ARUNDEL MILLS, Md. (WUSA9) -- Work is still underway on the poker room at Maryland Live! Casino but officials have already named the Director of Poker Operations.
Maryland Live! officials say Mike Smith has joined the team.He will oversee all development as construction on the state-of-the-art poker room continues "as well as day-to-day operations to add more than 50 traditional poker tables to the new casino floor," according to a press release.
Before this position, officials say Smith served as Director of Poker at Isle Casino in Pompano Beach, Florida. He also worked at the Grand Casino in Biloxi, MS and the Seminole Hard Rock in Hollywood, Florida.
The Poker Room will open in late this summer, say officials.