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Congratulations Mark Smith!

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 2:26 pm •  Published: April 30, 2009

Congratulations to Tahlequah’s Mark Smith, who became the WGC Ultimate Gamer in the recent reality-show competition on the SciFi channel.

Smith, 23, won $100,000 and will become a representative of the World Cyber Games.

Smith told The Oklahoman in an interview before the show aired that his laid-back persona helped hide his outstanding gaming skills.

“I will say, I think being the southern boy, people didn’t see me coming, that’s for sure,” Smith said. “I guess they don’t think we have the internet here in Oklahoma yet. But I definitely came ready to play and I think they were very surprised by that.”

- Matt Price

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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