A 24-year-old Maryland poker professional won the World Series of Poker main event, outlasting his final opponents in a marathon card session of nearly 12 hours for the $8.53 million title on Wednesday.
The District of Columbia Council remains bitterly divided on how, or even if, the nation’s capital should have the first government-run online gambling venture in the United States.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says state revenues would be hurt if Congress legalizes online gambling.
A high stakes game of Texas Hold’em is fine in Vegas, but Baltimore County police say it’s not legal there.