Erica Schoenberg

Erica Schoenberg, known as “Blackjack Babe” and “Poker Babe” was born in 1978 in Ohio, USA. She had multiple careers before becoming a professional blackjack and poker player, including as a personal trainer, model and volleyball player. Though she has never yet won ...

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Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey was born in New Jersey in 1976 and began playing poker in his teens. Being underage never stopped him though; he told his parents at age 16 he would play professional poker and bought a fake ID so he could enter ...

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Vanessa Selbst

Selbst was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1984 and began playing poker at age 22 – later than some of her fellow professional card players who started in their teens or younger. She is an Ivy League graduate, having studied political science at ...

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