When Ravens safety Bernard Pollard got to the NFL, he noticed the veterans playing a card game in their downtime.
And then he saw the sums of money being wagered.
"I've seen people dropping $70,000 or $80,000," he said Monday after practice.
Pollard hopes Bourre, an app released Friday that he conceived and paid for, will introduce fans to the game without their having to risk any real cash. Available for download on Apple products — iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch — for $1.99, Bourre represents the culmination of a long-ago dream hatched during hours spent playing video games with a teammate in Texas.
Pollard, who signed an extension through 2015 in the...