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PokerStars Team Up with Usain Bolt for New Poker Zoom Promotion

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017 09:44

PokerStars have enlisted the services of the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, to launch their first ever celebrity-branded poker table. PokerStars players can now enjoy a special Usain Bolt edition of the sites popular Zoom Poker, the fast-paced take on the casino classic. In Zoom Poker players have the opportunity to fold instantly and switch between different Zoom tables while games are in play. Surely there’s no better man to promote poker’s fastest and most action-packed games!

Special Edition Poker


Talking about the game, the Olympic champion sprinter said “I’m very excited to bring my special edition of Zoom to my fans and poker players around the globe… it is a non-stop poker game which is fun and competitive. I hope everyone enjoys it.”. Bolt has only recently retired from athletics after winning a bronze medal at the World Champions in London in early August. He has revealed that he plans to spend his retirement relaxing and enjoying life with his friends and family. The Jamaican, alongside American comedian Kevin Hart, is one of PokerStars main endorsers and the two are set to meet at a one-on-one poker match in the Bahamas in early 2018 as part of the PokerStars Caribbean adventure.

What is Zoom Poker?


Zoom Poker is a new fast-paced take on the casino classic. It’s poker at breakneck speed with opponents changing after every hand! Here are some of the basic features of Zoom Poker:
  • If you fold you’ll be immediately moved to a new hand at a new table.
  • Players can fold at any time during a bet. You can even click on ‘Fast Fold’ to fold before it’s your turn.
  • Players can stay at the table and watch a hand after they have folded by holding the CTRL as they click the ‘Fold’ button.
  • Zoom Poker can be played in tournaments and cash games. It can even be played for free.

Zoom Poker is available to play at PokerStars both on computers and on mobile devices.

Pacey Promotions


To celebrate the launch of the Usain Bolt Zoom Poker table PokerStars are holding three Zoom Freeroll Tournaments per day each with a prize pool of €200 until October 16th. To participate in the promotion, you’ll need deposit £$€10 or more at PokerStars between August 14th and October 16th using the promotional code ‘BOLTTICKETS’. After making the deposit your PokerStars’ account will be credited with 3 Usain Bolt Edition Freeroll tickets. You can then use these tickets to take part in any of the 3 daily Freeroll tournaments. The prize pool of €200 will be shared among the top players of each tournament with the number of prizes awarded depending on the number taking part in the event (a minimum of 10% of the players taking part in the tournament will receive bonuses). Note that all tickets for the tournaments expire at 23:59 WET each day but players can earn as many tickets as they want over the promotional period but with a maximum of 3 per day.

For full terms and conditions of the promotion see the PokerStars website.


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