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Tag: Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal Exits Team SportStars; Focus on Neymar Jr. And Ronaldo

Three years after inking a sponsorship deal with the world's largest online poker site, Spain's tennis legend Rafael Nadal and PokerStars decided to go separate ways.

Paul Pierce, Gerard Piqué and Other Athletes Square Off at the WSOP

The World Series of Poker Main Event offers a different kind of competitive environment for elite athletes like Paul Pierce and Gerard Piqué. EPT Prague Main Event Day 1a: Georgescu & Engel Top the Counts

Day 1 a of the PokerStars EPT Prague Main Event saw 385 players enter. After eight levels of play, Tiberu-Florian Georgescu and Ari Engel topped the counts.

Rafael Nadal Wins PokerStars EPT Charity Challenge in Live Tournament Debut

Rafael Nadal made his live tournament debut at the PokerStars European Poker Tour Prague and won the EPT Charity Challenge for €50,000 that he will donate to the charity of his choice.

Five Thoughts: Reentry Events, Rakeback Issues, Riess on Gameday, and More

Five Thoughts examines the sustainability of reentry poker tournaments, the rakeback drama, Riess' appearance on College Gameday, and more.

Rafael Nadal and Other Poker-Playing Sports Stars Auction Off Footwear for Charity

Rafael Nadal, Gerard Pique and other poker-playing sports stars are auctioning off footwear for charity.

Congrats to Skrill EPT Freeroll Winner Marcin Wysocki!

Congrats to Skrill EPT Freeroll Winner Marcin Wysocki.

Rafael Nadal To Play First Live Poker Tournament at EPT Prague in December

World No. 1 tennis player and PokerStars ambassador Rafael Nadal will play his first live poker tournament on December 12 at the European Poker Tour Prague festival.

Former Brazilian Footballer Ronaldo Joins Team PokerStars

Former Brazilian football star Ronaldo is the latest athlete to join Team PokerStars SportStar.

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Galfond's Big Weekend, Online Poker Bill in California, and More

A look at the day's top poker stories including Phil Galfond's huge weekend at Full Tilt Poker, a new online poker bill in California, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Negreanu Withdraws from NBC Heads-Up, GPI European Poker Awards

A look at the day's top poker news stories including Daniel Negreanu's withdrawal from the NBC Heads-Up event, the winners from the European Poker Awards, and more.

The Weekly Turbo: Harry Reid's Online Poker Efforts Expire, Maria Ho's New Job, & More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including the expiration of Harry Reid's online poker bill during the lame-duck session, Maria Ho's new job as a television commentator, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Ivey Hires New Recruits, Rafael Nadal Plays PokerStars ESCOOP

Phil Ivey added seven new pros to his team at, and Rafael Nadal made his online poker debut at PokerStars.

The Nightly Turbo: Phil Galfond's Poker Training Site, PokerStars Eyes Return to U.S.

Phil Galfond launched a new poker training site, and PokerStars has shown interest in buying a casino in Atlantic City.

The Weekly Turbo: Michael Phelps at WPT Montreal, PokerStars Smashes Records, and More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including a surprise appearance at WPT Montreal from Michael Phelps, another online poker record for PokerStars, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Zynga's New Gaming Deal with Facebook, Rafa Nadal's PokerStars Debut

Facebook and Zynga entered into a new real-money gaming arrangement, and Rafael Nadal will make his online poker debut in December. In Case You Missed It

The Nightly Turbo: PokerStars' 90 Billionth Hand Pays $228K, WPT Dublin, and More

More than $228,000 was awarded for PokerStars' 90 Billionth Hand promotion, and the schedule for WPT National Series Dublin was released.

The Weekly Turbo: Tom Dwan on Full Tilt Poker, Poker and Tennis with Rafa Nadal, & More

A look at the week's top poker news stories including Tom Dwan's comments about The Lederer Files, Rafael Nadal's newest PokerStars promotion, and more.

The Nightly Turbo: Rafa Nadal's Dream Day, Howard Lederer's Follow-up Interview, & More

PokerStars announced an exciting new promotion with Rafael Nadal, and TwoPlusTwo is having a follow-up interview with Howard Lederer.