“Thank You for Coming”: Fans in Frenzy as Mike Tyson Promotes Sports Betting at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casinos in Florida

Published 12/09/2023, 6:00 AM EST

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In a knockout move that left fans cheering, the legendary Mike Tyson recently stepped into the ring of Seminole Gaming’s new era at Hard Rock Casinos in Florida. Fans, some expressing excitement, while others disdain, reached a fever pitch as Tyson, known as the “Baddest Man on the Planet,” became a pivotal part of the unveiling of craps, roulette, and sports betting at Seminole Gaming establishments.

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The collaboration with Hardrock Cafe marked a thrilling chapter in the Seminole Gaming story. Tyson’s presence added a heavyweight touch to the occasion, making it more than just a gaming launch. It was a meeting of icons, where the boxing legend not only tried his hand at the new offerings but also took a moment to share the thrill with fans.

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It was an online arena of appreciation for the champion, with fans pouring in comments. This was a cause of pride to the region as they exclaimed “Legendary” at the mere sight of Tyson’s larger-than-life presence.  The comment section echoed with words like “The champ,” underlining the profound impact Tyson had on the event.

 

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The Hardrock Cafe Instagram account thanked Tyson furthermore, a fan expressed gratitude. “Thank you for coming champ.”

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In the comments section, the fans emphasized that Tyson connected to the people not just as a global figure, but as one of Galician – this resonated with the small region with a population of 2.3 million. “Mike it was a pleasure meeting you today. you holding our flag and our jersey means so much to us. we are a small region with 2.3 million people. thank you Mike. you are a Galician as well.” 

However, amidst the cheers, a contrasting sentiment emerged in the comment section. One comment, in particular, stood out:Muhammad Ali would be ashamed. The Muslim Ummah is ashamed. You turned your back on everything you claimed to believe. Free Palestine.”

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This comment adds a note of complexity to the celebration, highlighting the diverging opinions on Tyson’s choices. While the majority of fans celebrated Tyson’s role in the Seminole Gaming launch, this comment reflects the disappointment of some who feel that Tyson has deviated from the values he once championed.

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