|Nickname(s)||Blackjack Babe, Poker Babe|
|Residence||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Born||March 25, 1978|
|World Series of Poker|
Main Event finish
|World Poker Tour|
Erica Schoenberg Lingren (born March 25, 1978 in Akron, Ohio) is an American professional blackjack and poker player. She is a former model, personal trainer, and professional volleyball player. Schoenberg received professional blackjack training from a member of the MIT Blackjack Team. She has gone on to compete in the World Series of Blackjack.
Schoenberg placed 16th in the World Poker Tour $25,000 Championship - No Limit Texas hold'em and third in the 2007 World Series of Poker $1,500 No Limit hold'em. She was invited to appear in the Season 4 WPT Ladies Night Event along with Jennifer Tilly and four other female players; she finished in 4th place. In 2007, Schoenberg won the $2,500 No Limit Hold'em Mandalay Bay Poker Championship winning $105,875. She also competed in the Ultimate Blackjack Tour, a televised 10 week series airing on CBS.
Schoenberg appeared in the Strip Poker Invitational with Carmen Electra.
As of 2017, her total live poker tournament winnings exceed $850,000.
Schoenberg was formerly engaged to poker professional David Benyamine. She married professional poker player Erick Lindgren on May 29, 2011. They have one child. She and Lindgren divorced in March 2014.
- World Poker Tour profile
- PokerListings.com : Erica Schoenberg bio
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Schoenberg exudes style and class at the tables ...
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- Hendon Mob tournament results
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