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Maryland Live Poker Room Review

Maryland Live Poker Room Review

Maryland Live Poker
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Maryland Live Poker Room, located in Hanover, Maryland, is one of the Baltimore region’s most popular poker destinations. 

The room features 50 tables and 24/7 action, so you can be sure that there will always be a poker game going for you. With a wide variety of cash games and tournaments, there is something in this room for every poker player.

Maryland Live Poker Room

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Cash Games

The Maryland Live Poker Room offers some of the best cash games in area. No-Limit Hold’Em stakes can range from $1/$3 to $10/$25, so there are plenty of options for players with different bankrolls. 

In addition to No Limit Hold’Em, Maryland Live Poker Room offers Baltimore locals with cash games in Limit Hold’Em, Pot Limit Omaha, Limit Omaha 8-or-Better, and other mixed games. With 50 tables at its disposal and a variety of poker games to choose from, the room ensures that players of all kinds can enjoy the cash games.

Cash Games that always run:

  • $4/$8 Limit Texas Hold’Em
  • $2/$2 Pot Limit Omaha
  • $1/$3 No Limit Texas Hold’Em
  • $2/$5 No Limit Texas Hold’Em
  • $5/$10 No Limit Texas Hold’Em 

Cash games that run sometimes or upon demand:

  • $4/$8 Limit Omaha 8-or-Better
  • $8/$18 Mixed
  • $20/$40 Limit Hold’Em
  • $5/$5 Pot Limit Omaha
  • $5/$10 Pot Limit Omaha
  • $10/$10 Pot Limit Omaha
  • $10/$25 No Limit Texas Hold’Em

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Poker Tournaments

Maryland Live Poker Room offers several daily tournaments with different buy-ins and guarantees. An average month will see tournaments running almost daily with buy-ins ranging from $45 to north of $200.

The room also prides itself on hosting a stop for the World Poker Tour (WPT). The WPT makes an annual stop at Maryland Live and offers tournaments with higher buy ins and guarantees. 

For the most up to date information on poker tournaments, check out the Maryland Live Poker Room page on Poker Atlas.

Maryland Live Poker Room Tournament Calendar

Maryland Live Poker Room Amenities

In addition to offering some of the best poker games in the area, Maryland Live offers players several benefits. Players earn $1 per hour in comps that can be used at different locations in the casino. In addition to this, room offers tableside food, complimentary cocktail services, and valet parking. Players can also pay for tableside massages.

Notable Reviews from Maryland Live Poker Players

“The absolutely best managed room I’ve ever played in. Anywhere. Player focused, constant promotions. Great tourney and cash games. The dealers here treat every level of player with respect. It’s hard to play elsewhere.” –Anonymous

“I’ve played in the area before and knew poker would be big here but didn’t expect this. There are a ton of tables and almost all the tourneys have guarantees. I did run into a little bit of a wait time but you can’t complain too much when you have the action you see here. Had a good mix of players. There’s a lot of talent here but a ton of rookies too so a good chance to cash in. Staff did a great job keeping things going and handling situations (did see a drunk get escorted out after he got a tad uppity). Dealers when I played had the occasional slip-up but the staff handled it well.” –Anonymous

“Good poker room, dealers are getting better. You still get the occasional rookie dealer. 30% fish. Best feature is WiFi connectivity and HOT wait staff. Downside is that you have to go all the way down and out of poker room to hit the bathrooms which during tournament play can be a drag.” –Anonymous

“As a $2-5NL player I have a much better luck in rooms where they are playing higher stakes at other tables. Maryland Live was running a $10-25NL which meant there were fewer serious players stuck at $2-5. Still, this was a tougher $2-5 game than any of the Southern California casinos I played in May and tougher than my Florida games in Pompano and St. Pete. If I were 25 years old it would be tempting to become a congressional aid and spend my downtown playing poker on the side.” –Chance

The Bottom Line

Maryland Live Poker Room is a great option for poker players in the Baltimore, Maryland area and is worthy of a five star rating. The room offers an exceptional variety of cash games that range from $1/$3 to $10/$25 No-Limit Hold’Em in addition to various stakes for other games such as Limit Hold’Em and Pot-Limit Omaha. The room has consistent weekly tournaments and also is home to a stop of the World Poker Tour. Players also receive good comps and can take advantage of the casino’s great benefits.

About the Author

Patrick Harvey

Graduate student trying to make money in poker so that I don't end up having to drive Knish's truck.

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