This week world-renowned Brazilian soccer star, Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, showed up at the 53rd annual World Series of Poker. After trying his hand in the Event #26: $10,000 Limit Hold’em Championship over the weekend, Neymar Jr. was joined by his friends for a special “Neymar & Friends” tournament held at Bally’s the future Horseshoe Las Vegas On Monday, June 13. The event featured 16 prominent Brazilian poker players, including André Akkari, for a prize pool of $10,000.
Neymar Jr. is no stranger to poker; he takes time from training his body for the soccer pitch to train his mind with some of the best in the world. Time will tell if Neymar Jr. adds a highly coveted WSOP gold bracelet to his lengthy list of accomplishments.
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