PokerStars is taking the battle against AIDS to the felt.This year, the poker room is serving as the exclusive poker sponsor of the 15th annual Life Ball, Europe’s largest charity event, dedicated to the fight against the horrible disease.Now, PokerStars is giving its players an opportunity to win a trip to the May 26 event in Vienna, Austria.

Over the next couple weeks, PokerStars will host a daily “AIDS Charity” freeroll at 2:00pm eastern time, allowing up to 2,000 players a chance to qualify for one of two charity finals, to be held May 6 and May 20.The top twenty-seven finishers from each preliminary freeroll will make the finals.

The winner of each of the two finals will win a Life Ball travel package which includes two tickets to the Life Ball, roundtrip travel to Vienna, and hotel accommodations.Additionally, these two players will get a chance to participate in a celebrity charity poker tournament at the Life Ball.The winner of that tournament will receive the honor of presenting a $100,000 check to Life Ball for PokerStars.

On top of the $100,000, PokerStars will contribute one dollar for every participant in the preliminary freerolls.

Kory Travers

Kory Travers