Erica Schoenberg is a well-known blackjack and poker player. Due to her numerous great winnings and popularities on different tournaments young sexy blonde gained a nickname Poker Babe or Blackjack Babe. She has proved one more time that women at blackjack are not that weak as they may seemed to be and sometimes even stronger than men.
At the beginning of the career Erica has played blackjack only, but with a lapse of time she became also an experienced poker player. During her gambling activity Schoenberg has earned at casinos online and in particular tournaments over one million dollar.
Erica Schoenberg was born in1978 in Akron, Ohio. It is quite unusual for the girl, but at early age she learnt card games playing with her family and friends. Apart of this, the girl also had an exceptional talent in math and easily dealt with numbers. Her school years can be marked by several winnings at mathematical championships.
Her father got the idea that the girl is smart and capable and tried to develop her skills. The racetrack where she was brought by him gave her first knowledge about odds. Actually Erica was always ready to bet on everything that could ever be possible to bet on and seemed to be a bit less crazy than Brian Zembic, for instance.
In her time as a student Schoenberg has developed her skills and as a result became a professional player. She got Theatre degree and tried different jobs in a field of modeling, sport, etc.
Simultaneously Schoenberg has found time for gambling tournaments and very soon she has developed a taste for this stuff. Besides, she has got some training from blackjack players of MIT team. Without any doubt she has been considered to be a great candidate for learning card counting. That is how she has become a real professional.
Then Erica has opened her new passion called Texas Holdem. She participated in World Series of Poker which made her a TV star.
In 2006, she was a participant of the 5-Star World Poker Classic where has gained $118,000 as a main prize. In the same year she gained good results at the Poker World Series and World Poker Tour Championship in Bellagio. She also got the 5th place at the Five Diamond World Poker Classic. Together with Jennifer Tilly Erica participated in WPT 'Ladies Night Event', she also had 3d place at WSOP Texas Holdem in 2007, 1st place and grand prize at Poker Championship in Mandalay Bay
Taking into consideration her activity at blackjack the World Series of Blackjack should be mentioned as well as Ultimate Blackjack Tour.
2010 year has already brought Erica some winnings, $750,000 overall.