Pub goers luck is put to the test in coin guessing game

PUBLISHED: 16:00 12 February 2017

L-R Jonny Bethell, Alan Richardson, Tim Hector and Peter Young, all seasoned runners up hoping for a shot at the title.  Picture: Jeremy Long.

L-R Jonny Bethell, Alan Richardson, Tim Hector and Peter Young, all seasoned runners up hoping for a shot at the title. Picture: Jeremy Long.

(C)2016 Jeremy Long / JCLPhotography, all rights reserved

A keenly-contested pub game championship took place in Wedmore at the weekend, attracting more than 70 people.

The annual spoof competition was held in The New Inn, in Combe Batch, which invited people from all across the area to chance their arm in a game of luck.

The competition involved guessing how many coins were held by their groups.

Points were awarded for guessing correctly and the winner and runner-up from each group progressed into the next round.

Jill Kingston, from Glastonbury, took home the trophy after a tense final.

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