Watch Rafa vs. The World tonight

Rafa Nadal is in Miami for the Sony Open this week, but before he hits the court, he's facing off versus the whole world on PokerStars. You can watch it happen and play along. Tonight at at 5:30pm ET, Rafa will sit down for some six-max Zoom on PokerStars. You're invited to play, watch, and chat with the current No. 1 tennis player in the world..

Earlier this year Rafa took on Spain in heads-up Zoom and won the match. PokerStars webcast the event and let viewers ask questions using the #rafavsworld hashtag.

Now the webcast has followed Rafa to Miami. Tonight he will be battling for 5/10 play money blinds on PokerStarsPlay (the Facebook poker app). Play money players can also join the action on or You can take on Rafa and ask him questions while he plays. Team PokerStars Pro Daniel Negreanu will be there to commentate on the action.


Rafa is ready

While there is no real money involved, there is real pressure. The webcast will be keeping track of all the hands Rafa wins. It will also keep track of all the hands the rest of the world wins after the flop. When the hour is over, PokerStars will multiply the winner's score by $100 and give the cash to Care International.

The PokerStars Blog will be on hand to keep track of the action and will have full reports when it's done.

Want to watch or play along? Here's the information you need.

Local start times

14:30-15:30 - Pacific Time (PDT)
17:30-18:30 - Eastern Time (EDT)
18:30-19:30 - Brasilia time (BRT)
21:30-22:30 - Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
22:30-23:30 - Central European Time (CET)
01:30-02:30 - Moscow Time (MSK)

Webcast viewing options on desktop and mobile/tablet devices
PokerStars Facebook App
PokerStars YouTube channel


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