James Williams Signs With Poker Encore

James Williams

Poker Encore have unveiled their latest addition to their growing roster of pros, British poker pro James Williams. Many will known Williams as LJAMESL, a player who almost certainly terrorised them at the No Limit Hold'em cash game tables.

Williams, 25 and from Swindon, is rumoured to have built his bankroll from a single $20 deposit and can be now found playing as high as NL2000 ($10/$20) online. Like most online poker professionals, Williams sometimes dips his toes into the shark infested waters of live tournaments and to date has more than $200,000 in winnings. The largest score of Williams' career so far came in 2009 when he finished as runner-up to Priyan de Mel in the GUKPT Blackpool Main Event for a cool £52,400. More recently he took down the Sky Poker Tour Grand Final in September for a bankroll boosting £22,264.

One of the co-founders of Poker Encore, Karl Mahrenholz, said of his new signing, “I first played with James 2/3 years ago and recognised the raw talent he had. Not only is he a fearless player but he plays the game with a great attitude, which is so important to make it in the poker world.”

Williams joins Mahrenholz, Paul “Action” Jackson, Simon “Amatay” Jones and Constantine Paparestis as the site's sponsored pros.

Poker Encore are a skin on the massive iPoker Network and share their traffic with the likes of William Hill Poker, ChiliPoker and Titan Poker. Click any of the links and follow the instructions to receive a sign up bonus of up to $2,000. Ensure you enter the correct bonus code when prompted to do so.

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