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New general manager appointed at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

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 will oversee all operations for the fully integrated gaming resort. Her most recent role was vice president and general manager at the Argosy Casino Alton in Alton, Ill., as the first female general manager for Penn National Gaming. There she facilitated day-to-day gaming operations with more than 800 slot machines and 12 table games as well as multiple restaurants. She oversaw and completed an extensive interior remodel and redesign.

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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...

10/29/2018

press release Breaking Benjamin To Perform At Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
(Atlantic City) -- New Year’s weekend at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City just got even bigger with the addition of hard rockers, Breaking Benjamin at...

10/24/2018

press release Hard Rock International Announces New President of Hard Rock Japan
(Japan) -- Edward Tracy, CEO of Hard Rock Asia, today announced the appointment of Ado Machida as its new President of Hard Rock Japan. Machida comes to Hard Rock Japan...
press release Hard Rock International hires Ado Machida to lead Japan effort
(Japan) -- American casino operator, Hard Rock International, has announced that it has appointed international law and finance expert, Ado Machida (pictured), to serve...

10/23/2018

article Mariah Carey To Perform At Hard Rock
(Atlantic City) -- International singing and songwriting icon, Mariah Carey has announced her upcoming Caution World Tour set to kick off in February 2019. The multi-...
article New restaurant at Hard Rock will have floor-to-ceiling candy wall, full bar, sweet treats galore
(Mississippi) -- Red velvet pancakes, smoking cocktails with lollipop swizzlers and a mesmerizing selection of 500 candies is on the way to Hard Rock Casino Biloxi...
article Sugar Factory to open sweet escape at Hard Rock Biloxi
(Mississippi) -- The Gulf Coast is about to get a little bit sweeter! Sugar Factory American Brasserie is opening its newest location inside Biloxi's Hard Rock Casino....

10/22/2018

press release Hard Rock International Announces New President of Hard Rock Japan
(Florida) -- Edward Tracy, CEO of Hard Rock Asia, today announced the appointment of Ado Machida as its new President of Hard Rock Japan. Machida comes to Hard Rock...

10/20/2018

article Hard Rock makes up for Kid Rock cancellation with free show
(Atlantic City) -- Kid Rock's concert Saturday night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has been canceled due to an illness, the venue announced.

10/12/2018

article Hard Rock AC Is Finally Getting A Sportsbook, Signaling Lifting Of NFL Restrictions
(Atlantic City) -- After watching six Atlantic City casinos launch sportsbook offerings ahead of it, Hard Rock AC finally seems ready to get into the game. Today, Hard...

10/11/2018

article Casino commission grants licenses for new Hard Rock executives
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s new picks for property president and senior vice president of marketing have received temporary license approval...

10/9/2018

article Hard Rock applies for casino licenses for new executives
(Atlantic City) -- Now that Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has appointed a new president, Joe Lupo, it needs to make sure that he can be licensed. The Atlantic City-based...
article Hard Rock Atlantic City Executive Shake Up Includes Fast Track for Casino Commission Requirements
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey’s Hard Rock Atlantic City is dotting its i’s and crossing t’s, getting all its ducks in line to move Tampa-based incoming...
article Hard Rock seeking casino licenses for president, marketing executive
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has submitted applications to state gaming regulators requesting licenses and residency waivers for two senior level...

10/7/2018

article Hard Rock Pitches Female Empowerment With Japan Integrated Resort Bid
(Japan) -- Hard Rock International is taking a different approach than its competitors in trying to woo over Japanese officials for one of the three integrated resort...

10/5/2018

article Hard Rock AC To Welcome A New But Familiar Face As Casino President
(Atlantic City) -- The paint is barely dry at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and the former Trump Taj Mahal is going through a leadership change. Out is...

10/3/2018

article Hard Rock ups the ante on entertainment offerings in A.C. for winter, holidays
(Atlantic City) -- The faces may be changing at the top of the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, but the commitment to a wide and varied entertainment...

10/2/2018

article Hard Rock Atlantic City President Replaced Just Months After Casino Opening
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Atlantic City President Matt Harkness will soon be out as the top executive of the Boardwalk casino resort just months after the former...
article Hard Rock Atlantic City installs Joe Lupo as new president
(Atlantic City) -- Casino operator Hard Rock International (HRI) has replaced the president of its new Atlantic City venue just a few months after the property opened...
press release Hard Rock International Collaborates With WhyHunger On New Bruce Springsteen Signature Series: Edition 36 Merchandise Collection
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International is partnering with WhyHunger to release the brand's latest limited-edition merchandise line on Oct. 2. The Bruce Springsteen...
press release Hayward Baker Provides Custom Solution for Florida Casino
(Florida) -- Over the course of a year, Hayward Baker (HBI) exceeded the client’s expectations by consistently completing all aspects of the work ahead of schedule...

10/1/2018

article Hard Rock casino replacing Atlantic City president
(Atlantic City) -- Less than three months after opening its doors to the public, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is making a leadership change. On Nov. 1, Matt Harkness,...

9/26/2018

press release Hard Rock and Scientific Games deepen relationship
(Florida) -- Global gaming, hospitality and entertainment giant Hard Rock International (HRI) has strengthened its existing Scientific Games Corporation alliance, with a...

9/20/2018

article Scientific Games confirms Hard Rock system details
(Atlantic City) -- The casino at the recently opened Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City is being powered by a comprehensive system and games package provided by...
press release Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Chooses Scientific Games Systems, Games For Opening
(Las Vegas) -- Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") announced that the newly-opened Hard Rock Hotel...

9/19/2018

article Drake lost nearly $200,000 gambling in Atlantic City, report says
(Atlantic City) -- Drake is reportedly down $200,000 after a trip to Atlantic City this weekend, where the Canadian rapper blew big bucks at the Hard Rock Hotel &...
article Rapper Drake Drops $200K Gambling at Hard Rock Atlantic City After Sold Out Gig
(Atlantic City) -- Superstar rap artist Drake lost almost $200,000 gambling at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City early Sunday morning, according to sources on the...

9/17/2018

article Hard Rock car wash set to open this week
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City’s car wash will finally open this week. Part of the same lot that holds the Rocktane gas station and...

9/14/2018

press release New Amy Winehouse artwork revealed at Hard Rock Hotel London
(London) -- Despite its opening not being unveiled until Spring next year, Hard Rock Hotel London is fast becoming London’s most anticipated opening in 2019 as it...

9/12/2018

article Five Reasons to Stay at the New Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City opened in June, along Atlantic City’s famed Boardwalk. On 17 acres and with 2,000 guestrooms and...

9/7/2018

article Officials top out new Hard Rock structure
(Oklahoma) -- The clanking of steel and other construction sounds carried through the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa parking lot on Sept. 5 as Cherokee Nation and...

9/6/2018

article Topping off ceremony for Hard Rock Tulsa expansion
(Oklahoma) -- The first tribal casino in the Tulsa market to open ball and dice game tables to the public, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa celebrated its 65,000-...

9/5/2018

article Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa tops off 65,000-square-foot expansion
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation’s regional gaming kingdom anchored today by the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino started with the opening of a bingo hall in 1993....

9/3/2018

article SPAJIC: More US states to regulate retail, online verticals for gambling
(USA) -- The key to serving and maintaining customers, as Hard Rock International’s Kresimir Spajic sees it, is to make it all easy. “We are trying to...

8/31/2018

article NFL Committee Decision Could Allow Hard Rock AC To Step Into NJ Sports Betting
(Atlantic City) -- As NJ sports betting continues to expand and explode, one noteworthy casino has stood to the side like a wallflower at the school dance. Thanks to a...

8/30/2018

article Guide to Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa | FOX23
(Oklahoma) -- As one of the area's most popular destinations, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa has a lot to offer guests. Whether you're planning on an...

8/29/2018

press release All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotels Say 'Goodbye' to Resort Credit; Introduce Fully All-Inclusive Concept
(Mexico) -- AIC Hotel Group — the hospitality powerhouse offering unmatched vacation experiences — is excited to announce that the all-inclusive Hard Rock...

8/28/2018

article Edwardsville development will include a touch of Hard Rock
(Kansas) -- Hard Rock is headed for Edwardsville. The developers of Village South said Monday that they plan to include a Hard Rock Hotel as part of the project....

8/23/2018

article Ball-and-dice games open at Hard Rock Tulsa
(Oklahoma) -- After getting the federal government’s approval on Aug. 17, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa was the first casino in the state to offer ball-...

8/18/2018

article Hard Rock Atlantic City and Kindred Group Announce Agreement
(Atlantic City) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced they agreed to a deal with the Kindred Group to bring Kindred’s experience with Unibet...
article Kindred Partners with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The new sports betting market across the US is or has prompted several online gambling groups to enter the market and offer their sports betting...

8/17/2018

article Hard Rock Atlantic City Now Has Another NJ Sports Betting Partner: Kindred Group
(Atlantic City) -- European company Kindred Group — the parent of the online gaming site and app Unibet — announced that it reached an agreement with Hard...
article Hard Rock partners with Malta-based online gambling operator
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is poised to become the latest entertainment venue to offer online sports betting. The resort on Friday...

8/16/2018

article Hard Rock Online Casino Goes “Live” With Live Dealer Games Powered By Evolution Gaming
(New Jersey) -- NJ online gambling industry newcomer Hard Rock Online Casino has pulled the trigger on its Live Dealer rollout, with the launch coming just one week...
article Hard Rock Cafe closing its doors at Union Station Thursday
(Missouri) -- After spending a considerable amount of time in downtown St. Louis, restaurant chain Hard Rock Cafe will be closing their doors for good Thursday evening....

8/14/2018

article Hard Rock Atlantic City’s debut outshines Ocean Resort Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City casinos had a solid month in July, driven by new venues, new products and a record online performance. According to the New Jersey...
article In The Battle Of New Atlantic City Casinos, Hard Rock Storms Out To An Early Lead
(Atlantic City) -- Paper may cover rock, but Hard Rock crushes Ocean. Or at least that’s the story so far in Atlantic City, where during the two new casinos first...
press release Hard Rock Atlantic City Partnering With Evolution Gaming, Entering Live Casino Fray
(New Jersey) -- First you learn the basic chords and how to strum them. Then gradually you expand your repertoire to include complex fingerpicking and eventually...

8/13/2018

article Hard Rock Casino Atlantic City to offer live casino gaming online
(Atlantic City) -- Live casino solutions provider Evolution Gaming has announced Hard Rock Hotel & Casino as its latest US licensee. The new Hard Rock Hotel &...

8/11/2018

article Hard Rock Casino Sets Sights Down Under
(Australia) -- Hard Rock International, the Casino Gaming and Hospitality company, apparently has the Australian Gold Coast in its sights as the next destination for its...

8/9/2018

article Hard Rock International Announces Commitment to Help 'Save the Planet' by Eliminating Plastic Straws at Properties Worldwide
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International (HRI) announced today the goal to eliminate plastic straws at properties worldwide effective September 1, 2018, in addition to...
article Evolution to power Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Live Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, has today announced Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City as its latest U.S....

8/7/2018

article Hard Rock International Interested in Australia’s Gold Coast
(Australia) -- Hard Rock International is reportedly interested in acquiring the second casino license for Australia’s Gold Coast. According to the Gold Coast...
article Photo gallery: Cowboy Caravan at Tulsa Hard Rock Casino
(Oklahoma) -- Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy and others addressed OSU fans Monday at Cowboy Caravan, hosted by The Joint at Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa.

8/6/2018

article Hard Rock planning integrated resort on Australia’s Gold Coast
(Australia) -- Hard Rock International wants a piece of Australia’s Gold Coast. The company has reportedly entered the race for the second Gold Coast casino...

8/5/2018

article Hard Rock International Ranked Among Best Employers for Women
(Florida) -- Forbes first-ever ranking of America’s best employers for women lists Hard Rock International as a leading employer of women in the Travel &...
article From Rock Hall to Hard Rock: Blondie drummer Clem Burke talks about band's past, present
(Florida) -- Blondie, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, will perform Thursday, Aug. 9, at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. “We are looking...
press release Sightline Payments launches Connect+ at Hard Rock online casino
(Atlantic City) -- NRT Technology and Sightline Payments have announced that Hard Rock International has chosen Connect+ as the payment gateway for its recently launched...

8/4/2018

press release Hard Rock International Ranked Among Best Employers for Women; Forbes Names Company as a Leader in Travel & Leisure Category
(Florida) -- Forbes first-ever ranking of America's best employers for women lists Hard Rock International as a leading employer of women in the Travel & Leisure...

8/2/2018

article Ice Cube headlines Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
(California) -- Stateline welcomes one of rap's finest this weekend by way of iconic performer Ice Cube. Ice Cube wrote notable lyrics for N.W.A. hits, including...

7/31/2018

article Hard Rock announces Irish hotel and hints at casino offering
(Ireland) -- Hard Rock International has announced its intention to enter the Irish hotel market with a four star, 120 room venue in Dublin.

7/30/2018

article Hard Rock Sioux City gaming revenue grew by 5 percent in last fiscal year
(Iowa) -- After a one-year dip, revenue at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City grew by 5 percent in the recently completed fiscal year. Betters left behind $80.9...

7/29/2018

article 'Technical issue' forces Hard Rock to cancel Pat Benatar
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's newest hotel and casino has canceled a Pat Benatar concert minutes before the show was to start. An "unforeseen technical...

7/28/2018

article Hard Rock’s collection of memorabilia brings in a whole new type of vistitor
(Atlantic City) -- Robert Shapiro gazed in awe at a gold outfit worn by the late David Bowie on display at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. “Now I...

7/27/2018

article Pat Benatar's Hard Rock Atlantic City Concert Canceled Due to 'Technical Issue'
(Atlantic City) -- One of Atlantic City's newest hotels and casino has canceled a Pat Benatar concert minutes before the show was to start. An "unforeseen technical...

7/26/2018

article Local 54 'vindicated' with Hard Rock opening
(Atlantic City) -- When Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort closed for good in October 2016, two men shouldered the lion’s share of public scorn: property owner Carl...

7/25/2018

article Atlantic City meet Motor City: Hard Rock Casino launches Motown revue
(Atlantic City) -- It’s taken patience and a change of venue, but two Atlantic City casino executives have finally gotten their dream show out of the musing stages...

7/23/2018

article New contract in Hard Rock Casino strike, walk out continues at Gateway casinos
(British Columbia) -- Workers at the Hard Rock Casino in Metro Vancouver have voted in favour of a new contract, ending a 10-week strike. More than 400 employees of the...
article Kourtney Kardashian coming to Atlantic City to host Sugar Factory opening at Hard Rock
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is keeping the ball rolling with major surprises since its grand opening last month, this time snagging...
press release SD Digital Announces the Launch with Hard Rock Hotel Atlantic City
(Atlantic City) -- The agreement deal gives the US operator instant access to SG Digital’s thousands of online gaming titles including new releases. Owner of Hard...

7/20/2018

article Looking At The Long-Term Roles For Hard Rock And Ocean Resort In AC
(Atlantic City) -- Three days doesn’t make a lifetime. But, in the case of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino, they certainly...

7/19/2018

press release Hard Rock International Appoints Mark Linduski As Director Of Licensing
(Florida) -- Hard Rock International – owner of one of the world's most-recognizable and iconic brands – announces the appointment of Mark Linduski as...

7/17/2018

article How does the Hard Rock Casino get its memorabilia?
(Atlantic City) -- The musical legacies of classic rock deities Eric Clapton and the Who’s Peter Townshend are well-chronicled and widely revered. But on the...
article Hard Rock International Amps Up Legendary Musical Status With Hotel Opening in Dublin
(Ireland) -- With a presence in more than 70 countries across the globe, Hard Rock International is expanding its hotel portfolio to Ireland, announcing plans to open...
article Plans in place for Ireland’s first ever Hard Rock Hotel with 120-bedroom music-themed set to open in 2020
(Ireland) -- Ireland is set to get its first ever Hard Rock Hotel, it has been announced. Plans are in place to build a 120 bedroom music-themed hotel on Lord Edward...

7/16/2018

article Hard Rock gas station officially opens
(Atlantic City) -- The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City’s gas station, Rocktane, has officially opened, according to a press release from the casino. The...
article Hard Rock just opened Atlantic City's only casino-owned gas station, and it's huge
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Hotel & Atlantic City just opened the doors to a gas station and convenience store, the only casino-owned fuel station in Atlantic City...
article The Hard Rock Fire Mountain Casino under construction in N. Calif.
(California) -- A Hard Rock casino project is now under construction by the Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria in Northern California. “Together...

7/15/2018

article Hard Rock, Bet365 plan sports betting in New Jersey
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock has signed a deal with a British online gambling company to offer sports betting as soon as the arrangement is approved by New Jersey...
article Hard Rock casino and resort announced for rural Northern California county
(California) -- The Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria has started construction on a new Hard Rock casino project located near Wheatland’s Toyota...

7/14/2018

article Hard Rock International Teams Up with Indian Tribe for Yuba County Casino
(California) -- Native American tribes are constantly looking for ways in which they can develop their operation and one of the business approaches they are well-known...
article Yuba County casino one step closer to reality
(California) -- A recent announcement may mean plans could move forward for a new Indian Casino in Yuba County. Enterprise Rancheria has partnered with Hard Rock...

7/13/2018

press release Hard Rock, Bet365 plan sports betting in New Jersey
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock has signed a deal with a British online gambling company to offer sports betting as soon as the arrangement is approved by New Jersey...

7/12/2018

article Michael Jackson's glove, Elvis' car among memorabilia at Atlantic City's Hard Rock Casino
(Atlantic City) -- Elvis Presley’s Rolls Royce, the suits the Beatles wore on their first tour of America, Bruce Springsteen’s sleeveless faded denim jacket...

7/10/2018

article Hard Rock casino and Bet365 form partnership to be N.J.'s 5th sports-betting site
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock has signed a partnership with Bet365 to offer sports betting at its new casino on the Atlantic City Boardwalk as soon as it receives...
article Hard Rock casino awaits sports betting approval
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock has signed a deal with a British online gambling company to offer sports betting as soon as the arrangement is approved by New Jersey...
article Hard Rock Partners with Bet365 to Offer Sports Betting
(Atlantic City) -- One of Atlantic City's newest casinos has plans to begin offering sports betting. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City has signed a deal with...
article Panel seeks to build bridges with tribal communities
(South Dakota) -- When Mark Vargo was in college, he heard a phrase during a history course that sent chills up his spine. "Kill the Indian, save the man,"...
article Hard Rock to end through traffic on Pearl Street block for safety, more parking
(Iowa) -- The city plans to shut down through traffic in the 300 block of Pearl Street to increase safety for pedestrians at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and to...

7/9/2018

article Topping-off ceremony held for Hard Rock's new guitar tower in Hollywood
(Florida) -- Monday marked a significant milestone in the expansion project for the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood.
article With last beam in place, Hollywood Hard Rock's guitar-shaped hotel is almost finished
(Florida) -- It has gone up in a few quick beats, the concrete and metal beams curving into an unmistakable shape. Yeah, that's a guitar all right.
article A Closer Look At Bet365’s Entry Into US Sports Betting Via New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- Last week, PlayNJ caught wind of a New Jersey sports betting partnership between Hard Rock Atlantic City and Bet365.
article 'It's Gonna Put Us On The Map': Seminole Hard Rock Tops Off Giant Guitar-Shaped Hotel In Hollywood
(Florida) -- Hundreds of Seminole Tribe members and construction workers cheered as the final piece of steel was placed on top of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &...
press release Seminole Hard Rock celebrates $1.5 billion expansion
(Florida) -- The South Florida skyline is changing in a big way as the $1.5 billion expansion project currently underway at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino...
article Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood tops off guitar-shaped hotel
(Florida) -- Amid the cheers of hundreds of tribe members, construction workers and other visitors, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood on Monday topped...

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