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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 28th (Easter Monday) and offer 22 bracelet events across a...
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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 of the EPT in Barcelona last month. Farrell; who took...
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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 play in the chase for over £14,000 in prize money,...
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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 the Luton leg before taking a bronze medal in the...
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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 who remained to fight for the main event title, the...
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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 Arnaud Benaddi into silver and Belgian Danny Covyn into bronze....
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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 a close run affair througout, with several countries still in...
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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, with Hasan Gul taking the bronze medal. In the Razz...
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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 medal. Elsewhere on day 2, Milena Langdale became the second woman...
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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, 2015.  Featuring twenty bracelet events, the WCOAP will perhaps offer...
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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 and this event was no exception, as players from the...
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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 Championship – a two day deepstack with a great structure...
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