The Seminole Tribe of Florida has recently introduced craps, roulette, and sports betting at their facilities in the state, marking the beginning of a new era in Florida gaming. The launch event was attended by the tribe leaders and several high-profile celebrities, signifying the significance of this development in the world of gaming.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Casino Hollywood, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, and Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood are now offering games and sports betting for their visitors. The opening night, held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood, saw the participation of tribe leaders and well-known celebrities such as Jon Bon Jovi, Bruno Mars, Tiësto, and many others. The celebrities were among the first to place bets on their favorite games, spin the roulette, and roll the craps dice.
To celebrate the introduction of these new games, various major events are planned at the Hollywood casino, including a unique pop-up dining experience at the popular Carbone restaurant, created by chef Mario Carbone. Marcellus Osceola Jr., Chairman of the tribe, as well as other members of the tribe council, and Jim Allen, the CEO of Seminole Gaming, were present at the celebration. Similar grand opening events were also hosted at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek and Seminole Classic Casino in Hollywood.
The signing of a Gaming Compact in 2021 has opened up new opportunities for the tribe and the state, allowing customers to enjoy a wide range of offerings, including blackjack, baccarat, card games, and modern slot machines. Osceola expressed his pride in the unveiling of the new casino games, stating that the tribe now offers a full complement of casino games, joining the ranks of leading casinos around the world. Allen highlighted the positive economic impact of the new casino games, anticipating an increase in tourism to Florida and employment opportunities in the surrounding areas.
Overall, the launch of craps, roulette, and sports betting at Seminole Tribe’s casinos marks a significant milestone and points to a promising future for gaming in Florida.