Former NFL cornerback, MLB outfielder, Florida State legend and NFL Network sports commentator Deion Sanders will host a single table tournament Aug. 5 at 9 p.m. at the Tampa (Fla.) Hard Rock poker room. All participants will receive a football autographed by Sanders, a native of Ft. Myers.
Seats at Deion Sander’s table will go on sale in the Seminole Hard Rock Casino Poker room Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. with a $250 buy-in. Must be 18 with proper I.D. to play. The prize package consists of $1,000 for first, $600 second and $400 for third.
“We’re excited that such a high profile sports figure has chosen our casino for his poker tournament. If you want to play with the one and only ‘Neon’ Deion Sanders you’d better get here early on Aug. 1 to sign up,” said John Fontana, president of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.