Joanna Wlodawer, also known as the "Queen of Spades," is a professional blackjack player and card counter. When she's not sitting at a blackjack table, this beautiful blonde calls San Jose, California her home.
In 2006, she appeared on the Spike TV program, King of Vegas. This weekly series pitted experts from various fields of gambling in a competition of 8 different casino games. 4 games were played per week, all starting with blackjack and ending with a game of Texas Hold'em. Joanna was eliminated in the Sudden Death round by amateur player Katie Porrello.
She also competed in the 2nd week of the Ultimate Blackjack Tour. Her opponents included James Grosjean, Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari, Robert Blechman, Eric Bloore, Jimmy Pine, and David Matthews.
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