UK Celebrities That Are Passionate About Poker


While poker is enjoyed by many, especially those with disposable income, the affluent frequently take the game to a whole new level. This explains the entertainment industry’s (and specifically Hollywood‘s) fixation with the game. While many people like poker for its recreational value, many famous people have achieved success at some of the highest professional levels, including tournament play.

The online poker scene has evolved to provide a more exciting experience for high-profile professionals and amateurs alike. It is simpler than ever to find a fantastic poker experience. We found to be a good source of information on what players need to check out before registering at UK online poker sites.

Now, to experience the thrill of playing poker at the same level as your favorite celebrity, all you need to do is locate an online gaming site that caters to your every want. It’s no secret that certain A-listers like placing wagers at online casinos just as much as they do at brick-and-mortar establishments. Here are some notable names in that regard:

Victoria Coren Mitchell

Victoria Coren Mitchell Poker UK Celebrities

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British author and TV host Victoria Coren Mitchell have earned a lot of acclaim in her field. In addition to that, she has earned a reputation for being a formidable opponent at the poker table. In fact, she is now synonymous with high-stakes poker played by celebrities and professionals alike.

She made history as the first woman to win a European Poker Tour tournament and the first player to win the EPT Main Event twice (in London in 2006 and San Remo in 2014). Victoria Coren Mitchell, a Hall of Famer of the Women in Poker organization, has earned over 2 million Euros in tournament play.

Michael Greco

Michael Greco‘s portrayal as Beppe di Marco on the long-running soap opera EastEnders was his first major break in the acting industry. Once upon a time, he was named the sexiest man on a soap opera but he had his sights set on something else. Eventually, he abandoned his role as Johnny Mitchell on EastEnders to learn poker from poker pro Marty Wilson. He’s very well given up on acting in favor of poker.

In-person poker tournaments are where Greco has found his genuine and continuing success. He has finished in the money in many tournaments at the World Series of Poker, including the Main Event. Throughout his career, he has amassed tournament winnings of over $1 million.

Stephen Hendry

Another British sports personality who also happens to be a poker enthusiast is Stephen Hendry. Within the snooker community, he is well-known and well-liked. There have been other snooker players who have dabbled with poker. Hendry may stand out for several other reasons, but his love of poker is one of the top reasons why.

He plays often in high-stakes poker games with A-list celebrities and holds his own against the world’s best players. If Hendry chose to dedicate himself only to poker it would not be surprising if he caused even more of a stir in that game. participation in a World Series of Poker event would be the next natural step for him to take, and we cannot wait to see how that turns out.

Derren Brown


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In the world of casinos, Derren Brown is well-known as a mentalist who performs amazing tricks. He was well-known for his notoriety, but he was also a winning player. His few losses were dwarfed by his lengthy string of victories. His reputation for winning became so well-known that he was eventually barred from playing in several casinos in the UK.

Because of his prowess at blackjack and poker, he was able to earn a fortune by reading his opponents’ minds and offering them advice on how to improve their game. It was largely because of this expertise of his that he was able to walk away from the casino with a significant amount of money.

Teddy Sheringham

Edward Paul Sheringham had a fantastic run of success both as a player and manager in English football. Beyond his popularity in the world of soccer, he also built up a career at the poker tables.

The most remarkable thing he has ever done at a poker table was in 2010 when he made it to the final table of the European Poker Tour Main Event that was held in Vilamoura. 384 people were competing in the tournament. He finished sixth overall and took home a prize of €93,121 for his efforts.


When it comes to poker, British players have consistently shown themselves to be among the world’s greatest. These days, online casinos are all the rage. Millions of customers flock to these sites attracted by a variety of features. These include a wide selection of games, simple banking options, and real-time play.

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that well-known public figures like media personalities also like these games. It’s reasonable to assume that poker’s growing popularity as a competitive sport will only increase interest in the years to come.


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