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sabato 18 marzo 2017

PokerStars players join football legend for poker charity game

Team PokerStars SportStar and football legend Neymar Jr have invited stars from the world of sport, stage and screen, as well as fellow members of Team PokerStars, to a social, charity poker home game in Spain today to benefit the Neymar Jr Institute and Right To Play. Diego Garcia Bello from Galicia, Spain, will be joining the superstar footballer and friends for his first ever live poker tournament after winning his place in the home game for free at PokerStars, an Amaya Inc. brand.

"I am more than happy and delighted with this opportunity," said Bello. "This is amazing! It will be my first time playing live and on top of that I will be sitting with Neymar. It is absolutely great!"

Among those joining Neymar Jr on the felt will be fellow members of Team PokerStars Olympic gold medal hockey player Fatima Moreira de Melo and WSOP bracelet winner Andre Akkari, and Brazilian actor Rafael Zulu.

Last Friday, Neymar posted via Facebook, "I love poker so I'm playing a game with my friends and celebrities to raise money for my charity, the Neymar Jr Institute. See highlights on Facebook on 17 March and watch me bluff my friends."

The Facebook post has already amassed over 560,000 views to date. Fans will be able to see all the action from the star-studded home game in a video posted from noon tomorrow on Neymar Jr's Facebook page.


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