Hard Rock Hollywood hosts WPT Lucky Hearts series Jan. 29

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Pulses will rise fast and furiously as the WPT Lucky Hearts Poker Open sweetens the Valentine’s Day action at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood (Fla.) Jan. 29–Feb. 14.

Players can win more than $1 million in guaranteed prize pools during this challenging 17-event series, which takes place in the Paradise Poker Room.

Join WPT Raw Deal Analyst Tony Dunst, WPT Commentator Mike Sexton and the Royal Flush Girls for the non-televised WPT main event running February 10-14. The winner of this WPT Season X Main Event will cement their poker legacy by having their name engraved alongside the game’s greats on the towering WPT Champions Cup. The winner will also join the prestigious WPT Champions Club, which offers all WPT Champions exclusive benefits such as a WPT personal concierge and VIP treatment at WPT events. As a WPT Champion, the winner also receives their WPT Champions Trophy, the coveted sterling silver Tiffany & Co.® WPT Champions Award and entry into the $25,000 2012 WPT World Championship at Bellagio in Las Vegas.

While the tournament will not be televised, Tony Dunst and the Royal Flush Girls will announce Shuffle Up and Deal to kick-off the exciting WPT Main Event on February 10 at noon. Players who bust out on Day 1A can re-enter on Day 1B, February 11. Beginning on February 14 at 1:30 p.m., the World Poker Tour Lucky Hearts Poker Open final table will stream live on www.WorldPokerTour.com. WPT Live Streaming with Tony Dunst will feature hole cards, rich graphics and expert analysis from one of poker’s brightest young stars and a special guest commentator. In addition, Mike Sexton, WPT Commentator and Poker Hall of Famer, will be in attendance during the thrilling final table.

The $3,500 buy-in WPT Main Event includes a $750,000 guaranteed prize pool. All week long, players and fans can meet and greet the Royal Flush Girls at the Royal Flush Girls Social Bar, a hub for players and fans to mingle and stay plugged-in to all of the action with interactive monitors, an Xbox Kinect and live Twitter feeds.

On-site registration is already open for all of the events. (Registration fee is non-refundable.) To participate, players must obtain a free “Wild Card” at the Player’s Club or in The Poker Room at Seminole Paradise.

WPT and Seminole Hard Rock Casinos have a multi-year partnership that includes several WPT branded events and the development of official WPT Poker Rooms inside select Seminole Hard Rock Casinos. To register, book a hotel package or get more information on this event, please call 954-585-5111 or visit www.seminolehardrockhollywood. com/poker or www.WorldPokerTour.com.

The schedule is as follows:

Event #1, $50,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
Each start time limited to 250 players, plus alternates
No Limit Hold ’em Deep Stack
Day 1A – Sunday, January 29 at 11 a.m.
Day 1B – Sunday, January 29 at 7 p.m.
$240 buy-in; 30 min. levels on day one, 40 minute levels on day two; 16,000 units

Event #3, Monday, January 30, 5p.m.
No Limit Hold ’em
$300 buy-in, $30,000 Guaranteed,

Event #4, Tuesday, January 31, Noon
No Limit Hold ’em (6 Handed at 36)
$350 buy-in, $15,000 Guaranteed

Event #5, Tuesday, January 31, 5 p.m.
No Limit Texas Hold ’em
$150 buy-in, $15,000 Guaranteed

Event #6, Wednesday, February 1, Noon
No Limit Hold ’em (Re-Entry for Six Levels )
$240 buy-in, $20,000 Guaranteed

Event #7, Wednesday, February 1, 5 p.m.
No Limit Hold ’em Bounty ($100 Bounty)
$350 buy-in, $15,000 Guaranteed

Event #8, $200,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
No Limit Hold ’em
Day 1A – Thursday, February 2 at 11 a.m.
Day 1B – Thursday, February 2 at 7 p.m.
Day 1C – Friday, February 3 at 11 a.m.
Day 1D – Friday, February 3 at 7 p.m.
Day 2 – Saturday, February 4 at 3 p.m.
$350 buy-in; 30 – 40 min. levels; 20,000 units

Event #9, Sunday, February 5, Noon
No Limit Hold’em Turbo (Double Stack)
$150 buy-in

Event #10, Monday, February 6, Noon
No Limit Hold ’em (6 Handed at 36)
$560 buy-in, $25,000 Guaranteed

Event #11, Monday, February 6, 5 p.m.
No Limit Hold’em
$300 buy-in, $30,000 Guaranteed

Event #12, Tuesday, February 7, Noon
Omaha/8
$240 buy-in, $15,000 Guaranteed

Event #13, Tuesday, February 7, 5 p.m.
No Limit Hold ’em
$150 buy-in, $15,000 Guaranteed

Event #14, Wednesday, February 8, Noon
No Limit Texas Hold ’em
$1,100 buy-in, $100,000 Guaranteed

Event #15, Wednesday, February 8, 5 p.m.
No Limit Hold ’em Re-enter
$100 buy-in, $7,500 Guaranteed

Event #16, $750,000 Guaranteed Prize Pool
No Limit Hold’em WPT Main Event
Day 1A – Friday, February 10 at Noon
Day 1B – Saturday, February 11 at Noon
Day 2 – Sunday, February 12 at Noon
Day 3 – Monday, February 13 at noon
Day 4 – Tuesday, February 14 at 1 p.m.
$3,500 buy-in; 60 & 90 min. levels; 30,000 units

Event #17, Sunday, February 12, 5 p.m.
$7,500 Guaranteed No Limit Hold ’em, Re-enter $100 buy-in

Event #18, Monday, February 13, 5 p.m.
No Limit Hold ’em
$300 buy-in, $30,000 Guaranteed

Super Satellites into the WPT Main Event with re-buys and one add-on will take place January 28 – February 4 with buy-ins at $150. A super Satellite into Event #14 takes place on February 7 with a buy-in for $125. (Check the poker room schedule for tournament times.)

Mega Satellites into the WPT Main Event will take place February 4 – 10 with a buy-in of $390. (Check the Poker Room schedule for tournament times.)