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The online gambling specialists at Super Casino have shared their thoughts on the announcement that football legends, Ronaldo and Andriy Shevchenko, are to join Rafael Nadal in taking part in the European Poker Tournament.

The event is to be held in Prague on December 12th featuring a live charity poker tournament. World tennis number one, Rafael Nadal is now to be joined by Ukrainian Ballon d’or winner, Shevchenko, and 37 year old Brazilian ex-striker Ronaldo, who has previously played in the Brazil Series of Poker and at the EPT Barcelona. Speaking about facing his opponents, Ronaldo explained that “it’s one of the few opportunities that I have to take on Rafa and the other athletes on a level playing field. We are all sports professionals, but in completely different fields, and in poker is the level playing ground on which we can all compete fairly.”

Other famous sports figures to announce their participation include Italian skier Alberto Tomba and Dutch Olympic field hockey gold medallist Fatima Moreira de Melo, as well as one of the world’s most acclaimed poker players, Daniel Negreanu.

The online casino providers, Super Casino, are well known for their variety of online poker games. Featuring popular single line or four line video poker, the team have a natural interest in the activity. Having already commented on Nadal’s plans to participate in the charity event, the specialists were excited to hear that more sports legends had signed up. A representative from the firm shares their thoughts on the subject.

“It’s great to see people like Ronaldo have agreed to the event, as it not only raises the profile of poker itself but the charities involved. With some of the world’s most impressive and competitive sports stars competing against each other, we’re expecting to see some interesting games and one or two surprises along the way as well!”

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Daniel Solomou
Super Casino

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