Credit: shrtpoker.comOn July 23, former NFL star Carnell “Cadillac” Williams had an impressive poker tournament win in the state of Florida.

At the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa, Williams won a $400 buy-in re-entry tournament for $16,915. There was no chop, according to the casino. Ryan Hogan of Florida finished second for $10,430.

The $30,000 guaranteed prize pool event saw 185 entries, building a prize pool of $61,975.

The win was the largest of Williams’ poker playing career. In 2015, he finished in first place in a $345 buy-in tournament in Mississippi for $7,753.

His win in Tampa this past week was his third major tournament score to date.

Williams is currently serving as running backs coach for the Auburn Tigers football team. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft and also played for the St. Louis Rams.

The 40-year-old won the 2005 National Football League Rookie of the Year Award for offense. He scored 25 touchdowns during his NFL career.




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