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Five Questions with Horseshoe poker room manager Anthony Chester
Five Questions with Horseshoe poker room manager Anthony Chester

Anthony Chester has seen poker as a player, dealer, tournament coordinator and, now, manager of the poker room at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore. The room, lined with framed photographs of poker greats, holds regular tournaments at its 25 tables. The most popular, a $350 buy-in, is held Saturdays and has a $20,000 guarantee. Caesars, which owns Horseshoe, also owns the World Series of Poker. That gave Horseshoe Baltimore, which opened in August, the right to name its poker room for the signature event and to host a World Series circuit tournament. Horseshoe said the recent event — actually a series of 14 tournaments over 12 days — generated a prize pool of more than $2...

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