Known as the first woman ever to win the European Poker Tour, British poker pro Vicky Coren is engaged. She and her fiance, actor David Mitchell, announced their engagement on Tuesday. The couple began dating last year after they met on a UK quiz show The Bubble.
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Aside from being the first player to win both a televised professional tournament (EPT London 2006) and a televised celebrity tournament (Celebrity Poker Club 2005), Coren also writes weekly columns for The Observer and The Guardian newspapers and hosts a British television quiz show Only Connect. In 2009 she released her poker memoir called For Richer, For Poorer: A Love Affair with Poker.
According to the BBC, Mitchell placed an ad in the Birth, Marriages and Deaths column of The Times newspaper to announced the big news: MR D.J.S. MITCHELL AND MISS V.E. COREN. The engagement is announced between David, son of Mr and Mrs Ian Mitchell, of Oxford, and Victoria, daughter of Dr Anne Coren and the late Mr Alan Coren, of London.
Coren will be marrying David Mitchell, an award winning comedian perhaps best known for his role on the TV series Peep Show.
Coren thanked fans for their congratulations on Twitter, saying: Im very happy.
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