Raise money for Charity with PokerStars in aid of Cancer Research UK

This year PokerStars is supporting women in the UK to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and raise vital funds to beat all 200 types of cancer. Now you can help us raise even more money by playing in a series of special charity online tournaments running June 1-9.

The buy-in for each tournament will be $5+$5, with $5 going into the prize pool and $5 being donated to Cancer Research UK. It’s a great way to support this worthy cause, while also competing in a fun tournament for a share of the cash!

In addition, Team PokerStars Pro Liv Boeree will be taking part in a Race for Life event in London on June 1, and will be hosting a $5+$5 online tournament later in the day. It’s another chance for you to help raise money, and play against one of the biggest names in poker.

How to take part in Charity Week

Charity Week tournaments have a buy-in of $5+$5 and take place every day from June 1-9. Liv Boeree’s event runs on June 1 at 15:00 ET. To find all tournaments and register, open the PokerStars lobby and click ‘Tourney’ > ‘Special’.  

You can also donate money to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life directly from your account without playing one of the charity tournaments. Go to ‘Requests’ in the top menu in the lobby and select ‘Transfer Funds’. Choose ‘Transfer to another player’ and enter ‘raceforlife’.

Watch this video for more about Race for Life and Cancer Research UK:

PokerStars supports many different charities as part of The Rational Group’s Helping Hands programme. See here to find out more. 

Contact support@pokerstars.com if you have any questions about playing an online charity tournament.

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