Maryland Live! Casino $1 Million Baccarat Tournament winner

Feb 28, 2017 3:01 AM

The Maryland Live! Casino in Hanover, Md., announced that Son L. was the winner of the casino’s $1 Million Baccarat Tournament Series.

The tournament, which began July 31 last year, was held as a series of monthly events; each had 300 spots available for participants who had qualified prior to each event. Nine monthly finalists were guaranteed a seat in the Championship Tournament held Feb. 27, and other eligible participants gained entry through wild card drawings.

The first place prize was $500,000 in cash. First runner-up, Ms. Hui C. won $100,000 in cash. The balance of the prize money was awarded in promotional chips based on order of finish.

Shown with Mr. Son L. (second from left) accepting his prize are, from left to right, Jonathan Cordish, principal, vice president & director of finance, The Cordish Companies; Robert Norton, president, Cordish Global Gaming Group; and Robert Smith, vice president of relationship marketing