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DJ Khaled, Michael Phelps, Paul George, And Karl-Anthony Towns To Battle In Global Poker Challenge

Players Can Compete With Celebrities From Sept. 18 To Nov. 13


Global Poker has announced their first ever Celebrity Challenge, featuring Grammy Award winning producer DJ Khaled, 23-time Olympic gold medal winner Michael Phelps, and NBA stars Paul George and Karl-Anthony Towns.

The grand final will see the four celebrities pitted against each other for $90,000 in total donations to a charity of their choice.

Not only will each celebrity play against each other, but Global Poker players will also get the chance to compete with challenges scheduled between Sept. 18 and Nov. 13.

“For many of our players, Global Poker has been the best kept secret in the poker world for some time,” said General Manager David Lyons. “We see this challenge as a great opportunity to bring our unique and authentic poker experience to a wider audience, and are thrilled to have these amazing athletes and musicians on board.”

Schedule Of Events

Paul George Challenge Sept. 18 – Oct. 1
Karl-Anthony Towns Challenge Oct. 2–15
Michael Phelps Challenge Oct. 16–29
DJ Khaled Challenge Oct. 30 – Nov. 12
Player Challenge Grand Final Nov. 12
Celebrity Challenge Grand Final Nov. 13

Before each showdown, there will be a Sweeps Coin qualifying event. Players who make it through qualifiers will compete for the chance to win a slice of the prize pool, exclusive Global Poker merchandise signed by the celebrity players themselves, and a spot in the player challenge grand final.

The overall winner will get a special Ferrari Race Day experience of their choice in North America.

If you’re ready to play, sign up for Global Poker and start playing today.

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