Friday, July 01, 2005

Tilly wins tally

We all reember her for her work in the movie Bound. Now Jen Tilly is a poker champion.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Actress Jennifer Tilly is no poker pretender. Tilly won the Ladies no-limit Texas Hold 'Em event at the World Series of Poker, marking the first time a celebrity has won a bracelet at the famous tournament.

Tilly's skillful and self-admitted lucky play earned her $158,625. She beat 600 players to capture first place in the grueling two-day event that featured some of the top female pros in the world. The buy-in was $1,000.

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