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sabato 3 settembre 2016

PokerStars online show benefits charity

Six global super star celebrities are fighting it out on the poker felt in a series of challenging, one-on-one duels, filmed and released on YouTube by, an Amaya Inc. brand.

The six stars are:
Football superstars Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) and Neymar Jr (Brazil).
Global stars from the world of fashion Sara Sampaio (Victoria's Secret) and Mireia Lalaguna Royo (Miss World).
International actors Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) and John Boyega (Star Wars).

These poker-loving celebrities trialed out their best bluffing faces and took each other on, one on one, in the name of charity.

Professional poker players and members of Team PokerStars Pro, Fatima Moreira de Melo, Vanessa Selbst, Andre Akkari and Felipe Mojave acted as poker coaches ahead of the duels, and were there to provide support when called upon during the shows.

The action-filled videos clearly demonstrate that poker game is a fun, competitive, emotional rollercoaster and can be enjoyed be a variety of different people. This is the modern face of poker that is being played by a new generation.

Cristiano Ronaldo said: "I love the surge of excitement you get when challenging others, which is one of the main reasons I love poker so much; it provides me with a thrill that I normally only feel on the football pitch. The duels were challenging but also really fun."

Each celebrity who took part was playing for $5,000 in each match to be donated to a charity of their choice. This included 'Right To Play' and 'Save the Children'.

The films are now available online at YouTube.


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