Victoria Coren

Victoria Coren is a freelance journalist with a weekly column in The Observer newspaper and a monthly column in Esquire magazine. She has written two books, most recently Once More, With Feeling. She spent two years as The Observer\'s poker columnist and plays at least twice a week.
The Biggest Game in Town: Victoria Coren, Al Alvarez, Patrick Marber

What is the attraction of poker to writers like Al Alvarez, Patrick Marber and Victoria Coren? Is it the thrill of taking risks? Does it offer them new insights into the human condition? Is there anything particularly Jewish about a love of poker and gambling? In this lively and amusing round table discussion, chaired by fellow writer Anthony Holden, the panellists attempted to get to the bottom of the subtle and not-so-subtle charms of poker