Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) Announces Partnership with GGPoker
London 20 April, 2023 – The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with GGPoker, the world’s largest online poker site. This collaboration aims to enhance the amateur poker experience by providing players with access to resources, tournaments, and exclusive promotions.
Through this partnership, APAT and GGPoker will work together to support the growth of amateur poker at a grassroots level. GGPoker’s advanced platform and extensive player base will offer APAT members opportunities to develop their skills, compete in prestigious events, and connect with poker enthusiasts worldwide.
As part of the collaboration, GGPoker will host exclusive online events for APAT members, including Championship tournaments and qualifiers for live events. Additionally, APAT’s World Championship of Amateur Poker (WCOAP) will be played exclusively online at GGPoker. This partnership will allow APAT members and GGPoker players to compete for prestigious National Amateur Championship titles, Medals, and Bracelets, as well as earn a National Amateur Ranking.
APAT’s CEO, Leigh Wiltshire, stated, “We are excited to partner with GGPoker, the world’s leading poker site. This collaboration will help improve the overall experience for our members and attract new players to the amateur poker community. Our shared commitment to supporting grassroots poker makes this partnership an excellent fit.”
GGPoker’s UK Marketing Director, Angela Martin added, “GGPoker is thrilled to partner with APAT and support the UK grassroots poker movement. Offering players an affordable route into live poker via GGPoker will further unite the worlds of online and live poker, making events even more accessible, adding extra value, and creating a home for players to enhance their skills in a fun environment.”
This strategic alliance will come into effect immediately, with the first joint online event scheduled for April 27th at 8pm. For more information on the partnership, exclusive promotions, and upcoming events, please visit the APAT and GGPoker websites.
About the Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT):
The Amateur Poker Association & Tour (APAT) is a premier organization dedicated to promoting and developing amateur poker talent. Established in 2006, APAT provides a platform for poker enthusiasts to compete in live and online events, offering a supportive and friendly environment for players to hone their skills and build lasting connections within the poker community.
GGPoker is the World’s Biggest Poker Room, with a global player base. It offers a range of innovative games and features such as the patented Rush & Cash poker, All-In or Fold, Flip & Go, Spin & Gold, Battle Royale, GGCare & GGCheers, integrated staking platform, SnapCam video messaging, PokerCraft, and Smart HUD, all designed to enhance gaming experiences and make poker more fun than ever.
In 2020, GGPoker hosted the world record-breaking WSOP Online main event and the WSOP 2020 Main Event. In 2021, GGPoker won PokerListing’s ‘Best Poker Software Overall’ award. In 2022, GGPoker became the world’s largest online poker room and was awarded the Online Poker Operator of the Year Award at the SiGMA Americas Gaming Awards. In 2023, GGPoker will send at least 500 players to the live WSOP 2023 Main Event via its celebrated Road to Vegas satellite tournaments.
Find out more about GGPoker at GGPoker.com and on Facebook and Twitter.