A shout-out toJesse Sylvia , the 26-year-old Malden native who was the runner-up in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas this week. Sylvia, who grew up on Martha’s Vineyard, lost a head-to-head showdown with Greg Merson of Maryland at the final table, making the 24-year-old Merson the winner – of $8.53 million.
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