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Nadal Defeats Ronaldo in "The Duel"

Tags: Rafa Nadal, Ronaldo, tennis, the duel
Posted on 21 November 2014 by "T".

In case you missed it, Rafa Nadal ended up winning the heads-up challenge called "The Duel"' against fellow PokerStars' SportStar and Brazilian football legend Ronaldo. The heads-up match took place on Tuesday at the Hippodrome Casino in London. A winner was not determined until the very last hand of the 20-minute battle.

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LIVE STREAM: Play Poker Against Rafa Nadal

Tags: rafa nadal, tennis
Posted on 15 October 2014 by "T".

Team PokerStars SportStars member Rafa Nadal will be be taking on players at 20:00 PM CET tonight in a 6-max Zoom poker game. The table is called 'Rafa vs The World' and will open at 19:00 PM. He will play for one hour and answer questions that are sent via Twitter with the #AskRafa hashtag.

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Nadal Practises Bluffing

Tags: bluffing, rafa nadal, the duel
Posted on 10 October 2014 by "T".

Nadal started the preperations for the ‘The Duel' by taking on all-comers in a play money six-max Zoom poker session on PokerStars on September 22. Now, he has taken his poker training to the next level, which includes learning how to pull off a bluff...



Tags: brazil, grand slam, pokerstars, rafa nadal, Ronaldo, spain, the duel
Posted on 22 September 2014 by "T".

Brazilian football legend Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima and 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafa Nadal will face each other at the poker table in a heads-up battle named ‘The Duel' on November 6th in London (will be broadcasted here on Bankrollmob).

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A Little Break From Tennis

Tags: Feliciano Lopez Fernando Verdasco, French Open, Juan Monaco, pokerstars, Rafa Nadal, Roland Garros
Posted on 28 May 2014 by "T".

Although the top tennis players in the world train several hours a day when they aren't playing matches and traveling, there are times when a break is required. A couple of days ago, Rafael Nadal, Juan Monaco, Feliciano Lopez and Fernando Verdasco took some time away from Roland Garros (French Open) to play some poker.

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Nadal to face Brazilian football legend Ronaldo

Tags: brazil, charity poker tournament, ept prague, rafa nadal, ronaldo
Posted on 09 December 2013 by "T".

World number on tennis player Rafa Nadal will play his first live poker tournament this week! Nadal will be competing for a €100,000 charity prize pool (as part of the European Poker Tour (EPT) Prague poker festival) together with several well-known faces, including Ukrainian footballer Andriy Shevchenko, Italian skier Alberto Tomba, Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu, and Brazilian football legend Ronaldo! The latter is someone who the 27-year-old Spaniard seems especially eager to play against...

"Ronaldo has always been a hero of mine and I'm looking forward to taking him on at the poker table," Nadal said in statement last week. "The great thing about poker is that it's a common ground for us to compete on, and there are many similarities between sport and poker strategy, so it will be good to see how he translates his game from the football field to the poker felt."


Nadal in New PokerStars TV Advertisement

Tags: Lucia Arroyo, rafa nadal, rafael nadal, team pokerstars sportstar, tennis
Posted on 03 April 2013 by "T".

To all tennis and/or PokeStars fans out there (in case you missed it), there's new advert with tennis pro and Team PokerStars SportStar Rafael Nadal on youtube! In the advert Rafa (lying in a bathtub) is playing heads up against 2009 pillow fight runner-up Lucia Arroyo and picks up two aces only to run into Arroyo's three of a kind queens. The advert will hit TV screens around the world over the next couple of weeks.

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