Laurel, Md., man wins World Series of Poker

Greg Merson, 24, of Laurel, Md., has won the World Series of Poker main event, earning $8.53 million.

The championship bracelet is displayed during the World Series of Poker Final Table event, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

The championship bracelet is displayed during the World Series of Poker Final Table event, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

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