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By: royalraise85 @ 07:21 (EDT) / 362 / Comment ( 1 )

Players can win a seat in the Neymar Jr Charity Home Game for free at PokerStars

PokerStars has just launched a series of free online tournaments that will give fans the opportunity to meet Neymar Jr and join him in the Neymar Jr Charity Home Game, a star-studded, live charity poker tournament to benefit the Neymar Jr Institute. The charity event will take place on July 26 during the Brazilian Series of Poker (BSOP) in São Paulo and will be streamed online at

The event will bring together Neymar Jr, friends, celebrities and poker players for a fun-filled event with all proceeds from the USD $1,000 buy-in registrations going to the Neymar Jr Institute. The prizes up for grabs include an entry to the BSOP Millions, Neymar Jr signed memorabilia, PokerStars donated prizes, and much more.

The Neymar Jr Institute was established in 2014 and aims to help thousands of underprivileged children and their families from São Paulo by providing sports and school activities to develop skills that have an effective impact on their quality of life, helping to overcome social problems such as violence and crime. 

“PokerStars is delighted to be supporting this event and the work of Neymar Jr’s Institute. It aligns with the key themes of our corporate giving programme ‘Helping Hands’ using sport to transform and enrich people's lives. This  continues our long tradition of working with charities around the world,” said Sue Hammett, Head of Corporate Giving for PokerStars

To participate for free in the Neymar Jr Charity Home Game and join one of the biggest names in Brazilian sport, poker players and fans with a PokerStars account can take part in any of the free online tournaments on PokerStars. Online freerolls are already running at

The event will be broadcast at at 16:00 Brasília time. Everyone can get involved and interact with the tournament using the hashtag #HomeGameNJR.

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