be rebranded...

1/13/2019

article Hard Rock offers detail on proposed Hokkaido project
(Japan) -- International casino operator Hard Rock International Inc has given further detail on its proposal to develop a casino resort in the city of Tomakomai, on the...

1/3/2019

press release Florida man wins real-life autographed guitar at Tampa Hard Rock’s Blake Shelton slot machine
(Florida) -- Blake Shelton may be a dubious figure on your in-laws' television screens, but an extension of him is popping out of slot machines at Tampa's...

12/27/2018

article Hard Rock AC Given Transactional Waiver For Sports Betting
(Atlantic City) -- Things are going to get a lot more competitive for New Jersey’s sports betting industry as Hard Rock International Atlantic City moves forward...

12/26/2018

article Bet365 Moves Closer To New Jersey Sports Betting Skin
(New Jersey) -- One of Atlantic City‘s newest brick-and-mortar casinos is inching closer to joining the booming sports betting market. The New Jersey Division of...
article Year in Review: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino nears completion
(Florida) -- One year after the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino kicked off construction of its $1.5 billion guitar-shaped hotel, the project has been a boon to the...

12/24/2018

article Casino offers dealing classes
(Florida) -- Want to deal cards for a living? Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee is launching a free dealer school to prepare candidates for career opportunities at the...

12/20/2018

article Hard Rock Receives Slap On the Wrist From NJ Gambling Regulator
(New Jersey) -- Hard Rock International has been reprimanded by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE). The “slap on the wrist” was for non-...

12/13/2018

article Hard Rock tops out 15-story hotel tower as part of $700 million expansion
(Florida) -- We’ve hit the jackpot. The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino topped out its planned 15-story hotel tower. Once complete, which could be as soon as...

12/12/2018

article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino marks major milestone on $700M expansion
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has hit a major milestone in its mega expansion. The casino lifted the beam to top out its 15-story hotel...

12/11/2018

article New Atlantic City venues struggle during third quarter
(Atlantic City) -- Despite the fact that they have just entered the Atlantic City market, new casinos in town are struggling to get in the spotlight. Both the Hard Rock...
article Tampa Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino tops out hotel tower as part of $700 million expansion
(Florida) -- Big construction projects are not easy, but harder still is the challenge of more than tripling the size of one of your key operations while 10,000 to 15,...

12/10/2018

article Millennials targeted in new-look Harrah’s Reno east tower
(Reno) -- If you haven’t looked inside the east tower of Harrah’s Reno lately, it probably looks different than you would expect. “We really have two...
article Penn & Teller return to A.C. for a non-holiday show
(Atlantic City) -- One catches a bullet in his mouth from a .357 magnum fired at point-blank range. The other swallows swords as easily and effortlessly as anyone else...

12/9/2018

press release Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City wins awards from Strictly Slots magazine
(Iowa) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City received top accolades in 13 categories of Strictly Slots magazine’s “Best of Slots Awards,”...

12/7/2018

article Serial burglar swipes $11K in liquor from Hard Rock nightclub in Atlantic City, cops say
(Atlantic City) -- A 52-year-old man has been charged in four Atlantic City burglaries, including two in which thousands of dollars in liquor were stolen from a...

12/5/2018

article New hotel approved for Hard Rock Casino Vancouver
(Vancouver) -- A proposal for a major new hotel addition for Hard Rock Casino Vancouver in Coquitlam has received the required approvals to go ahead. The municipal...

12/3/2018

article Florida casino’s giant guitar is not a hit with everyone
(Florida) -- A guitar-shaped hotel tower rising in the south Florida sky isn’t a hit with everyone. The tower is part of an overhaul of the Seminole Hard Rock...
article People hate ‘ugly’ new skyscraper hotel that looks like a guitar
(Florida) -- The 40-story hotel is going up at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida – and will cost a staggering $1.5 billion. The tower...

12/2/2018

article Seminoles Put Some Meat Behind Hard Rock Café Endeavor
(Florida) -- Most people know the Seminole Tribe of Florida is building a guitar-shaped hotel to upgrade its Hollywood property, but there’s also some work...
article Hard Rock to open sports book early in 2019
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is expected to open its sports book during the first quarter of 2019. “The forthcoming launch of the...

12/1/2018

article Hard Rock AC Now Targeting Early 2019 NJ Sports Betting Launch
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock AC Now Targeting Early 2019 NJ Sports Betting Launch By Martin DerbyshireDecember 1, 2018 Hard Rock Atlantic City and partner Gaming...

11/30/2018

article Hard Rock in Atlantic City to offer online sports betting
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is poised to join New Jersey’s fast-growing sports-betting scene. Hard Rock International recently...
article Fans amped by huge guitar-shaped Hard Rock hotel. Critics would prefer it unplugged.
(Florida) -- As hotels go, this one’s already a bit of a rock star, impossible to ignore. Shaped like a guitar, the curvy tower rises 450 feet into the sky on the...
article Fun facts about guitar hotel taking shape at the Hard Rock
(Florida) -- There’s a cool new hotel going up at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. And we’ve got the skinny on most of the fun details.
article Revised plan for hotel at Coquitlam's Hard Rock Casino approved
(Vancouver) -- After a two-year delay a development permit has been approved for the long-planned hotel at the Hard Rock Casino, but determining when it will be built...

11/29/2018

article Hard Rock AC to launch Sportsbook in 2019 with GiG
(Atlantic City) -- Gaming Innovation Group Inc. has been selected as the provider for Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City’s omnichannel Sportsbook, with an...
article Hard Rock And GiG Make It Official, Will Launch NJ Sports Betting Early 2019
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey is not done opening sportsbooks. Hard Rock Atlantic City recently extended its partnership with Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) to launch...
article Hard Rock to Offer Sports Betting in 2019
(Atlantic City) -- Another Atlantic City casino is planning to join in on the sports betting action in the state. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City are partnering...
article Hard Rock names president for Yuba County resort, casino
(California) -- Hard Rock International announced Wednesday that they’ve named a president for the Yuba County resort and casino being built in partnership with...

11/28/2018

article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino opens new cafe as part of $1.5 billion expansion
(Florida) -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino officials held a grand opening event in Hollywood. The event was in celebration of its newest cafe, which is an integral...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino hosts guitar smash to celebrate expansion
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood hosted a guitar smash Tuesday to celebrate the grand opening of the new Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood and...
article Seminoles put some meat, and some busted guitars, behind Hard Rock Café endeavor
(Florida) -- Squeezed between building an historic hotel and defending their turf in Florida, Seminole Tribe of Florida officials took an hour Tuesday to concentrate on...
article Hard Rock announces president for Yuba County casino
(California) -- Hard Rock International announced today (Wednesday) that they've named a president for the Yuba County resort and casino being built in partnership with...
article Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Holding Job Fair
(Florida) -- Tulsa's Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is hosting a job fair Wednesday. The casino is looking to fill over 100 jobs. The job fair runs from 2 until 6 p.m....
article Hard Rock International Names Mark Birtha President of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International announces the appointment of Mark Birtha as president of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain. In this new...

11/21/2018

article Report: Hard Rock Eyes Deal for The Cosmopolitan
(Atlantic City) -- A Vegas-focused blog popular with the locals reports for the second time this year that Hard Rock International is pursuing an acquisition that will...
article Hard Rock Cafe opens inside massive Seminole casino complex in Hollywood
(Florida) -- With its guitar-shaped hotel towering over Hollywood, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has added the first restaurant to its sprawling, under-...
article Hard Rock unveils expansion details
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International announced on Tuesday that it will relocate the Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, which is currently inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel...

11/20/2018

press release Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood To Be The First Restaurant To Open In Expanded Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Complex
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International today announced that it will relocate Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, currently inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood...

11/19/2018

article Hard Rock’s online casino hits $1 million revenue
(New Jersey) -- Hard Rock Online Casino has reported that it surpassed the US$1 million mark in monthly gross revenue in October. The product was launched on June 28 in...

11/18/2018

article Rumor: Signs Point to Cosmopolitan Sale to Hard Rock International
(Las Vegas) -- It’s the juiciest rumor we’ve heard in weeks: Cosmopolitan is strengthening its bottom line for a potential sale to Hard Rock International....

11/17/2018

article Florida 'masseuse' steals $60K from casino patron, police say
(Florida) -- A South Florida casino patron expecting a massage got rubbed the wrong way when the “masseuse” left his hotel room with more than $60,000 in...

11/16/2018

article Sticky-fingered 'masseuse' nabs $60,000 in loot from casino player, cops say
(Florida) -- An offer of a massage turned out to be a pricey proposition for a man visiting the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. A woman approached...

11/15/2018

press release Hard Rock Online Casino Hits $1 Million In Monthly Gross Revenue Just 4 Months After Launch
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Online Casino has topped the charts with its latest milestone – $1 million in monthly gross revenue in October. Launched on June 28, 2018,...

11/11/2018

press release Hard Rock cafe Dubai airport now open
(Dubai) -- Following the successful opening in Dubai Festival City, Hard Rock today opened its second Dubai location, Hard Rock Cafe DXB. The latest Hard Rock Cafe is...

11/7/2018

article BLOG: New Jersey Regulators Slap Hard Rock Atlantic City With A $5,000 Fine
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) slapped Hard Rock Atlantic City with a $5,000 fine for failing to notify the agency of a key...

11/6/2018

article Man pleads guilty to Seminole Hard Rock Casino robbery
(Florida) -- A Florida man has pleaded guilty to an armed robbery at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa. Federal court records say that 25-year-old Dirk Davis pleaded...

11/5/2018

article Tough Call: Hard Rock Atlantic City Gets Hit With A Regulatory Fine
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Atlantic City has received a fine from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. The agency fined the casino on Friday, Nov. 2, after...

11/2/2018

article Hard Rock fined by Division of Gaming Enforcement
(Atlantic City) -- State gaming regulators have hit Hard Rock casino with a fine for failing to follow regulations and procedures. The New Jersey Division of Gaming...

11/1/2018

article Hard Rock's $1.5 billion 450ft-high guitar-shaped hotel and casino takes shape - but some people are fret-ting about it
(Florida) -- New photos show how Hard Rock's zany 450ft-high $1.5 billion guitar-shaped hotel is taking shape, with its body already in place. The 36-storey glass...

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