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Worlds Oldest Professional Poker Dealer USA
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Ended Feb 21, 2015
On Feb 20th, 2015 Joanna D. will break the Guinness Worlds Record for "Worlds Oldest Female Professional Poker Dealer" & "Worlds Oldest Female Professional Poker Dealer" she will also be bringing this record back to the USA and Las Vegas.

According to Guinness on Feb 20th of 2015  this wonderful and beautifully talented lady will accomplish a new Guinness Worlds Record. Not only accomplish it but bring the record back to the United States.  The current record is "World’s Oldest Professional Croupier" or as we know them(Poker Dealers).  The old record was held by a Canadian. 

The current record holder is: Robert Jarvis (b.14 November 1925, Canada) was still employed as a croupier at Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, Ontario, Canada on 19 December 2004 making him the oldest croupier, aged 79 years 35 days.  This can be verified at the Guinness website here:

On Feb 20th Jo (Joanna) will be 79 years 36 days and should qualify her to beat Mr. Jarvis old record.

The family has put together this funding opportunity in part to offset the cost of having the folks at Guinness Worlds Records to come onsite and proclaim Joanna as the new worlds record holder. The cost is at a minimum $8000 and because when Jo is ready to retire and she deals that last hand. She walks away with nothing except her black pants, shirt, and dealer apron. No glamorous 401k's, no pensions, profitshairing, or anything. But she will have a well deserved "new" worlds record. This fund will help offset some bills or or perhaps even take a well deserved vacation.

Stop by the Flamingo poker room and give her a big hello. Who knows? Perhaps you could sit at her table and say you have been dealt a hand by the "Worlds Oldest Professional Female Poker Dealer".

Oh, and did I mention, she does this with just one eye? Thats right, one eye. A  year and a half ago Joanna had to surrender one of her eyes to retinal cancer. Rather than remove her eye, she opted to keep it and have a prostetic instead. 

If you would like to donate online feel free to click the link and you can use paypal to contribute with MC/Visa. Or if you would rather send a check, please send any funds to


PO BOX 820744

Vancouver, WA 98682-0017

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