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Coren Mitchell wins second European Poker Tour event

British journalist and TV presenter Victoria Coren Mitchell has won her second European Poker Tour Main Event title, becoming the first ever professional player to do so.

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Congratulations to Team Pro @victoriacoren on becoming the first double European Poker Tour champion! http://t.co/4ZCnaACVID

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Coren Mitchell has been playing poker since her teens and has won over $1m during her career, according to her website.

The Only Connect presenter took to Twitter to express her excitement and to thank her friends and fans for their support.

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Sorry for that language on Easter Sunday. But I WON!!!!!! That is at least partly thanks to the amazing support, God bless everyone xxxxxxx

Actor and comedian David Mitchell, her husband, also tweeted his praise.

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My wife just won her second EPT Main Event. Nobody's ever been able to say that before. She's amazing. #resistingexclamationmarks #EPTLive

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