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Old 05-25-2012, 07:30 PM   #51
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

Stars just ****ing owns....best company ever, ainec.

This should go a loooooooooooong way as far as legitimizing iPoker in the eyes of the general population.
I don't see any scenario in which this signing isn't hugely positive for us.


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This is amazing I really need to move out of the USA and get back on Stars I mean wtf.
Do it, I did and I'm so happy to be playing there again. I'd forgotten how amazing the software is, how nice it is to get replies from support within 15-20 minutes, how safe it is compared to other networks, how much more traffic and how many more games are available, etc...Makes me feel that I was out of my mind for ever playing anywhere else, really.
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Old 05-25-2012, 07:38 PM   #52
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

I'm not a Nadal fan (respect though) but damn what a signing.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:35 PM   #53
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

This is so huge. Well played.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:35 PM   #54
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This is so huge. Well played.
That's what she said.
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:13 PM   #55
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

next ad: something something nadal something slow mo concentration something he knows all about aces something crowd standing ovation zeros on cheques poker is a sport we are poker
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:34 PM   #56
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Have to admit, PS makes some incredible good business decisions.
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Old 05-25-2012, 09:46 PM   #57
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

Wow. I'm a huge poker stars fan and a huge tennis fan. But I absolutely hate Rafa. I'm so disappointed beyond belief. Why not Federer or Djokovic ?! Even when they had Monfils as a pro- I'm happier with that guy over Rafa!!!!!!

but ya- as usual stars makes what will probably be a very solid business decision even though i hate Rafa so much.

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Old 05-25-2012, 09:49 PM   #58
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Old 05-25-2012, 10:17 PM   #59
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

Sucks that the United States will never get to play Pokerstars ever again. Ever. Never. It's literally the truest form of the word never.
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Old 05-25-2012, 10:52 PM   #60
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Sucks that the United States will never get to play Pokerstars ever again. Ever. Never. It's literally the truest form of the word never.
The contrary is actually more likely than not.

It's very possible that the rumors about Stars paying off the US dictatorship in exchange, among other things, for the right to reenter its market in the future, are true.

Politicians only care about money and their image, because that's what gets them reelected.

The latter has definitely been a problem for us in terms of greasing these little rats into giving us our freedom, but with world-class athletes (whether or not you like the guy as a tennis player) such as Nadal lending their image to online poker, believe me that it's going to calm a lot of politicians' fear of being perceived as contributing to the decay of our youths' values and heaven-bound souls.

They'll switch from "playing poker means you're a heroin addict who rapes children" to "hey look, it's mainstream and totally legit! ("just put the money in my pocket and sloooowly back out, kthxbye")
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Old 05-25-2012, 10:55 PM   #61
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

I hope this brings the fish.
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Old 05-25-2012, 10:57 PM   #62
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I wonder what games Rafal will play?

GJ Pokerstars
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Old 05-25-2012, 11:22 PM   #63
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easily the biggest "celebrity" signing ever
LOL! I disagree, seinfeld was / is one of the biggest and funniest shows of all time.

But anyways, great move for stars! Well played.
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Old 05-25-2012, 11:30 PM   #64
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There's an unconfirmed rumour that Rafa is going to miss Roland Garros and Wimbledon and jet out for the WSOP instead.
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Old 05-26-2012, 12:34 AM   #65
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Nadal confirmed busto.
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Old 05-26-2012, 01:57 AM   #66
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

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Wow. I'm a huge poker stars fan and a huge tennis fan. But I absolutely hate Rafa. I'm so disappointed beyond belief. Why not Federer or Djokovic ?! Even when they had Monfils as a pro- I'm happier with that guy over Rafa!!!!!!

but ya- as usual stars makes what will probably be a very solid business decision even though i hate Rafa so much.
Of Rafa, Federer, and Djokovic, which player do you think will bring in the highest number of 85 over 55 maniacs? There you go.
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Old 05-26-2012, 02:16 AM   #67
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

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LOL! I disagree, seinfeld was / is one of the biggest and funniest shows of all time.

But anyways, great move for stars! Well played.
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Old 05-26-2012, 04:41 AM   #68
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There's an unconfirmed rumour that Rafa is going to miss Roland Garros and Wimbledon and jet out for the WSOP instead.
(Y) I loled for a bit
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Old 05-26-2012, 05:16 AM   #69
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Re: The Tennis player Rafal Nadal will be the new ambassador of PokerStars!!!

That is certainly very nice indeed. Nadal is my favourite !
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Old 05-26-2012, 05:43 AM   #70
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Looks like PS is looking for dynamic, athletic types to get their name out there.

GG Mike Matusow
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Old 05-26-2012, 06:35 AM   #71
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Nadal is a boss, sick sick signing
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Old 05-26-2012, 07:01 AM   #72
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In related news, the Tapie group has signed tennis players Nikolay Davydenko and Filippo Volandri,
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Old 05-26-2012, 07:37 AM   #73
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Nadal is the biggest scum playing sports


a known cheater and suspected juicer
suspected juicer? Really? Name me any very succesful athlete that is not suspected to have taken illegal enhancing drugs? Every top athlete is a suspect. Any other view on that matter just shows that you're naive.
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:01 AM   #74
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suspected juicer? Really? Name me any very succesful athlete that is not suspected to have taken illegal enhancing drugs? Every top athlete is a suspect. Any other view on that matter just shows that you're naive.
To lazy to completely pwn you so I'll do one.
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Old 05-26-2012, 08:07 AM   #75
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To lazy to completely pwn you so I'll do one.
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How can you be absolutely sure? Are you sure his trainer did not sit him down when he was 16 and told him "I think you can be big with some improvements, I think we can achieve this by trying out this new drug I heard of, you want to try it?"
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