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Online Casino Player Wins WSOP Seat

A lucky and skilled online casino player from Michigan has just won himself a seat in the WSOP, or World Series of Poker. The online casinos card room, Sun Poker, was the setting for this historical win. He turned out to be the best Texas Hold’em Poker player at the online casino that day, and now he will represent this online gambling site at the 2006 World Series of Poker. So who is this great lucky player? Claude Mason, 35, of Taylor, Michigan, that’s who. And he’s been crowned Sun Poker’s ‘King of the Palace’ Champion.

Mason’s Grand Prize for entering the World Series of Poker is a US 10,000 seat to play in the tournament in Las Vegas, including accommodations and round trip airfare. The skilled online casino poker player won by participating in the four month long ‘King of the Palace’ tournament, a series of online casino and live poker tournaments sponsored by Sun Poker to find the top poker player in the state of Michigan.

Battling it out among thousands of other talented and skilled online casino poker players, Mason, a father of three, defeated nine other World Series of Poker hopefuls, live, at the Palace of Auburn Hills. ‘Playing in the World Series of Poker has always been a dream of mine. I’m playing very well right now, and I plan on shocking the world by winning the event! I also look forward to sharing this trip with my family,’ said Mason. This online casino poker shark is wished a great deal of luck and a fabulous time at the World Series of Poker!

OCA News Editor

Jenny McKinnley is OCA’s financial correspondent. After spending years on the trading floor in both NY and London, she offers insight from the inside out on world financial news and events.