Vicky Coren

Team PokerStars Pro Victoria Coren to marry David Mitchell

It was 2005 when someone led me into an audio booth in a London television studio. I was due to sit down next to James Hartigan to provide some color commentary for the World Cup of Poker II. While I waited my turn, I stared at the back of a woman's head as she analyzed the on-going game. What I tho...more

by Brad Willis on March 21, 2012 10:12 AM

VIP Club Mega Month keeps me in my seat during August

I think some people scale down their poker playing in August. The big tournament circuit goes quiet: it's the gap between the end of the World Series and the start of the EPT. The card room at the casino is quieter, which makes me wonder whether the regulars are off on holiday with wives and child...more

by Victoria Coren on August 16, 2011 5:56 AM

Vicky Coren, the Royal wedding and cucumber sandwiches

London-based Team PokerStars Pro Vicky Coren is a poker columnist for The Guardian and a commentator for The Observer. She is one of the biggest names on Britain's poker circuit and is also one of the highest-earning female players. Vicky, are you beside yourself over the Royal Wedding? What will y...more

by Sue Carswell on April 19, 2011 1:52 AM

Vicky Coren confesses

It's hard to imagine PokerStars Team Pro member Vicky Coren being afraid to walk into a casino poker room, but the way she describes it in her book, For Richer or for Poorer, Confessions of a Player, it seemed to her at the time like walking into a lion's den. She says that she would go to the casin...more

by Rebekah Mercer on February 28, 2011 6:13 AM

Victoria Coren wins Best Contribution to Poker

Victoria Coren is a lot of things to a lot of people. She's a Team PokerStars Pro, a presenter, an author, and an all-around nice woman. She's given a lot of herself to the the game we all love, and now she's being given some credit for it. Last night at Kensington Close Hotel in London, Coren was...more

by Brad Willis on September 14, 2010 12:37 PM

Early stage tournament strategy, by Vicky Coren

The forthcoming Manchester UKIPT event will be the first tournament I play on this exciting new British and Irish tour, and I'll be very interested to look at the style of play. The buy-in (£500) is sized to make it possible for recreational players to try a significant tournament - plus of course t...more

by Brad Willis on February 10, 2010 6:27 AM

I followed my own bankroll management advice, by Vicky Coren

by Vicky Coren The new UKIPT (UK and Irish poker tour) was announced the same week I made a very grown-up decision. I wanted to go and play the Master Classics of Poker in Amsterdam, but I decided not to because the buy-in was too big. I'm moving house soon, I've had builders in the new place for ...more

by Simon Young on December 3, 2009 5:57 AM

EPT London: Coren, Canadians, and tilt

The world of Twitter belongs to Vicky Coren and it's best not to cross its borders unless you plan to behave. Today, the Team PokerStars Pro sits across this vast room with a look on her face that makes it appear we can approach. Then, just as well do, she's in the middle of a hand that--though we ...more

by Brad Willis on October 2, 2009 8:55 AM

Want to Connect with Vicky Coren?

We all know our Team PokerStars Pro players are a talented bunch at the tables, but many are gifted away from the felt as well. Take Vicky Coren, for example, who is no stranger to radio and television. Our readers in the UK now have another chance to catch her on the small screen as tonight (Mon) ...more

by Simon Young on July 13, 2009 11:17 AM

Poker strategy: Vicky Coren's guide to changing gears

Team PokerStars Pro Vicky Coren enjoyed a great run at this month's PokerStars Caribbean Adventure main event, finishing 30th for $40,000. With life tournament winnings of more than $1.2 million, including $941,513 for the EPT London title in 2006, she's an ideal person to write about the importanc...more

by Simon Young on January 16, 2009 5:21 AM
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