The PokerStars RaiseIt challenge, as the name suggests, has been launched by one of the most popular online poker rooms in the world.
PokerStars RaiseIt challenge is the latest social media marketing tool for the popular online poker room. The marketing team has decided that upon the popularity of competitive football tournaments such as Euro 2016 or the Copa América which, surprising all sports scores news who had predicted a win for Argentina, just finished with Chile’s victory, the best idea is to start doing marketing somehow in connection with football. The PokerStars RaiseIt challenge is nothing but the perfect solution for executing this idea.The main rule to follow is to do something impressive with the ball. Of course it doesn’t matter if you shoot with perfect accuracy or you have amazing skills or you can keep the ball in the air so long that nobody else can repeat after you. The point is that you have to be better than the ones before you, and that you have to be better than yourself every time you try again. You have to Raise It to the top, you have to Raise Yourself to the top.That is the social media marketing campaign that was launched as soon as Neymar’s video was released. Neymar showed his skills in shooting as well as placing and bending the ball in his first video when he put the ball in the car’s back from in front of the car. Neymar invited Ronaldo Luiz Nazario da Lima to join the PokerStars RaiseIt challenge and top his video by an even better performance.
Luckily for all football fans, we didn’t have to wait too long for the reply of the Brazilian legend. The incredible and outstanding Ronaldo skills were proved instantly in his reply video. He put the ball down on the street just behind a cabriolet car. One of the greatest strikers of all time waited for the car to leave. After it was far enough, Ronaldo shot and the ball enters the car after dropping on the ground once. Declaring a winner at PokerStars RaiseIt challenge won’t be as easy as simple sports scores results.
Ronaldo definitely Raised the bar to a higher standard, but that didn’t mean that Nexmar should have given up already. One of the most famous member of Barcelona’s MSN has tried to raise Ronaldo’s skills by another video that required tons of technical skills: he held the ball on this back and let go of it, perfectly putting the ball into a bucket meters underneath him. Then he takes his second ball, keeps it in the air for a while and then puts it perfectly in another bucket, tens of meters away from him.
Neymar definitely managed to Raise It for now, however online gambling news are still hoping to see another terrific idea from Ronaldo. We are sure he didn’t just give up on his PokerStars RaiseIt challenge. Moreover, it would also be interesting to see other famous PokerStars representatives, such as Portuguese world star Cristiano Ronaldo, entering the PokerStars RaiseIt challenge, but other footballers and non-footballers are also free to join. All they need to do is do something amazing, record it, submit the video at the website and wait for others to like the performance.
According to the latest gambling news, the chances for Hungary to win Euro 2016 are getting better and better. This is mainly caused by the amazing performances they keep showing at Euro 2016. They are still unbeaten at the tournament, they won Group F upon defeating Austria my 2-0 and tying both Iceland and Portugal, respectively by 1-1 and 3-3.
Hungary to win Euro 2016 is actually among the top bet recently as their odds are pretty high: 81.00 (80/1) at Bet365, 101.00 (100/1) at other popular online sportsbooks such as BetVictor, Paddy Power and Bwin. Could they do a Greece of 2004 in 2016? It would definitely be one of the biggest surprises in football history, but we should not believe it’s impossible.
The Austrians believed that it is impossible for them not to defeat such a weak team like the Hungarian. We all know how that ended: 2 fantastic goals from Hungary’s Szalai and Stieber and zero from Austria. After that they played like a real big team against Iceland: the Nordics took the lead in the first half due to a controversial penalty, but Hungary pushed hard in the second half and did manage to equalize in the 88th minute with an own goal. They created enough chances to win by 3-4 goals but the finishing never worked.
And then they faced Portugal, who were in desperate need of a win while Hungary were sure to qualify for the Round of 16 when the match started. Unmotivated Hungary versus overly motivated Portugal, that’s what all gambling online guides predicted but that’s completely not how they game looked like: it was a perfect game from both sides. and this was the type of “joga bonito” that an average football actually enjoys watching.
Hungary took the lead early on, but Cristiano Ronaldo assisted and Nani equalized in the end of the first half. Free kick master Dzsudzsák scored as soon as the second half started: his free kick changed its way on the wall and hence found its way to the goal. Cristiano Ronaldo equalized with a terrific finishing with his back heel which was one of the most beautiful goals at Euro 2016. However, it was not enough: Hungary captain Dzsudzsák had another free kick, he hit the wall but collected the ball. He shot. And Dzsudzsák scored against Portugal for the second time. And then as if it was on repeat: Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo, who was playing like a true captain and world class player, which he obviously is, equalized again. Portugal went down 3 times and stood up 3 times, however Hungary were also rather heroic at this game. Terrific performance by the team and an incredible surprise from them throughout the entire tournament.
For Hungary to win Euro 2016, they must keep on playing like they have been so far and taking advantage of the fact that all opponents looked down on them. Everyone counted on underdogs Hungary finishing last in the group and that it’s a sure 3-points for all their rivals. That’s not really how it happened in Group F: they just won the group without a single defeat and with some amazing moments.
Bernd Storck’s men will play against Belgium in the Euro 2016 Round of 16. Belgium are among the top 5 favourites to win Euro 2016. One of the most obvious gambling facts is that betting on Hungary against Belgium would be rather optimistic and you can bet on Hungary to win at online sportsbooks for pretty high odds. Should they defeat Belgium, the chances for Hungary to win Euro 2016 would become even better as the winner of Wales v Northern Ireland would be waiting for them in the quarter finals. And oh well, anything is possible and in a world full of dullness and boredom, why shouldn’t we hope for a surprise team to win Euro 2016?
Underdog hero Hungary are rather inexperienced in major football tournaments and hence their chances were not too good against Austria…
Hungary failed to qualify for the Euro finals in the past 44 years and they played their last World Cup game in 1986. With those stats and records ahead, we were not supposed to give any chances to underdog hero Hungary: they should have lost the game rather easily against the likes of Bayern Munich’s David Alaba and all the other Bundesliga and Premier League players in Austria.
And that’s exactly how the game started: David Alaba could have scored a great goal as early as the 40th second. His shot hit the post, however. If it goes in, we might have seen a different game and what happened next, lead to incredible sports scores news with some terrific game from the Hungarian Euro 2016 squad.
Bernd Strock’s men put out a terrific team performance. After his shot on goal, David Alaba hardly even touched the ball because the Hungarian football tactics worked perfectly. In fact, they created lots of chances to score and could have won by even better live score results. Austria’s completely merited red card didn’t help Austria’s chances either.
Hungary’s number 9, Ádám Szalai, a creature of La Fábrica of Real Madrid took the lead for Hungary in the 61th minute at the end of a beautiful combination. That goal perfectly shows what the expression “joga bonito” means. Later on, Austria tried to open up in hopes of equalizing, but they couldn’t really create any serious danger. Their only result was the fact that they allowed underdog hero Hungary to hit them on a counter attack in the end of the game: Zoltán Stieber decided the match with a beautiful finish over the keeper’s head. Terrific skills, such an elegant move!
Underdog hero Hungary has not celebrated such a heroic victory in 44 years, that’s one of the most important gambling facts lately at Euro 2016. and they can enjoy every second of being up on the football map again. The players celebrated together with Hungarian football fans in the field, but that’s not even the best: Hungary’s capital Budapest went mad after the game finished: thousands of people went out to the streets, and celebrated as if they had won the entire tournaments. Even public transport had to cancel its buses and trams because singing and cheering football fans took over the main streets and meeting points in the city center.
Now underdog hero Hungary are looking forward to see how they can perform in their remaining games. Their next one will be on Saturday against Iceland who tied 1-1 versus Portugal. It will be another interesting games from both sides’ aspects. Even a draw would mean definite qualification to the top 16 for Hungary, but a win could give them even better odds for winning Group F. That would be something! I’m really curious what Cristiano Ronaldo and his team has to say about that one…