Another Sunday saw another Matchday  in the  APAT Premier League.  The 34 teams continue to  battle it out on Grosvenor Poker Online. We are heading to the halfway point in the Winter League, with the top teams from the four conferences then playing for over £4,000......

Sunday saw Matchday 2 in the  APAT Premier League.  The teams continue to  battle it out on Grosvenor Poker Online across 7 matchdays, with the top teams from the four conferences then playing for over £4,000 of live tournament seats in the Grand Final at the......

The latest APAT Premier League got underway last night with 34 teams registered for the 8 week long online league.  The teams will battle it out on Grosvenor Poker Online for 7 matchdays on a Sunday night during November 2017 – January 2018, with the......

The Benelux Amateur Poker Championship, which was also the Grand Final of the local APAT Belgian Tour, really was GRAND. Players all over Belgium and Holland showed up for a big weekend of events, culminating in 605 entries for the Main Event and almost 500......

The latest stop on APATs Season 10 tour saw the circus head to Grosvenor Casino on Atlantic Wharf in Cardiff. 173 players took to the felt for the 3 day event. Several APAT regulars, Cardiff Grosvenor regulars and players new and old were amongst those......

APAT’s second stop of Season 10 visited Grosvenor Casino in Luton where in addition to the National Championship Medals and the European Champion title being fought over, the Champion would also walk away with an added value trip to Las Vegas in June 2017 where......

The first event of APAT’s Season 10, in partnership with Grosvenor Casinos, kicked off at Grosvenor Casino, Newcastle on Saturday 28 May with players fighting it out for not only the title and National Championship Gold Medal, but also the added value of an ‘APAT......

Saturday 28th March was the first of two Day 1s for the WCOAP Main Event, with a sell out affair with 155 sitting down at the beginning of the event and the cap of 200 being hit with time to spare in the 3 hour......

The WCOAP PLO Championship was another sell out field with the event capping at 96 players. 9 players made it to the final table: Philip Heinze 383k Jolijn Vandersmisson 262k Dorina Clocan 137k Richard Edwards 135k Millen Ivanov 128k Metodi Shopov 125k Matt Carter 98k......

WCOAP 2016, DAY 1: Italy’s Dorina Clocan has won the first bracelet of the 2016 World Championship of Amateur Poker. Clocan; partner of three times bracelet winner Gabriel Iemmito, struck Gold in event #3 Shootout, the first to complete on day one of this year’s......

WCOAP 2016, DAY 4: Attracting an excited field for 7-card Stud, they were slowly reduced to a Final Table 8 when in Level 12 with an Ante/Bring In of 500 with limits 1500/3000 Kev O’Hanlon 90k Rikky Wingate 37k Ananda Maharjah 8.5k Vince Eley 22k......

The much talked about WCOAP HORSE attracted 38 players who were reduced to a Final Table of 8 after circa 7 hours play: 55k Andrew Murrie 51k Richard Breen 50k John Kent 38k Jozsef Erdos 33k Antony Price 26k Edward Jackson-Spivack 25k Jonathan Dugdall 16k......

The WCOAP High Roller was a sell out event with the 96 player cap being hit almost before the event began, with a healthy Alternates list quickly established. Day 1 was active and only 15 players returning for the final day, when it was swiftly......

9 Countries of 4 players each were represented at the International Team Championship during WCOAP 2016 – with one heck of a lot of noise! This year’s team event was an enthusiastic and passionate affair, with Scots arriving draped in the Scottish flag and sporting......

In addition to the WCOAP Main Event concluding on the final day, the WCOAP also played host to the Irish Championship, Heads Up Championship and the Cash Tournament Championship. Irish Championship: 1st Jason Cooper £1,135, Gold Medal, WCOAP Bracelet 2nd Ian Thompson £785, Silver Medal......

144 players sat down to the WCOAP Six Max on Thusday 24th March at Aspers Casino, with the original cap of 120 set for this event able to be extended to please the players waiting on the Alternates list. Final table of 7: Luke Evans......

WCOAP 2016, DAY 3: The third day yielded Bracelets for Antes Only, Turbo and OFC, with the latter Championship Bronze going to Simon Brooke, Silver to John Black and Gold Medal and Bracelet to Italy’s Gabriel Iemmito, his 4th WCOAP Bracelet following his incredible run......

G Casino Luton was the setting for APAT’s Coral UK Team Championship on 30th/31ST January when 240 players representing 30 teams sat down at the tables to battle it out, and having been a hive of excitement and anticipation in the run up, the spectacular......

The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) in partnership with Coral Poker, are proud to announce details of the 2016 World Championship of Amateur Poker (WCOAP). The eighth edition of the WCOAP will take place at Aspers Casino in Stratford, London, between March 19th and......

Aspers Casino, Newcastle played host this weekend for the APAT UK Amateur Poker Championship, and with over 50 players bought in 2 hours before kick-off, it was set to be a great event and didn’t disappoint with a healthy 148 entries by the end of......

The Casino de Spa hosted the very first APAT Benelux Championship, where the event also marked the Grand Final of the highly supported inaugural season of the APAT Belgian Amateur Poker Tour. With the classic €110 Main Event and no less than 9 Side Events,......

Congratulations to former APAT main event winner Niall Farrell, who has just won the main event of the Malta leg of the European Poker Tour.  The Scot went one better than APAT Pro League winner Steve Warburton, who finished runner up at the previous leg......

The Regency Hotel, Dublin saw no less than 13 nationalities fight it out to be crowned the APAT Irish Amateur Poker Champion.  This included a strong Irish and UK contingent joined by players from France, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, China, Lithuania, Sweden, Hungary......

141 players descended on the G Casino in Manchester for the ninth annual Coral European Amateur Poker Championship, the latest leg of the APAT tour. With 15,000 starting chips and a 45 minute clock, the £110 buy in event afforded keen amateur players plenty of......

  APRIL 24, 2016:  APAT IS CURRENTLY IN CLOSE SEASON AND WILL RETURN WITH SCHEDULE DETAILS FOR OUR TENTH SEASON VERY SHORTLY.   There are a number of ways to guarantee your seat at this international poker championship: Satellite or buy directly through our online partner.......

Playing poker for 6 months…that is all the experience Massimo Di Perri needed to win a national APAT Championship! With an amazing performance he absolutely dominated the final stages of the Main Event en route to a €6.397 payday in his first ever casino tournament!......

138 players descended on Cardiff for the triumphant return to the city of the Welsh Amateur Poker Championship. A couple of changes from previous seasons saw an improved blind structure, and two opening days to cater for the big demand for seats. A fast-paced Day......

Congratulations to Steve Warburton for his runner up finish to John Juanda at the EPT Barcelona main event yesterday, winning €941k for his efforts. Steve is no stranger to APAT having competed in the APAT Pro League in season four, where he finished fourth in......

134 players braved the adverse Edinburgh weather on Saturday morning 4th July and made the decision that indoors was the place to be – and to fight it out for the title of Scottish Amateur Poker Champion. Despite the traditional APAT slow structured event, it......

Friday 29th May saw action get under way for the first stop of APAT’s Season 9 Tour at Grosvenor’s G Casino at Ricoh Arena in Coventry, and following a reduction of the field to 27 players, play resumed for Day 2 at noon on Sunday.......

May 3rd 2015, London:  The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) is delighted to announce details for Season 9 of its popular tour for recreational poker players. Seasonal highlights include: Non-standard poker variants included in National Tour dates:   The year-on-year success of the WCOAP,......

There are three ways to play live with the Amateur Poker Association & Tour. Satellite or buy directly into our next live event utilising our online partner – Coral Poker.   Select ‘Online’ in the above navigation to download the Coral Poker software. Subject to......

The final day of the 7th annual World Championship of Amateur Poker saw three bracelets awarded in event #15 Cash Championship, event #17 World Amateur Poker Championship main event and event #20 Heads-Up Championship. While the majority of focus was undoubtedly on the 92 players......

Day 9 of the World Championship of Amateur Poker proved memorable for long term APAT favourite Don Roberts, who took his first title, winning gold in event #19 HORSE Championship.  Roberts, who had taken the silver medal in event #9 Stud Championship earlier in the week, showed......

Chris Webber won his second WCOAP bracelet, when talking down event #18 Pot Limit Omaha High Low.  The event drew a sold out 80 runners and following a very hard fought final table, it was Webber who took the Championship title and bracelet, beating Frenchman......

Day 7 at the World Championship of Amateur Poker saw bracelets awarded in event #11 World Amateur Team Championship, event #14 Shootout Championship and event #15 Crazy Pineapple Championship.  In addition, day 1a of the Cash Championship was played. Event #11 World Amateur Team Championship was......

Day 6 of the World Championship of Amateur Poker brought a bracelet for Joe Craig in event #12 Six-Max Championship and David Sherman in event #13 Razz Championship. Joe Craig overcame a field of 148 runners to win the Six-Max Championship, beating Darren Smith heads up,......

Florian Calin won event #10 – High Roller Championship, beating Italian international Giuseppe Maggisano, with Spanish international Laura Ramallo taking the bronze medal. 69 players entered the event and the final payouts were as follows: Place Player Prize 1st Florian Calin £4,145 2nd Maggisano Giuseppe......

The fourth day of the APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker brought Bracelets for Stewart Kirby and Balasz Somodi. Kirby took down event #7 No Limit Hold’em, beating Mark Nelson (Silver) and Benjamin Naylor (Bronze).  The £55 buy in event had 158 runners. Somodi (pictured......

Day 3 of the WCOAP saw two bracelets awarded. Italian team player Gabriel Iemmeto took the honours in event #5 Mix Max Championship, beating Adam Watkins heads up, with Grant Gardener taking the bronze.  Remarkably for Iemmeto, it was his second bracelet win in 24 hours having......

Day 2 of the Coral World Championship of Amateur Poker saw three coveted WCOAP bracelets awarded, the highlight being Paresh Doshi’s successful defence of his 2014 PLO crown, in event #1.  Doshi outlasted 65 other entrants, beating Dorina Clochan heads up, with Shan Bhatia taking the Bronze......

The World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) has gone from strength to strength over the years and the 2015 offering kicked off on Saturday at Aspers Stratford Casino in East London starting a 10-day 20-event spectacular for amateur players to hone their skills, or even......

John McGlynn outlasted 172 other players at the Scottish Amateur Poker Championship to take home the Gold Medal, added value of a seat in the World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) over the Easter weekend in Aspers Casino, Stratford, London and a payday of £4,345.......

Coventry’s Ricoh Arena played host to the season 8 Coral European Amateur Poker Championship. With all seats sold out and a 30 player alternate list, players were competing for a prize pool of £16,300, on top of national Gold and the coveted European amateur title.......

Coral Poker is one of the UK’s longest standing gaming businesses, and they have built up a loyal fan base over the years. They are known for good customer service, ease of use and accessibility, and their honest and easy payments. You can use any......

Like the skilled sharpshooters who feature in his latest film, Clint Eastwood has managed to bypass the precursor season and aimed straight for the big targets with the war drama “American Sniper”. With 6 Oscar noms under its belt and a record-breaking opening weekend on......

After the success of the very first Belgian APAT event back in September, 2015 promises to be bigger and grander with no less than four APAT weekends on the calendar. The tournament series, dubbed the APAT Belgian Amateur Poker Tour, kicked off in the beautiful......

The Coral European Amateur Poker Championship will take place at the G Casino, Coventry (Ricoh Arena) over the weekend of February 7th & 8th, 2015. The event will be a two day No Limit Hold’em Championship event, where players will start with 15,000 chips on a......

Over the weekend of 10th & 11th January, APAT continued their trendsetting performance with a successful Coral Irish Amateur Poker Championship taking place at Bewley’s Hotel, Dublin, in conjunction with LS Promotions. This was the first APAT championship where the main event was played in......

The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) have today announced details of the seventh annual World Championship of Amateur Poker (WCOAP). The blue ribboned festival in APAT’s annual schedule will take place at Aspers Casino in Stratford, London over a ten day period between March 28th and April 6th,......

Play APAT Online Championship and League tournaments with our official partner, Coral Poker.  For the latest signup, promotion and fixture details, please see the Online Poker section of the APAT forum....

Manchester’s Grosvenor G Casino played host this weekend to 33 teams of 8 players each from throughout the UK to do battle to be crowned the Coral APAT UK Team Champions. On Saturday at 14:30 shuffle up and deal was called for the 264 runners......

Not only has APAT this weekend crowned the new UK Amateur Poker Champion, but it was done at the Grosvenor Westgate Casino, Leeds – a first-ever visit to Yorkshire for APAT. Action got under way on Saturday 11th October at 2:30pm  and with 123 players......

From 19 to 21 September, the Casino de Namur hosted the very first APAT Belgian Amateur Poker Championship. With 271 players, from 18 different countries, the Main Event saw one of the biggest player fields in a debut APAT event. This created a €6,000 first......

English Amateur Poker Championship – Grosvenor G Casino, Luton The English Amateur Poker Championship was held at Grosvenor G Casino, Luton over 6th/7th September 2014 with the £75 Main Event supported by two £25 side events of NLHE on Saturday evening and PLO8 on Sunday......

APAT launched their Season 8 offerings with the Welsh Amateur Poker Championship held at the Rainbow Casino in Bristol, with the 2-day Main Event over 5th/6th July supported by side events on Saturday with NLHE, and PLO on Sunday. The Main Event attracted a field......

The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) is delighted to announce details for Season 8 of its critically acclaimed tour for developing poker players. Seasonal highlights include:- Pot Limit Omaha first  The two day Irish Amateur Poker Championship will be played in the Pot Limit......

Good Friday turned out to be a great day of poker at the Aspers Stratford Westfield as the 2014 APAT World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) continued to draw in big crowds. Three events wrapped up on Friday night – some in the early hours......

The APAT 2014 World Championship Of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) continued on Thursday with another two superbly structured tournaments, namely the Antes-Only and the H.O.R.S.E events. As the name suggests, the Antes-Only event featured a structure that was void of blinds. Instead, the compulsory antes increased,......

The 2014 APAT World Championship Of Amateur Poker got under way at Aspers Stratford Westfield on Tuesday afternoon with the £55 No Limit Hold’em event and it if the rest of the week-long festival continues in the same vein it should be a fantastic seven......

The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) stage-managed their most recent event – the Coral-sponsored UK Team Championship, at the Genting Club, Stoke with 30 teams of 8 members each from around the UK combining into the 240-player 2-day deepstack MTT.  With a £12,000 prize......

The Amateur Poker Association & Tour held its first event in the United States with the APAT North American Amateur Championship, which was held at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas on 19th & 20th November 2011. Early play was brisk with chip leader......

Glasgow’s Alea Casino played host to the APAT Scottish National Poker Championship weekend where a sell-out crowd gathered to play the 2-day deepstack Main Event, the Scottish Amateur Poker Championship, in the latest from the APAT Season 7 Calendar.  With a strong Scottish contingent, from......

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The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work....

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work....

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work....

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work....

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work....

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work....

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is a major source of reference for this kind of work....

The Fitzwilliam Card Club, Dublin, Ireland hosted the APAT 2013 Irish National Poker Championship, where almost 100 runners gathered to play the 2-day deepstack spectacular in the latest event of the APAT Season 7 Calendar. APAT National Championships always attracts players from far and wide......

Dusk till Dawn, Nottingham hosted the 2013 APAT United Kingdom Championship of Amateur Poker, held over the August bank holiday weekend. This annual festival is one of the most anticipated on the APAT Calendar as it incorporates several poker disciplines, including the UK Amateur Poker......

The G Casino, Cardiff held the 2013 Welsh Amateur Poker Championship over the weekend of August 3rd. With a £75 buy in and a 15,000 starting stack running to a 45 minute clock the field, made up of APAT members from around the U.K. 114......

APAT held its English Championship event at the splendid G Casino, Coventry over the weekend of June 29/30. With a £75 buy in and a 15,000 starting stack running to a 45 minute clock the field, made up of APAT members from around the U.K.......

French player Christophe Charlet took the honours at the APAT Masters, winning £4,500 and the prestigious Gold Medal.  The event, ran on the pitch of the iconic Wembley Stadium as part of the International Stadiums Poker Tour featured a mixture of amateur and professional players. The final......

London, May 16th, 2013  The Amateur Poker Association & Tour has today announced that it has acquired one of the UK’s leading pub poker chains; the Live Pub Poker League, in a deal designed to offer high quality poker experiences to amateur players of all......

The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) are pleased to announce it’s support for the upcoming UK Deaf Poker Main Event to be held at Star City, Birmingham on 15th June 2013. The winner of this annual event will receive entry into the National Main......

Easter Monday saw the conclusion of the 5 day APAT WCOAP festival, 5 days which saw over 900 entries into the range of events across poker disciplines from Hold Em to HORSE and Razz. 64 players returned from the 451 starters over two days of......

With three APAT WCOAP events, plus a regular evening tournament place taking place, Sunday at DTD saw every table in use, in a packed club. For Day1b of the Main Event, 212 players joined the 239 who played 1a to create a 451 runner field......

A crowd of over 200 people watched the presentation of APAT’s Annual Awards at Dusk Till Dawn last night. Popular member and travel guru Paul Davis was inducted into the ‘Hall of Fame’ for his service to APAT and its community. Elsewhere, double National Amateur......

The third day of the five day APAT WCOAP festival saw another two bracelets awarded, and the first day one of the main event where 239 players took to the felt and by the close only 33 remained led by Scunthorpe player, Natalia Breviglieri. The......

On another busy day at the APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker at Dusk Till Dawn three Bracelet events were concluded. At the end of the two day World Amateur Team Championship England beat Italy in the final stage; the Heads Up matches, to secure......

Over the years, the team from England have arrived at APAT International Team Events as one of the favourites, with the expectations of a nation on their shoulders.  Some England squads have come close, but ultimately, all have failed to live up to that top......

Twenty year old Kieran Plater from Walsall has won the first bracelet event of the 2013 APAT World Championship of Amateur Poker at Dusk Till Dawn, the WCOAP Stud Championship. Kieran, the youngest player in the field, beat 42 other competitiors to take down the......

APAT are excited to announce details of the National Online Cup, which will be played via APAT Online, starting on Sunday February 3rd at 7.30pm. Teams of between four and six players will compete over 7 weeks of MTT’s on a Sunday night to win......