Can you beat R9 and win the cash?

Brazilian legend and R9 himself, Ronaldo, wants you to take him on at the poker tables and battle it out for $9,000 in prizes. To be in with a chance of playing against Ronaldo and winning, don’t miss special R9 Goalfest tournaments, running September 9-28.

On September 28, Ronaldo will square off against nine other players in a special $9,000 added online poker tournament. The winner will earn $3,000, and Ronaldo will pledge any cash he wins to charity. Start earning points in daily tournaments and climb the R9 Goalfest Leader Board to take part!

R9 Goalfest - how to play

From September 10-26, we’re running a series of free-to-play and low buy-in tournaments, exclusive to players in Latin America. Points will be awarded based on where you finish in our R9 Goalfest $9 tournaments, and the top nine Leader Board players will then be invited to take on Ronaldo in the September 28 final for cash prizes.

Want to earn double points? The R9 Goalfest Kick-Off tournament will start the Leader Board race in style with a special $9 buy-in event on September 9. Register now to earn double Leader Board points and a share of $3,000 in extra prizes!

TourneyDate & TimeBuy-inPrizes
R9 Goalfest Kick-Off Freeroll Tuesday, September 9, at 19:00 BR (18:00 ET) Free 9 x R9 Goalfest Kick-Off tickets
R9 Goalfest Kick-Off Tuesday, September 9, at 21:00 BR (20:00 ET) $9 Double Leader Board points + $3,000 in prizes
R9 Goalfest Freerolls Daily, September 10-25, at 19:00 BR (18:00 ET) Free 99 x R9 Goalfest $9 tickets
R9 Goalfest $1 Daily Sit & Go’s, September 10-25, all day $1 1 x R9 Goalfest $9 ticket GTD
R9 Goalfest $9 Daily, September 10-26, at 21:00 BR (20:00 ET) $9 Leader Board points + cash prize pool

All R9 Goalfest tournaments can be found under ‘Tourney’ > ‘Regional’ in the PokerStars lobby.

R9 Goalfest - what you can win

Finish in the top nine places on final R9 Goalfest Leader Board and you’ll be invited to take part in the exclusive online R9 Goalfest $9K Final. Ronaldo* will be there to see if you’ve got what it takes to beat him, and if you bust him you’ll be awarded a $90 bounty! All other prizes will be awarded as follows:

PlacePrize ($)
1st 3,000
2nd 2,500
3rd 1,250
4th 750
5th 500
6th 400
7th 300
8th 200
9th 100

*Any cash prizes won by Ronaldo will be donated to charity.

Please Note: This promotion is only available to players in Latin Ameirca. Any cash prizes and tickets awarded are non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash. For more terms and conditions, click here.

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