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David Williams Finds the Right Mindset

2004 World Series of Poker Runner-Up Captures WPT Championship Title

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Jun 11, 2010


David Williams has lived the full circle of a poker career since he broke into the game as a 24-year-old from the Dallas area who finished second in the 2004 World Series of Poker main event. His initial big score quickly led to a sponsorship deal with Bodog, and since that time, he has experienced both the highs of poker success and the stagnation of the poker grind. His recent victory in the 2010 World Poker Tour Championship is the culmination of his journey back to the top of the game. It gave him a WPT title to go with the WSOP gold bracelet that he won in 2006, and it took his career tournament winnings to more than $7.8 million. Williams doesn’t turn 30 until this summer, and his tournament earnings already put him in the top 20 on the list of all-time leading money winners. His story is ...

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