Norwegian Wins $21,000 GSOP Package

Norwegian Ole Hausner, a 22-year old student from Tromsø, recently won the Ongame Grand Series of Poker Live Super Package worth $21,000 at Betsson Poker. Ole goes under the alias of DaffyCottage and in March he also won the Norwegian Poker Championship in Pot Limit Omaha.

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The GSOP Live Super package includes flights, hotel and expenses plus buy-ins for all five live poker events within the GSOP Live Tournament. To be able to win the package, players have to qualify by collecting 30,000 points during a 40-day period.

-“I am looking forward to meet the European elite in Manchester for the first stop of the GSOP Live Tournament”, says Ole. “This will be the third time I play in the Grand Series of Poker and I will aim to win. Poker is of course about the challenge, the thrill and the skills. But more importantly, poker is a game of fun.”

-“The GSOP Live Tournament is a unique concept that suits all our players well”, says Herbert Paradis, Head of Poker at Betsson which is a member of the Ongame poker network. “The GSOP attracts both recreational players and professional players. It is a tournament that combines affordable buy-ins with the luxurious atmosphere of a world-class event.”

About GSOP Live

Grand Series of Poker Live is a luxurious live poker tournament designed by Ongame with the recreational player in mind. The main part of GSOP Live takes place in Europe – by beaches, in the Alps and in one of the world’s most famous football stadiums – Manchester United’s Old Trafford. The Grand Final will then see the tour go pan-Atlantic to the Caribbean paradise of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.

Future GSOP events:

  • 2-6 August 2011: Manchester at Manchester United FC’s stadium Old Trafford
  • 11-15 October 2011: Greece, Porto Carras, near Thessaloniki
  • 8-12 December 2011: Prague
  • 1-5 February 2012: Salzburg, in the skiing resort St Johann im Pongau
  • 21-28 April 2012: Grand Final in the Dominican Republic

Direct buy-ins are available at but you can also qualify for much less by playing poker at these great poker sites:

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