APAT 888poker European Amateur Poker Championship - BrightonDATE
Saturday 21st January to Sunday 22nd JanuaryVENUE
Rendezvous Casino - Brighton
Brighton Marina Village
Free Multi-Storey parking opposite the casino DRESS CODE
No ripped jeans, sportswear etcREGISTRATION
Those who are over 21 years old (and look it) you are free to game at the casino without becoming a member. However all those who are 18-21 will need Photographic ID (valid passport or Driving Licence) at reception to enter. The casino operates a Player rewards system that gives players points and then discounts off food/beverages at the venue and to participate in this you will need to be a member at the casino. ENTRY FEE
APAT 888poker European Amateur Poker Championship: £75 per person, a registration fee will not be charged. Capacity is 130 players plus Alternates.
This event will run over two days. Play commences at 2.30pm on Saturday.
Play is expected to finish at around 2.00am on day one. Players left in will return for a 2.30pm start on Sunday, with the final expected to finish around 10.00pm that evening.
Due to the nature of tournament Poker, end of day timings are estimated.
On Sunday 22nd January APAT will be trialling a new Cash Tour format
To reserve your seat at the Cash Tour test event in Brighton on Sunday January 22nd, please add your name to the list at Cash Tour Seat Reservation
. The event will be limited to 50 runners.
For more details of how Cash Tour will work, please click through to the Cash Tour discussion thread
Any players who make day 2 of the APAT European Amateur Poker Championship will be able to cancel their Cash Tour seat reservation.
Seats will be offered to APAT members initially and then opened up to local players and the Rendezvous Facebook group. So please put your name down quickly if you would like to trial this new format.REMAINING SEATS
The event is sold out, and we will run an Alternates list on the day, from midday at the venue. First come first served for the Alternates ListPRIZES
The prize pool breakdown for the APAT UK Open Championship event will be finalised once numbers of player sand Alternates are known
An indication with 130 runners plus and a total Prize Pool in the region of £10,000, first prize will be in the region of £3,000
In addition to winning the Championship Trophy, Medal and prize money, the winner will also receive an 888poker SuperStack entry to the leg at Star City, Birmingham in late February.
Please note that all entrance fees will be paid out in prize money. APAT will not retain any fee for running this event for our members.BUFFET
There will not be a buffet for players at this event. The venue has both a restaurant and a bar menu to order from throughout the dayPRESS
Journalists from a number of Poker magazines and a photographer will be present on both days. We hope to feature a number of images from the tournament on our website and in APAT Magazine after the event.
By entering this tournament you accept that your image may be used in APAT TV, press and marketing campaigns.LIVE UPDATE
Technology allowing, APAT intend to run a live update on the event and we will be posting player pictures and chip counts throughout the weekend. Feel free to tell your friends and family, who can follow your progress on the forum. Guests will need to register on the forum to see pictures from the event. Registration is free.TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please note the event is subject to the terms & conditions of the Amateur Poker Association & Tour.FINALLY
Players are members of the Amateur Poker Association, and we would like you to be aware of your role in our collective responsibility to ensure that the weekend is memorable for every participant, and not just the winner at the end. We would appreciate you doing your bit to ensure that every player comes away having had the best possible tournament experience.
It only remains for all of us at APAT to wish every player the best of luck in the event.
Richard Prew, APAT Live Events Director