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You Could Play Against Neymar Jr. When You Win a Trip to Barcelona

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When you love challenges and the great game of poker, it's a good idea to keep checking schedules and future promotions so you can take advantage of the best of them. Now is the time to check your September schedule and start planning.

A new promotion launched by PokerStars can shoot you right into the excitement and insane fun of a week in Barcelona where you will play poker with Brazilian football star Neymar Jr! AND taste the adventure — with tapas and wine — and enjoy football!!!

The week in Barcelona will have the following scheduled:

  • Flight to Barcelona — FREE
  • Enjoy the tables of the first leg of the European Poker Tour (EPT) Season 12
  • Two seats at the legendary Camp Nou Stadium
  • Play against Neymar Jr. heads up

Can you pack all of that into one week? We know you'll try but you'll have to make room for this too. When you join in this promotion, you're going to play for a piece of $400,000 along with the package to fly to the Bahamas where you'll be playing in the 2016 Poker Caribbean Adventure (PCA). How does FREE sound? For a week you'll always remember and a chance at a lot of cash, it has to sound like the true Cinderella Story!!! It is, it is, so jump out of your sooty rags and get ready to win your way to fame, fun, and fortune!

Neymar Jr. Will be Waiting in Barcelona

You may have read the news of PokerStars signing Neymar Jr., even possibly agreed or disagreed, you may be a fan...or not, but make no mistake about this promotion. You can have more fun than the law allows and tell tales to friends and family for years to come if you win this baby.

From the 18th of June to the 30th of July be sure to invest in playing in the four chances to win one of the packages. Those special $100,000 Neymar Jr. Final tournaments at PokerStars will kick off on June 18th, July 2nd, July 16th, and July 30th at 13:15 ET.

Each event has a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool, along with other prizes like special Neymar Jr. card protectors. The winner of each event will take home an incredible package that includes:

  • Two tickets to a football match in Barcelona
  • Seven nights' accommodation at a four-star hotel for two
  • $800 in travel expenses
  • An EPT Barcelona Festival side event prize worth €2,150
  • An invite to meet Neymar Jr in Barcelona at the filming of a series of celebrity poker duels and say "CHEESE" in a PokerStars group photo with him
  • A PokerStars group photo with Neymar Jr.

So how do you get the chance to play against Neymar Jr.? PokerStars will randomly select one person in the audience to play heads-up poker against Neymar Jr.

If you are chosen to play Neymar Jr., and can pull a win out of your poker skills when you meet him one-on-one, you will take home a free 2016 PCA (PCA) package worth over $15,000!

How do you get a seat in the $100,000 Neymar Jr. Finals?

The first path is the easiest and will get you a seat:

DepositBonus CodeTickets
$15 or more1TICKETone free Neymar Jr Final ticket
$30 or more2TKTStwo free Neymar Jr Final tickets
$40 or more3TKTSthree free Neymar Jr Final tickets
$50 or more4TKTSfour free Neymar Jr Final tickets

The second path:

Every Wednesday from June 10th - July 29th at 14:00 ET, PokerStars will host a special $1,000 Neymar Jr Freeroll. At 14:15 ET — Be prepared because 15 minutes after the first virtual shuffle up and deal of each freeroll — two randomly chosen tables will find each player (up to 18) receiving tickets for the next Neymar Jr. Final.

The next step in making sure you get a seat on Neymar Jr. freerolls is to follow the the superstar's Facebook and Twitter accounts. The passwords you need to register for the freerolls will be found there.

You may already be one of the 18 million-plus Twitter followers and 51 million-plus Facebook fans that read his social media news every day, if not, make sure you are now.

The Neymar Jr. Missions will also help you grab a ticket to the finals. Join in the Neymar Jr. 11 Missions and complete them in consecutive order — the full list is available at PokerStars. Open the Challenges window in the PokerStars desktop client or mobile app.

The Missions are listed in the following:

Take the easy in and open an account at PokerStars from this link and

  • Use Skrill to deposit $30 using the bonus code: '2TKTS' and the marketing code: 'PNEWS'
  • Get two free Neymar Jr. Final tickets, one ticket to the PokerWorks-exclusive $2,500 freeroll kicking off on July 10th, and a free $20 bonus - courtesy of Skrill (more info here)
  • Use the $20 bonus from Skrill to make another deposit. But use the bonus code '1TICKET to grab one extra free Neymar Jr. Final ticket

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