PokerStars Celebrity Duels brought world-famous footballers, movie stars, and models together in a huge poker tournament. Names like Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., John Boyega, Aaron Paul, Sara Sampaio and Mireia Lalaguna Royo clashed in order to raise money for charities.
According to the latest online poker news, PokerStars Celebrity Duels saw the world stars face each other at poker table. The celebrities took part in the big poker tournament included Real Madrid’s football star Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona’s young talent Neymar Jr., actors John Boyega from Star Wars and Aaron Paul from Breaking Bad, Victora’s Secret Angel Sara Sampaio and Spanish Miss World 2015 Mireia Lalaguna Royo.
The main aim of the PokerStars Celebrity Duels tournament was to raise money for such charities as Right To Play and Save the Children. Each celebrity played for $5,000 in each game. The winnings were donated to a charity of the winner’s choice.
The football stars Portuguese national Ronaldo and Brazilian Neymar Jr. are regarded among the celebrity gamblers as they were seen in PokerStars events more times previously. As a matter of fact they were announced as PokerStars ambassadors previously. PokerStars is regarded as the best online poker site by many and known for organizing huge poker tournaments all over the world. Their latest event PokerStars Celebrity Duels also managed to attract worldwide attention as world-famous stars can be watched playing poker with each other on Youtube.
Professional poker players Fatima Moreira de Melo (see Hottest Female Poker Players), Vanessa Selbst, Andre Akkari and Felipe Mojave took the role of poker coaches and helped the celebrities during the games.
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Here are some videos from PokerStars Celebrity Duels: