8 Ball Pool holds virtual fundraising event with the Global Gift Foundation for charity

8 Ball Pool holds virtual fundraising event with the Global Gift Foundation for charity
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In case you missed it, Miniclip has announced a new event for 8 Ball Pool, letting players do their part in a virtual fundraising event for charity. Crafted in partnership with the Global Gift Foundation, the event is currently ongoing and will run until May 19th.

Now with more than 40 celebrities who have pledged their support, 8 Ball Pool's charitable event lets players score limited-edition cues and avatars, as well as a special Global Gift cue. Stars include Luke Evans, Eva Longoria, Anastacia, Denise Van Outen, Vanessa Williams, Ronan and Storm Keating, Mikel Arteta, Luis Fonsi, and Olivier Giroud.

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"This partnership is an incredible opportunity for us to give back and use our platform to support worthwhile and life-changing causes," says Rafael Rodrigues, Product Director of 8 Ball Pool. "As a global company with offices around the world, partnering with a charity that supports people on a global scale is an amazing feeling. The Global Gift Foundation is fully aligned with our goals of providing vital support that positively impacts people across the world, not just in the games industry. We’re extremely proud to support them, with a star-studded group behind us to drive the fundraising efforts."

If you're keen on joining in, you can do so by downloading 8 Ball Pool on the iOS App Store and on the Google Play Store for Android devices. It's a free-to-play game with in-app purchases. You can also take a little sneak peek at the embedded clip above to get a feel of the game's vibes, or visit the official website for more info on the studio.

Are you on the hunt for more similar titles that will put your skills to the test on your mobile device? Why not take a gander at our list of the best digital board games on Android?

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Catherine Dellosa
Catherine Dellosa
Catherine plays video games for a living and writes because she’s in love with words. Her Young Adult contemporary novel, For The Win: The Not-So-Epic Quest Of A Non-Playable Character, is her third book published by Penguin Random House SEA - a poignant love letter to gamer geeks, mythological creatures, teenage heartbreak, and everything in between. She one day hopes to soar the skies as a superhero, but for now, she strongly believes in saving lives through her works in fiction. Check out her books at, or follow her on FB/IG/Twitter at @thenoobwife.