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Seminole Hard Rock & Casino celebrates 10 years in Tampa

The Seminole Hard Rock & Casino Tampa celebrated its 10th anniversary Tuesday with a ceremony that included an alligator procession.

In addition to the procession, which symbolizes prosperity, the hotel and casino will be giving away $100,000 to four designated charities in honor of the anniversary and in appreciation for the Tampa Bay community's support, according to a news release from the tribe. The money will be distributed in increments of $10,000 a year for 10 years.

The charities are the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts, DeBartolo Family Foundation, Metropolitan Ministries and Hands Across the Bay.

Seminole Hard Rock & Casino celebrates 10 years in Tampa 03/11/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:05am]
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