Image of Christ Sold on eBay to

PITTSBURGH, PA – June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) —, the Internet casino famous for outrageous eBay purchases, has acquired a water-stained piece of plaster from a Pittsburgh man’s bathroom that bears a remarkable resemblance to the image of Jesus Christ. spent $1,999.99 for the divine stain.

Photo Caption: The water-stained “Shower Jesus” piece of plaster seen here.

June 11 was the fateful day that the image appeared to Jeffrey Rigo, 30, as he stepped out of the shower. He cut the plaster piece from his wall and put it up for auction on eBay under the name “Shower Jesus.”

The “Shower Jesus” eBay page received an enormous amount of attention from website visitors, which in turn sparked the attention of publicity connoisseurs, who have changed the face of marketing with their innovative and unconventional advertising strategies.

“This water stain from the shower just fits right in with the other purchases we’ve made. For us, it’s a no-brainer,” said Drew Black, a spokesman from the casino. “The public is interested in these things, and we get the exposure.”

Setting the standard in marketing creativity, has devised some of the most exciting and outrageous advertising campaigns in the past few years. Recently, items such as the Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Britney Spears’ Pregnancy Test, and Pope Benedict XVI’s previously-owned VW Golf have garnered extensive worldwide media attention for the casino.

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Original Story ID: (509) :: 2005-06-0623-003

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NEWS SOURCE: | Published: 2005-06-23 16:29:00

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