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Rafa and Ronaldo to Play The Duel at PokerStars – Help Rafa Hone His Poker Skills

Rafa & Ronaldo - The Duel
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Rafa Nadal is known throughout the world for his tennis skills. According to Rafa has 14 Grand Slam singles titles, a record 27 ATP World Tour Masters 1000, a record 15 ATP World Tour 500 Tournaments, along with the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles, and a lot more.

PokerStars knew he could play tennis but could Rafa bluff?

Rafa started his poker journey in June of 2012, and has steadily worked on his poker skills since that time. There's a poker duel coming up between Ronaldo and Rafa, appropriately named "The Duel" and Rafa needs to be ready when he sits across from Ronaldo on November 6th.

The Duel kicks off on November 6th, at 19:00 ET with the winner receiving $50,000 to be donated to their favorite charity. It's going to be webcast live and you can watch it — FREE — at

How is Rafa preparing for The Duel? The following video is teaching him the art of the bluff. Enjoy!

You can help Rafa get ready for his match with Ronaldo when you join the 'Rafa vs The World' Zoom tables on September 22nd at 19:00 CET and on October 14th at 20:00 CET at PokerStars. You could be at a table with Rafa!!! Get on the team and jump in the 5/10 Play Money heads-up ZOOM tables where Rafa will play for one hour on each session. PokerStars will donate $50 to the charity Care International for every hand won by the winning team.

Get ready to tweet your questions or a message to Rafa during each session using #askrafa.

If you aren't familiar with PokerStars, you're missing out on an incredible online poker experience. Please visit our PokerStars Review for information on how to access bonuses and promotions and register your account. If you don't have an account, you can't take a seat in 'Rafa vs The World' and you certainly don't want to miss out on that.

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