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The Hard Rock's PR team is settling upon a hashtag for the media tour, as corporate wasn't cool with #HardRockLife. We're aboard a limo shuttle for the media tour of the Hard Rock Casino Vancouver, which opens for real today.

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5/21/2015

article Bill Wright Appointed as President of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
(Florida) -- Larry Mullin, Chief Operating Officer of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, announced the appointment of Bill Wright as the venue’s new...

5/20/2015

article Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood names new president
(Florida) -- Bill Wright has been named president of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Seminole Chief Operating Officer Larry Mullin announced Wednesday....

5/15/2015

press release Hard Rock International Shows Support For Nepal
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International is joining forces with the American Red Cross to support those affected by the recent devastating earthquakes in Nepal.

4/19/2015

article Barry Hutter Leads WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida is currently playing host to the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Main Event. The week-...

4/16/2015

article Poker players compete for $5 million at Hard Rock tournament
(Florida) -- This is the week some poker player will turn $3,500 or less into a World Poker Tour trophy, national TV attention and, oh, more than $1 million.

4/9/2015

article Foster Parents Adopt Children Found In Hard Rock Parking Lot
(Oklahoma) -- Two children have a new home after both were raised in separate situations where they were terribly neglected. The foster parents who've taken care of...

3/27/2015

article Japanese restaurant to open at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood
(Florida) -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's newest restaurant, Kuro, will open for dinner for the first time Saturday. The 240-seat, fine-dining restaurant...

3/23/2015

article Hard Rock casino looks to expand to international market
(Florida) -- Tampa’s biggest casino is looking to expand. Owners of the Hard Rock casino have global aspirations as they announced this week plans to open the...

3/20/2015

article Tampa's Hard Rock casino wants to go global — but can it?
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida has declared that the fate of its plan to build the biggest hotel in Hillsborough County hinges on the fate of the deal that...

3/19/2015

article Hard Rock previews $12 million Japanese restaurant
(Florida) -- Bring your appetite and your wallet: Kuro, an upscale Japanese restaurant with the objective of putting a twist on traditional dishes, is set to open March...
press release Hard Rock Announces Lineups For First-Ever Hard Rock Music Festivals In Miami Beach And Barcelona
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International will host two major global music festivals in 2015, as part of the company's continued commitment to supporting the music...

3/10/2015

article Man accused of snatching payout tickets at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
(Florida) -- A South Florida man is facing charges after stealing payout tickets from victims at the Hollywood Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, police said.
article Man snatched cash from players at Seminole Hard Rock, cops say
(Florida) -- A 25-year-old Dania Beach man robbed players at the Seminole Hard Rock Resort and Casino in Hollywood, authorities said. Joseph Anthony Chironno-Gatto would...

3/5/2015

article Airport authority approves height for potential new casino hotel
(Florida) -- Seminole Tribe leaders in Florida are pondering their options for a significant new hotel on the site of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, and...
article Hard Rock considers new building construction
(Florida) -- Is the Seminole Tribe planning to construct a new building to go alongside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino? Representatives from the Hard Rock went to a...
article Seminole Hard Rock's proposed hotel project gets airport okay
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida hasn't decided yet whether to build a new hotel next to its Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino property, or when it...
article TIA board OKs height variance, paving way for Seminole Tribe to move forward with hotel tower
(Florida) -- The Tampa International Airport board of directors on Thursday approved a variance that allows the Seminole Tribe of Florida to move forward in building a...

2/27/2015

article Hard Rock Cafe inside bankrupt Taj Mahal casino closing
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Cafe is shutting down in April. The restaurant and bar filed a warning notice late Wednesday with the New Jersey Labor...
article Hard Rock: We’ll be open as long as Taj Mahal casino is
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Cafe will remain open as long as the casino in which it operates does, the restaurant said Thursday after warning that...

2/25/2015

press release Hard Rock International Appoints Jon Lucas As Executive Vice President of Hotel & Casino Operations
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world’s most-recognizable and iconic brands – announces the appointment of 30-year...

2/23/2015

article Wisconsin Hard Rock, No; Illinois Hard Rock, Maybe
(Illinois) -- Though the Seminole Tribe of Florida has its hands full negotiating a new gaming compact with Florida Gov. Rick Scott, it's also busy trying to close a...

2/10/2015

article Hard Rock Mystery
(Atlantic City) -- Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment received preliminary approval to enter the New Jersey casino market either in Atlantic City or in other markets if...

2/3/2015

article Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment May Revive Revel
(New Jersey) -- One of the most influential operators for casino/hotels is the Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment group. They are owned by the Seminole Indian tribe in...

2/2/2015

article A Hard Rock Casino in New Jersey is in the Offing
(New Jersey) -- Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment (SHRE), touted as one of the most influential operators of hotels and casinos, and owned by Florida's Seminole...

2/1/2015

article Hard Rock gets preliminary OK to enter NJ
(New Jersey) -- The company that has populated the globe with Hard Rock casinos and restaurants received preliminary approval to enter the Atlantic City casino market.

1/30/2015

article Hard Rock owners start process that could end with A.C. gaming license
(New Jersey) -- The operator of Hard Rock casinos and restaurants has taken the first step toward becoming a licensed gaming operator in Atlantic City, state officials...

1/29/2015

article Hard Rock gains preliminary approval for casino license
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock still has interest in the Atlantic City market, but also has its eyes on another potentially bigger site for a New Jersey casino — the...
article Hard Rock Gets Preliminary OK to Enter New Jersey Market
(Atlantic City) -- The company that has populated the globe with Hard Rock casinos and restaurants received preliminary approval to enter the Atlantic City casino market...
article Hard Rock Intl. CEO says company still interested in Revel
(Atlantic City) -- A lot of names and possiblities were thown out at the Casino Commission Control hearing Thursday at which Hard Rock International of Florida, a...
article Hard Rock professes interest in Revel, A.C.
(Atlantic City) -- The head of Hard Rock International, a company owned by the Seminole tribe of Florida, said Thursday that his company remains interested in Atlantic...
article No new Hard Rock casino planned in A.C.
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock has no plans to build a new Atlantic City casino, but will continue to study the market for possible acquisitions, the company's chief...

1/27/2015

article N.J. to consider Hard Rock casino application
(Atlantic City) -- The New Jersey Casino Control Commission is scheduled to hold a special meeting Thursday to consider Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment Inc.'s bid...

1/26/2015

article Casino regulators expected to issue Hard Rock suitability ruling
(Atlantic City) -- In a Thursday meeting the Casino Control Commission is expected to decide whether Hard Rock is suitable to run a casino in Atlantic City.
article Florida's Seminole Indians again mulling Atlantic City gambling market via Hard Rock brand
(Atlantic City) -- Florida's Seminole Indians are renewing their torturous debate about entering Atlantic City's gambling market. The tribe, which owns the Hard...
article Hard Rock (again) dips toe into Atlantic City casino market
(Atlantic City) -- Florida's Seminole Indians, the Hard Rock Hamlets, are renewing their torturous debate about entering Atlantic City's gambling market. To be (...

1/24/2015

article New Hard Rock Hotel in Cancun
(Mexico) -- Hard Rock International (HRI) along with All-Inclusive Collections announced the opening of their fifth hotel in the region, and the fourth in Mexico, the...

1/21/2015

press release Hard Rock and All Inclusive Collection to Build 1,800-room Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Cancun
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International - owner of one of the world's most iconic and recognized brands - announces Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Cancun. The upcoming all-...

1/20/2015

article Hard Rock Planning New All-Inclusive Resort in Cancun
(Mexico) -- Hard Rock International is expanding its footprint on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. The company announced this week plans to open the new Hard Rock Hotel...

1/12/2015

press release Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos Amp Up Hard Rock Rewards® Loyalty Program to Offer Guests Free Night Stay
(Florida) -- Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos, with locations from Cancun and Chicago to Orlando and Punta Cana, announces its first free night stay program through Hard...

1/8/2015

article Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos to Debut Next Year
(Mexico) -- All Inclusive Collection will continue its rapid-fire expansion into Mexico with the debut of Hard Rock Hotel Los Cabos, which is scheduled to debut next...

1/6/2015

article COMMENTARY: I left my money at Seminole Hard Rock
(Florida) -- I love to talk poker, and because I play in all the South Florida rooms, I love to compare notes about where I can make the most money. I invariably mention...

1/4/2015

article 'Just hit a jackpot!' Joanna Krupa wins big while gambling at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel casino in Florida
(Florida) -- Lady Luck was certainly on her side when she collected her winnings on Saturday. Real Housewives Of Miami star Joanna Krupa was seen gambling inside the...
press release Hard Rock International hires Daniel Cheng as Senior VP Development, Asia-Pacific
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world's most-recognizable and iconic brands – announces the hiring of Daniel Cheng as SVP of...

12/29/2014

article Rensselaer asks for another chance at casino
(New York) -- Seeking another shot at a casino license for his financially stressed city, Mayor Dan Dwyer asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday for a replay of the site...

12/18/2014

article Hard Rock Rocksino marks first anniversary at Northfield Park
(Ohio) -- The Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park — which celebrates its first anniversary Thursday — has become the most popular and biggest revenue-...
press release Hard Rock International Announces Hard Rock Hotel Tenerife
(Florida) -- Followings its successful European debut with Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza earlier this year, Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world's most...

12/17/2014

article Rensselaer Co. officials disappointed by casino decision
(New York) -- When it came to landing a casino, Rensselaer County doubled down with the hopes that one of the two sites proposed here would be chosen. In the end, its...

12/4/2014

article Posh Japanese Eatery Coming to Seminole Hard Rock
(Florida) -- What will $12 million and chefs from the esteemed restaurant empires of Matsuhisa Nobu and Masahara Morimoto get you? In a word, Kuro, a posh, sophisticated...

12/3/2014

article Albany Backs Rensselaer Casino Plan, City Would Receive $11 Million in Shared Revenue
(New York) -- The City of Albany endorsed its neighbor across the Hudson on Wednesday, as the struggling City of Rensselaer bolstered its application for a state casino...
article Big political push for Rensselaer casino site
(New York) -- Promises to provide $11 million to Albany, jobs and economic development came together with the backing of 30 Capital Region politicians announcing their...
article Churchill: Casino deal seems like a bet that's too late
(New York) -- The remarkable thing about the new casino deal between Albany and Rensselaer isn't the deal itself. Some version of the agreement should have happened...
article How the Hard Rock casino won backing from Albany mayor as decision nears
(New York) -- With time running out, Dan Dwyer, the mayor of Rensselaer, New York, picked up the phone and called his counterpart across the Hudson River -- Albany Mayor...

11/30/2014

article Hard Rock rising out of old Horizon resort
(Reno) -- The site of the old Horizon Casino Resort, dark since last spring on the Stateline skyline, will light up again in 2015, as the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino...

11/26/2014

article 2 arrested in attempted robbery at Hollywood Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
(Florida) -- Two men were arrested Wednesday morning after police say they attempted to rob a woman at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, and Hollywood and Seminole tribe...

11/21/2014

article Breslin, McDonald advocate for Hard Rock project
(New York) -- Assemblyman John McDonald and Sen. Neil Breslin have sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo pressing for the Rensselaer casino proposal to be one of the...

11/12/2014

article High rollers only: The Seminole Hard Rock Casino you won't see
(Florida) -- Quietly, and by private jet, Tampa's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is attracting unexpected visitors: High rollers from Asia. “They're very...

11/10/2014

article Hard Rock Casino courts lucrative new international market
(Florida) -- Quietly, and by private jet, Tampa's Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is attracting unexpected visitors: high rollers from Asia. “They're very...

10/28/2014

article Hard Rock to install hotel casino in Ciudad del Este, Paraguay
(Paraguay) -- Hard Rock presented a project to install a casino hotel in Ciudad del Este. According to the institutional report, in cooperation with Latin America Gaming...

10/14/2014

article Motorcyclist critically injured in crash at Hard Rock casino
(Florida) -- A motorcyclist was critically injured early Tuesday in a crash near the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, troopers said.

10/3/2014

article Hard Rock chairman to discuss relationship with Brookfield Asset Management
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International Chairman James Allen will be a guest on Pinky Kravitz' radio show today to discuss the chain's relationship with Brookfield...

10/2/2014

press release Seminole Hard Rock "Rock 'N' Roll Poker Open" series kick off November 13 - December 3, 2014
(Florida) -- Seminole Hard Rock "Rock 'N' Roll Poker Open" (RRPO) returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida November 13...

9/26/2014

article William Hill US opens Tahoe sportsbook with Hard Rock Hotels
(Nevada) -- William Hill has announced the agreement of terms with the Seminole Tribe Florida owners of the Hard Rock Hotels & Leisure and Casino Lake Tahoe to...

9/24/2014

article Seminole Hard Rock awash in Pinktober events
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood sent out word of the Hard Rock’s 15th annual PINKTOBER campaign and they will benefit the American...

9/22/2014

article County comptroller dislikes Hard Rock project
(New York) -- Albany County Comptroller Michael Connors suggested on Monday that the Hard Rock-branded casino should not be affiliated with Capital District Off-Track...

9/19/2014

article Anonymous mailer attacking Hard Rock hits Rensselaer mailboxes
(New York) -- Someone mailed flyers to Rensselaer’s 9,392 residents this week attacking the proposed $280 million Hard Rock Hotel and Casino at De Laet’s...
article Hard Rock: Ceiling problem caused wall to fall
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino says it appears the ceiling is to blame for the collapse of a 15-foot-high construction wall a week ago. In a...

9/18/2014

article Hard Rock Café’s Legal Battle: What’s Going On With The Big Food Chain?
(Florida) -- Hard Rock Café's legal battle against its former chief executive officer Robert Earl takes the newly invigorated to a shaky place: the uncertainty of...

9/17/2014

article Seminole Hard Rock is rockin' record profits
(Florida) -- Astonishing figures reported by Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel’s Nick Sortal reveal long-time king of the Florida casinos, Seminole Hard Rock in Fort...

9/15/2014

article Job fair, expansion at Seminole Hard Rock
(Florida) -- If you've recently walked the casino floor at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, you're aware that there's some...

9/13/2014

article Eight injured when Hard Rock casino temporary wall gives way
(Florida) -- Eight people were injured when a portion of a temporary wall at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino collapsed Friday night, a Seminole Tribe police spokesman...

9/12/2014

article Eight injured when wall falls at Tampa's Hard Rock
(Florida) -- Eight people were injured at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa when a construction wall fell Friday night, said a spokesman from the Seminole Tribe...

9/8/2014

article Cherokee Nation announces $80 million agreement with development firm at Hard Rock
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation Businesses announced Monday that it has signed an $80 million agreement with a national retail developer to recruit premier shopping,...

9/4/2014

article ODATO: State fund includes casino firm
(New York) -- State public employees' retirement dollars are invested in a Wall Street firm that's covering the costs of a proposed $280 million Hard Rock casino...

9/3/2014

article Rensselaer casino developers say they offer the region the most
(New York) -- The developers of a proposed casino at Rensselaer have begun marketing their Hard Rock-branded proposal as the regional project that will be the best bet...

9/1/2014

article ODATO: Casino financiers not all created equal
(New York) -- Capital Region leaders hoping to reap fiscal rewards from gambling should be rooting for the Rensselaer casino project with the Hard Rock brand, if...

8/31/2014

article Hard Rock's revenue equal to 8 other So. Fla. casinos combined
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been the king of South Florida casinos since opening in 2004, and recent state revenue figures show exactly...

8/28/2014

article The Hard Rock Café's owners are embroiled in a bitter legal dispute - but is the restaurant chain worth fighting for?
(UK) -- My advice if you are ever asked to write about the Hard Rock Café and sent there for lunch is not to order three courses and a beer, and to avoid the Oreo cookie...

8/25/2014

article Hard Rock Sioux City casino draws big crowds in opening weeks
(Iowa) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City came up aces in its eagerly-anticipated debut. After nearly a year of construction, the rock 'n' roll-...
article Seminole Hard Rock names new GM
(Florida) -- Peter P. Wu started his new job as general manager of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Monday. He has more than 20 years of corporate, property-...

8/23/2014

article Unauthorized Hard Rock Cafe Cancun shut down
(Florida) -- Hard Rock Cafe Cancun, which is not part of the Hard Rock International portfolio, and operating illegally as an unauthorized cafe, was closed last night by...

8/21/2014

article Seminole Hard Rock high rollers get red carpet treatment
(Florida) -- The Gulfstream private jets arrive two or three times a month now at a small, luxury terminal hidden away from the crowds on the far side of Tampa...
press release Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos Announces Matthew Watts Director of Music & Marketing
(Florida) -- Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos – with locations from Bali and San Diego to Singapore and Macau – proudly announces Matthew Watts as Director of...

8/13/2014

article Albany offered $1M a year to back Rensselaer casino plan
(New York) -- The partners behind the proposed Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rensselaer have offered the city of Albany $1 million annually for a decade in exchange for...

8/4/2014

article Hard Rock chairman views site of proposed Rensselaer casino
(New York) -- The casino application deadline has passed, and now the city of Rensselaer is hedging its bets on partnering up with the Hard Rock to attract to state'...
article Hard Rock officials visit location of proposed casino
(New York) -- Hard Rock International paid a visit on Monday to the city it soon hopes to call home. Talking with reporters at Da Laet's Landing in Rensselaer,...
article Hard Rock plans on Rensselaer name
(New York) -- It's official: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Rensselaer would be the name emblazoned on the $280 million gaming project proposed for De Laet's...
article Proposed Rensselaer casino site gets visit from Hark Rock chairman
(New York) -- The city of Rensselaer is hedging its bets on partnering up with the Hard Rock to attract the state's attention for a possible Las Vegas style casino.

8/1/2014

article Casino a new venture for historic Battery Building
(Iowa) -- More than a century after construction, the old Battery Building has received a new start as part of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City.
article Counting down to Hard Rock opening
(Iowa) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is set to officially open its doors for the first time Friday night.
article The Hard Rock's first night...oh my
(Iowa) -- Friday night, Siouxlanders discovered the entertainment knob now goes to 11. When the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino opened on Pearl Street, we got more music...

7/31/2014

article Final pieces fall into place for Hard Rock opening
(Iowa) -- After nearly a year of building, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City will welcome its first guests at 8 p.m. Aug. 1.
article Hard Rock to bring in more casino revenues for MRHD
(Iowa) -- With the opening of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City, Missouri River Historical Development's share of gaming revenues is forecast to grow by...
article Downtown businesses expect income boost from Hard Rock
(Iowa) -- Kelli Engel already designs her window displays with the goal of attracting customers inside her boutique.
article MRHD board congratulates Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
(Iowa) -- Congratulations Hard Rock. The Sioux City Entertainment Partners’ construction organization has performed a miracle.
article Music, hotel, restaurants add to Hard Rock Sioux City casino experience
(Iowa) -- Visitors entering the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City for the first time can't help but notice the entertainment venue's emphasis on music.
article Hard Rock Casino's Vibe is much more than just a bar
(Mississippi) -- "I thought Vibe is a bar," a friend texted me. Well, yes, it is, but that's not all. Vibe, at Hard Rock Casino Biloxi, also has a nice and...

6/25/2014

article Hard Rock Cafe's new Anchorage outlet boasts a little Alaska music memorabilia
(Alaska) -- Elvis' sheepskin jacket, Stevie Ray Vaughan's guitar and the jewelry Madonna wore for the cover of her breakout album "Material Girl" all...

6/21/2014

article Can Hard Rock turn around hard times in Rensselaer?
(New York) -- The city of Rensselaer got "rocked" on Thursday night. More specifically, they got "Hard Rocked." For supporters of a casino...
article First Look at Plans for New Rensselaer Casino
(New York) -- Hard Rock came to dazzle the City of Rensselaer and from the cheers inside city hall on Thursday night, it sounds like they did just that.
article Hard Rock International among collaborators for proposed casino in Rensselaer
(New York) -- There could be a Hard Rock Cafe in the Capital District as part of a multimillion dollar casino and hotel proposal along the city of Rensselaer’s...
article Hard Rock International jumps back into Northeast casino race with proposed facility in Albany area
(New York) -- Hard Rock International says it's involved in a proposal to build a casino across the Hudson River from Albany. The Orlando, Florida-based...
press release Hard Rock International Announces Collaboration with NYS Funding LLC for Resort Casino in Rensselaer, NY
(New York) -- Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world's most iconic and recognized brands – announced today it is working with NYS Funding...

6/11/2014

article Man guilty of trying to buy weapons in terror plot
(Florida) -- A Florida man was convicted Tuesday of trying to buy weapons for what authorities say was a planned terror attack on a Tampa casino and bar.

5/29/2014

article New Iowa Hard Rock Hotel and Casino to open Aug. 1
(Iowa) -- Officials with the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino being built in downtown Sioux City say the casino will open for business this summer.

5/26/2014

article Hard Rock International Will Not Buy Revel
(Atlantic City) -- Rumors have been circulating that Hard Rock International may buy the Revel Casino Hotel. However, Seminole Gaming CEO, Jim Allen, said that while the...

5/24/2014

article Hard Rock Appears To Be Backing Off Potential Deal To Buy Revel
(Atlantic City) -- Efforts to find a buyer or partner for the financially troubled Revel casino in Atlantic City may have been dealt a blow this week, as the people who...

5/20/2014

article Hard Rock president Allen says he would be interested in Revel Casino if the price were right
(Atlantic City) -- The president of the Seminole Indians' Hard Rock franchise says the company would consider buying Atlantic City's Revel Casino if the price...
article Rumors of Revel sale addressed at gaming conference in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Addressing rumors that Hard Rock International might buy Revel Casino Hotel, Seminole Gaming CEO Jim Allen acknowledged Tuesday that the company...

5/14/2014

article Cavern Club takes on Hard Rock Cafe in courtroom battle over using its world-famous name
(UK) -- Liverpool's Cavern Club is taking American restaurant chain the Hard Rock Cafe to court in a battle over who owns the rights to the famous name.

5/13/2014

article BLOG: Dyster Attempt to Revive Hard Rock Concerts Shot Down by City Council
(New York) -- He tried, but he couldn't do it. Even with a "new look" City Council majority allegedly in his pocket, Mayor Paul Dyster failed in his bid to...

5/8/2014

article Hard Rock celebrates its first 10 years
(Florida) -- Ten years ago, few South Floridians thought of driving down State Road 7 in Hollywood in search of drinks and live music. The only legal blackjack games...
article Seminole Hard Rock Tampa essential stop for Florida travelers with gambling spirit
(Florida) -- I'm pretty sure I'm the worst gambler in the world. For some reason, none of my buddies told me that back in the day, when I was always the first...

5/5/2014

article Can Hard Rock Cafe gets its groove back?
(Middle East) -- As the legend goes, it all started with two Americans living in London in search of a good burger. Bereft of what they considered acceptable options,...

4/23/2014

article Hard Rock's first Europe hotel On Ibiza Opens May 2014
(Spain) -- The collaboration Hard Rock International and Palladium Hotel Group will lead to Europe's first Hard Rock Hotel complex, scheduled to open in May 2014,...

3/25/2014

article Hard Rock Cafe Wants You to Forget That Old Time Rock and Roll
(Florida) -- Hard Rock Cafe isn’t all Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi. Walk into one of the company’s 140 restaurant locations today, and you’ll hear...

3/17/2014

article Northfield Rocksino is rockin' the suburbs
(Ohio) -- While many Cleveland-area concert venues are hitching their stars to the city's rebounding urban core, Jon Lucas of Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield...

3/13/2014

article Hard Rock Casino Franchise Interested in New Jersey Gaming
(New Jersey) -- The Seminole Indian Tribe of Florida may be interested in entering the New Jersey gaming market. Through their Hard Rock franchise, the Seminole Tribe...

3/12/2014

article Seminole Hard Rock Marks 10th Anniversary
(Florida) -- The state has opened negotiations to renew its gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe amid the 10th anniversary of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino...

3/11/2014

article Hard Rock Cleared to Expand in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The Seminole Indian tribe of Florida, owners of the Hard Rock franchise, has asked the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement on whether it would...
article Hard Rock celebrates decade in Tampa
(Florida) -- Ten years after their humble hotel and bingo hall on Orient Road morphed into the glitzy Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, members of the Seminole Tribe and...
article Seminole Hard Rock & Casino celebrates 10 years in Tampa
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock & Casino Tampa celebrated its 10th anniversary Tuesday with a ceremony that included an alligator procession.
article Tampa's Hard Rock casino celebrates a decade
(Florida) -- Tampa's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is celebrating. Special events took place Tuesday morning to commemorate the casino's 10th anniversary.

3/5/2014

article Hard Rock May Have Sights on Revel Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment may be positioning itself to make a bid on the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City after submitting paperwork to New...

3/4/2014

article BRENNAN: Caught between a Hard Rock and a Jersey place
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock officials were very popular with New Jersey lawmakers in 2011 at a time when those lawmakers were in the midst of an ongoing six-year,...
article Hard Rock and Seminole Indians Interested in Struggling AC Casino
(Atlantic City) -- The Seminole Indians, owners of the Hard Rock franchise, are thinking about taking a gamble. The tribe has taken preliminary steps to acquiring the...
article Hard Rock May Purchase Struggling Revel Casino in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- It looks like the Seminole Indian Nation — the people behind the Hard Rock franchise — may be ready to enter the Atlantic City casino...

3/3/2014

article Hard Rock filing indicates interest in AC casino
(Atlantic City) -- The Seminole Indian tribe of Florida, through its Hard Rock franchise, has indicated a renewed interest in the Atlantic City casino market. Hard Rock...
article Hard Rock filing indicates interest in AC casino
(Atlantic City) -- Having proposed and then scrapped a plan to build a casino in Atlantic City, the Seminole Indian tribe of Florida appears to be interested in the New...
article Officials say Hard Rock's eye on Revel Casino in Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- Newly filed documents with the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement suggest that Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment has renewed interest in the...

2/15/2014

article Judge lifts stay of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's gaming license
(Iowa) -- A central Iowa judge has lifted a stay of the gaming license issued to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino being built in downtown Sioux City.

2/8/2014

article Four Florida men arrested in cash-advance scam
(Florida) -- Four Florida men are in custody after they attempted to use counterfeit credit cards and fake identification to steal thousands of dollars, authorities said.

2/7/2014

article City Council Notebook: Tornado shelters for new schools discussed
(Oklahoma) -- Shelters for new schools: City planning officials discussed a proposal Thursday to require tornado shelters in all new schools built in Tulsa.

1/13/2014

article Court hearing on Hard Rock license set for Jan. 30
(Iowa) -- A Polk County District Court judge has set a Jan. 30 hearing to take a fresh look at a case involving the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City's state...
article Dad is arrested for leaving kids inside truck at Seminole Hard Rock Casino
(Florida) -- A father who reportedly left his two kids in his truck on Sunday while he went inside the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood is facing neglect charges.
article Man leaves 2 babies watching DVD in car outside casino
(Florida) -- Police have arrested a South Florida man after he left his two children watching a movie inside his car while he went inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel...

1/10/2014

article Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park rocks but do patrons care or even notice?
(Ohio) -- The Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park wastes a lot of denim and glitter on its lunchtime crowd. Northeast Ohio's newest gaming venue is dazzling -- at...

1/8/2014

article Northfield’s Rocksino posts big net win in first two weeks
(Ohio) -- The Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park posted impressive financial numbers in its first two weeks, with the state’s newest gambling facility earning $8.1...

1/7/2014

press release Hard Rock Announces Call For Entries In Global Hard Rock Rising Competition
(Florida) -- Hard Rock is on the search for rising rock stars to take the stage in the heart of the Roman Empire! Hard Rock Rising, the world's largest and most far-...

1/5/2014

article Sioux City casino developer to pay at least $1.5 million a year for Hard Rock brand
(Iowa) -- Developers of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City will pay at least $1.5 million annually to use the iconic brand name, according to a licensing...
article Hard Rock opens first ever Rocksino.
(Ohio) -- The first of its kind, Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park unveiled the newest Hard Rock International property, but also its latest gaming brand, the '...

1/4/2014

article A body was found on a Catoosa golf course Saturday
(Oklahoma) -- FOX23 investigates what happened Saturday morning at the Cherokee Hills Golf Course. Around 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Hard Rock Security received a call of a...
article Catoosa police investigating body found on Hard Rock golf course
(Oklahoma) -- Foul play is not believed to the be cause of death for a man whose body was found early Saturday on the Cherokee Hills Golf Course, Catoosa police chief...
article Man's Body Found On Cherokee Hills Golf Course In Catoosa
(Oklahoma) -- Catoosa Police are investigating after a body was found on the Cherokee Hills golf course at about 8 a.m. Saturday. They don't suspect foul play in the...

12/30/2013

article Rocksino presents competition for Akron Civic Theatre, E.J. Thomas Hall for entertainment
(Ohio) -- The Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park will go head to head with the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland and ThistleDown Racino for gambling customers.

12/29/2013

article Rocksino designed with Northeast Ohio in mind
(Ohio) -- When the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park opened its expansive glass doors Dec. 18 — marked by the ceremonial smashing of guitars — it revealed a...

12/22/2013

article No. 9 business story of 2013: Casino expansion with Margaritaville, Hard Rock tower
(Oklahoma) -- Margaritaville may evoke laid-back drink sipping, but there was nothing relaxed about the announcement of the upcoming Margaritaville Casino in Tulsa.

12/21/2013

article Reports say Hard Rock is interested in buying Revel
(Atlantic City) -- Revel AC Inc. announced in November that it will "explore strategic alternatives" to save the struggling casino. A possible scenario has...

12/20/2013

article Hard Rock looking to buy Revel Casino in Atlantic City, report says
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock International is negotiating a potential sale of the financially struggling Revel Casino in Atlantic City, the New York Post reports.
article Report: Hard Rock in Talks to Buy Troubled Revel Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock International is reportedly in advanced negotiations to acquire Atlantic City’s Revel Casino, which declared bankruptcy earlier this...
article Hard Rock Casino Vancouver opens in Coquitlam
(Vancouver) -- The Hard Rock's PR team is settling upon a hashtag for the media tour, as corporate wasn't cool with #HardRockLife. We're aboard a limo...

12/19/2013

article Hard Rock in talks to buy troubled Revel Casino: sources
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock International is in deep talks to buy Atlantic City’s troubled Revel Casino, two sources close to the situation told The Post.
article Renovated and rebranded Coquitlam casino set for grand opening
(Vancouver) -- Warwick Stone turns tighter than the strings on a Fender Stratocaster guitar when questioned about the authenticity of the Jimi Hendrix memorabilia...
article Gambling on a musical makeover
(Vancouver) -- Hard Rock Casino Vancouver grand opening Featuring Hedley and 54-40 Friday, starting at 5 p.m. 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam Tickets: Hedley (8 p.m. in...

12/18/2013

article Countdown is on to Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park guitar smash and grand opening
(Ohio) -- With a smash of a guitar, Ohio’s fourth racino, the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, will open for business Wednesday evening.
article Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park opens to public with a 'smash'
(Ohio) -- With most grand openings it's customary to cut a ribbon. For a brand like Hard Rock, nothing short of smashing a guitar will do and so it was -- the...
article Gambling on a rock ‘n’ roll makeover in Coquitlam (with video)
(Vancouver) -- A leopard-print outfit once worn by Shania Twain and a guitar on loan from Big Sugar’s Gordie Johnson are among the Canadian memorabilia on display...
article Re-branding rocks Coquitlam casino this Friday
(Vancouver) -- The enormous guitar out front will signal the dawning of a new entertainment presence in Coquitlam, one that comes complete with a revamped name for the...
article New gambling venue opens at harness race track
(Ohio) -- The line of bundled-up gamblers angling to be among the first to enter the brand new Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park snaked deep into the busy parking lot.

12/17/2013

article Our View: Northfield's new Rocksino poised to make its mark in Northeast Ohio
(Ohio) -- It's been a long time coming, but the reality of expanded gaming at Northfield Park is here, as the Hard Rock Rocksino opens Dec. 18.
article Rocksino to bring gambling competition
(Ohio) -- When the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park opens its doors Wednesday afternoon, it will also open the door to gambling competition in Northeast Ohio.

12/16/2013

article Brandi Glanville Dumped From Hard Rock Hotel Appearance After Racist Remarks
(Florida) -- Brandi Glanville was dumped from a Hard Rock Hotel hosting gig in the wake of her racist remarks on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”

12/15/2013

article Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi sold for about $250 million
(Mississippi) -- A company from Rhode Island is buying Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi for about $250 million. The announcement by Twin River Worldwide Holdings was...
article Hard Rock sells for $250 million
(Mississippi) -- In the world of casinos you have to spend money to make money. That is why a Rhode Island company has bought the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Biloxi...
article Rhode Island company to purchase Biloxi Hard Rock for $250 million
(Mississippi) -- Twin River Worldwide Holdings, parent company of Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island, announced Sunday its intent to acquire the Hard Rock Hotel...

12/14/2013

article Gambling landscape gets more crowded with Hard Rock opening
(Ohio) -- The gambling landscape in Northeast Ohio changes dramatically Wednesday with the opening of the state’s newest racino. The Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield...

12/11/2013

article Get your first look inside the Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park set to open December 18
(Ohio) -- The Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park will open to the public next Wednesday, December 18 but racino officials provided a sneak peak at the 200,000 square...

12/10/2013

article Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park: Entertainment is as much the draw as the games
(Ohio) -- Ka-ching! Ka-ching! Ka-ching! It used to be so easy – when casinos used to print money, or at least it seemed that way. Go to Vegas. Drop a quarter in...

10/25/2013

article Can a Hard Rock casino work at Suffolk Downs?
(Massachusetts) -- Big guitars, little guitars, guitars are everywhere. You gotta like guitars. Fender Stratocaster, Yamaha Electric, Ibanez. And the music, it’s...

10/24/2013

article Can a Hard Rock casino work at Suffolk Downs?
(Florida) -- Big guitars, little guitars, guitars are everywhere. You gotta like guitars. Fender Stratocaster, Yamaha Electric, Ibanez. And the music, it’s always...

10/8/2013

article Hard Rock International making good on charitable pledges despite its departure from Western Massachusetts casino license competition
(Massachusetts) -- Despite the fact that West Springfield voters overwhelmingly rejected a bid by Hard Rock International to develop an $800 million resort casino on the...
article Hard Rock Hotel and Casino: A Work in Progress
(Iowa) -- Work on the new Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is well under way. It's hard to miss all the dust and dirt from that downtown construction. All of the design...

10/4/2013

article Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs a monument to rock 'n' roll
(California) -- With champagne and cocktails in hand, the horde waiting outside the Hard Rock Hotel entryway Thursday squeezed through the front door to see the much-...

10/1/2013

press release Hard Rock Casino Vancouver to Open Winter 2013
(Vancouver) -- From the industry frontrunners credited for the award-winning four-diamond River Rock Casino Resort, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation ("GCGC")...

9/30/2013

article Hard Rock Cafe Puts Renewed Focus on Artists Rather Than Memorabilia
(USA) -- It's nearly impossible to miss one of Hard Rock Cafe Chicago's most valuable items, Jimi Hendrix's guitar, displayed in the entrance.

9/27/2013

article From bingo hall to Hard Rock casino: Cherokees mark 20th year
(Oklahoma) -- Starting as a bingo hall in Catoosa, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is the economic engine that has driven the Cherokee Nation to be a billion-...
article Hard Rock's new hotel tower reaches milestone
(Mississippi) -- The raising of a small tree atop the 12th floor of the Hard Rock Casino's new hotel tower marked a major milestone for a project that has been in...

9/25/2013

article Casino valet gives thieves car
(Oklahoma) -- Car thieves targeted a Hard Rock guest at the casino's valet in Catoosa. The Cherokee Marshals are investigating the case where a customer reported...

9/24/2013

press release Goldenvoice Announces Exclusive Live Music Booking Agreement With Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs
(California) -- Goldenvoice, creators of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival and Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival, and the Hard Rock Hotel Palm...

9/13/2013

article Inside Gaming: Hard Rock Proposal Voted Down in West Springfield Mass., and More
(Massachusetts) -- On Tuesday, West Springfield voters rejected a proposal by Hard Rock International to build a resort casino in Western Massachusetts.

9/12/2013

article Better-off suburbs spurn call of casinos
(Massachusetts) -- Hard Rock International’s failure Tuesday to win the favor of West Springfield voters underscored a hard political lesson: With few exceptions,...
article Tewksbury, Foxborough among the suburban towns that said no to gambling
(Massachusetts) -- Hard Rock International learned a hard political lesson in West Springfield on Tuesday, when its casino plans were crushed at the ballot box: With few...

9/11/2013

article Hard Rock casino vote wrapup
(Massachusetts) -- With a 10 percent margin, West Springfield voters rejected Hard Rock's $800 million casino proposal 55 percent to 45 percent Tuesday night.
article In wake of Hard Rock casino proposal's defeat in West Springfield, players pick up the pieces
(Massachusetts) -- Following the defeat of Hard Rock International's $800 million resort casino proposal for the Eastern States Exposition, the players in the...
article Massachusetts Gambling: West Springfield Voters Reject Hard Rock Casino Proposal
(Massachusetts) -- On Tuesday, West Springfield voters rejected a proposal by Hard Rock International to build a massive $800 million casino-resort in the town. It was...
article West Springfield rocks casino world
(Massachusetts) -- Never underestimate the threat of traffic nightmares to doom an $800 million economic development project. West Springfield voters said no in a Big E...
article West Springfield voters reject casino proposal
(Massachusetts) -- The competition for the only casino license in western Massachusetts narrowed on Tuesday as West Springfield voters rejected a proposal by Hard Rock...

9/10/2013

article West Springfield casino opponents celebrate the win
(Massachusetts) -- A disappointing result for casino supporters, but a big victory for casino opponents. Hard Rock is now out of the game, with 55 percent of West...
article West Springfield Hard Rock casino opponents celebrate 'David against Goliath' victory
(Massachusetts) -- Opponents of the proposed $800 million Hard Rock New England casino were celebrating Tuesday night as they received results verifying that their...
article West Springfield Voters Reject Hard Rock Casino Proposal
(Massachusetts) -- Voters on Tuesday rejected Hard Rock International's proposal to build an $800 million resort casino with a live-music venue, retail and hotel on...
article West Springfield Voters Reject Hard Rock’s Casino Proposal
(Massachusetts) -- Voters in West Springfield, Massachusetts, rejected a casino proposed by Hard Rock International, leaving two competitors for the sole license to be...

9/9/2013

article Hard Rock casino referendum scheduled for Tuesday
(Massachusetts) -- Tuesday West Springfield residents will be heading to the polls to vote on Hard Rock's $800 million casino proposal that would be located on the...
article Hard Rock facing hard vote on Tuesday
(Massachusetts) -- The Hard Rock casino vote in West Springfield on Tuesday is the first gambling referendum this year in which the outcome is not obvious ahead of time.

9/8/2013

article Gambling votes set Tuesday in West Springfield, Plainville
(Massachusetts) -- Voters in two more Massachusetts communities are set to decide whether they want to host gambling facilities. A referendum is scheduled for Tuesday in...
article Hard Rock Makes Final Push Before Referendum Vote
(Massachusetts) -- Hard Rock Casino officials and the West Side Yes campaign are making their final push for “yes” votes, ahead of the referendum vote on...
article Musician Bret Michaels endorses Hard Rock International's West Springfield casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- With just a few days until West Springfield voters hit the polls to decide the fate of Hard Rock International's $800 million casino proposal for...
article Plainville, West Springfield to vote Tuesday on gambling facilities
(Massachusetts) -- Voters in Plainville and West Springfield are set to decide whether they want to host gambling facilities, with one Plainville official calling it the...
article West Springfield Businesses Weigh in on Casino Ahead of Tuesday’s Vote
(Massachusetts) -- Barely able to catch a breath during the Sunday brunch rush Memo’s owner Dominic Pompi says things will only get better if a casino comes to...
article West Springfield To Vote On Allowing Hard Rock Casino On Big E Grounds
(Massachusetts) -- Residents will vote Tuesday to support or reject a proposal by Hard Rock International to build an $800 million resort casino on the grounds of the...

9/7/2013

article Anti-casino demonstrators in West Springfield take to the streets to protest Hard Rock International's local casino plan
(Massachusetts) -- The anti-casino movement in West Springfield may not be as large as the effort that organized ahead of the MGM referendum vote in Springfield in July...
article Campaign for and against West Springfield casino
(Massachusetts) -- The eyes of Western Massachusetts are on West Springfield. These are the last few days before voters decide whether to support or reject a casino for...

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