Vicky Coren's remarkable run in Event #53 has come to an end after the popular Team PokerStars Pro busted out in 17th place, a finish that was worth $26,414 in prize money.
Coren was well placed to reach her first World Series of Poker final table when a relative cooler of a hand saw any thoughts of that happening dashed. In the hand Coren looked down and saw looking right back at her so when the action folded around to her in the hijack she opened with a raise; this one to 45,000. In the cutoff seat was her soon to be executioner Randy Ashe who flat-called and when Lanny Levine called from the small blind it was three-handed to the flop.
Levine wasted no time in tapping the table and checking but having flopped top pair Coren fired a continuation bet of 150,000 only to see Ashe put 300,000 into the middle of the table. Levine folded and it was up to Coren to act.
“Wow!” said Coren before adding, “Really?” She sat considering al of her options for around 30-seconds before saying, “I guess I'm all-in.” Ashe instantly called and turned over for bottom set and leaving Coren practically drawing dead. The turn and river were no good for Coren and she was eliminated in 17th place.
Shortly after being eliminated Coren took to Twitter to thank her 123,211 followers:
So, 17th place for $26,000. That's good really, isn't it. I think I might go and have a drink now.!!Follow @VictoriaCoren
I'm a bit sad but I'll cheer up later and remember everything that's great about it. I'm very lucky.!!Follow @VictoriaCoren
And thanks for all your lovely tweets, really very much appreciated.Follow @VictoriaCoren
This latest results leaves Coren with just shy of $1,600,000 in live tournament winnings, a total we are sure she will reach before this year's Series is over and done with. GG.
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